Conducting Tele-Conference Meetings (PDF)Use tele-conferences and other e-communications as  alternatives to conducting in-person meetings.

Using Bylaws To Improve Effectiveness and Achieve Results (PDF)Slides from the workshop for chapter leaders at the 2019 national convention.

This section of the website offers Resources, Tools, and Services Available To Chapters (PDF link), including:

  • AwardsLists of national awards and links to nomination forms.
  • Outdoor Recreation: Resources on engaging new audiences in hunting and recreational shooting sports, newsletter for chapters that offer shooting sports, and discounted youth fishing equipment for League youth events.
  • Forms & Reports: Membership and officer report forms. 
  • Marketing & PR Tools: Free marketing tools from the national office plus other League-branded products.
  • Chapter Manual: If you are a chapter leader or want to become one, this is a must-read!
  • Clean Water Challenge Toolkit Resources (including sample language, graphics, activity ideas) to help League chapters engage members and other volunteers in the Clean Water Challenge.

There are a several time-sensitive resources and services with deadlines and dates to remember.


Responsibilities of National Leaders

National Officer Nomination Form (PDF link)

Chapter Starter Kit

Your guide to starting a new chapter of the Izaak Walton League, including sample bylaws and articles of incorporation. 

Funding Opportunities 

Looking for a grant to fund chapter conservation or outdoor recreation programs? Check the IWLA Endowment website for details on their grant programs.

Chapter Officers

Log into the League's database to renew and manage members, update officer lists, download a chapter roster, and more! Your changes will be made live to the League database.

Want a few tips? Let us walk you through how to use these tools in recorded Webinars:

We also have hints to help you use the new online member renewal function: