Resources for new and prospective members

This page is dedicated to helping new and prospective members learn the basics of the Rotary Club of Ann Arbor, Rotary International, and The Rotary Foundation. Current members and potential sponsors will also benefit from it as a ready resource.

This page is intended to be an enduring, and up-to-date, companion to the information presented to new members during their formal orientation session. Persons with a possible interest in becoming a Rotarian can review these resources in order to be better informed before contacting the club’s Administrative/Financial Manager to ask questions or discuss the next step. Sponsors can use this page in discussion with prospective members before proceeding to Membership Guidelines and Recommend a Member.

If you see anything on this page that needs to be corrected or updated or if you know of some worthwhile information that is missing, please contact our Administrative/Financial Manager.

Please use the links below to learn more about each individual item:

The Rotary Club of Ann Arbor

The club has over 220 members who live and/or work in the Ann Arbor area. As such, it is one of the largest Rotary club in Michigan and one of the largest in the world. The Ann Arbor Rotary Foundation is the Club’s charitable arm.

Rotary District 6380

Our club is in one of 535 districts worldwide. Our district includes almost 50 clubs in Washtenaw, Livingston, and Oakland counties in Michigan and Chatham and Kent counties in Ontario. There are two other Rotary clubs in Ann Arbor and a total of eight in Washtenaw County.

Rotary International (RI)

Our club is one of 36,000 clubs worldwide with a total of 1.2 million members.

The Rotary Foundation (TRF)

TRF is the charitable arm of Rotary International. The key goal among a wide range of projects is the eradication of polio.

  • “Rotary’s Areas of Focus” (link)
  • “End Polio Now” (link)
  • Doing Good in the World (link)
  • Ways to give (link)
  • Recognition for donors (link)
  • Donation form 123-EN (link)