Become A Member

Here are answers to some frequently asked questions about Zonta membership and our club. Want to know more? Contact us at

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Who is eligible to become a Zonta member?

Zonta is a classified organization and membership is by invitation. We enthusiastically welcome new members who can answer ‘YES’ to the following questions:

I am willing to commit time to service and advocacy projects in my community.

I am willing to contribute financially to, and raise money for, local and international projects that benefit women.

What are my responsibilities as a member?

Attend club meetings and club events

Participate actively in meetings and deliberations

Commit time and skill to committee work

Identify and suggest prospective members

Financially support the programs funded by the Zonta International Foundation

Fulfill the mission and vision of Zonta

How many members does the Zonta Club of Guelph have?

As of July 2021 there are 10 members from a wide range of ages and diversified occupations.

What does it cost to become a member of the Zonta Club of Guelph?

Our year runs from May 1 – April 30. First year membership fee is $215.00 which is prorated if membership begins after January 1. After that, the annual fee is $190.00.

How often does the Club meet?

With the exception of March, July August, our members gather on the second Wednesday of each month for a dinner meeting or social event which, in addition to conducting club business, usually features an interesting and relevant guest speaker. Registration is at 6:00 with dinner & meeting starting at 6:30. Currently, we conduct meetings virtually via zoom until it is safe for us to return to in-person gatherings.

The first step towards becoming a member is to attend a monthly business meeting to learn more. If interested, please contact and you will be contacted by the Membership Committee. We also invite you to explore the Zonta International website at

See our current strategic plan.