Olentangy Rotary Foundation

The Olentangy Rotary Foundation is the charitable arm of the Olentangy Rotary Club. Put simply, it receives and manages the money raised as a club, and it funds virtually all of the many charitable projects and groups the club supports.

The Olentangy Rotary Foundation is a registered 501(c)(3) organization, so your cash contributions are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. EIN: 20-1059985 established April 4, 2004.

Major supported programs:

  • Olentangy Rotary Student College Scholarships
  • Water Cisterns in Santa Rosa de Lima, El Salvador
  • We Care Eye Care in El Salvador
  • People In Need of Delaware County; Holiday Clearing House and School Supplies
  • Interact Program at Liberty High School
  • Rotary International PolioPlus Program
  • Domestic Violence Shelter of Delaware County Operated by Turning Point
  • Ohio Crime Victim Justice Center
  • The Children and Families Program Resource Library at the Cancer Support Center

Looking to make a tax deductible contribution to the Olentangy Rotary Foundation

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Click to Download: Foundation Funding Request Form

Members are encouraged to show their support for the Olentangy Rotary Foundation by remembering Important Event Dates such as Birthdays and Anniversaries by making a tax deductible contribution to the Foundation in the amount of the number of years this event represents.

Board Members 2023-24

  • Open at-large  6-30-24
  • Open at-large  6-30-24
  • Mike Miller  6-30-24
  • Rich Irelan  6-30-25
  • Darrell Canady 6-30-26
  • Venkata Chari, 6-30-27

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The Rotary Foundation transforms donations into service projects that change lives both close to home and around the world. During the past 100 years, the Foundation has spent $3 billion on life-changing, sustainable projects. Donations make a difference to those who need help most. More than 90 percent of donations go directly to supporting Rotary service projects around the world.

Rotary’s 35,000 clubs carry out sustainable service projects dedicated to seven areas of focus to build international relationships, improve lives and create a better world to support Rotary’s peace efforts and end polio forever.

  • Promoting peace
  • Fighting disease
  • Providing clean water, sanitation, and hygiene
  • Saving mothers and children
  • Supporting education
  • Growing local economies
  • Protecting the Environment

The Rotary Foundation is organized as a public charity operated exclusively for charitable purposes and governed by a Board of Trustees. The operations of Rotary International, a member organization, are overseen by its Board of Directors.