A Seat at the Table
Your organization will receive comprehensive and timely information as well as assistance on grassroots advocacy strategies to address emerging issues and proposed legislation.
Join forces with one of the country’s most experienced and knowledgeable legislative teams, who influence the direction of federal public policy to protect and enhance vital programs and services for people with I/DD.
Mobilize and Educate
Access proven strategies to mobilize activists to share their stories and advocate on the issues that affect them. Obtain unrivaled resources to educate legislators about the importance of maintaining and improving programs that support people with disabilities and their families.
A Strong National Identity
Join us under a dynamic banner of achievement for the disability sector. The Arc’s brand is known and respected by those involved in the I/DD community across the U.S.
Access a network of our chapter leaders, online resources, software savings, and management support.
Associate Memberships of The Arc are Available to national, regional, and local organizations.
National Conference of Executives (NCE)
Your organization’s executive is automatically given membership in NCE, a strong network of experienced leaders. Lean on them for professional support, development, and mentorship.
Enhance and Streamline your Work
Access webinars and other resources to take your organization to the next level. You’ll have unlimited use of The Arc’s library of reports, articles, statistics, best practices resources, toolkits, and templates.
Significant Savings on WealthEngine
Raise money in a cost-effective way from top local individual prospects with state-of-the art research. Find your best prospects for events, appeals, and planned gifts right in your own lists.
Organizational Support and Training
Guide your organization to best practices in nonprofit management and governance through our collaboration with the Standards for Excellence Institute® — including the opportunity for accreditation.
Ready to Join Us?
The Arc’s dynamic movement has so much to offer your organization — all that’s missing is you!