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Benefits for Affiliate Member Agencies
Affiliate Member Agencies may use the logo and branding of RICADV Affiliate Membership.
Affiliate Member Agency staff and volunteers will receive unlimited registrations to RICADV trainings at no cost.
Affiliate Member Agencies are welcome to attend RICADV Board meetings.
Affiliate Member Agencies may be invited to participate on relevant RICADV committees, such as Residential Directors, Advocates, or Prevention committees.
Affiliate Member Agencies will have the opportunity to provide input to the RICADV’s legislative agenda on an annual basis.
Affiliate Member Agencies are eligible to attend annual or bi-annual meetings of Affiliate Members convened by the RICADV for networking, information sharing, and dissemination of best practices.
Affiliate Member Agencies may have the opportunity to participate in grant proposals that are deemed relevant by the RICADV.
Affiliate Member Agencies will have access to information, technical assistance, and consultation from RICADV staff, subject to RICADV capacity.
Affiliate Member Agency Requirements/Responsibilities
A portion of the agency’s programming must be focused on domestic violence prevention and/or services.
Affiliate Member Agencies are required to have been in existence for a full year since the date that they filed for their 501-c-3 status, and must demonstrate fiscal viability.
Applicants must demonstrate that they are meeting an unmet community need, without duplicating existing services for victims of domestic violence.
Applicants must have a letter of support from an existing Full Member Agency.
Applicants must demonstrate that their organization’s values align with the vision/values of the RICADV.
Affiliate Member Agency annual dues will be set annually by the Board of Directors, on a sliding scale based on the size of the organization and the amount of funding that the RICADV subcontracts to them. Current Affiliate Member Agency dues range from $250 to $2,500 based on this criteria.
Affiliate Member Agencies must have domestic violence workplace policies as part of their Employee Handbook.
Affiliate Member Agencies may be subject to an annual monitoring visit from the RICADV.
Failure to meet any of the above requirements may subject the Agency to revocation of their membership by the Board of Directors. The decision of the Board is final.