The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International Europe/Africa Office Lydia Taglialatela The Europe/Africa Office (EAO) EAO Responsibilities EAO Departments (CDS, Finances, Order Desk and The Rotary Foundation) The Rotary Foundation in Zürich EAO Today 38 Employees 22 different nationalities 16 languages spoken (from which 7 are official languages of Rotary: English, French, Italian, Spanish, German, Swedish and Portuguese) Who we serve Europe: 103 districts Who we serve Africa: 16 districts EAO Responsibilities * 7 Zones 109 countries 119 Districts 7’736 Clubs 300’183 Rotarians *July 2008 The Europe/Africa Office Europe/Africa Office Manager Jürg Kobler Executive Assistant Ruth Byrne Assistant Office Manager TRF Interim Manager Marco Nicosia 1 April ’08 - 30 June ‘09 Club & District Support Manager Ulpia Phillips Manager TRF Donor Relations Frances Turley From 1 April ‘08 Admin Coordinator Open position 50% Order Desk Supervisor Stefan Neukom Accounts Payable Julie Jud-Fleet Financial Services Senior Supervisor Losang Ribi Admin Coordinator Silvia Siegrist 50% Human Resources Supervisor Ulla Korsgaard 80% basis AR Supervisor Myriam Champenois German/English Supervisor Stephanie Theobald Coordinator Natalia Anisimova Krucker English/French Supervisor Graham Reoch Italian/English Supervisor Reto Pantellini Admin Assistant Vanessa Court Payen Treasury & Financial Administrator Melanie Bishop Apprentice Rima Gerber Receptionist Rhina Böhringer Coordinator Olympia Branca Masa Coordinator Marcelo Bottini Senior Accountant (AR) Janet Treichler Senior Coordinator TRF Receivables Ann-Marie Carton Swedish/English Senior Coordinator Gudrun Kajblad English Senior Coordinator Inka Paakkinen French/English Senior Coordinator Ngoc Linh Chau TRF Services Coordinator Lydia Taglialatela Stock/Order Desk Thupten Rabygal Accounts Receivable Lorene Jordan TRF/RI Receivables Betty Wegmann 70% TRF Services Coordinator Marta Wild Coordinator Helena Tengblad Coordinator Elisabeth Forslund Coordinator Vacant Position Stock/Order Desk Chungdak Takhang Accounts Receivable Michel Lesser TRF Data Entry Operator (60%) Gliezel Hauschild Stock/Order Desk Reinhard Müller Accounts Receivable Katerina Kopecka Club and District Support Give assistance on RI resources and services Inform on Board policy and RI documents Assist with Member Access portal Financial Services Handle contributions to The Rotary Foundation Book per capita dues and other payments giving also information about club balances. Make disbursements to District Governors and recipients of all kinds of Rotary Foundation programs and grants. Order Desk Process orders Ship materials for RI events and to Districts, clubs and individual Rotarians Foundation Services Provide all necessary information and advice on humanitarian and educational grant programs… . Keep Rotarians informed about PolioPlus activities, progress and contribution options Record and issue donor recognitions, report on total club and district contribution status, etc Provide information to the District officers regarding the SHARE System. SHARE 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 Three years after a contribution has been made, 50% goes into DDF and 50% into the World Fund. The Rotary Foundation Services Department: EAO Marco Nicosia (Assistant Office Manager Interim TRF manager) Vanessa Court-Payen (Administrative Assistant Coordinator) Lydia Taglialatela (Coordinator) Marta Wild (Coordinator) The Rotary Foundation Services Department: EAO Frances Turley (Donor Relations Manager) Identifies and cultivates possible donors capable of giving large donations exceeding Us$25,000.00 living within the area we serve. Supplies supporting materials on the programs. Some Districts… Vanessa Court-Payen 1510, 1520, 1640 -1690, 1700-1790 – France, Andorra, Monaco 2240 – Czech Republic, Slovak Republic 2241 – Romania, Rep of Moldova Some Districts… Marta Wild 1800 – 1900, 1930 – 1950 – Germany 1910, 1920 – Austria, BosniaHerzegovina, Croatia, Slovenia 1911 – Hungary 1980 – 2000 – Switzerland, Liechtenstein Some Districts… Lydia Taglialatela 1550 – 1610 – The Netherlands 1620, 1630, 2170 – Belgium 2030 – 2120 – Italy 2490 – Israel How is the Foundation structured? International Level Managed by 15 Trustees. There are 42 Regional Foundation Coordinators around the world who are the a primary link between the Secretariat and districts. District level The Foundation’s main administrative unit. Each district has a District Foundation Committee. Club level A Rotary Foundation Committee responsible for setting annual contribution goals and determining Foundation programs participation. Rotary Foundation Activities Programs The Humanitarian Programs District Simplified Grants Support the service activities or humanitarian endeavours of districts Volunteer Service Grants Subsidize travel costs of Rotarian individuals or small groups for qualified international humanitarian service at Foundation sites Matching Grants Assist in funding international humanitarian service projects in cooperation with Rotary in another country Health, Hunger & Humanity (3-H) Grants Fund long-term international development projects to improve health, alleviate hunger, or promote development through self-help activities Humanitarian Grants Cadre of Technical Advisors A registry with Rotarians who are willing and able to provide technical expertise at 3-H Grant and Matching Grant project sites The Educational Programs Ambassadorial Scholarships Provide scholarships to (non-Rotarian) students who serve abroad as ambassadors of goodwill Group Study Exchange Exchange of qualified (non-Rotarian) teams of business and professional people between districts in different countries Rotary Grants for University Teachers To advance development in low income countries through sponsoring educators. This grant is available for Rotarians and non-Rotarians. Rotary Centers for International Studies Equip (non-Rotarian) professionals on how to promote peace and understanding at one of the Rotary Centers. PolioPlus Challenge PolioPlus Challenge Supports the general global polio eradication efforts in polio-endemic and high risk countries Has so far generated approximately $24.9 million in donations from Rotarians What can your donation support? PolioPlus Matching Grants World Fund Permanent Fund APF-SHARE/EREY How to Contribute to The Rotary Foundation: make a bank transfer to TRF Bank accounts: €URO USD/Outside Euro Zone Switzerland (CHF) How to Contribute to The Rotary Foundation Do we accept credit card contributions? Personal contributions can be made directly through Member Access:https://riweb.rotary intl.org/donor_xml/contrib utionmenu.asp Complete the credit card contribution form and send it to EAO via e-mail or fax. Recognition for Financial Contributions How to contribute to The Rotary Foundation: PHF form Funds cannot be corrected 90 days after they have been received at TRF. Paul Harris Fellows: July 1999-June 2008 Month July August September October November December January February March April May June 199900 129 126 124 304 384 214 238 145 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-2007 2007-2008 271 161 161 200 344 334 224 321 142 134 227 182 347 340 200 549 286 213 336 355 392 491 370 368 605 306 413 400 547 438 401 831 402 312 351 559 694 702 1,086 1,228 345 406 514 543 703 604 523 525 456 270 363 610 613 516 557 755 446 281 325 684 607 971 436 1,007 430 421 660 1,566 4,741 473 813 1,221 1,391 5,914 800 709 1,103 1,519 6,252 341 1,271 1,582 2,216 8,221 830 1,501 2,154 2,235 10,661 961 1,372 2,712 2,575 1,210 1,441 2,879 2,018 11,711 1,061 1,704 2,843 2,410 12,158 1,287 2,229 2,990 2,468 Total 12,954 13,731 The Europe/Africa Office Thank you!