CAI’s bi-monthly magazine, Community Assets, is packed with useful articles and information for those who read this publication. CAI relies on subject matter experts within our membership to provide content for the magazine. Writing an article for the magazine provides a great amount of exposure to the CAI membership. If you would like to submit an article, please follow these guidelines in order to help maintain the publication’s high standards and assure that the information presented is of interest to the magazine’s readership.
Guidelines for Authors
We cannot accept articles deemed to be promotional in nature. Authors may not promote their business, upcoming seminars, or products that the company produces or sells. Articles will be followed by a brief bio, edited by the publisher, which will include information about the author and the author’s business.
Acceptance of articles by CAI implies certain conditions, specifically:
- Community Assets is an informational magazine and articles submitted for publication should be fact-based, as opposed to op-ed pieces.
- CAI reserves the right to print the article more than once if it deems it appropriate
- Acceptance of an article by CAI is not a guarantee that it will be published
- By submitting an article, you are representing that said article is an original piece of work written by you or others in your organization and that you have the right to submit the materials. CAI relies upon your representation as fulfillment of its responsibility to exercise diligence in the acceptance of materials.
Prior to submitting an article for publication, please review and sign the Guidelines for Authors and fax or email the document to the chapter office.
Publication Schedule and Deadlines
Community Assets is published six times each year, on the following schedule:
January/February Issue – articles due by December 1
March/April Issue – articles due by February 1
May/June – articles due by April 1
July/August – articles due by June 1
September/October – articles due by August 1
November/December – articles due by October 1
Article submissions will only be accepted electronically and according to the specifications on the Guidelines for Authors document.