We have released a new PowerPoint template and theme for use by all Leagues.

Leagues are welcome to use the new template on its own, or may download and install the theme into PowerPoint.

DOWNLOADABLE FILES: Template (.pptx) | Theme (.potx)


To install the theme file, please use the following guidance:


  1. Download the .potx file
  2. Move to the C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Templates\ folder on your computer.
  3. In the PowerPoint application, go to File > Options > Save and paste C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Templates\ in the Default Personal Templates Location box and click save.

The theme will be available under the “Personal” themes section of PowerPoint.


  1. Download the .potx file
  2. Open up the Terminal app (easiest way is via Spotlight search for Terminal)
  3. Paste in the following line and hit return:
    open ~/Library/Application\ Support/Microsoft/Office/User\ Templates/My\ Templates/
  4. This will open the Powerpoint theme folder (assuming you are using the latest PowerPoint version). Copy your .potx file there.

The theme will be available under “My Templates” in your themes section of PowerPoint for Mac.


Please contact Caitlin Rulien, Communications Manager, at CRulien@lwv.org if you have any questions.