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Benefits and Levels of Membership

When you become an Advisory Member with NERC you
become a member of a large community that believes in the advancement of an environmentally sustainable economy. Whatever membership level you choose, you will benefit greatly from your investment. NERC Advisory Members enjoy personal service and contact with staff on a regular basis.   

  • Supporting
  • Sustaining
  • Benefactor
  • Distinguished Benefactor

For each there is the option of a 3-year discounted membership.  Pay for 3-years at one time and receive a 10% discount.  Contact the NERC office at 802-254-3636 for more information.

Benefits for All Members

  • Listed on NERC’s website with a link to your website
  • Announcement in the NERC Email Bulletin upon joining and renewal
  • Ability to join in discussions about regional policy and program implementation
  • Opportunity to participate on subcommittees
  • Invitation to participate in Members-only luncheons
  • Invitation to submit articles to the monthly Email Bulletin
  • Opportunity to provide guest articles for the NERC blog
  • Promotion via Twitter, Facebook and other social media outlets
  • Opportunity to place NERC’s logo on your website recognizing your membership
  • Collaboration in the development and implementation of projects & conferences/workshops
  • A tax deduction to the extent allowable by law.  (Each situation is unique. Please check with your tax preparer or attorney.)

Supporting Members

Benefits for All Members listed above and 2 hours of consulting services from NERC's expert staff

Supporting Members include:

  • Municipalities, non-profits, non-NERC states, Northeast provinces, U.S. Territories $350
  • Small Businesses - Annual revenues under $1 million: $500
  • Medium Size Businesses - Annual revenues under $100 million: $1,000
  • Large Business - Annual revenues over $100 million: $1,500
  • Trade associations, and all other businesses:  $1,500

Sustaining Members

$2,000 annually

Specific Additional Benefits + All Member Benefits above

  • Your logo with hyperlink on NERC website
  • Your logo with hyperlink in all Email Bulletins & E-blasts
  • Recognition at NERC conferences & workshops as a Sustaining Member
  • Member Spotlight – one-time feature article published in Email Bulletin & posted on website
  • Discounted conference registration
  • 3 hours of consulting services from NERC's expert staff

Benefactors

$5,000 annually
(NERC retains the discretion from whom we accept these gifts)

Specific Additional Benefits + All Member Benefits above

  • Presented a plaque recognizing you as a Benefactor
  • Second-tier placement of your logo with link on NERC website
  • Second-tier placement of your logo monthly Email Bulletin masthead & E-Blast with a link to your site
  • Member Spotlight published upon becoming Benefactor, with feature article on the NERC home page, in the Email Bulletin, and posted/archived on the NERC Member Spotlight webpage
  • Discounted conference registration
  • 5 hours of consulting services from NERC's expert staff
  • Recognized at NERC conferences as a Benefactor
  • Photo opportunities at a NERC conference or workshop

Distinguished Benefactors

$10,000 annually
(NERC retains the discretion from whom we accept these gifts)

Specific Additional Benefits + All Member Benefits above

  • Presented the “NERC Crystal Sustainability Award” recognizing you as a Distinguished Benefactor
  • Top-tier placement of your logo with link on NERC website
  • Top-tier placement of your logo on the monthly Email Bulletin masthead & E-Blast with a link to your site
  • Discounted conference registration
  • 10 hours of consulting services from NERC's expert staff
  • Gold Sponsorship of NERC’s annual Conference, and presence on the Conference agenda and website
  • Recognized at NERC conferences as a Distinguished Benefactor
  • Member Spotlight published upon becoming Distinguished Benefactor, with feature article on the NERC home page, in the Email Bulletin, and posted/archived on the NERC Member Spotlight webpage
  • Photo opportunities at a NERC conference or workshop

Please take a look at our Advisory Membership brochure.  If you have any questions, please contact Lynn Rubinstein, Executive Director at (802) 254-3636 or send email.