Here are many of the benefits and opportunities that Knights of Columbus members and their families enjoy.
COLUMBIA MAGAZINE – Free subscription to the Order’s monthly magazine examining issues of concern to Knights, Catholics and families.
INSURANCE – Portfolio of top-quality life insurance, long-term care, and annuity products exclusively for members and their families.
FAMILY FRATERNAL BENEFIT – For eligible families: a) Pays $1,500 for the child who dies before the age of 61 days; b) Pays $750 for the child who is stillborn at least 20 weeks after conception; c) Offers guaranteed-issue insurance up to $5,000 to any child under age 18.
ORPHAN BENEFIT – $80 monthly allotment for orphans of eligible families; up to $7,000 in college scholarships available.
MEMBER/SPOUSE FRATERNAL BENEFIT – Accidental death coverage for member and spouse at no cost.
WIDOW BENEFITS –
a) Continues to be covered under the Member/Spouse Fraternal Benefit;
b) May purchase life insurance, long-term care insurance, or annuities up to one year after insured member’s death;
c) Receives a free lifetime subscription to Columbia;
d) Eligible with her children for scholarships, student loans, etc.
SCHOLARSHIPS – Scholarship programs for higher education available to members, their spouses and children.
LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT – Opportunity to build personal leadership skills, public speaking ability, organization skills, etc.
FOURTH DEGREE – Eligibility to join the “Patriotic Degree.”
HONORARY LIFE MEMBERSHIP at Age 70 with 25 years of membership.
MEMBERSHIP CARD – Entitles participation in all Catholic, fraternal and social activities in over 14,000 councils throughout the world.
ACTIVITIES – FAMILY/YOUTH/RELIGIOUS/SOCIAL/ATHLETIC