Monday, August 26, 2013

Ideas - so powerful



One last thing we want to mention. Rotary is full of great ideas.  If you take a step back and think about the Polio eradication effort, it all came about from the idea of a club in the Philippines.  They wanted to do a foundation grant to immunize kids in their country.  It was so successful, other clubs copied their efforts, and now Rotary is on the brink of eradicating Polio entirely around the world.  Nothing better illustrates the power of a great idea.
So with that, the last piece of the new website is the new idea platform. A place where clubs can post their local club projects (or ideas), whether service oriented or not, and work towards obtaining funding (more than money) from the general public or other Rotarians. How does this work? Well let’s take a look. When you visit the new Rotary.org tomorrow, you can see a number of actual club projects looking for assistance. It will look like this: