local & GLOBAL GIVING
LOCAL CHARITIES AND YOUTH
Noon Rotary provides thousands of dollars in support to local charities from its fund-raising projects.
It also provides scholarships, leadership training and a school Rotary organization for local youth.
Camp Enterprise is an annual event for area high school junior students to experience the free enterprise system and to explore the world of business and entrepreneurship.
Peace Fellow Scholars
Each year, Rotary selects individuals from around the world to receive fully funded academic fellowships at one of its peace centers.
is a revolutionary character and ethics and education program for K-8 schoolchildren that, for the first time, puts Rotary into mainstream public education.
Polio Eradication Initiative
Rotary began fighting polio nearly 30 years ago. Although our work has reduced the number of cases of the disease by 99 percent worldwide, new outbreaks and dangerous conditions make the total eradication of polio a constant challenge.
Helping Hand Home for Children
One of the first projects of the Rotary Club of Austin, the The Helping Hand Home for Children was established in 1893 as a home for abandoned children.