This set of committees is under the management and care of the District Chair of the Rotary Foundation (DRFC) and
provides administrative support in managing the various aspects of the Rotary Foundation as it applies to the District. It
includes the Rotary Foundation Management Committee, the Alumni/ Associates Sub-Committee, the Fundraising Sub-
Committee, the Grants Sub-Committee which includes Vocational Training Teams and Peace Fellowships/
Scholarships, the Permanent Fund Subcommittee, Polio Plus Sub-Committee, and the Stewardship Sub-Committee.


ROTARY FOUNDATION MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE 

Chair 2017 - 2018
PDG Ken McInerney - Bordertown
Members:
PP Jenny Acopian: Geelong East
PP Martin Hill: Ballarat
PP Gordon King: Ocean Grove
Rtn Robert Netherton: Naracoorte
PP Peter Simons (Michelle): Portland
PP Rod Stewart: Queenscliffe

 

GRANTS SUB-COMMITTEE
This committee incorporates the Peace Fellowships & Scholarships Subcommittee and the Vocational Training Team Subcommittee. Manages the promotion and implementation of District Grants, manages Global Grants, Vocational Training Teams (VTT), and monitors the appointment, promotion and work of Peace Fellows and Scholars in our District.

Chair:
PP Martin Hill: Ballarat

 

FUNDRAISING SUBCOMMITTEE
This committee incorporates the Annual Fund Subcommittee, the Fundraising Subcommittee and the Permanent Fund Subcommittee. Manages the promotion and organization of annual giving programs in the District including the Centurion scheme, the Every Rotarian Every Year (EREY) program, Endowment Giving, Major Giving Advice, giving to the Permanent fund and management of Paul Harris Society records for the District.

Chair:
PP Peter Simons (Michelle): Portland


PEACE FELLOWSHIPS & SCHOLARSHIPS SUB - COMMITTEE
Manages the promotion of Rotary Peace Fellowships and Scholarships programs in the District and coordinates visits of scholars to District clubs. A Sub-committee of the Grants Committee.

Chair:
PP Jenny Acopian: Geelong East


VOCATIONAL TRAINING TEAM SUB-COMMITTEE
Manages the activities of the Vocational Training Team (VTT) committee including the promotion of VTT’s, the establishment of outgoing teams and co-ordinating incoming teams. A Subcommittee of the Grants Committee.

Chair:
PP Gordon King: Ocean Grove


POLIO PLUS SUB-COMMITTEE
Manages the promotion of Polio eradication programs in the District and monitors fundraising for Polio Programs.

Chair:
Rtn Robert Netherton: Narracoorte

 

STEWARDSHIP SUB-COMMITTEE
Monitors document collection and the financial records of Rotary Foundation activities in the District, ensures records are audited correctly, deals with reports and the resolution of issues related to the misuse of Grant funds, and related legal matters.

Chair:
PP Rod Stewart: Queenscliffe