How we are funded

The Visalia Rotary Community Foundation uses only earnings from a growing endowment created through the generosity of Rotary Club members and other philanthropic individuals and organizations. The Foundation, from inception to 2014, had received total donations of $3,508,215. The funds have come from various sources, including annual giving, bequests from wills, funds from charitable remainder unitrusts, inheritances, matching funds from philanthropic organizations, and fundraiser events.