The following reporting procedures will be in effect during the 2018-2020 administration. Questions regarding these procedures may be directed to: Nancy Tabor, GFWC/Iowa 1st Vice-President, 806 Niles St., Maquoketa, IA 52060 563-652-1133 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
REPORTING CRITERIA: 1. Deadline for Reports: February 1st each year. 2. Report period covers January 1 through December 31 of previous year. 3. GFWC Reporting Form: This form will be emailed or mailed annually to all club presidents from GFWC/Iowa. Complete the GFWC/Iowa reporting form by filling in numbers only in the appropriate partnership boxes and the boxes specified for the totals of all other projects in that CSP area. Report the number of projects, volunteer hours spent,and dollars or in-kind donations for each. This is a statistical reporting form only. 4. There shall be no cross reporting between community service program areas, for fundraising. Report your project statistics in one CSP area only. 5. To receive state awards, narratives must be included in community service program areas in which the club wants to be judged. If not seeking state awards, no narratives are required. A "Narrative" is an attached page with details explaining your project or projects. 6. Duplicate and send one copy to GFWC/Iowa Headquarters, 3839 Merle Hay Rd., Ste. 201, Des Moines 50310. Retain one copy for your club file. Materials will not be returned to clubs unless return postage is included with the entry. Do not send a report to GFWC in Washington, DC. 7. Junior clubs will be judged along with the general clubs.
1. SILVER AWARD REPORTING: Each year during state convention one Traveling Silver Tray is awarded in each of the six GFWC Community Service Program areas (Arts, Conservation, Education, Home Life, International Outreach, and Public Issues), the GFWC Signature Program: Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention area and the Juniors' Program: Advocates for Children area. Clubs winning this award report participation in both a partnership program/project and a community service program/project demonstrating achievement in the program areas. If there are no partnerships established by GFWC or no partnership projects reported by any club in a particular area, the club with the best report in the CSP area will receive the silver award. 2. Those clubs completing narratives that do not receive a silver award or 1st place award will be given HONORABLE Mention Certificates in the program areas they entered. 3. Summary Award Certificates will be given to all clubs who complete the GFWC/ Iowa Statistical Reporting Form only with no narratives attached. 4. Clubs awarded silver will be notified prior to State Convention so that they may have a representative on the convention floor. 5. IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF EACH RECIPIENT OF SILVER AWARDS TO HAVE THE SILVER POLISHED AND RETURNED TO BE AVAILABLE AT STATE CONVENTION IN TIME FOR AWARD PRESENTATIONS THE FOLLOWING YEAR.