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Chapter: Support

  • Bylaws Sample Download the PDF file
    Sample template for bylaws.
  • Chapter History Download the PDF file
    By keeping a chapter history, you will have the general information of each year after year.
  • Chapter Information Sheet Use the Online Version
    Official form for a Chapter to complete as needed to let the CSC know of your new information regarding your chapter.
  • Committee Participation List Download the PDF file
    This form is useful in tracking who worked on which projects.
  • Extensions Manual Download the PDF file
    Everything you need to know in order to run and Extension from beginning to end.
  • Fast Start: Local President Download the PDF file Download the Word file
  • Fast Start: Local Program Manager Download the PDF file Download the Word file
  • Fast Start: Membership Vice President Download the PDF file Use the Online Version
  • Fast Start: Programming Vice President Download the PDF file Use the Online Version
  • Fast Start: Secretary Download the PDF file Use the Online Version
  • Fast Start: State Delegate Download the PDF file Use the Online Version
  • Fast Start: Treasurer Download the PDF file Use the Online Version
  • Form 990-N Use the Online Version
    Annual Electronic Filing Requirement for Small Exempt Organizations
    Form is being redesigned by the IRS and will be available upon completion.
  • Founder's Day Proclamation Download the PDF file Download the Word file
  • Glossary of Terms and Acronyms Download the PDF file
    What's an SPM, CIP or how does MNWT define an Active Member? If you don't know, check out this file that contains common titles and terminology used by the organization.
  • Gold Team Manual Download the PDF file
  • How to Be a Successful Co-Chair Download the PDF file
    Congratulations! You've signed up to co-chair a project! Where do you begin? Included is a BASIC guideline of things that should be done for every project. Keep in mind that depending on the size of the project, additional steps may have to be added.
  • Kid's Week Project Ideas Download the PDF file
    Ideas on how to celebrate Kid's Week.
  • Member Survey Download the PDF file
    Sample survey to evaluate the effectiveness of your chapter.
  • MN Secretary of State Annual Registration Download the PDF file Use the Online Version
    A nonprofit corporation files articles of incorporation with this office and is formed for a purpose not involving monetary gain and paying no dividends to its members. It may form for any lawful purpose, including the conduct of commercial activities.
  • MNWT Bookmarks Download the PDF file
    Sample bookmarks that promote Women of Today. Print and cut these bookmarks as a recruiting tool. Leave them at the front desk of your local library or slip them into books.
  • Orders of the Day Download the PDF file
    A sample of the Orders of the Day given at the start of every business meeting.
  • PEP Course: Improv Download the PDF file
    Improv PEP course information and materials (free)
  • Presenting Main Motion Download the PDF file
    The correct procedures for making a motion. If you have questions about motions, voting, and other aspects of parliamentary procedure, please e-mail the State Parliamentarian at parli@mnwt.org.
  • President's To Do List 2016-2017 Download the PDF file
  • Press Release Template Download the PDF file
    Several sample press releases can be found on the Public Relations State Program Manager's page. You can also e-mail pr@mnwt.org for help with your press releases. Use this template to help write the next press release for your chapter!
  • Program Manager Contact Sheet Use the Online Version
    Complete this sheet for your local or district program managers, or other contacts if PM positions are not filled.
  • Programming Area Emphasis Months and Descriptions Download the PDF file
    Listing by month of the Programming Emphasis for MNWT and USWT.
  • Reporting Training Manual Download the PDF file
    Reporting is an important aspect of being a Women of Today chapter. This document provides an overview for chapters and members on the importance and process of reporting in the MN Women of Today. It can be used as a chapter orientation, board training, or any other way that may be valuable.
  • Sample Press Release: Founder's Day Download the PDF file Download the Word file
    Sample Press Release to promote Founder's Day.
  • Sample Press Release: Fall State Convention Download the PDF file
  • Sample Press Release: Kid's Week Download the PDF file
  • Sample Press Release: Women of Today Week Download the PDF file
    Template for announcing upcoming Women of Today Week celebration events.
  • Script for Amending a Motion Download the PDF file
  • Statewide Project: MNJOTS CIP Download the PDF file
  • Web: How-To Set Up Your Chapter's Site Download the PDF file Use the Online Version
    Directions on how to set up a website for your chapter or district.
  • What to Keep and What to Throw Download the PDF file
    This lists important documents that each chapter should retain in their files.
  • Women of Today Awards Listing Download the PDF file
    Listing of all awards offered through the MNWT and USWT.

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District: Support

  • District Meeting Handbook Download the PDF file
    Does your chapter need to host a district meeting? Check out this handbook for anything and everything you need to know about running a district meeting. Use the District Meeting Information form to submit all your district meetings for them to appear on the MNWT website.
  • District Meeting Information Use the Online Version
    Submit all your district meetings for them to appear on the MNWT website. Use the District Meeting Handbook to make sure you have a well-rounded meeting for your chapter members.
  • District Officer Sheet Download the PDF file Use the Online Version
    Official form for a District to complete at the beginning of the year to let the CSC know of your new officers.
  • Fast Start: District Membership Vice President Download the PDF file Download the Word file
  • Fast Start: District Director Download the PDF file Use the Online Version
  • Fast Start: District Program Manager Download the PDF file Download the Word file

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Foundation: Information

  • Empower the Future Fundraiser Download the PDF file
    MNWT Foundation (501c3) fundraiser begins Winter State 2017 and ends Winter State 2018.
  • MNWT Foundation Annual Report Download the PDF file
    MNWT Foundation Annual Report for 2016.

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Recognition: Support

  • Effective Speaking Competition Criteria Download the PDF file
    Effective Speaking Competition Guidelines and Judging Criteria - consult SPM for further details to ensure all information regarding this competition has been acquired.
  • Effective Writing Competition Criteria Download the PDF file
  • Featured Member Download the PDF file
    This program allows any member to be recognized for the difference they have made to the Women of Today organization or for growth they have experienced since joining. Short posts about the selected Featured Member will be posted on the MNWT blog and serve as an example of the great individuals who make up our organization. Any member may nominate any member in good standing.
  • Impromptu Speaking Competition Criteria Download the PDF file
    Impromptu Speaking Competition Guidelines and Judging Criteria - consult SPM for further details to ensure all information regarding this competition has been acquired.

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State: Committees

  • Buckets of Sunshine Responses to Packages Download the PDF file
  • Facebook: Expand on Your Chapter's Page Download the PDF file
    Here are some tips on making the most of your chapter Facebook page.
  • Facebook: Set Up a Page for Your Chapter Download the PDF file
    This presentation gives you useful information on creating a Facebook and Twitter presense.
  • Future Directions Survey Results Download the PDF file
  • Giving the Gift of Your Time Download the PDF file
  • GoodSearch Fundraising Program Download the PDF file Use the Online Version
  • Ladies Night Out Handbook Download the PDF file
    This handbook gives you everything you need to run an easy Coffee Night Membership Event for MNWT Ladies Night Out. You do not need to do things exactly as they are laid out in this manual, but it does serve as a guide full of suggestions and ideas.
  • Membership Opinion Survey Download the PDF file
    This form is used to gather information on your members' opinions of the chapter and Women of Today in general.
  • MNWT Foundation Brochure Download the PDF file
    Informational brochure about the Minnesota Women of Today Foundation outlining the goals and programs the foundation supports.
  • MNWT Hospitality Suite for Breaking Free Download the PDF file
    Item collection for Breaking Free's Demand Change Project will take place at Annual Convention.
  • MNWT Social Media Guidelines Use the Online Version
    Guidelines on how MNWT uses Social Media; it is a good reference for how your chapter should utilize social media as well.
  • Statewide Project: Buckets of Sunshine History Download the PDF file
  • Statewide Project: Buckets of Sunshine Responses to Packages Download the PDF file
  • Strategic Plan (updated 2017) Download the PDF file
    2013-2020 Strategic Plan created by the Future Directions Committee
  • Succession Planning for Chapters Download the PDF file Download the Word file
    Succession Planning is a process for identifying and developing people with the potential to fill key leadership positions in an organization. This document outlines a process and provides some tools for succession planning of your chapter board. If your chapter utilizes these tools, you should always be building your current and future leaders.
  • Web Jargon 101 Download the PDF file
    The web can be confusing, and we’ve all come across some terms that don’t make much sense. Like viruses. Or IP addresses. Or spyware. We’ve made a list of some common technical words and explained them here as simply and accurately as we can.

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State: Reporting

  • District Director Monthly Report Download the PDF file Use the Online Version
    Official form for a District Director to report of the past month's activities.
  • Staff Report Download the PDF file
    Official form for the MNWT Staff to report to the State President.
  • State Program Manager Monthly Report Download the PDF file
    Official form for the MNWT State Program Managers to report to the IVP/EVP and the State President.

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State: Support

  • Fun Pasta W&M Fundraiser T1 2017 Download the PDF file
    FUN PASTA will be the first trimester promotional for Ways and Means. REMEMBER: Your chapter will receive 20% profit for each order received. When ordering online, your chapter will receive a check from MNWT for your 20% profit when fundraiser is closed. Your chapter can also receive SUCCESS points for $75 in orders this trimester. You don’t want to miss out!
  • MNWT Bylaws Download the PDF file
    Minnesota Women of Today Bylaws as amended May 2016
  • MNWT Contributions Download the PDF file
    2006-2010 annual contributions to other organizations.
  • MNWT Craft Shows Download the PDF file
    Craft Shows across the state sponsored by WT Chapters.
  • MNWT Policies Download the PDF file
    Minnesota Women of Today Policies as amended June 2017
  • MNWT Proposed Budget 2017-2018 Download the PDF file
    2017-2018 MNWT Proposed Budget
  • MNWT Website Scavenger Hunt Download the PDF file Use the Online Version
    Submit this by August 31; if everything is correct, your name will be displayed at the Fall State Project Fair, and you will be put into the basket drawing which will be awarded at the Fall State Business Meeting. The Web Team will verify all responses.
  • NEWSLET Article Submission Use the Online Version
  • Outstanding Young Adult Scholarship Fundraiser (Order Deadline 7/18/17) Download the PDF file
    Order form for Outstanding Young Adult Scholarship Fundraiser - Lynx vs Indiana Fever, Friday, 8/18/17 7 pm; order deadline 7/18/17.
  • Partnership Agreement Download the PDF file
  • Presidential Profile 2016-2017 Download the PDF file
  • Programming Brochure Download the PDF file
  • Reporting Structure and Flow Download the PDF file
    This flow chart is useful when training members about MNWT Reporting.
  • State Store Order Form Download the PDF file Use the Online Version
    State Store items make great incentives and thank you gifts. For a complete list of items, visit the state store at a state meeting or review the order form. If you are interested in these or any of the items available, contact the Ways & Means SPM to place an order.
  • Trimester Promotional Order and Sales Tax Worksheet Download the PDF file
    This worksheet is designed to assist your chapter Ways and Means LPM and Treasurer to calculate the breakdown of a promotional fundraiser.
  • Website Stats 2013-2014 Download the PDF file
    These statistics give an overview of visits to our website.
  • Website Stats 2014-2015 Download the PDF file
    These statistics give an overview of visits to our website.
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