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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.

Grants of Friendship and other Invitations

Grant of Friendship – SI Region: Aotearoa New Zealand South

This grant is offered to a Soroptimist, two Soroptimists travelling together or a Soroptimist accompanied by her spouse or travelling companion. The hospitality is to be taken during March 2019 and the successful applicant is offered a maximum of 21 days home hosting among the Clubs of the Region.  See full details below:

The closing date for applications is 30 September 2018.


SI Board Meeting plus Charter Celebratons of new Club in Budapest

Chain Bridge at night in Budapest

The Soroptimist International Board Meeting will take place in Budapest from 15:30 on Friday 7 September 2018.

If you would like to attend as a silent observer then please read the invitation below, and note that responses should be sent to Zoe Shepherd at Soroptimist International— admin@soroptimistinternational.orgon or before 6 August 2018.

If you want to extend your stay, then you are cordially invited to the Charter of new Club SI Danubius, Budapest on 7– 9 September 2018—closing date for registration is 31 July 2018.  You do not have to attend the SI Board to register for the Charter:


SI Tunis Ariana 10th Anniversary

SI Tunis Ariana will celebrate their 10th Anniversary on 1-4 November 2018, and would love you to celebrate with them.

A full programme of activities has been planned, plus if you would like to stay longer there is also an option 4 day tour of South Tunisia available (5-8 November 2018).

The closing date for registrations is 30 September 2018.  For the full programme, registration form and a list of hotels, please see the documents below:

SI Malta 25th Anniversary

SI Malta are planning their 25th Anniversary celebrations on 27-30 September 2018 will a full programme of activities.  Details of the programme and how to register are given in the flyer below:


SI Europe, Open Heart – Open Door


Are you looking for Soroptimist contacts worldwide?

Then sign up and participate in the Exchange Program Open Heart – Open Door, an initiative of SI Europe.

This exchange program established in 1995 by Heidrun Konrad , president of SI of Europe 2003-2005 has proved to be successful. Today Soroptimists from all over the world are involved in this program.

Open Heart – Open Door (OHOD) programme offers five options:

  1. Home Hospitality: to one or two Soroptimists or a couple
  2. Contact Person: guide in one’s own town
  3. Exchange Visit: on a professional level
  4. Home-Exchange: You and your exchange partner will stay at each other’s homes for a certain period by mutual agreement
  5. Youth Exchange Programme for Young Relatives, e.g. daughter/son, niece/nephew, grandchild.

OHOD has 500 Soroptimist participants since 1995. For registration or information about Open Heart – Open Door please contact Liaison Officer Henny Knap-Go, SI Club Hilversum-NL

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