Rotary has tapped fundraising expert Eric Schmelling to manage philanthropy and fundraising for its $1 billion charitable arm, The Rotary Foundation.

As General Manager and Chief Philanthropy Officer, Mr. Schmelling will lead the area responsible for facilitating contributions to The Rotary Foundation. The Foundation, celebrating its centennial, has a one-year fundraising goal of $300 million. It grants more than $200 million annually to eradicate polio and funds projects and scholarships in communities worldwide.