Adding New Members to My Rotary and DACdb (pdf)
Step by step instructions on how to add a new member to Rotary International/My Rotary and the District and Club database
Rotary Club Health Check (pdf)
Rotary International guide to assessing your club's vitality, vibrancy, relevance and attractiveness to both new and existing members. If you're having trouble either attracting new members or keeping members, this is a recommended process
District 7750 Membership Event Grants (link)
Overview of Grants available to clubs for planning and executing Membership Events. Multiple "How-to" links plus link to Grant Application Form
Membership Event Grant Reimbursement Request (following your event) (link)
Link to membership event grant reimbursement request. To be submitted after your event is over.
15 Year Membership Graphs (pdf)
Membership History since 2004. There is a graph for each club. Open the file and print only the pages you want.
5 Things I Wish All Rotarians Knew (and Believed) About Membership (pdf)
5 essential truths about attracting, engaging and retaining members. The keys to a consistently growing Rotary club.
7 Habits of Effective Rotarians (pdf)
Vibrant clubs are driven by effective people. Look at the 7 habits they share.
Club President Personal Ask – An Intentional Membership Strategy (doc)
This is an effective intentional membership strategy for clubs under 25 members, where it's a practical amount of time investment by the President. Or for a larger club carried out over several weeks.
Corporate Membership Application – Livermore (docx)
A sample corporate membership application that could adapted for a club's use
Corporate Membership Brochure – Livermore (docx)
A sample corporate membership brochure that could be adapted for a club's use
Corporate Membership Bylaw Change – Livermore (docx)
Sample bylaw change to include corporate memberships
Corporate Membership Program – Simpsonville (doc)
Sample corporate membership program that could be adapted for a club's use
Corporate or Group Membership Program (doc)
Ideas for incorporating a corporate membership program in a club
D-7750 Membership Summit Library (link)
All files, handouts and presentations from the D-7750 Membership Summit held in January 2018
District 7750 Membership and The Rotary Foundation Summary – Rainbow Report (pdf)
Most Current Membership and TRF numbers
How to Propose a New Member (pdf)
RI information about how to introduce Rotary to a prospective member.
Membership Resource Library for Rotary Zone 33 (link)
A large library of membership-related collateral and resources
Recipe for Successful Rotary Membership Event (pdf)
A successful Rotary Membership Event (Rotary Information Hour, Discover Rotary, etc.) starts with the right framework. This is a "business seminar", rather than a Rotary meeting, social hour, networking event, etc. Think about how you'd organize a new product introduction event for your company's prospects or customers.
Step Right Up – In Rotary’s Membership Game, Everyone’s a Winner (pdf)
Article from Tom Gump, a former president of the Rotary Club of Edina/Morningside, which makes
boosting membership a priority.
Intentional Strategies for Membership (pdf)
A worksheet to organize prospect identification, attracting, on-boarding, and retaining members.
Club Membership Profiles (ppt)
Membership Profiles & Membership Challenges of smaller clubs
Intentional Strategies (ppt)
Intentional Strategies for attracting and retaining members
Membership Event Sample Presentation (link)
An editable sample presentation to be used during a membership event.
Membership Growth Index (ppt)
Overview of a predictive metric to identify a club's current and future membership and growth success and challenges
Membership Matters Workshop (ppt)
Membership Workshop from 7750 On-Demand Training
Prospective Member Tracking & Drip Marketing with DACdb (ppt)
How to use DACdb as a tool to track prospective members and to "touch" them electronically on a regular basis, using DACdb PMail tools and DACdb Member Types
RI RESOURCES & MANUALS
Strengthening Your Membership (pdf)
RI Manual on creating your membership development plan. Intended for club presidents, district membership chairs, and club membership committees, this guide explains the process of creating a membership development plan and provides strategies and tools you can use to attract and engage new members.
Scavenger Hunt (pptx)
New member on-boarding activity that can be customized for your club.
Discover Rotary Demonstration Video (link)
Full-length video of a sample Membership Event -- a Rotary Information Hour for potential Rotarians. See how the pieces of an effective Membership Event fit together.
Who Do You Know and Membership Survey (pdf)
Lead generation exercise for a club