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Chapter Tool Kit




The Chapter Tool Kit is a resource to help chapters find the tools they need to have a successful year.


Let us know what you would like to see here by contacting the Web Team!



Note:  Those resources residing in the ESA Member Center will require your member number and password to access.





Chapter Resources:

A composite listing of resources for chapters with an overview of what can be found for each resource as well as their website if applicable.  Click here.



Chapter Management Tools:

Everything chapter leaders and members need to take care of business - this is your place for International Council information, state and regional presidents rosters and the forms, reports and information are housed in the ESA Member Center.



Chapter Officer Duties:

To assist each officer/chairman in their duties, Officers Guidelines have been created and are regularly updated by the Guideline Committee. 



Dues & Tax Facts

Why do we have dues and where are they used?  Why should we report our financial activities?  Click here.


Fund Raising:

Need ideas for fund raising events?  ESA Member Center has lots of ideas for you to use or inspire you to create your own.



Forms, forms, forms . . . if you are looking for reporting, award, event booking etc., for Colorado ESA, International Council or International Headquarters, you will find it on our Forms section. 


National Service Projects

Here you will find information on some of our most popular and successful national service projects. Use the ideas provided to plan a project in your area to help those in need.

There are ideas for you to work on your own, with your chapter, or within your community. Take advantage of your resources and work to make a difference in the lives of those around you through these ESA projec
ts.  For a complete list of projects, visit the National Projects page at the Make a Difference section of the ESA Member Center.

Tool Kits for National Projects:

Caring Crafter (also for Hats for Hope and Warm Welcome)
Domestic Violence
Hope for Heroes
Hugs for Santa America
Cookin' for the Kids
72-Hour Emergency Packs

Parliamentary Tidbits:

Parliamentary Procedure allows us to have a fair common ground in our meetings.  Was that a Bylaw or a Standing Rule?  What are the proper ways to take care of business?  There's even a List of Common Phrases to help navigate the process in this meaty tidbit.



Turn-Around Funds "How To"

Charitable tax exempt giving.  Here's clarifications and guidelines for using the ESA Foundation Turn-Around Funds.


Upcoming Events in Colorado

Whether it is a State Board Meeting or a Chapter Fundraiser, there is never too much advertising for an event.  Be sure to get your event posted to the Colorado Calendar.



What's Due (when, to whom, etc.)

There's a ton of things going on and lots of them have deadlines.  Be sure not to miss out and check out Colorado's Calendar page.  This is also a great planning tool for scheduling your event! 




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Last updated:  9/7/2019