Sub-Grouping, Administrative vs. Visible Public Groups

There are many groups, businesses, institutions and nonprofits that have an umbrella (network) of departments, chapters, child-nodes et al.,

Sub-grouping allows a network of groups to be organized under one roof. Each group in the network will also have all the core capabilities of posting events and managing memberships. 

To organize a network of these child nodes, identify a group which will have subgroups and start creating them. You will notice there is a "Network" admin section that has a dropdown for "Create Subgroup."

As you continue to create new groups under the parent group, make sure they are being created under the correct parent network.

Note: The administrative roles apply downwards in the hierarchy and the data rolls up for easy collection and organization.


There are instances where a subgroup can be used as a way to gather or organize various programs and initiatives. e.g., you have 2 programs that are under the Academic Office, and another 3 programs in the Volunteer Office, you can create a public (visible) group called Academic Office and Volunteer Office where individuals can see the organization or you can make a private (invisible, "administrative") group to organize internally for you the administrator to know about.


Administrative Groups: Making a subgroup as a mechanism for organizational purposes and for administrators to use for reporting and data collection. 



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