Ways you can personally give to the Rotary Foundation
UPDATED: 13 November 2015
Centurion Membership: PERSONAL
Contributions by Rotarians of at least NZ$100 per person each year. This personal donation is tax deductible and Centurions receive a Centurion certificate, badge and satisfaction of knowing you personally made a difference. This is your PERSONAL contribution to making the world a better place.
Paul Harris Society:
Named after Rotary’s founder, the Paul Harris Society recognizes Rotary members and friends of The Rotary Foundation who contribute USD$1,000 or more each year to the Annual Fund or Polio Plus. The purpose of the Paul Harris Society is to honour and thank individuals for their generosity of annual support to The Rotary Foundation.
Major Donor Status:
Major Donor, when your cumulative donations reach $10,000. You can choose to receive a crystal recognition piece and a Major Donor lapel pin or pendant. Recognition items commemorate giving at these levels:
Level 1: USD$10,000 to $24,999
Level 2: USD$25,000 to $49,999
Level 3: USD$50,000 to $99,999
Level 4: USD$100,000 to $249,999
Benefactor Status member, when you give USD$1,000 or more directly to the Endowment fund.
Couples or individuals who have made commitments of USD$10,000 or more in their estate plans, such as in a will, living trust, or through whole or universal life insurance, can become Bequest Society members. There are many levels to this particular way of future giving depending on the amount you decide to leave in your will.
Arch C. Klumph Society Status:
When your cumulative giving reaches USD$250,000. We will invite you to an induction ceremony at the Rotary International headquarters in Evanston, Illinois, USA or Sydney, Australia and include your picture and biography in the Arch C. Klumph Society interactive gallery. You will also receive invitations to society events, along with membership pins and crystals that commemorate giving at the level of USD$250,000.00 to USD$499,999.00
Please take this as my personal invitation for you to make a difference and donate to our charity of choice, The Rotary Foundation.