Founder's Award Requirement 2023-24
Co-host - or attend online - 2 Fraternal Benefit Nights. Councils with 99 or fewer members need 10 unique people and councils with 100 or more members need 14 unique people across all Fraternal Benefit Events.
Grand Knights must complete Form 11077 within 7 days of each seminar. This form is found and submitted through Officers Online.
General Agent will review submissions for his territory.
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Fraternal Benefit Presentations
The following webinars have been scheduled. Meeting the required attendance goals and filing a Form 11077 in Officers Online within 7 days will qualify councils for the Founder's Award.
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Fraternal Benefit Seminar Qualifications
As we continue to receive questions about what counts and what does not count regarding qualification for Fraternal Benefit Seminars, we want to reiterate that councils striving for the Founder’s Award must host (or co-host) two fraternal benefit seminars (in-person or virtual) per year. Suggested methods of promotion include council email/social media, parish email/social media, pulpit announcement, bulletin notice, and personal outreach to prospects. Please work with the general agent(s) in your jurisdiction – and encourage councils to work with their field agent – to schedule and promote fraternal benefit seminars in your jurisdiction.
Fraternal Benefits Document Form
This form (11077) is for documenting your Council's participation in the Fraternal Benefits Seminars hosted by our Agents. It must be filled out and sent to your General Agent in order to receive Founder's Award Credit.
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