Rotary’s Constitutional Documents

The Rotary International constitutional documents provide club and districts the foundation for RI’s policies and procedures.

  • Constitution of Rotary International (PDF) (Word)
  • Bylaws of Rotary International (PDF) (Word)
  • Standard Rotary Club Constitution (PDF) (Word)

All clubs admitted to Rotary membership must adopt this constitution.

  • Recommended Rotary Club Bylaws (PDF) (Word)

Clubs can tailor these bylaws, as long as their changes align with Rotary’s constitutional documents and the Rotary Code of Policies.

2016_COL_Essential_Changes

The 2016 Council on Legislation introduced many changes to the governing documents that will help clubs with their Attraction and Engagement activities.  Please review this document for a list of key highlights.

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