Boost Your Membership Renewals with This Calendar

 

Renewal season is now open! 

Do you have a plan to renew 100 percent of your local AAUW members? We can help you do it. This calendar will help membership vice presidents, finance officers, and presidents stay on track and meet targeted deadlines. Throughout the renewal process your resources are the Connect team (800.326.2289 or connect@aauw.org) or branchrelations@aauw.org.

 5 Tips for Successfully Renewing Members

  1. Enroll your branch in the Membership Payment Program to streamline your dues process! It’s free and only takes a few minutes to sign up.
  2. Review the AAUW National Dues, Fees, and Tax Deductibility Flyer.
  3. Share our one-page renewal resource to get members excited about AAUW.
  4. Practice our renewal script for phone banking.
  5. Have fun and share your passion for AAUW!

March 16                  

Branch Membership Dues Collection Begins
The Member Services Database (MSD) and Membership Payment Program (MPP) are ready for fiscal year 2019 (FY19). National dues are $59 for FY19 and should be submitted by July 1.

May

Preprinted Branch Dues Reports Arrive
Branch finance officers who use the preprinted branch dues reports will receive FY19 reports during the first week of May.

June 18

Phone Bank Session 1 to Members Who Have Not Renewed
View your Branch Member Roster in the MSD to identify members who have not renewed. Schedule volunteers to call and engage with those members. Use AAUW’s membership renewal outreach script as a guide for your conversations.

June 30

Dues and Free Memberships — Don’t Lose Them!
If your finance officer received notice from records@aauw.org about overpaid dues, you must use those credits by June 30, when our fiscal year closes. Simply subtract the credited amount from the total of your next dues remittance and include the credit form.

See if your branch has any remaining free memberships from this year’s Shape the Future campaign. Memberships must be redeemed by June 30.

July 1

FY19 Membership Dues Deadline
Incoming Leadership Transition

  • Make sure your FY19 leaders are on file with national in the MSD.
  • Share your plans for engaging the members who have not yet renewed as of July 1.
  • Thank those members who have renewed!

August

Phone Bank Session 2 to Members Who Have Not Renewed
View your Branch Member Roster in the MSD to identify members who have not renewed. Schedule volunteers to call and engage with those members. Use AAUW’s membership renewal outreach script as a guide for your conversations.

September

National Membership Committee and Staff State Liaison Calls
States with less than 75 percent renewals will be contacted to offer assistance.

September 10

Phone Bank Session 3 to Members Who Have Not Renewed
View your Branch Member Roster in the MSD to identify members who have not renewed. Schedule volunteers to call and engage with those members. Use AAUW’s membership renewal outreach script as a guide for your conversations.

September 30

FY19 Dues Renewal Season Closes
AAUW will continue to collect national dues, but the local affiliate work is now complete.

October 1

Recognition for Branches and States with 90 Percent or More Renewals
Members who have not renewed will no longer have access to AAUW materials after this date.

 November 1

National Sends Appeals to Branch Members to Renew with National and the Branch