August is Membership and New Club Development Month. This is the perfect time to celebrate your club’s members and consider the many options available for strengthening your membership. The following ideas can get you started
Show your Rotary pride by adding a Proud Member frame to your profile picture on Facebook. 

Watch RI President Mark Daniel Maloney speak about growing Rotary and share his short membership video at your next club or district meeting. 

Welcome new members to your club with Rotary Basics. The online course covers all things Rotary in an interactive, multimedia format. The course was designed for new members, but it’s also a good refresher for long-time members who want to test their Rotary knowledge. 

Encourage local businesses, nonprofits, and government groups to get involved in Rotary by offering corporate memberships. Learn more about this innovative membership model in the Guide to Corporate Membership.

Did you know you can start a satellite club with as few as eight members? The Guide to Satellite Clubs explains what a satellite club is, how it can benefit your community, and steps for starting one. 

Passport clubs encourage their members to visit other clubs and participate in their activities as a way to get  fresh ideas. Learn more about this club model in the new Guide to Passport Clubs

The newly updated Club Flexibility page has great ideas and tips for how your club can stay relevant to current and future members. 

Finally, Rotary has a series of membership courses available in the Learning Center — from managing Online Membership Leads to Building a Diverse Club. Each course includes self-guided learning modules that let you explore real-life scenarios you might experience in your club. All membership courses are highlighted in purple. 

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