For NOW Leaders

Chapter Management

Filing Your Chapter’s 2016 Annual Report

Click here to file your chapter’s 2016 Annual Report. To complete this form you will need: officer contact information, chapter contact information, and financial/budgetary/IRS information. Beginning 5-25-2017, rebate eligibility requires either the 2016 report or the reports for both 2014 and 2015. Chapter Annual Reports Are Important Submitting your required chapter annual report is easy… Read more »

Membership Information

Membership Guidelines for Chapters Review these handy guidelines to understand how NOW’s membership process works! Included in this document are instructions about collecting dues, sending memberships to National NOW, becoming eligible for rebates and more. Membership Forms Request Membership Lists The purpose of this form is to ask for membership information for a specific chapter. … Read more »

Resources for Chapter Leaders

Chapter Website Change Request Update your chapter description and contact information as displayed on the National NOW website. Chapter Organizing Manual This manual provides a comprehensive overview of NOW’s chapter processes, duties and responsibilities. Merging and Dissolving Chapters Sometimes chapters merge, sometimes they dissolve. Reference NOW’s policies above and the sample letters below to guide… Read more »

Starting a NOW Chapter: Convening Info & Resources

So You Want to Start a NOW Chapter The quick start guide to starting a NOW chapter. Outlines what exactly it takes to get a chapter going. Convenor Authorization Form This form is the first step toward starting a new chapter. Send it to anyone interested in convening a NOW chapter. Chapter Convenor Kit (updated… Read more »

NOW PAC Information

Political Organizing Manual PAC Candidate Interview Guidelines 2016 Working with the NOW PAC: Endorsements & Elections Webinar View a YouTube recording of this webinar here:  

Brochures to Download and Print

Guidelines for Downloading and Printing NOW Brochures Follow these tips, and you should get good results: Make sure you are opening/downloading the brochures in at least version of Adobe (Acrobat) Reader. If you haven’t updated Adobe Reader in a while, or if you don’t have it at all, install the most recent (free) version right… Read more »

Leadership Memos

NOW chapter leaders receive a monthly leadership memo with updates, tips and reminders for the upcoming month. Leadership memos are sent to all NOW leaders. If you are a chapter leader and are not receiving the monthly leadership memos contact the Field Team at  Below is an archive of previous leadership memos for reference: 2015… Read more »

Social Media Guides

These guides are for chapter leaders who have never used social media before. They include basic steps for how to create, manage, and use Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, and Hootsuite. Social media helps chapters reach out to members and non-members, and can be a powerful tool for organizing events and meetings. Facebook How-To Twitter How-To Tumblr… Read more »

Social Media 102 Webinar: You Have Twitter – Now What?

This webinar was hosted in preparation for the anniversary of Roe vs. Wade .You will find useful tips on organizing and outreach through social media. It is designed for chapters who already have social media platforms set up but need further instruction to utilize them to their greatest potential. Social Media 102 webinar