Membership Incentives and 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.

Click here to see the Membership Incentive Leaderboard.

Recruiter

Top Recruiter Incentive Trip 

July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019

The Top 10 recruiters & their spouses of the Insurance Territories will receive a complimentary trip to the International Supreme Convention in Minneapolis, Minnesota and will sit at the Supreme Knight’s Reserved Tables during the States Dinner. The Top Recruiter will receive the Top Recruiter Plaque during the Awards Ceremony.

Fast Start Winners

July 1 - September 30, 2018

*For Insurance Territories only (United States and Canada)

Every Knight who recruited five men between July 1 and Sept. 30, 2018, were automatically awarded a $50 Knights Gear gift card! To be eligible for the $50 gift card, you must have been listed as the proposer on either the Form 100 or the Online Membership application. All membership applications must have been processed by September 30th. Winners are currently being notified.  Please click here to see list of winners.

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


Council

Grand Knight Trip to New Haven

The top Grand Knight in each jurisdiction in the Insurance Territories (based on their Membership Quota) will be entered into a raffle for 5 trips to New Haven for him and his spouse.

The #1 Grand Knight Incentive Trip

The top Grand Knight and his spouse in the Insurance Territories (based on their Membership Quota) is awarded a complimentary trip to the International Supreme Convention in Minnesota.

Star Council

The Star Council Award recognizes outstanding achievement in membership, insurance and service program activities. In order to earn the Star Council Award, a council must qualify for the Father McGivney, Founder’s, and Columbian Awards.

Additionally, the council must submit its Annual Survey of Fraternal Activity (#1728), its Service Program Personnel Report (#365), and remain in good standing with Supreme Council assessments.

*To be eligible for the Star Council Award in the United States and/or Canada, councils must be fully compliant with applicable safe environment requirements.*


District

District Deputy Trip to New Haven

The top District Deputy in each jurisdiction in the Insurance Territories (based on their Membership Quota) will be entered into a raffle for 5 trips to New Haven for him and his spouse.

The #1 District Deputy Incentive Trip

The top District Deputy and his spouse in the Insurance Territories (based on their Membership Quota) is awarded a complimentary trip to the International Supreme Convention in Minnesota.

District Deputy Training Incentive:

  • Attend State Organizational & Midyear Meetings
  • Take the online DD Training course
  • Attend 2 Webinars
  • Attend your State Convention
  • Hold 10 First Degrees in your district

Attain the above requirements and win a Travel Tumbler, Padfolio, and Certificate.

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.


State Council

Fast Start Winners

Any jurisdiction that attained 25% of their intake goal by September 30, 2018, will receive a cash award payable to the State Council that can be used for continued membership growth and engagement in the jurisdiction.