In the Board meeting held during WPC2016 in Beijing, China, the Board decided to increase the funds available for Branch Development by making a formal call for Branch Development Proposals.
The maximum budget for a proposal is US$2,000.
What can you propose?
• Development of a Branch website and start-up expenses
• Organize activities to revitalize your branch
• Support to communicate with members
• Six months budget for secretarial assistance, stationary etc.
• Organize webinars
A Branch can receive this award once a year, for a maximum of 3 awards.
In cases where numerous branch projects are being evaluated, preference will be given to first time applicants.
If your proposal is awarded, you have to send in a report on how the money was utilized.
Deadlines for submission are January 1st and July 1st.