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Membership Resources: Articles & Guides

Membership organizations need help at all times during their growth and declining periods. Imagine how our past leaders felt back in 1947 when they started to organize NCSA.

If they could have enlisted the experience of over 15,000 other non-profit organizations and their 3,000,000 plus members, perhaps the following links would not be needed.

As you become more involved in NCSA or any other non-profit association, the following links provide useful information derived from thousands of organizations like ours and the millions of members they represent. Part of the benefit of our membership management software provider - Wild Apricot.


We’ve got you covered for all things membership related - to help you build, connect and grow your organization. This section offers articles, guides, survey reports and checklists on topics from membership renewal letters and application forms to recruitment strategies and How to Start a Club.

Go to Membership »


This section offers guidance on membership and non-profit leadership. Articles and guides include topics such as: Developing a Board Recruitment Process, Getting Boards to Address Critical Issues, board training and orientation and more.

Go to Leadership »


If your organization is involved in member or fundraising events, this section can help with articles, guides and checklists on: event planning, building event attendance, event promotion, and inspiring volunteers for event success.

Go to Events »


Since volunteers are an essential resource for most non-profits and membership organizations, we offer articles, guides and checklists on volunteer recruitment, retention, appreciation and management.

Go to Volunteers »


Communications are critical for non-profits and membership organizations in recruiting, retaining and engaging your members or supporters. So we offer articles, guides and checklists on a wide range of communications topics such as: creating a blog, meeting minutes, annual reports, email newsletters, publicity, communications planning, and more.

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If your volunteers or staff are just getting started with fundraising, you might find the articles and checklists in this section helpful. We offer articles on: Getting Started with Email Fundraising, Online Fundraiser’s Checklist and more.

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