Posted on Mar 18, 2021
 

Last Rotary year, District 5910 Rotarians responded to a PolioPlus Challenge Match with District Cash Giving of $242,149.00 for the year. Combined with $28,186.00 in DDF contributions, (matched 1:1 by The Rotary Foundation World Fund), the district generated $298,521.00 in total cash giving. For the second year in a row, D5910 was the #1 PolioPlus giving district in Zone 25B. When the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation matched these contributions 2:1, it resulted in total funding of $895,563.00 for Polio Eradication as a direct result of D5910 efforts.

This year, two district members who have again offered a PolioPlus Challenge Match. For any PolioPlus contributions submitted between February 15 and June 1, 2021, the two donors will make a 1.5 to 1.0 match on the first $50,000 in new contributions.

New D5910 Contributions submitted by June 1, 2021$  50,000
D5910 Donor #1 - 100% Match (1 to 1) 
on first $ 50,000 in NEW Contributions
$  50,000
D5910 Donor #2 - 50% Match (1/2 to 1) 
on first $ 50,000 in NEW Contributions
$  25,000
Total from NEW Contributions from
D5910 PLUS Challenge Match
$125,000
Bill Melinda Gates Foundation - 2 to 1 (200%)
Match on ALL Contributions
$250,000
Total Funds for Polio Eradication
$375,000
($375,000 / $50,000 = 7.5 to 1.0 Match)
 
 
 

Thru February 15, 2021, District 5910 members had already donated over $118,000 to PolioPlus. With new contributions earning the full $75,000 match, plus DDF, World Fund Match and the Gates Match, District 5910 can provide at least $893,563 in funding for Polio Eradication this year. LET’S DO IT!