Article from Tom Gump, a former president of the Rotary Club of Edina/Morningside, which makes boosting membership a priority.
RI information about how to introduce Rotary to a prospective member.
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.
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
An editable sample presentation to be used during a membership event.
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
A prototype invitation card for a Rotary membership event. See "Recipe for Successful Memberhip Event" for details. Invitation cards should include date, place and time of the event. These are NOT intended to be mailed - rather to be given by a member to a prospect who has confirmed he/she will attend and which date (if more than one option). 4-up two-sided format.
A large library of membership-related collateral and resources
Link to membership event grant reimbursement request. To be submitted after your event is over.
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.