What is your club’s ACTION PLAN?   Here is Rotary’s Action Plan.  How does it align with your club?
 
INCREASE IMPACT Achieving impact and measuring results and outcomes of our work is critical in order for clubs to continue to attract members, partners, and donors.
 
  • DEVELOP A STRATEGY for educating members about the importance of service projects. 
  • CONDUCT A COMMUNITY ASSESSMENT to identify top concerns in your area.  RI has great Community Assessment Tools.
  • FOCUS YOUR EFFORTS Review your club’s activities, focus on activities that make an impact.
  • ENCOURAGE YOUR CLUB TO CELEBRATE SUCCESSES
EXPAND YOUR REACH Collaborating with new and different groups will help increase your club’s openness and appeal, create a more diverse membership base, and expand your capacity for service.
 
  • SET A GOAL to collaborate with new groups through service projects or social events, introducing more people to Rotary.
  • USE ROTARY’S MEMBERSHIP TOOLS to assess your club.  Membership Assessment Tools
  • CONSIDER FORMING NEW CLUBS.  Take advantage of flexible club models.
  • TELL YOUR STORY.  Use Brand Center to show your club’s impact.
 
ENHANCE PARTICIPANT ENGAGEMENT By understanding the needs of others, you’re able to improve the experience for members and others that participate in club activities. 
 
  • FOCUS NOT ONLY ON GAINING NEW MEMBERS BUT ALSO ON DELIVERING VALUE – survey members to find out what is important.  Hold a brainstorming session.
  • ENCOURAGE MEMBER INVOLVEMENT - Resources for engaging current members
  • UTILIZE THE LEARNING CENTER CURRICULUM – there are great leadership development courses for members and participants. 
INCREASE OUR ABILITY TO ADAPT - Looking at your internal processes is essential for creating a strong foundation for innovation, sustainability, and growth.
 
  • HOLD BRAINSTORMING SESSIONS with club members to gather ideas for activities and service projects.  Contact other organizations or clubs to partner. 
  • TRY NEW IDEAS; EXPAND SUCCESSFUL CLUB INITIATIVES – focus on club successes.
  • REVIEW YOUR CLUB ROLES, PROCESSES AND TASKS – look for ways to become more efficient – whether its by reducing, combining, or eliminating responsibilities or using different technology.  Rotary Club Health Check
 
Carmen Hansen – District Membership Chair