The Managing Your League section was created to consolidated the tools and resources of the “business” side of running a League under one heading. Need to know about managing your member roster or how to run a successfully Board of Directors meeting,, or even need information on best practices and guidelines for the maintaining an online presence (website and/or Social Media) for your League? All the related tools and resource are available in this section.

League Online Network Widget

Add your League's website to the League of Women Voters Online network. All you need to do is add one line of code to your website and the widget handles the rest.

ABC's of a Streamlined League

The League is one organization with three levels. Remember that you have people resources -- from volunteer colleagues such as yourself in other local Leagues to your state League and your LWVUS Board Liaisons. Sharing ideas and supporting each other between levels of the League is an important benefit of belonging to the League! Leadership in the League can be easy and fun! This publication created by the LWVUS Streamlining Committee composed of LWVUS Board Members and Staff will help you make it so.

Local and State League Education Funds

The League of Women Voters has an education fund that is available to all Leagues through the League of Women Voters Education Fund (LWVEF). Established in 1957 as a separate tax-exempt organization with a 501(c)(3) tax status; Leagues can fund raise tax-deductible dollars. This FREE service is offered by LWVUS to state and local Leagues. Setting up an account is quick and easy! Contact GrantServices@lwv.org to get more information to set up an account with LWVUS. Please click here to see information on how you can use your education fund.

A Treasure for Treasurers: Tips for Managing Your League's Finances

This downloadable PowerPoint has information on what kinds of procedures Leagues should have in place to protect its funds; including financial authorizations, record keeping, separation of responsibilities and audits. Read through this valuable information to learn about how having an education fund can be used to strengthen your League!

Has Your League Filed Its Form 990-N Yet?

All Leagues that receive less than $50,000 in income must file an e-postcard return (also known as Form 990N) every year. The only exceptions are Leagues that are included in their state League’s group return or that file the more complicated Form 990 or 990-EZ. If your League hasn’t filed the online form yet, please do so immediately.