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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 – Regions/NAs/Networks

The following guides have been produced to help your Region/NA/Network Executive manage the Region/NA/Network.

A new template has been devised to make these guides even easier to follow, but not all documents have as yet been converted to this template.  The ones which have a date next to them in the list below are in the new template, and those without are in the old style.  However, the old style guides are still valid and packed with useful information:

* Please also see 100 Ways to Recruit New Members, the A-Z of Recruitment Ideas and 80 Reasons to be a Soroptimist (sent in by SI Pune Metro East).

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

Dismantling the Urban Myths of Soroptimism – uploaded 28th November 2011 – this item was featured in the October issue of Soroptimist News


The words to be used to induct a new Member have been updated and modernised.  Please see the new wording to be used below.  The Easy Stages Guide for Inducting a New Member and the Easy Stages Guide to a Club Charter Ceremony have also been updated in line with this new wording and are in the list above: