Valley Community Fund Inc manages this site to enable donors to support two general classifications of charitable projects:
Valley Community Fund Charities which is a collection of campaigns for recognized charitable activities such as humanitarians, educational, conservation, religious and others purposes generally sponsored by organizations which are recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as Section 501(c)(3) entities; and
RotaryClubCharities.Org which is a collection of projects and activities sponsored by Rotary Clubs which are affiliated with and observe the ethical practices of Rotary International, one of the world’s premiere service organizations. Refer to https://www.rotary.org/en/about-rotary.
This site as it relates to Rotary clubs is to facilitate and expand fundraising for local club giving such as support for free dental clinics, support of school backpack food programs, scholarships for college bound high school graduates and a myriad of other local projects. Clubs can use this site to raise funds from the broader general public and members in other clubs in support of specific local projects.
In addition local clubs and districts can use this site to raise funds from the broader general in support of the Rotary Foundation and specific Foundation grant projects. The Foundation is one of the world’s premiere charitable foundations. See https://www.rotary.org/en/about-rotary/rotary-foundation
The Foundation annually makes total grants in the $250,000,000 range to
- Promote peace
- Fight disease
- Provide clean water, sanitation, and hygiene
- Save mothers and children
- Support education
- Grow local economies