We welcome your interest in joining the Rotary Club of Salt Lake City. All members of the Rotary Club are encouraged to join one or two of our committees, each of which has a unique goal and purpose. These committees provide our members a way to participate in service either locally or internationally.
Committee: Salt Lake City Rotary Foundation (Trustees)
Description: This Foundation provides the primary source of funding for our Club’s Service Projects. They receive, administer and expend funds for such charitable, educational, scientific purposes and physical or mental welfare of the children and youth of the City and County of Salt Lake, State of Utah and elsewhere as per foundation bylaws.
Committee: The Rotary Foundation
Description: Promotes The Rotary Foundation (TRF) and its programs such as scholarships, grants, Group Study Exchange, and cultural exchanges among our members and eligible individuals. Encourages support of TRF through Paul Harris Fellowships, Sustaining Memberships, Benefactors, etc.
Committee: Youth City
Description: Provide mentorship to this Salt Lake City sponsored program for young people during after school and summer.
Committee: Youth Transitional Housing Project
Description: Develop and leverage multiple partnerships to effect the building / creation of transitional housing for teens that are transitioning out of foster care in Salt Lake City.
Description: Organize fellowship activities within the Club to promote social relationships between Rotarians and their spouses, families or guests and expose them to the benefits and responsibilities of Rotary affiliation.
Description: Under the direction of the Chair, Club President-Elect, seek to strengthen and broaden the acquaintance and awareness of members with a wide variety of subjects through outstanding speakers. The Committee attracts programs and presentations that are informative, relevant and timely to our club and community.
Committee: School Partnerships
Description: Our Club has adopted Franklin Elementary School, a Title 1 school in Salt Lake City School District. Rotary believes our young people are our future, and we cannot afford to relegate any segment of them to lives of dependency and hopelessness, regardless of the socio-economic, racial or ethnic characteristics of their parent(s). Several projects are focused on students at Franklin Elementary including: weekly tutoring, Career Day, Sub-for-Santa and weekly donations of books to the school library.
Description: Promote and foster school and community service, academic achievement, and a personal commitment to excellence. High school students receive scholarships to assist them in furthering their post-secondary education goals. Committee members are assigned one or two schools within the Salt Lake City School District. Members work with the assigned schools to select candidates for recognition, including personal interviews.
Committee: Public Image
Description: Enhance Rotary’s image in the Community. They focus on external and internal communications using various outlets including social media.
Description: Annual fundraising event to support the Salt Lake Rotary Foundation.
Committee: Youth Services
Description: Assists organizations that address children in crises such as homeless teens with Volunteers Of America.
Committee: Acts of Kindness
Description: Provide one time financial grants to needy local individuals up to $500 for emergencies, utilities, medical expenses, clothing, food, car repairs, etc. as the Committee budget permits during the year.
Description: Educate members of the Club on environmental issues as well as selects and promotes local environmental enhancements projects in which Club members can participate. Previous projects include: Maintain and restore Rotary Park in City Creek Canyon, Rotary Glen near Hogle Zoo and the Playground for Children of all Abilities in Liberty Park.
Description: Fosters International Relations and promotes self-help opportunities in developing countries and usually in partnership with local Rotary Club / District in the country where service is performed.
Description: Our club sponsors a local Rotaract chapter. They provide opportunities for men and women, ages 18-30, to enhance the knowledge and skills that will assist them in personal development, to address the physical and social needs of their communities. Promote better relations between all people worldwide through a framework of friendship and service.
Committee: Interact / Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA)
Description: Our club sponsors several Interact chapters at Salt Lake City High Schools. We also sponsor several students each year to attend RYLA. They provide opportunities for young men and women, ages 15-18, to enhance the knowledge and skills which will assist them in personal development, to address the physical and social needs of their communities. Promote better relations between all people worldwide through a framework of friendship and service.
Description: Develop and implement strategies for attracting new members and retaining existing membership.
Description: Oversees assignments for music at the Rotary meetings. It also supports the Fellowship Committee to supply music at Club socials.
Description: Members are assigned each week to be at the registration table and doors to welcome visitors & members.