Chapter Tool Kit

Chapter Handbook

The Chapter Handbook is your guide to organizing and operating your Chapter. It includes everything a Chapter President needs to know, including but not limited to establishing bylaws, holding officer elections, managing finances, holding activities.

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Chapter Tool Kit

Use these tools to raise awareness of the value you bring to your local community and to the Society of Decorative Painters.
  • Tips for Finding a Craft Fair or Festival
  • Tips for Getting Media Coverage
  • News Release Template
  • Chapter Form Deadlines

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We are constantly looking for new resources we can provide to help our Chapters thrive. We welcome your questions, ideas and feedback. Email us at

Instructions to Update Your Online Chapter Listing

The Chapter Directory is an online listing of our active Chapters. Add information to your Chapter Profile listing so our website visitors can learn about your activities and how to join your Chapter. You can add a picture or logo, meeting location address, website URL, social media links, and the year that your Chapter was founded. If your Chapter doesn't have a website, use your Chapter Profile listing as your website by regularly updating it with your news and events. Follow these instructions to update your Chapter Profile.

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