Rotary Club of Adyar – April 2012
The Planning Guide for Effective Rotary Clubs is a tool to help clubs assess their current state and establish goals for the coming year. It is based on the Club Leadership Plan. The strategies listed in each section are common ways that clubs might choose to pursue goals, but clubs are encouraged to develop alternative strategies when appropriate. Presidents-elect should complete this form in cooperation with their club and submit a copy to their assistant governor by 1 July.
|Rotary Club of||Adyar||Rotary year of office:||2012-13|
|Name of president:||S.Siva|
|Mailing address:||New No.44 (151) Eldams Road, Teynampet, Chennai-600 018|
Current number of members: 58
Number of members as of 30 June last year: 56 As of 30 June five years ago: 44
Number of male members: 51 Number of female members: 7
Average age of members: 41 . Number of Rotary alumni members: 1
Number of alumni or program participants tracked by your club:
Number of Rotarians who have been members for 1-3 years: 14 3-5 years: 8 5-10 years: 17
Number of members who have proposed a new member in the previous two years: 7
Aspects of your community’s diversity reflected in your club membership:
Professional Age Gender Ethnicity
Club’s classification survey was updated on 14/02/12 and contains 62 classifications, of which 4 are unfilled.
Describe the club’s new-member orientation program.
We have fireside meeting at senior Rotarian’s house to introduce the new member to Rotary.
We have a mentoring program in place.
Describe the club’s continuing-education programs for both new and established members.
We have a club trainer who keeps the members addressed of Rotary developments
Has your club sponsored a new club within the last 24 months? Yes No
Number of Rotary Fellowships & Rotarian Action Groups that club members participate in: 8
What makes your club attractive to new members?
Fellowship and our Service projects
What aspects of your club could be a barrier to attracting new members? None
Membership goal for the coming Rotary year: 10 members by 30 June 2013
What sources of potential members has your club identified within the community?
Ex Interact/Rotaract members, friends & relatives of existing members
What strategies does the club plan use to achieve its membership goals? (Check all that apply.)
Develop a retention plan that focuses on maintaining high levels of enthusiasm through participation in interesting programs, projects, continuing education, and fellowship activities.
Ensure that the membership committee is aware of effective recruitment techniques.
Develop a recruitment plan to have the club reflect the diversity of the community.
Explain the expectations of membership to potential Rotarians.
Implement an orientation program for new members.
Create a brochure that provides general information about Rotary as well as specific information about the club for prospective members.
Assign an experienced Rotarian mentor to every new club member.
Recognize Rotarians who sponsor new members.
Encourage members to join a Rotary Fellowship or Rotarian Action Group.
Participate in the RI membership development award programs.
Sponsor a new club.
Other (please describe):
Number of Rotary Youth Exchange students: Hosted: 10 Sponsored: 2
Number of sponsored Interact clubs: 2 Rotaract clubs: 2 Rotary Community Corps: 1
Number of Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) events: none
Number of Rotary Friendship Exchanges: none
Number of other current club service projects: 4
Our club has established the following service goals for the coming Rotary year:
For our community:
Happy Village, Medical camps, Schools to smiles, Environment, Safe drinking water
For communities in other countries:
What strategies does the club plan use to achieve its service goals? (Check all that apply.)
Ensure that the service projects committee knows how to plan and conduct a service project.
Conduct a needs assessment of the community to identify possible projects.
Review current service projects to confirm that they meet a need and are of interest to members.
Identify social issues in the community that the club wants to address through its service goals.
Assess the club’s fundraising activities to determine if they meet project funding needs.
Involve all members in the club’s service projects.
Recognize club members who participate and provide leadership in the club’s service projects.
Identify a club to partner with on an international service project.
Interact Rotary Friendship Exchange
Rotaract Rotary Youth Exchange
Rotary Community Corps Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA)
Use a grant from The Rotary Foundation to support a club project.
Register a project in need of funding, goods, or volunteers on www.rotary.org.
Other (please describe):
THE ROTARY FOUNDATION
CurrentState (for nonpilot clubs in 2012-13)
Number of grants awarded:
District Simplified Grants: Matching Grants:
Number of Ambassadorial Scholars: Nominated: Selected: Hosted:
Number of Group Study Exchange team members: Nominated: 2 Selected: 2 Hosted: 10
Number of Rotary Peace Fellows: Nominated: Selected: Hosted:
Amount contributed this year to PolioPlus activities:
Amount contributed this year to Annual Fund: 6000
Amount contributed this year to Permanent Fund: 35000
Number of club members who are
Paul Harris Fellows: 21 Benefactors: 2 Major Donors: 3
Rotary Foundation Sustaining Members: 15 Bequest Society members: 1
CurrentState (for pilot clubs in 2012-13)
Club qualified status: Qualified Pending Incomplete
District grant activities your club is currently involved in:
Global grant activities your club is currently involved in:
Educational, promotional, and fundraising projects held by your club for PolioPlus last year:
Number of Rotary Peace Fellows:
Nominated last year:
Selected by the Trustees last year:
Amount contributed to the Annual Fund last year:
Number of Foundation alumni tracked by your club:
Number of Rotarians who are:
Rotary Foundation Sustaining Members: Arch C. Klumph Society members:
Paul Harris Fellows: Benefactors:
Paul Harris Society members: Bequest Society members:
FutureState (for all clubs in 2013-14)
Date your club will be qualified:
Club’s Rotary Foundation goals for the coming Rotary year:
Club’s Annual Fund contribution goal: 6000
Club’s Permanent Fund contribution goal: 35000
Club’s goal to eradicate polio:
Club will address the following Rotary Foundation area(s) of focus:
Peace and conflict prevention/resolution Maternal and child health
Disease prevention and treatment Basic education and literacy
Water and sanitation Economic and community development
Educational, promotional, and fundraising projects held by the club for PolioPlus last year:
Number of Rotary Peace Fellowships:
Selected by the Trustees:
What strategies does the club plan to use to achieve its Rotary Foundation goals? (Check all that apply.)
Ensure that the club’s Rotary Foundation committee understands Foundation grants and programs and is committed to promoting financial support for the Foundation.
Help club members understand the relationship between Foundation giving and Foundation programs.
Plan a club program about the Foundation every quarter, especially for Rotary Foundation Month in November.
Include a brief story about the Foundation in every club program.
Schedule presentations that inform club members about the Foundation.
Ensure that the club’s Rotary Foundation committee chair attends the district Rotary Foundation seminar.
Use Rotary Foundation grants to support the club’s international projects.
Recognize club members’ financial contributions to the Foundation and their participation in Foundation programs.
Number of club leaders who attended
District assembly: 16 District Rotary Foundation seminar: 3
District membership seminar: 2 District leadership seminar:
District conference: 34
Number of club members involved at the district level: 6
Number of visits from the assistant governor this Rotary year: 6
Club goals for developing Rotary leaders for the coming Rotary year:
What strategies does the club plan to use to develop Rotary leaders? (Check all that apply.)
Have the president-elect attend the presidents-elect training seminar and the district assembly.
Have all committee chairs attend the district assembly.
Encourage past presidents to attend the district leadership seminar.
Appoint a club trainer to develop club members’ knowledge and skills.
Conduct a leadership development program.
Tap the expertise of the assistant governor.
Encourage new members to assume leadership positions through participation in club committees.
Ask members to visit other clubs to exchange ideas, and then share what they have learned with fellow members.
Other (please describe):
List club activities covered by the media, and the type of media (television, radio, print, Internet, etc.) involved.
Club public relations goals for the coming Rotary year:
What strategies does the club plan to use to achieve its public relations goals? (Check all that apply.)
Ensure that the public relations committee is trained in conducting a multimedia campaign.
Plan public relations efforts around all service projects.
Conduct a public awareness program aimed at the business and professional community that explains what Rotary is and what Rotary does.
Arrange for a public service announcement on a local television channel or local radio station, or in a local newspaper or magazine.
Other (please describe):
Is your club operating under the Club Leadership Plan? Yes No
How often and when does the club’s board meet? Every month
When are club assemblies held? Once a quarter
How is the club budget prepared? At the beginning of the year, based on last year
Is the budget independently reviewed by a qualified accountant? Yes No
Does the club have a strategic plan in place? Yes No
Has the club developed a system for ensuring continuity of leadership on its board, committees, etc.?
Has the club developed a system for keeping all members involved? Yes No
Does the club use Member Access at www.rotary.org to update its membership list? Yes No
How often is the club’s bulletin published? Every month
How are weekly club programs organized? Speaker meetings
Does the club have its own website? Yes No If yes, how often is the site updated?
Does the club observe the special months designated on the Rotary calendar? Yes No
How often does your club conduct fellowship activities? Every month
How does the club involve the families of Rotarians? Invite them for regular meetings, service projects & fellowships
How will the club carry out administrative tasks? (Check all that apply)
Regular board meetings are scheduled.
The club will review the Club Leadership Plan on the following dates: August 2012
The club’s strategic and communication plans will be updated on the following dates:
4 club assemblies are scheduled on the following dates: Every quarter starting 31st July’12
The club has either adopted the latest version of the Recommended Rotary Club Bylaws or revised its own bylaws.
Club elections will be held on 18/12/2012.
At least 38 delegates will be sent to the district conference.
A club bulletin will be produced for members.
The club’s website will be updated 12 times per year.
A plan has been developed to ensure that weekly club programs are interesting and relevant.
Monthly attendance figures will be reported to the district leadership by the day of the following month.
Member Access will be used to maintain club records by 1 June and 1 December to ensure accurate semiannual reports.
Membership changes will be reported to RI within 7 days.
Reports to RI, including the semiannual report, will be completed on time.
The following fellowship activities for all club members are planned for the year: 8 theme based fellowship & one outstation fellowship