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Contains information of interest to individual Members, including Membership Statement, New Members' Pack, how to apply for a Memorial Fund Award, Grants of Friendship/Invitations, and Membership Matters.

Contains all the information you need for the running of a Club, eg Membership Forms, Annual Returns, Club Governance, How to Start a New Club.

Contains information related to running a Region/National Association/Network, eg the purpose of Regions/National Associations/Networks, and Region/NA/Network governance documents

Contains documentation to help you communicate your activities, eg Template Press Releases, SIGBI Brand Guidelines and Logos, good examples of Club Promotional Material, How To Guides.

Contains information related to Programme Activities, eg a page for each Programme Area, Commission on the Status of Women, SIGBI Programme Database.

Contains documentation related to the running of the Federation, eg SIGBI Governance, Vision 2021.

Easy Stages Guides

The following guides have been produced to help your Club Executive manage the Club. They have now been grouped into headings to make the one you need easier to identify:

Chartering a New Club

Managing Friendship Links

Recruiting and Retaining Members

Running a Club

Managing Behaviours within Club

Organising Events

Glossary of Terms  – Explains some of the “jargon” used in our Organisation.


Several Clubs have asked us what form of words to use when installing a new Club President, so we have produced the document below.  This can also be used for installing Region/NA/Network Presidents.