Membership Awards

Membership awards are granted by the Order to agents, recruiters, councils, districts and states based on their ability to reach or surpass their quotas.

State

All Councils Active

Dec. 1, 2017 - Feb. 28, 2018

Motivate local councils that have not recruited a new member this fraternal year to start recruiting. Membership growth is the lifeline of every council and new member can invigorate councils by bringing new ideas and taking on new programs. Click here to see your goals. Click on the title to see where your jurisdiction is today.

*For insurance territories only (United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, and Guam).

 


District

All Councils Active

Dec. 1, 2017 - Feb. 28, 2017

District deputies, whose districts attains 75% active councils or greater, recruiting at least one new member by Feb. 28, 2018 will receive a portrait of the Holy Family.

*For insurance territories only (United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, and Guam).

 

Star District

District deputies are responsible for ensuring the growth of the Order, and the Star District Award is the ultimate goal of every district deputy. The Star District Award goes to district deputies attaining 100 percent or more of their district’s membership and insurance quotas, and, in addition, at least one of their active councils has to attain one of the levels of Star Council. Award winners receive a wall plaque and a Star District lapel pin, and the district deputies who earn the Star District Award are entered into a drawing to attend the Supreme Convention.

Award winners receive a wall plaque and a Star District lapel pin, and the district deputies who earn the Star District Award are entered into a drawing to attend the Supreme Convention.


Council

All Councils Active

The grand knight of every council that recruits one or more new members between Dec. 1, 2017 and Feb. 28, 2018 will receive a portrait of the Holy Family.

If the council did not recruit any new members during the 2016-2017 fraternal year, and/or the council has not recruited any new members as of Dec. 1, 2017, the grand knight, deputy grand knight, financial secretary, chancellor, treasurer and warden will each receive the Holy Family portrait.

*For insurance territories only (United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, and Guam).

 

Star Council

Star Council is the ultimate goal for all councils. This year we have some new incentives for attaining any level of Star Council. Please click here to see the details.


Recruiter

Trip to World Meeting of Families in Ireland

In response to the Holy Father's exhortation to strengthen the domestic church and in accordance with the Order’s strong commitment to families, the Supreme Knight announced at the Midyear Meeting of State Deputies a lottery incentive for 10 couples to attend the World Meeting of Families in Dublin, Ireland with all expenses paid.

Here’s how it works: beginning Dec. 1, 2017, every time a Knight recruits a new member into the Order through June 30, 2018, his name will go into a drawing. On July 1, 2018, a total of 10 names will be drawn at random.

If you are a winner, we will notify you and your wife immediately so you can plan this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to interact with families from all over the world. When you return, you can become a beacon of light for other families in your council, community, and state.

For more information on the World meeting of Families 2018, please click on the title above.

 

V.I.P. (Very Important Proposer Club)

Year Round

Recruiting a new member into the Order is the most important and noteworthy accomplishment that any Knight can attain. New members keeps our organization vibrant and in tune with the pulse of our local communities. However – for the proposer there is more to recruitment then just asking a man to join.

When a proposer recruits a member, they will receive 500 VIP Points to use at Knights Gear.  Please visit the Knights Gear website and select items that your points will cover.  500 VIP Points are equal to $3.00.  Please fill out the order form and send the points and order form to:

 

Knights of Columbus

VIP Program

1 Columbus Plaza

New Haven, CT 06510


Agent

Field Agent Star Council Lapel Pins

Each of you are an important part of the Order's growth and success, Therefore, if any of your councils attain one of the levels of the Star Council Award, you will receive a lapel pin with the number of councils that have attained Star Council. Additionally, you will receive some VIP points for each Star Council in your area. Click on the title to view the postcard sent out to the field.