Who can make a proclamation request?
- The request must be made by a Georgia resident.
- Proclamations must affect a broad group of people. We cannot issue proclamations for individuals or specific organizations.
- The person making the request must demonstrate that he or she has been selected to make requests on behalf of a state-wide group.
- Multiple requests by the same organization will not be honored in the same calendar year.
How should a proclamation request be made?
- Requests must be mailed, faxed or hand-delivered. Due to the large volume of requests, we cannot honor phone requests.
- Requests should be made 45 days in advance of the date by which you need the document.
What must the request include?
- Contact person's first and last name, address and telephone number
- A brief summary and/or background of the event or organization
- The name and date(s) of the day, week, month or event to be proclaimed
- Proposed text for the proclamation, including 4-6 whereas clauses
- An indication of whether the proclamation should be mailed or will be picked up
- A date when the proclamation is needed
- Proclamations should not take sides in matters of political controversy
- Proclamations should not address personal convictions
- The Governor's Office reserves the right to modify or deny any proclamation request
- Once a proclamation request has been made, our office will contact you to inform you of our decision regarding the request.
You may direct all correspondence to:
Office of the Governor
111 State Capitol
Atlanta , Georgia 30334