Create a Chapter

Chapters represent Partners locally and collaborate with each other and outside organizations to change lives across the Americas. If there is not a Chapter near you, read on to learn how you can create one: 

Creating a Partners of the Americas Chapter, PartnersCampus Student Chapter, or Affiliate Chapter
Follow the steps below to create any one of the three types of Chapters that implements projects, events, exchanges, and activities that change lives in the Americas. 

4 Easy Steps for Creating Chapters

STEP 1 Get Informed
Learn about Partners of the Americas, our vision and mission, our three different types of Chapters and the steps and requirements for creating a new Chapter.

STEP 2 Express Your Interest
Fill out a short form to let us know more about you and your interest in creating a Chapter. We will follow up to help walk you through the third and fourth steps.

STEP 3 Get Oriented
Meet with Partners Staff for an orientation session where we will share guidance for developing your Chapter and meeting the Requirements for Charter.

STEP 4 Apply! 
Submit an Application for Charter, showing that you have met the Requirements for Charter.  

For more information, please contact the Membership Unit at