Membership

Who is eligible to join RAGES?

Any current or past member of the Rotary Family 18-years or older is eligible to join RAGES.  This includes:

  • Current Interactors, Rotaractors, Rotary Community Corps members, Rotary Friendship Exchange participants, RYLA participants, Rotary Youth Exchange participants, Rotary Peace Fellows, Global Grant Scholars, Vocational Training Team members and leaders, District Grant Scholars, and New Generation Service Exchange participants.
  • Alumni and Former Interactors, Rotaractors, Rotary Youth Exchange participants, RYLA participants, Rotary Peace Fellows, Global Grant Scholars, Vocational Training Teams participants and leaders, District Grant Scholars, New Generation Service Exchange participants, and participants in former TRF programs such as Ambassadorial Scholars, Grants for University Teachers, Group Study Exchange, Rotary Volunteers, etc.

How much are the RAGES Annual Dues?

  • RAGES does not have membership dues at this time
  • We may consider implementing a dues structure in the future as some Rotarian Action Groups are dependent upon membership dues to support their administrative costs.

How do I become a member of RAGES?

  • Use the button marked JOIN on the righthand side of this page or JOIN on the menu at the top of the page.  You can navigate to this form by using the button on the righthand side of this page.
  • After joining consider recruiting members of your Rotary club to also join RAGES

Can I benefit from RAGES without being a member?

  • Yes, you can view the Endangered Species projects posted by other members on this website, and learn about resources that may be available for projects of your own..

How do I benefit from being a member of RAGES?  You can:

  • Submit your own projects and seek partners
  • Join RAGES Project Forums
  • Receive support on project development
  • Ask for project advice based on Rotarians’ experience
  • Share your expertise
  • Contribute to local projects in a RAGES global forum

How can I get more involved with RAGES?

  • RAGES needs volunteers to join the board appointed working groups and committees that support RAGES’s mission
  • Share your expertise and experience with endangered species Project Chairs
  • Please tell us if you have interest in sharing a complex endangered species issue that can be developed using the RAGES global forum and reach
  • Join RAGES’s network of local and regional forums supporting endangered species

How can RAGES support the preparation of a Global Grant?

  • Qualify project proposals
  • Help develop Community Assessments
  • Help make connections between saving endangered species and GG criteria of addressing “humanitarian projects, graduate level scholarships, and vocational training teams
  • Help with networking in the ‘host district’
  • Help with articulating potential correlations to one or more of Rotary’s Areas of Focus

The Life Cycle of a RAGES Global Grant

Draft

RAGES can help Rotary members plan a project or scholarship and build a grant application online

Authorization

RAGES can help clubs and district leaders review the application and help obtain funding

Submitted

The grant’s planners submit the RAGES endorsed application to The Rotary Foundation

Approved

If the grant is approved The Foundation issues payment

Completion

Members carry out the project, reporting to The Foundation with a courtesy copy to RAGES

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