District 5080 Foundation Committee
2023 - 2024

There are several vacant positions on the Foundation Committee. If you are potentially interested in any of these roles, please contact the District Rotary  Foundation Chair.

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District Foundation Committee Chair

The District Rotary Foundation Committee is responsible for educating, motivating and inspiring Rotarians to participate in the Rotary Foundation programs and fundraising activities in the district. The committee serves as a liaison between The Rotary Foundation and the club members. The District Rotary Foundation Committee will consist of an appointed Chair and Subcommittee Chairs. The Committee Chair is the primary administrator of Global Grants funding and DDF allocation and ensures fiduciary responsibility for all TRF funds administered and ensures fiduciary responsibility for all TRF funds administered.

Grants Subcommittee Chair

The Grants Subcommittee is responsible for assisting clubs in developing ways to participate in local and international service projects as well as informing Rotary clubs and/or district project committees planning such projects of the District Foundation grants that can help them. The Grants Subcommittee Chair is responsible for reviewing all district grant applications sponsored by member clubs and the district itself, certifying that all applications are complete and accurate prior to the submission of grant applications to The Rotary Foundation. The Grants Subcommittee may include additional subcommittees for District Grants Approval and Qualification Training.

Foundation Treasurer

The Foundation Treasurer receives all funds from the Rotary Foundation and distributes these funds to Clubs that have applied and been approved for District Local and International Grants as well as Express Grants.

Stewardship Subcommittee Chair

The district stewardship subcommittee is responsible for ensuring the careful management of Rotary Foundation grant funds and for educating Rotarians on proper and effective grant management.

Endowment Fund and Major Gifts Subcommittee Chair

The Endowment Fund Subcommittee is responsible for securing Benefactor commitments, Bequest Society members and soliciting major gifts from those capable individuals to build the Endowment Fund.

Annual Fund (Fundraising Share) Subcommittee Chair

The Annual Fund Committee is responsible for designing and implementing a comprehensive and effective District program to achieve the District’s Annual Programs Fund giving goal.

PolioPlus Subcommittee Chair

The District PolioPlus Subcommittee is responsible for supporting Rotary’s commitment to polio eradication and is responsible for encouraging participation in Polio Eradication activities by all Rotarians.

Paul Harris Society Subcommittee

The Paul Harris Society Subcommittee is responsible for administering the Paul Harris Society recognition program throughout the district. This includes the Triple Crown Donor program. This position consists of two individual Co-Chairs, one serving Canadian Clubs and one serving USA Clubs.

Rotary Peace Fellowships Subcommittee Chair

The Rotary Peace Fellowships Subcommittee is responsible for promoting club and District participation in Rotary Peace Fellowships and ensures careful attention is paid to four basic elements—Promotion and Selection, Orientation, Hosting Scholars and Alumni Outreach.

Vocational Training Teams Subcommittee Chair

The Vocational Training Team (VTT) Subcommittee is responsible for promoting club and district participation in VTTs, preparing outbound VTTs for their trip, and planning and implementing visiting VTTs host itinerary.