In conjunction with the Membership Department

APPLICATION DEADLINE: August 15
Youth Grange Member Recruitment Award Entry Form

Membership is a valuable part of the Grange experience and it is the responsibility of all members to grow the Grange. Youth are a part of the membership growth process.

To encourage youth and young adults to grow the Grange, the youth department in conjunction with the membership department will be recognizing youth and young adults for their recruitment efforts. The program will run from July 1 to June 30.

Members recruited can be of any age and must have never joined the Grange before. Membership application forms must be properly submitted to the state Grange. The award will be submitted by your state youth director with verification from the state President and membership director (if applicable).

Each state can select one Grange youth to be recognized by the National Grange as
its State Youth Recruiter of the Year. The national award winner will receive a cash prize
of $50.

Considerations for selection should include, but not exclusively,

  • Number of members recruited in a year
  • Service on a Grange Growth team
  • Assistance with subordinate Grange membership growth activities and/or
    events, fair booth, mall/library display
  • Present the four steps of membership recruitment at subordinate Grange
    meeting.
  • Participate in monthly membership matters Zoom meetings

State Youth Recruiter of the Year Awards will be presented during the Youth Days at
National Session, or, at the request of the state, sent to be presented at a state session.