Please note this page is subject to change without notice. This page is for informational purposes only, and official information regarding dues will be communicated by the club to members. Page updated May 6, 2024.
Members of the Rotary Club of Halifax Harbour pay dues to help fund the Club's operations. Club dues are not a donation and are not used for any purpose other than club operations. Club dues are paid before the start of the Rotary year on July 1st. Payment plans are available to members upon request. Club dues are not refundable. See below for details about joining the club mid-year.
Club dues are supplemented with internal fundraising throughout the year. Additionally, three percent of after-cost external fundraising income goes to club operations.
External fundraising and Club giving are handled separately from the Club's operations and are NOT covered on this page.
The Club Board reviews dues annually. A special resolution is made if the Board suggests a change in club dues. All members will be notified of a special resolution and have a chance to vote. 
If you have any questions about Club dues, please email


The chart below visually represents club revenue during a typical year.


The chart below visually represents club expenses during a typical year.


How much of dues go to Rotary expenses?

In a typical year about 95% of club dues go directly to Rotary expenses such as Rotary International, District 7815, District Insurance, and Rotary Magazine. Other internal revenue is needed to cover the costs of other club costs.

Rotary International

  • Information on Rotary International dues can be found here. RI dues are charged in USD.
  • Each Rotarian is charged for the Rotary magazine in USD. Every Canadian Rotarian is also subscribed to a regional Canadian Rotary magazine. The magazine is available in paper or digital format. There is no cost advantage for switching to digital. Current members can switch to digital here.
  • A $1 USD fee is charged to every Rotarian on July 1 to help cover the Council on Legislation.

District 7815 (formally 7820)

  • Our Club resides within District 7815 and pays annual dues per member to the district.


  • The district provides insurance. Each club pays a part of the policy based on the number of members. Because most of our club's liability is involved in fundraising, the club's fundraising budget supplements the insurance cost.

Club Expenses

  • This section covers all expenses the club incurs as part of its operations that are not already listed above. Club expenses are varied, such as venue costs, administrative fees (banking, cheques, postage), and software.

Joining The Club Mid-year

If you join our club mid-year, your dues will be pro-rated based on the month of your official first day as a member.
For example, if you join on October 12, you will pay the pro-rated amount for October thru June.