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SCALE Membership Application
Membership is offered at a sliding scale based on individual program needs and funding situation. Our goal is to make membership accessible to any program that is interested. We ask that programs pay as much as they can to support this important training and community building effort. Keep in mind that a simple fundraising event with a local business, a small fundraising party, a mini grant or a handful of small donations from alumni and local supporters can quickly add up to $500. Note: The more actively you are involved in SCALE activities and the more motivated you seem to use the resources available to you to make your literacy program the best it can be, the more excited we get to support you. We plan to offer scholarships and incentives to off-set the cost of membership to programs who are actively engaged.
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Membership Application Type
Individual (Basic Membership)
Organizational (sliding scale)
Please use your organization's address if you are requesting an organizational membership.
Address Line 2
State / Province / Region
ZIP / Postal Code
Antigua and Barbuda
Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba
Bosnia and Herzegovina
British Indian Ocean Territory
Central African Republic
Congo, Democratic Republic of the
Congo, Republic of the
French Southern Territories
Heard and McDonald Islands
Isle of Man
Lao People's Democratic Republic
Northern Mariana Islands
Palestine, State of
Papua New Guinea
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Pierre and Miquelon
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Sao Tome and Principe
Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands
Trinidad and Tobago
Turks and Caicos Islands
United Arab Emirates
US Minor Outlying Islands
Virgin Islands, British
Virgin Islands, U.S.
Wallis and Futuna
Full Membership Benefits: -Monthly resource newsletter: with info about upcoming events and grant opportunities, news and research updates about issues that matter, and great ideas to improve your tutoring program. -Customized web-based training: Need to do a start-up training but don’t feel qualified? Noticing that your volunteers need help with something really specific, we’ll create a training just for you, tailored to the needs and schedule of your volunteers! ($200 value) -Unlimited FREE access to SCALE webinars: View current offerings here (Value up to $25 per training) -Free Registration for the Read.Write.Act Virtual Conference: for all students and AmeriCorps members and deep discounts for staff and other volunteers. (Value up to $150) -Discounts on Read! T-shirts: and other literacy advocacy gear -Mini grants: Priority for all SCALE grant competitions and other program and funding resources -Access to SCALE’s extensive lending library and resources: Items can be borrowed by mail or copies of chapters can be requested by email. Including best practices for tutoring, volunteer and program management, program evaluation, and updates about opportunities and grants. Basic Membership-excludes free Read.Write.Act Virtual Conference registration and customized web-based training.
$25-Basic Membership (Individuals)
$50 – Full Membership for organization that is all volunteer operation and have no operating budget.
$150 – Full Membership for organization that has at least one part-time staff person but have a bare-bones budget.
$250 – Full Membership for organization that has at least one full time staff person and a bare-bones budget
$350 – Full Membership for organization has at least one full time staff person and a small training/professional development budget.
$500 – Organization has at least two full time staff members and funding to support training and professional development
Number of paid staff in your organization
Include yourself. If none, enter 0.
Please enter a number greater than or equal to
Number of graduate assistants or student interns
Include yourself if applicable. If none, enter 0.
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Number of students served or supported through your office
Number of student volunteers who work with your program
Do you have a faculty or staff advisor or full-time staff partner who you work with regularly?
Do you currently partner with any program or organization who provides/locates training and resources for your organization?
How did you hear about SCALE?
Please select the 3 most useful member benefits for you or your organization:
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Customized web-based training (private webinar tailored to the needs of your volunteers/students/staff, $200 value))
Unlimited FREE access to SCALE webinars
FREE registration for the Read.Write.Act Virtual Conference (Value up to $150)
Discounts on READ t-shirts and other literacy advocacy gear
Priority for mini-grant competitions and other program funding resources
Access to SCALE's extensive lending library and resources
Monthly newsletter (with best practice resources for tutoring, volunteer and program management, program evaluation, and updates about opportunities and grants)
Please describe any other benefits not listed here you would be interested in receiving: