Benefits of Membership

What are the benefits of ACGC membership?

Members of the Alberta Council for Global Cooperation receive an increased connection to their global development sector community. The team at ACGC works year round to help members share information, to advocate on behalf of members and represent them on policy issues, and to help build member capacity.

Benefits of Membership Organizational Membership Individual Membership

Information Sharing

Receive ACGC’s bi-weekly e-bulletin and have the opportunity to submit your organizational events and updates.
Yes
Yes
Receive ACGC’s semi-annual Connect Newsletter and participate in the quarterly member update webinar.
Yes
Yes
Receive timely information from partners and various levels of government, including updates from Global Affairs Canada.
Yes
Yes
Showcase organizational profile on the ACGC website, ACGC publications, displays, campaigns and public engagement events throughout Alberta.
Yes
No
Share organizational resources with Educators through the ACGC Teach and at Teachers’ Conventions.
Yes
No

Policy and Advocacy

Be represented on policy issues to the municipal, provincial, and federal governments, including Global Affairs Canada.
Yes
Yes
Be represented and participate in discussions with the Inter-Council Network (ICN) and the Canadian Council for International Cooperation (CCIC).
Yes
Yes
Participate in round-table discussions, consultations, surveys and in the development of position papers on pressing policy issues.
Yes
Yes

Capacity Building

Participate in capacity building workshops and public engagement events, with free registration or member discount.
Yes
Yes
Network and build relationships with individuals and organizations within and outside of the sector. Mentor, learn or partner with these organizations
Yes
Yes
Access tools, resources and sample policies.
Yes
Yes
Participate and bring forward motions of interest in ACGC’s Annual General Meeting. Participate in ACGC committees.
Yes
Yes
Vote in ACGC's Annual General Meeting.
Yes
No
Vote and run for a position on the Board of Directors or chair an ACGC committee.
Yes
No

Other Benefits

Borrow ACGC equipment and office space (e.g. LCD projector, easels, catering supplies, art supplies).
Yes
Yes
Request letters of support for campaigns and grant applications.
Yes
No

What are the benefits of ACGC membership?

Information Sharing

  • Receive ACGC’s bi-weekly e-bulletin and have the opportunity to submit your organizational events and updates.
  • Receive ACGC’s quarterly Connect newsletter and participate in the quarterly member update webinar.
  • Share organizational resources with Educators through the ACGC Teach and at Teachers’ Conventions (organizational membership only).
  • Showcase organizational profile on the ACGC website, ACGC publications, displays, campaigns and public engagement events throughout Alberta (organizational membership only).
  • Receive timely information from partners and various levels of government, including updates from Global Affairs Canada.

Policy and Advocacy

  • Be represented on policy issues to the municipal, provincial, and federal governments, including Global Affairs Canada.
  • Be represented and participate in discussions with the Inter-Council Network (ICN) and the Canadian Council for International Cooperation (CCIC).
  • Participate in round-table discussions, consultations, surveys and in the development of position papers on pressing policy issues.

Capacity Building

  • Participate in capacity building workshops and public engagement events, with FREE registration or member discount.
  • Network and build relationships with individuals and organizations within and outside of the sector.
  • Mentor, learn or partner with other organizations within the sector.
  • Participate in ACGC’s Annual General Meeting, vote (organizational membership only) and bring forward motions of interest.
  • Vote and run for a position on the Board of Directors (organizational membership only).
  • Participate on and chair (organizational membership only) ACGC committees.
  • Access tools, resources and sample policies.

Other Benefits

  • Borrow ACGC equipment and office space (e.g. LCD projector, easels, catering supplies, art supplies).
  • Request letters of support for campaigns and grant applications (organizational membership only).