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Following are resources I2SL Chapters can use as they develop and promote their chapter activities. If you have thoughts on additional resources to include on this page, please contact I2SL.

Chapter Promotion

    • PowerPoint Template
      Feel free to add your I2SL Chapter logo to this PowerPoint template and use it for presentations where you are sharing information on your chapter.
    • I2SL Slideshow
      These slides can be used in their entirety or piecemeal by chapters in their presentations to offer audiences information on I2SL HQ and ways to get involved.
    • I2SL Membership Flier

      This flier can be printed out and distributed to promote membership in I2SL. The flier includes information about member benefits, membership responsibilities, and how to become an I2SL member.

        • Prospective I2SL Members
          Please encourage all prospective I2SL Members to sign up using the online form. Once a new member submits the online form their dues are automatically processed, they receive a confirmation email, their name is added to the member list, and they are enrolled in renewal reminders.

    Chapter Business

    • Chapter Payment Schedule
    To Be Paid
    Cost to Chapter
    Chapter Start Up Fee One-time fee to be paid within 2 months of receiving acceptance as an I2SL Chapter

    $1200 for international chapters

    Chapter Annual Operation Fee (including international chapters) Annual fee to be paid upon invoice from I2SL HQ at close of I2SL's fiscal year. Chapters that are approved after October 1 are not subject to this fee until their next operating year*. 10% of Chapter Gross Revenue (minimum $300)

    Chapter Annual Accounting Fee
    Not applicable to incorporated, 501(c)(3) chapters or international chapters.

    Annual fee to be paid upon invoice from I2SL HQ at close of I2SL's fiscal year. During their first operating year, Chapters will pay a prorated fee based on their operating year start date*. $1,200
    * A chapter's operating year begins on the date the chapter receives official approval from I2SL HQ's Board of Directors.


    • Chapter Budget Template
      I2SL Chapters can customize this template to record any chapter income, expenses, sponsorships, or other chapter-related finance information.
    • Chapter Payment Form Template
      For chapters that use I2SL HQ for accounting services, please request any payees (sponsors, event attendees, etc.) complete this form when providing payment to I2SL HQ. This will help I2SL HQ quickly and properly process funds. This form can be customized with your chapter name and logo.
    • Chapter Reimbursement Request Form Template
      For chapters that use I2SL HQ for accounting services, please use this form when requesting a check from I2SL for a chapter expense reimbursement.
    • Invoice Template
      If chapter sponsors or other payees request an invoice, chapters can customize and send this template.
    • Receipt Template
      Chapters can customize and send this receipt template to chapter sponsors and other payees.
    • Thank You Letter Template
      Chapters can customize and send this thank you letter template to chapter sponsors.
    • W-9 form
      Because I2SL is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, sponsorship contributions are eligible for a tax deduction. Sponsors may need this form for their files.
    • IRS Approval Document
      If you need further documentation verifying I2SL's 501(c)(3) status, please refer to the IRS approval document.
    • Insurance Documents
      Review the insurance documents below for information about what insurance I2SL HQ provides for chapters.
    • Reporting Chapter Events

      If you are holding a chapter event, please email I2SL to notify headquarters of the event. Please include the event details (date, time, location, etc.), any registration links, and promotional materials in your email. I2SL will add chapter events to the Chapter Events page and calendar.

    • Chapter Bylaws

      I2SL recommends that chapters create bylaws to ensure consistency in how the organization operates. A sub-committee of I2SL's Executive Advisory Committee created sample bylaws that chapters can use as a starting point for their own bylaws. View the sample bylaws.

      Additionally, the following established bylaws from I2SL Chapters are available for reference:

    Obtaining AIA Credits for Chapter Events

    • I2SL is an American Institute of Architects (AIA) Continuing Education System provider. Chapters interested in offering AIA or other continuing education credits for their educational events can do so through I2SL. Learn more.

    Other Chapter Resources



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