EIN 36-1707667

Rotary International

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Rotary International promotes integrity, goodwill, and peace through fellowship of business professionals. It provides service to others and advances world understanding. The International Assembly is an annual training meeting that inspires and motivates Rotary officers and leaders for the incoming Rotary year. Incoming leaders interpret and implement the president's vision. Other program services coordinate and direct Rotary International's activities in support of its object to encourage service as a basis of worthy enterprise. Rotary International is located in Evanston, IL.
Related structure
Rotary International is a parent organization to a group of 5,981 other organizations.
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Program areas at Rotary International

District governors - the district governor is the officer of Rotary International (ri) for each grouping of clubs that form a district. The district governor provides leadership and assistance to clubs within the district. In addition, the governor ensures continuity in all programs and related operations within the district and acts as a liaison between ri and the district. In fy22 ri had 525 district governors.
International assembly - the International assembly is an annual training meeting of ri designed to inspire and motivate Rotary officers and leaders for the incoming Rotary year. The training allows incoming leaders to interpret and implement the president-elect's priorities and initiatives, and also provides an opportunity to discuss and plan their activities during the year. The International assembly is held once a year every january, in orlando Florida. In 2022 the International assembly was held virtually due to the pandemic.
International convention - the International convention is the annual business meeting of ri and is designed to inspire and inform rotarians at an International level while advancing the strategic goals of ri and its foundation. The convention is held in different locations each year, both domestic and International. In 2022, the convention was held in houston.
Other program services are in place to coordinate and direct the activities of Rotary International and support the object of Rotary. The object of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise. These other program services support the object of Rotary by helping Rotary clubs and districts achieve their services goals, expand Rotary membership, and promote their activities to the media and general public.

Grants made by Rotary International

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
The Rotary Foundation of Rotary InternationalPolioplus Fund$184,892

Who funds Rotary International

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Jean Paul Ohadi Memorial FoundationHumanitarian$135,000
Rotary International District 7305$119,122
Rotary International Zones 30 and 31 Institute$68,265
...and 28 more grants received totalling $644,904

Personnel at Rotary International

John HewkoChief Executive Officer / General Secretary$351,347
Julie BurkeChief Financial Officer$141,973
David AlexanderGM , Chief Communications Officer / General Manager and Chief Communications Officer$210,929
Faiz HanifChief Information Officer$120,404
James BarnesChief Programs and Member SVS Officer / Chief Programs and Member Services Officer / Chief Program and Member Services Officer / Chief Program and Mem Services Officer$219,904
...and 25 more key personnel

Financials for Rotary International

RevenuesFYE 06/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$85,246,609
Program services$12,977,031
Investment income and dividends$2,071,463
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$1,013,403
Net rental income$1,493,905
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$131,539
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$-10,121
Miscellaneous revenues$1,479,358
Total revenues$104,403,187

Form 990s for Rotary International

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-062023-04-21990View PDF
2021-062022-03-31990View PDF
2020-062021-05-13990View PDF
2019-062020-08-28990View PDF
2018-062019-05-14990View PDF
...and 9 more Form 990s
Data update history
July 12, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 11 new vendors, including , , , , , , , , , , and
July 1, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 11 new personnel
June 27, 2023
Received grants
Identified 23 new grant, including a grant for $135,000 from Jean Paul Ohadi Memorial Foundation
June 6, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 9 new personnel
May 26, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 2 new vendors, including , and
Nonprofit Types
Civic / social organizationsBusiness and community development organizationsCommunity service nonprofitsHeadquarter / parent organizations
Community improvement
MembershipsOperates internationallyNational levelReceives government fundingCommunity engagement / volunteering
General information
1560 Sherman Ave
Evanston, IL 60201
Metro area
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI
Cook County, IL
Website URL
(847) 866-3000
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
Fiscal year end
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
S80: Community Service Clubs
NAICS code, primary
813410: Civic and Social Organizations
Parent/child status
Parent of group exemption
Central organization
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