The University of Iowa

Rotary Foundation of Rotary International

Employer Identification Number (EIN) 


Contact Name 
Mark Maloney
Contact Title 
Telephone Number 
(847) 866-3000
Fax Number 
(847) 328-8554
One Rotary Center
1560 Sherman Avenue
Evanston, IL 60201
United States

Grant Information

Application Deadline 

The mission of The Rotary Foundation is to enable Rotary members to advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through the improvement of health, the support of education, and the alleviation of poverty. The Foundation is a not-for-profit corporation supported solely by voluntary contributions from Rotary members and friends of the Foundation who share its vision of a better world. This support is essential to make possible projects, funded with Foundation grants, that bring sustainable improvement to communities in need.

Sample Grants 

Grants are given in the areas of literacy, water sanitation, disease prevention and treatment, and growing local economies.

Scholarships are given for college graduates and professionals to study peace and conflict resolution. District grants can be used to sponsor secondary school, undergraduate, or graduate students studying any subject, either locally or abroad. The scholarship may cover any length of time, from a six-week language training program to a year or more of university study for scholarships . 


Application Information 

For steps required to apply for a grant, visit the Grants page.

Various types of scholarships are available . Visit the Scholarships page for details.  



Must be a member of a Rotary club to apply for a grant. 


Gary Huang: Chair

K.R. Ravindran: Chair-elect

Kenneth Schuppert: Vice Chair

Grant Sizes: 
$5,000, $1,968,097


Date of latest financial data 
Sep 2020