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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.

Soroptimist News

Receiving Soroptimist News

The SIGBI magazine, Soroptimist News, is issued 4 times per year and a copy is sent to every member through the post.  Copies can also be viewed online, and the link sent to Organisations and prospective members:

Submitting an Article to Soroptimist News

If you want to submit an article please see the schedule December 2017-February 2019 for the content outline of each issue.  Preference will be given to items of “Club News” that are within the Programme Area being highlighted by each issue.

Copy submission deadlines are as follows:

  • 8 January for the February issue
  • 8 April for the May issue
  • 8 July for the August issue
  • 8 November for the December issue

Content should be sent to Sheila Manchester, the magazine Editor, via email to

About Soroptimist News” provides information about Soroptimist News and guidance on submitting articles.