The Newark Rotary Club Foundation

 

All members of the Newark Rotary Club are members of the Newark Rotary Club Foundation.

The Newark Rotary Club Foundation was incorporated in 1988 by the Secretary of the State of Ohio and is qualified as a charitable, not-for-profit organization under Section 501 (c) (3) of the United States Internal Revenue Code. As such, all gifts to the Newark Rotary Club Foundation are tax deductible to the full extent of the law.

As provided in the Foundationís Code of Regulations, a seven-member Board of Trustees conducts the regular business of the Foundation. An annual report is provided to all members at the Foundationís annual meeting. Five of the seven Foundation Trustees are elected annually by Foundation members at the Foundationís annual meeting. Two Foundation Trustees, the current president and the president-elect of the Newark Rotary Club, serve as ex-officio members with full voting powers.

The Newark Rotary Club Foundation directs its interests, its emphasis and its giving in three (3) broad areas, as follows:

1.      Education at all levels

2.      Children with special needs

3.      The advancement and perpetuation of the American Free Enterprise System

The five elected Trustees who served during Rotary Year 2013-2014 were: Cheryl Snyder, Todd Ware, Tom Slater, Jon Spahr and Mike Massaro, In addition, Tony Adams and Ed Bohren served as ex-officio, voting members. J. Gilbert Reese also served as ex-officio, non-voting secretary.

During 2013-2014, the Newark Rotary Club Foundation Trustees made nine (9) awards ranging from $350.00 to $10,000.  The total of all awards for the year was $24,200.00. Those awards include:

 

1.      Newark Campus Development Fund        $  15,000.00 (2 awards)           

2.      Special Olympics                                                   1,000.00    

3.      Ohio Business Week                                                850.00

4.      HOBY                                                                            350.00

5.      Healing  Arts Mission                                                500.00

6.      BCAC Career Fair                                                   3,000.00 

7.      Junior Achievement                                               2,500.00

8.      Shelter Box USA                                                     5,000.00

                                                            TOTAL    $      24,200.00

 

Funding for the Foundation comes from individual contributions made payable to the Newark Rotary Club Foundation, interest, and receipts from the annual Newark Rotary Auction. 

 

The five elected Trustees for 2016 - 2017 are:

                    Cheryl Snyder, president

                    Jon Spahr, vice president

                    Jeff Anderson, treasurer

                    Tom Slater

                    Mike Massaro

 

Ex-officio, voting members for 2014-2015:

                  Jack L. Neely president of the Newark Rotary Club 2016-17

                  Chuck Moore, president-elect of the Newark Rotary Club 2017-18

 

Ex-officio, non-voting member: