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  • Providing resources – strategic planning support, cutting-edge research, planning tools and resources – for supporting and celebrating communities.

  • Informing on promising practices, inspirational examples of innovative community change and the chance to connect with a network of the country’s most effective local leaders.

  • Helping members build stronger, more engaged communities. The League is now providing a free community engagement consultations to members.

  • Working to engage residents in developing innovative solutions to tough problems. Awards, grants, events and community assistance services help members thrive.

  • Online subscription to the National Civic Review
  • Free copies of The League's publications
  • Monthly e-newsletter
  • Access to the Promising Practice Database: an online, searchable database
  • A free consultation with The League's staff related to community engagement efforts, challenges, strategies or approaches
  • Small community membership

    Fewer than 50,000 residents

    $175 paid annually
  • Mid-sized community membership

    Between 50,000 - 250,000 residents

    $275 paid annually
  • Large community membership

    More than 250,000

    $375 paid annually
  • Online subscription to the National Civic Review - a quarterly journal of community building, civic engagement and community problem solving.
  • Free copies of National Civic League publications
  • Monthly e-newsletter
  • Access to the Promising Practice Database: an online, searchable database
  • A free consultation with National Civic League staff related to community engagement efforts, challenges, strategies, or approaches.
  • Non-profit membership

    $250 paid annually
  • Small non-profit membership

    Non-profits with fewer than 8 full-time employees

    $150 paid annually
  • Online subscription to the National Civic Review - a quarterly journal of community building, civic engagement and community problem solving.
  • Monthly e-newsletter
  • Access to the Promising Practice Database: an online, searchable database
  • **Consider becoming a critical investor in The League’s work by becoming a Sustaining Individual Member. Click on the "Sustaining" tab to the right for additional information.
  • Individual Membership

    $100 paid annually
  • Senior membership

    Those 65 or better

    $50 paid annually
  • Student membership

    Those currently enrolled

    $50 paid annually
  • $100 Annual Print and Online Subscription- Receive an edition of the quarterly journal in your mailbox each quarter in addition to online access.
  • Its cases studies, reports, interviews and essays help communities learn about the latest developments in collaborative problems-solving, civic engagement, local government innovation and democratic governance.
  • Click here to join the 130,000 individuals who receive the National Civic Review.
  • Some of the country’s leading doers and thinkers have contributed articles to this invaluable resource for elected officials, public managers, nonprofit leaders, grassroots activists, and public administration scholars seeking to make America’s communities more inclusive, participatory, innovative and successful.
  • Recognition in the National Civic Review. We will recognize your support on the inside cover of our quarterly journal for a year.
  • Recognition on our website and in our monthly e-newsletter and social media, which have reach around 10,000 readers
  • Free National Civic League staff consultations on matters related to civic engagement
  • 15% discount on National Civic League's strategic planning fees
  • Access to the Promising Practice Database: an online, searchable database
  • Free copies of National Civic League publications: including the Model City Charter, National Civic Review and Civic Index
  • Permission to use our logo on your site identifying you or your group as a Sustaining Member of National Civic League.
  • Opportunity to participate in our monthly webinars, which feature speakers from cities implementing creative strategies for civic engagement.

Learn More About Becoming a Sustaining Member

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Sustaining Members — organizations and cities donating $2,500 or more and individuals donating $1,000 or more — are critical investors in The League’s work, helping us strengthen governance and civic engagement across the nation. By becoming a Sustaining Member of The League, you are helping to support our efforts on such critical issues as: racial equity, environmental sustainability, youth success, and health equity.

A Few Words From Our Members

When I support the National Civic League, I support inclusive civic engagement, and healthier communities across the country.

As a member, I get access to tools that help strengthen our community's civic infrastructure. I'm grateful for these valuable resources.

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