Affiliation Agreements: Best Practices for Success

Affiliation Agreements: Best Practices for Success

affiliation agreement July 31, 2017 By: Christina M. Darnowski, CAE

While organizations and local chapters help support and extend each other's missions, that relationship can turn sour if it's not clearly defined. Drawing up an affiliation agreement ensures both parties know and meet their obligations.

Chapters provide a variety of benefits to their parent organizations. Even with the growing number of virtual communities providing networking, knowledge sharing, and distance learning, regional chapters still facilitate many face-to-face interactions that members value. They also help grow membership and develop organizational leadership....