Program Report User Guide

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All chapters of The Links, Incorporated are required to complete an annual program report. In even-numbered years, the report is submitted to the national office for review and evaluation. In odd-numbered years, the report is submitted to the areas for review and evaluation. Each report covers a period of two fiscal years, May 1 - April 30.

The purpose of the report is threefold: to document that The Links, Incorporated and The Links Foundation, Incorporated are fulfilling their constitutional and legal responsibilities as 501(c)(4) and 501(c)(3) organizations respectively; to demonstrate that the organizations are valuable partners in serving communities throughout the global community; and to assess our effectiveness in programming.

Program Reporting Period:
  • (National) May 1, 2016 – April 30, 2018
  • (Area) May 1, 2015 – April 30, 2017
Deadline and Requirements:
  • The Reports must be submitted electronically no later than 11:59 p.m. EST on February 1, 2018.
  • Reports received after February 1, 2018 will not be considered for awards.
Format Requirements:
  • A maximum of three (3) reports may be submitted per chapter. If a chapter chooses to submit three (3) reports, at least one of these should be on a Signature Program or National Initiative. If a chapter submits more than three (3) reports, only the first three (3) submitted reports will be reviewed.
  • Once a report is submitted changes can not be made.
  • Faxed, mailed or emailed copies of the report will NOT be accepted.
  • Graphic materials, such as brochures, videos, and photos should NOT be submitted.
Contact Information:

If you have questions regarding the online process, please contact your area program chair or National Programs.