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NAMI Illinois Affiliates Leaders

Standards of Excellence              Affiliation Information            Tools and Resources



NAMI Standards of Excellence

NAMI Standards of Excellence define the roles and responsibilities of NAMI, NAMI State 

Organizations and NAMI Affiliates, and express the necessary requirements for NAMI 

State Organizations and NAMI Affiliates to be chartered and affiliated with NAMI.


Welcome to Standards of Excellence: Handout, Visual Presentation and Audio Recording
NAMI Standards of Excellence

         The NAMI Affiliate Handbook

        Webinars on affiliation and the Affiliate Handbook



Affiliation Information


Affiliate Resolution

NAMI Illinois Mission Statement

Policies and Procedures

Bylaws Template

Code of Ethics

Affiliate Flyer/Welcome Letter

Annual Affiliate Information Survey 

Board of Director Form

Affiliate Meetings

Guide for Organizing Not-For-Profit Organization

IRS Governance Practices

IRS Apply for Tax Exempt Status

IRS Tax Exempt Status for Your Organization

IRS Understanding Your EIN

Substantiating Charitable Contributions


Additional Tools and Resources for Affiliates


Sample Job Descriptions from NAMI Metro Suburban

Sample Employee Handbook from NAMI Metro Suburban

Sample community outreach presentation from NAMI DKK

Sample outreach presentation to professionals from NAMI DKK