Financial & Time Expectations
Financial Expectations
 
DUES *
$365/year
Required
Paid annually beginning July.  Pro-rated for partial year.  Upon request, ½ may be paid in July and ½ in January. 
INITIATION FEE
$100 (one time)
Required
Includes Rotary International registration, Rotary pin, Rotary badge, etc.
MEETING 
LUNCH MEAL
$25/meeting
(cash or credit card)
Optional
Great programs, fellowship and food. (Meal purchase encouraged in support of our caterer.)
MEETING
BEVERAGE ONLY
$5/meeting
Required, if not purchasing Lunch Meal
Great programs and fellowship.  Beverages only.
PRESIDENT’S CLUB
(tax deductible)
$100
(1 x per year)
Encouraged
$100 per announcement to publicly recognize a special person or event.  Funds go to PARCAC.
PALO ALTO ROTARY CLUB ANNUAL CHARITIES (PARCAC) (tax deductible)
$200/year (suggested amount) to PARCAC or Endowment Fund or to each or split between both
Encouraged
 
Donations to fund local charitable organizations, vocational scholarships, youth services and international projects selected by our club.
PALO ALTO ROTARY CLUB ENDOWMENT FUND (tax deductible)
Donation to Endowment Fund.  5% of the fund’s net value is given to PARCAC each year.
THE ROTARY FOUNDATION (TRF)  (tax deductible)
$200/year
(suggested amount)
Expected/ Encouraged
Expected amount of $100/member makes us a “100% Rotary Foundation Sustaining Member Club.”  Double sustainer level of $200/member is encouraged.
*Young Professionals (age 30 and younger) may be eligible for a 50% discount on dues. Family Memberships (2 family members in the same household)
 may be eligible for a 25% discount on dues.
 
 
Time Expectations
 
WEEKLY MEETINGS
12:15 to 1:30 pm 
Encouraged
Every Monday.  Minimum of 50% attendance is encouraged.
SERVE ON A CLUB COMMITTEE
Varies
Encouraged
Share your skills and talents.  Learn new ones.  Time commitment varies by committee.  (New Member requirement.)
CRAB FEED FUNDRAISER
Varies
Encouraged
Our major club fundraiser.  Attend and help raise money for our club.
SERVICE PROJECTS
Varies
Encouraged
Give back.  Share your most precious possession, your time, to benefit your community.