Non-profits must fulfill all of the following requirements to be considered for membership:

Organizations eligible for membership will be:

* Based in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

* Involved in some form of social change work

* Self-controlled; that is, not controlled by any other organization

* Incorporated for at least two years

* A federal 501 (c) 3 tax exempt organization

* Receiving no funding from any Massachusetts workplace payroll deduction campaign

* Working in one or more of the following areas:

Health                                      Environment/Energy

Women                                    Low Income Organizing

Labor                                       Empowerment of People of Color

Disability                                  Food and Shelter

Education                                Civil Rights

Housing                                  Lesbian and Gay Rights

Youth                                       Government Reform

Aging                                       Peace

Counseling                               Communication and the Arts


  • Qualified organizations will File regular tax returns and  hold a current Certificate of Solicitation from the Commonwealth
  • No organization having policies that discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual preference, age or disability is eligible for membership.