Resources

Small Section Program Development Grant

Are you planning an event and need funds?  The Region H Small Section Program Development Grant (PDG) provides financial assistance for programs to develop in professional and collegiate “small sections” in Region H. A “small section” is defined as a section with 35 or fewer members.  For more information, please see the details in the policy and application below.

Region H Small Section Program Development Grant (PDG-RH) Policy
Region H Small Section Program Development Grant Application

Section Vitality Grant

Does your section need to improve in the areas of leadership, membership growth and retention, section activities and participation, or general section management?  The Region H Section Vitality Grant can provide financial assistance to professional and collegiate sections in Region H.  For more information, please see the details in the policy and application below.

Region H Section Vitality Grant Policy
Region H Section Vitality Grant Application

Travel Grants

Interested in finding funding to attend a SWE event? SWE has funding for you and/or your group! Here is the link for more information and specific details: Region H Travel Funding.

Annual Conference

  • Due date for application for WE16 Annual Conference: Monday, September 12, 2016
  • Approval date for application: Friday, September 23, 2016
  • WE16 in Philadelphia, PA: October 27-29, 2016
  • Send grant application to Gina Janke at regionh.treasurer@swe.org with the subject “SWE Annual Conference Travel Grant Application”

Region H Conference

  • Due date for application for 2017 Region Conference: Friday, January 27, 2017
  • Approval date for application: Friday, February 10, 2017
  • 2017 Region Conference in Ann Arbor, MI: March 10-12, 2017
  • Send grant application to Gina Janke at regionh.treasurer@swe.org with the subject “SWE Region H Conference Travel Grant Application”

SWE Logo Usage

Does your section utilize SWE logos or branding in your materials? Check out this link to make sure you are following the designated guidelines.

SWE Brand Guidelines

SWE Logos Toolkit and Information

Bylaws Updates

Documents for the process to update section bylaws can be found at the two links below.

Collegiate Section Bylaws Standard 2013

Collegiate Section Bylaws Template 2013

Below is a link to the bylaws broken down by Society, Region, MAL, and Professional and Collegiate sections.  Navigate to the Region folder, then Region H for the laws that govern the functioning of Region H.  Every section should have their own bylaws approved by SWE Headquarters.  If your are currently updating your bylaws, the Bylaws folder in the SWE Governance site is an excellent resource.

Region H Bylaws

Tax Instructions

Instructions for filling out and submitting your section’s e-Postcard and EIN to maintain non-profit status can be accessed by the link below.

SWE Section e-Postcard and EIN Instructions

Program Development Grants (PDG)

This powerpoint has information regarding the Program Development Grants (or PDGs) offered by the Society of Women Engineers.

SWE PDG Presentation

See below for the PDG forms (also available on the SWE Program Development Grant Community on My Communities)!

Program Development Grant Format

Program Development Grant Eligibility

Program Development Grant Guidelines

Access the link below for your collegiate section reports!

FY13 Section Report Template

Below is the finance manual that has been updated this year.  The finance manual update was presented during the treasurer’s meeting at the 2011 Annual Conference.  It includes good references for section treasurers.  If you were unable to attend the 2011 Annual Conference, check it out.

Finance Manual (2011 Updated)

Looking for the Region H presentations from the 2012 Annual Conference?  Below is a link to the presentation.  Please take time to review the presentation for important information and dates.

WE12 Region H Collegiate Meeting Presentation

WE12 Region H Collegiate Section Leadership Meeting Presentation 

Also, check out this great presentation from the Collegiate Leadership Forum.  It has great information about the history of SWE, as well as its mission and values.  There is also a breakdown of the leadership structure of the organization.

FY12 CLF SWE Presentation

See the following documents regarding the resources available from the Collegiate Leadership Coaching Committee!

CLCC Region H FY12 Information

CLCC Module List FY12

See links for RCR/RCCE/RCS Roles

RCR-RCCE Role FY12

Region Collegiate Team Roles Description

RCR-RCCE-RCS Election Timeline

RCR Handbook FY12

RCCE Handbook FY12

RCS Roles and Responsibilities

Collegiate and Alternate Senator Job Description FY12

RCR-RCCE-RCS Elections

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