GPA Chapter Effective Practice submission
In an effort to assist all chapters with bettering their practices and helping each other with new ideas that work, please enter any information regarding a project/practice that has resulted in success for your chapter. If a certain question isn't applicable, feel free to skip it. Thank you in advance!
Name of person filling out form
Email of person filling out form
Name of Chapter submitting the best practice
What category would you put this best practice in?
Meeting planning/time management
Planning a funder panel-type event
How to find meeting content/speakers
Planning a local or regional conference
Engaging chapter volunteers
Partnering with other area agencies
Chapter member retention
Chapter member recruitment
Chapter communications/marketing methods
Chapter strategic/operational planning
International Grant Professionals Day (IGPD)
Chapter membership survey content
Planning a social/community service outing for chapter members
Planning a GPC exam study group
Officer succession planning
Short, one-sentence description of the best practice.
Explain in more detail what the practice is or how it works.
Why does this work well for your chapter?
How many people were involved in making it successful?
How did you divide up tasks (if applicable)?
What was your intended outcome and what was the actual outcome?
Did this effort cost money, time, or both? Approximately how much of each?
When is the best time/worst time of year to implement this particular practice?
How long does it take to prepare for this practice?
What advice would you give other chapters if they implement something similar?
Would someone from your chapter be willing to be contacted by other chapters with questions? If so, who would be best?
Would someone from your chapter be willing to be featured on a Chapter Leader Webinar to share how to implement this best practice? If so who should be contacted?
Can we share these best practice details via GrantZone, emails/newsletters to chapter leaders as well as outside GPA to other associations?
Maybe, let's discuss it further
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