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Association of Community Services Membership Brochure
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Association of Community Services Membership Brochure


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Full size membership brochure developed for the Association of Community Services

Full size membership brochure developed for the Association of Community Services

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  • 1. ACS Membership Helps You Do Your Job Better YOU NEED ACS if you or your organization provide services or are involved in HEALTH, HOUSING, EDUCATION, AGING, EMPLOYMENT, IMMIGRATION,DISABILITY, OR TRANSPORTATION ISSUES Association of Community Services 10480 Little Patuxent Pkwy. Suite 920 Columbia, MD 21044 410-715-9545
  • 2. ACS Membership Helps You Do Your Job BetterConnections Monthly General Meetings featuring leaders and information important to the human services community. A recognized gathering place for making connections and hearing about grants, programs, and professional opportunities. One-on-one interactions with leaders of Howard County’s human services’ agencies through the Gavel Group for Board Presidents, and First Fridays for Executive Directors. Meetings with state and county elected officials.Advocacy Up-to-date information on legislative actions critical to human services. Initiatives to strengthen human services and input into human services policy making. Human services oriented advocacy network. Advocacy Alerts on time-sensitive issues. Visibility and Promotional Opportunities  Listing in ACS’ Looking for Answers? Directory of Howard County Community Services (20,000 copies printed and distributed county-wide.)  Listing in the ACS online directory with a link to your website.  ACS News: e-newsletter with critical information on funding, policy, and personnel issues.  ACS Events: e-updates on education, training, and ACS programs.  Materials on display and on-site updates at General Meetings. ACS Partnerships and Event Sponsorships: additional significant opportunities for visibility in the human services community
  • 3. ACS Membership Helps You Do Your Job BetterEducation and Training ProgramsACS offers a variety of informational, professional,development, education and training sessionsgeared to staff and executives in the humanservices field.Professional Development andSkill BuildingFall 2011–Spring 2012Trainings:Comprehensive information presented by experts in the field. Title Sessions Cost: ACS Member/ Non-Member 2011 Developing a Marketing Plan 1 $40/$60 Technology: Trends, Practices & $105/$165 Discount 3 Policies Rates For Management Essentials 8 over 8 months $200/$300 ACS Special Training Program TBD 1 $40/$60 Members 2012 Fundraising 3 $105/$165 Special Training Program TBD $40/$60 1 Members-Only Programs Hot Topics Informal presentations and discussions of new products, services and initiatives of interest to human service providers. Back Office Group Hands on demonstrations, and discussions of tools and techniques that can streamline operations. Manager’s Network Graduates of ACS’ First Time Managers and Management Essentials continue to explore issues, share ideas and connect with
  • 4. Audrey Robbins Humanitarian Awards Since 1963 ACS has taken the lead to honor Howard Countys humanitarians. Attended by leaders from all parts of the Howard County business and human services community, ACS’ flagship event offers the opportunity to honor staff and volunteers, to make important connections, and to generate enhanced visibility for your organization. 2010-2011Membership Dues ACS Membership Runs from July 1–June 30 You can join anytime. Join/Renew by July 31 to be in the 2012 ACS directory: Looking for Answers? Directory of Community Services in Howard County Join online at: or call 410-715-9545COMMUNITY ADVOCATES $ 75Individuals who want to help advance issues related to human services.ORGANIZATIONSAn unlimited number of staff, board, volunteers and clients from your organizationare welcome to take advantage of all ACS member benefits. Dues are calculatedbased on the part of the annual operating budget (FY11) dedicated to Howard Countyservices. $ 25,000 or less $100 $ 25,001-$ 100,000 $200 $ 100,001-$ 500,000 $300 $ 500,001-$1,000,000 $400 $1,000,001-$3,000,000 $600 $3,000,001-$5,000,000 $700 $5,000,001 or more $900Partners and Event SponsorsACS offers expanded levels of visibility to its members and to the community at largethrough Partnerships which offer year-round visibility and enhanced benefits atevents. Event Sponsorships offer more modest benefits with visibility at meetings,events and trainings. For detailed information go to