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Bring Toastmasters into your Company or Community

Toastmasters groups are formed every day in a variety of settings. Groups meet onsite at corporations, churches, community centers – even in restaurants. Community clubs are generally open to anyone, while company clubs are often limited to employees of that company and are closed to outside members.

The process to form a Toastmasters group is simple and all of the materials are provided for you. You can start a Toastmasters group onsite at your organization, or you can start a local group in your community.

Steps to start:

  • Find at least twenty people who want to improve their communication and leadership skills.
  • Determine a meeting location to get together for about an hour a week.
  • Fill out the applicable forms.
  • Schedule your first official meeting.

Request a New Club Information Kit by submitting this form to get more information on starting a Toastmasters group. Contact the district leaders so they can support your efforts. For areas not assigned to a district, contact


  • $125: One-time chartering fee
  • $20: New-member fee per person
  • $36: Six months' membership dues per person ($27 for clubs not in a district)
  • Each group can charge supplementary dues to help cover expenses, if needed

For company clubs, here are a few of the most common levels of sponsor support:

  • Payment of the one-time chartering fee
  • Reimbursement or payment of full or partial membership dues and new-member fees
  • Provide a meeting location

Wonder which companies realize the value of starting Toastmasters clubs in their organization? Find out here!