Internal Organizations Committee
New IO or Reinstatement of an IO
Please check with the IO Committee before you select a name for your organization.
You may apply to become a Grotto, Region, Section, or Survey.
There is no fee to become an IO.
To begin the process an organization must submit the following documents to the IO Committee:
Occasionally a group may apply for chapter status in an area where a chapter already exists. The Society does not encourage the formation of additional chapters in an area where one already exists, so these applications will be handled according to the following guidelines:
After your IO is approved, you will be assigned a Serial Number and password. Then you must follow these requirements.
How to Start and Maintain a Grotto (PDF) has many helpful suggestions.
For starting a new grotto or reinstatement of an inactive one, contact