Arlington Rotary Educational Foundation (AREF)   

The Arlington Rotary Educational Foundation (AREF) is the charitable arm of the Arlington Rotary Club.  It was originally formed to facilitate college scholarship assistance to graduates of Arlington Virginia high schools.  To learn more, click "Scholarships" in the main menu.
In addition to scholarships, AREF funds other charitable projects of the Club.  In recent years we have supported the Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC); REACH for Uganda secondary school; Path Forward, which provides services for homeless Arlingtonians, and several projects in support of students who live in Arlington affordable houseing.
The Arlington Rotary Educational Foundation is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization, IRS Tax ID 54-6046295.  Donations are tax-deductible.  


Want to help support our work in the community and around the world?  We welcome your tax-deductible contributions.  Please use the "Donate" menu button above.  
NO OVERHEAD.  100% of funds donated go to charitable activities, along with (free) labor from club members.

The AREF Board

Active members of ARC are also the members of AREF. At an annual meeting of the AREF, one director is elected for a regular 5-year term, and others as may be needed to fill any vacancies on the Board. The members for Rotary Year 2023-24 are as follows:

Linda Valentino (Treasurer) - Term Expiring June 30, 2026
Gary Long - Term Expiring June 30, 2024
Raquel Neumann - Term Expiring June 30, 2025
Tony Weaver - (Acting Chair) Term Expiring June 30, 2027

Lynda Hall -  (ex officio) - ARC President

Tax Return

Tax returns Section 501(c)(3) non-profits are public documents, available from the IRS.  For your convenience, we also posted it on this website, click HERE to see it.