Rotary impacts our region.

Rotary Charities has invested over $58 million in over 1,300 grants to the five-county Grand Traverse region since 1977.

Click here to see our 2015 Strategic Direction

Our Values:

  • We practice Truth; Fairness; Goodwill and Mutual Benefit-the 4 Way Test of Rotary International.
  • We are primarily of service to our regional community.
  • We respect the dignity of each individual and organization.
  • We respect a diversity of opinions and perspectives.
  • We promote innovation and cooperation in order to improve the quality of life.

Our Guiding Principles:

  • We are Rotarians; this drives our values, our service, and our skills.
  • We always act on behalf of the greater good.
  • Our resources are a gift; it is our responsibility to wisely allocate them.
  • We leverage our resources to stretch our impact and dollars further.
  • We are a catalyst for positive change – not necessarily the agent for change.
  • Helping people help themselves is the most effective way to make change.