Tools and Resources for IWLA Chapters

Chapter Tools


IWLA Chapter Manual: This manual provides you with the basic information about the Izaak Walton League of America (IWLA) and its network of local chapters. This manual is divided into six major parts, called units, and emphasizes important points proven to be valuable in operating a local chapter of the League.

Reports and Forms

Charitable Conservation and Education Activities Questionnaire: Keyable PDF of this annual two-page questionnaire for chapters and divisions under the League's 501(c)(3) umbrella, plus sample activities to guide you.

Outdoor America Library Subscription Form: The League's Outdoor America magazine is a great way to introduce your community to conservation and the League. We offer a special discounted rate for League members and chapters that want to provide these subscriptions to school and county libraries. 

Officer Report Form: You'll never have to search for your officer forms again! Just log onto the League's Chapter Leadership page to update all your officers online! If you prefer to stick with paper, you can print the one-page 8.5 x 14 PDF, or one-page 8.5 x 11 PDF, fill it in (including the years), and fax or mail the form after your chapter elections. View Officer Report Screen Hints for more information on how to complete the on-line form.

IRS Filing Requirement: Small tax-exempt organizations are required to electronically submit Form 990-N, also known as the e-Postcard, with the IRS annually. 

Tally Sheet Calculator (Excel): A spreadsheet to help you with calculations for your Tally Sheet (5/13 v3).

New Chapter Member Report Form (Excel): This form must accompany a Tally Sheet when new memberships are included (v 12/14).

Change of Name/Address Form (PDF): A helpful tool for revising chapter members' change of mailing addresses, telephone numbers, or e-mail addresses (v 9/09). Even better, log into the League Web site and change your information directly in the database!

League Marketing

Fact Sheets: The Izaak Walton League of America National Office developed a series of fact sheets about the League and our conservation programs. These one-page documents describe League's mission, achievements, programs, and goals. 

Chapter brochureMembership Brochures: A full-color membership recruitment brochure that can be customized with your chapter's information to help promote chapter membership in your community.

Select from one of two templates on the included CD-ROM to fill in your desired information and print.

Promotional Posters: A series of full-color promotional posters designed to help chapters promote their activities. The mixed set includes five themes and taglines and comes with an instructional CD-ROM.

Promotional DVD: Show the League's promotional DVD at public events to let others know who the League is and what it stands for. (Click image at left to view the video on YouTube.)  Contact for a DVD.

Tabletop Display: Tabletop displays are available with the IWLA banner, a custom tablecloth, a promotional DVD, and a supply of the most recent Outdoor America. Contact your division (many have their own displays) or e-mail to get one from the IWLA headquarters.

Build a Chapter Web Site (PDF): Download and complete this form to have IWLA help your chapter or division set up a Web site, using specially created League banners.

Chapter Starter Kit: Do you want to start a chapter or know someone who does? E-mail to request a chapter starter kit with DVD that outlines the steps needed to start a new League chapter. The kit also includes chapter membership application cards, new member report forms, member tally sheets, and more!

League Branding

Izaak Walton League Logos: Need an electronic version of the League logo? Chapter officers can e-mail with their request. Please specify color (green and yellow) or black and white and the file format you need. 

Flags and Banners (PDF): Digitally printed yellow nylon, suitable for both indoor and outdoor use, flag (grommets on side) or banner (grommets at top) measures 2' x 5' with a 30" green IWLA seal. Display at your facility, chapter house, or meeting place and/or use at public events.

Roadside Signs (PDF): The seal marks the spot! Whether it's to help new members find your chapter or to point out conservation project successes, a League-branded roadside sign helps members of your community recognize the League.


Anti-Litter Sign (PDF): Litter is everybody’s nemesis! The White Oak River Chapter in Swansboro, NC, found that installing this friendly warning sign on roadways, trails, and streams helps curb litter. It’s also a great way to let the community know that your chapter is engaged in local conservation work.

Name Badges (PDF): Order a 2" x 3-3/8" white badge with black engraved name, title, and chapter/division name, withyellow and green IWLA logo. Locking jeweler's pin fastener on the back.

Outdoor Product Discounts

Henry Repeating Arms Vendor Direct Program (PDF): Izaak Walton League chapters and divisions can now purchase special-edition IWLA rifles from Henry Repeating Arms to support charitable and educational efforts and enhance fundraising activities.

Zebco Family Fishing Program (PDF link): Through this program, Izaak Walton League chapters and divisions can purchase discounted rods and reels as part of their efforts to engage youth and families in fishing activities. NOTE: Purchased Zebco items must be used for an Izaak Walton League chapter’s fishing event or given as prizes at such events.

Young Ikes Materials

YOUNG IKES: Our youth-focused materials help children understand the natural world around them and what they can do to protect our precious natural resources. Products include

  • Activity books, available in vibrant color on 100% recycled paper, filled with games and puzzles designed to educate and encourage future conservation leaders.
  • One-page fun sheets, designed to print out easily from your home computer.

"10 Ways To Help Your Chapter" Series

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