Membership Matters

Find your place in the movement to end family violence in Texas!

There is power in numbers! Your membership and voice impact funding, legislation and protection for family violence services and victims.

Find your place in the movement by becoming a member of TCFV today! Current members include businesses, business professionals, communities of faith, concerned individuals and, most importantly, survivors of domestic violence. Explore the four categories of membership TCFV offers below.

INDIVIDUALLY WE POWER CHANGE. TOGETHER WE POWER A MOVEMENT.

CATEGORY I

FAMILY VIOLENCE PROGRAM

For nonprofit organizations that have been in operation for MORE THAN five years and whose primary focus is serving victims of family violence.

CATEGORY II

SUPPORTING FAMILY VIOLENCE PROGRAM

For nonprofit organizations that have been in operation for FEWER THAN five years and whose primary focus is serving victims of family violence.

CATEGORY III

COMMUNITY PARTNER

For businesses and organizations that support the mission, goals and philosophy of TCFV and are committed to working collaboratively to end family violence.

CATEGORY IV

INDIVIDUAL

For individuals who support the mission, goals and philosophy of TCFV. Domestic violence survivors receive complementary lifetime membership.

CATEGORY I

FAMILY VIOLENCE PROGRAM

Organizations must complete an application for Category I Membership. Applications are reviewed quarterly.

ELIGIBILITY

Hold 501(c)(3) status.

Primarily serve survivors of family violence and their children in residential or non-residential programs.

Provide services consistent with rules set forth in the Texas Department of Health and Human Services Commission Family Violence Program regulations.

Support TCFV mission, goals and philosophy.
 

BENEFITS

Advocacy and Policy Expertise

Strong, unified voice before state and federal legislatures.

Development and enactment of legislation supporting victims and survivors.

Influence on the direction of the movement.

Impact funding for family violence programs.

Connection to a network of experienced advocates.

Funding Assistance and Member Discounts

Exclusive grant-funded project opportunities.

Individualized advocacy with funders.

Grant announcements and updates.

Discounts at trainings, webinars, events and conferences.

Complimentary continuing education units.

Personalized set-up assistance and reduced rates on language interpretation services.

Vision and dental group coverage rates.

Trainings, Resources and Information Services

Priority access to expert support services.

Unlimited technical assistance.

Customized consultations and trainings.

Members-only listserv access.

Executive director support series –Leading the Movement.

Advocate support series –One in the Movement.

Financial consultations and annual statewide compensation report.

Online resources and downloadable materials.

Engagement, Networking and Recognition

TCFV board election voting rights –12 block votes.

TCFV board of directors, committees and task forces eligibility.

Tailored regional training meetings and networking events.

Subscriptions to exclusive TCFV publications.

Agency posting privileges on the TCFV job board.

Member recognition in TCFV statewide directory.

TCFV seal for agency website, brochures and other materials.

TCFV member decal.

ANNUAL DUES

Membership dues are based on your organization’s family violence program operational budget. Members receive a yearly renewal pledge form which includes payment schedule options. Membership dues can be paid annually, biannually or quarterly.

FAMILY VIOLENCE OPERATING BUDGET DUES
$0 – $250,000 $250
$250,001 – $300,000 $300
$300,001 – $400,000 $350
$400,001 – $450,000 $400
$450,001 – $550,000 $450
$550,001 – $700,000 $500
$700,001 – $850,000 $550
$850,001 – $1,000,000 $600
$1,000,001 – $1,500,000 $650
$1,500,001 – $2,500,000 $700
$2,500,001 – $4,000,000 $800
$4,000,001 + $900

CATEGORY II

SUPPORTING FAMILY VIOLENCE PROGRAM

Organizations must complete an application for Category II Membership. Applications are reviewed quarterly.

ELIGIBILITY

Hold 501(c)(3) status.

Primarily serve survivors of family violence and their children in residential or non-residential programs.

Provide services consistent with rules set forth in the Texas Department of Health and Human Services Commission Family Violence Program regulations.

Support TCFV mission, goals and philosophy. 

Note: Category II programs that primarily serve victims of family violence and their children (51 percent of clients or more), must have been in operation for fewer than five years, and may only hold Category II membership for three years before applying for Category I membership.

 

BENEFITS

Advocacy and Policy Expertise

Strong, unified voice before state and federal legislatures.

Development and enactment of legislation supporting victims and survivors.

Influence on the direction of the movement.

Impact funding for family violence programs.

Connection to a network of experienced advocates.

Funding Assistance and Member Discounts

Exclusive grant-funded project opportunities.

Individualized advocacy with funders.

Grant announcements and updates.

Discounts at trainings, webinars, events and conferences.

Complimentary continuing education units.

Personalized set-up assistance and reduced rates on language interpretation services.

Vision and dental group coverage rates.

Trainings, Resources and Information Services

Priority access to expert support services.

Unlimited technical assistance.

Customized consultations and trainings.

Members-only listserv access.

Executive director support series—Leading the Movement.

Advocate support series—One in the Movement.

Financial consultations and annual statewide compensation report.

Online resources and downloadable materials.

Engagement, Networking, and Recognition

TCFV board election voting rights—three block votes.

TCFV board of directors, committees and task forces eligibility.

Tailored regional training meetings and networking events.

Subscriptions to exclusive TCFV publications.

Agency posting privileges on the TCFV job board.

Member recognition in TCFV statewide directory.

Recognition on TCFV website and other council collateral.

TCFV seal for agency website, brochures and other materials.

TCFV member decal.

ANNUAL DUES

Membership dues are based on your organization’s family violence program operational budget. Members receive a yearly renewal pledge form which includes payment schedule options. Membership dues can be paid annually, biannually or quarterly.

FAMILY VIOLENCE OPERATING BUDGET DUES
$0 – $250,000 $250
$250,001 – $300,000 $300
$300,001 – $400,000 $350
$400,001 – $450,000 $400
$450,001 – $550,000 $450
$550,001 – $700,000 $500
$700,001 – $850,000 $550
$850,001 – $1,000,000 $600
$1,000,001 – $1,500,000 $650
$1,500,001 – $2,500,000 $700
$2,500,001 – $4,000,000 $800
$4,000,001 + $900

CATEGORY III

COMMUNITY PARTNER

For businesses and organizations that support the mission, goals and philosophy of TCFV and are committed to working collaboratively to end family violence.

Members of this category include, but are not limited to, special units in police departments, prosecutor’s offices, other criminal justice systems, accredited battering intervention and prevention programs (BIPP), sexual assault programs, and other organizations and businesses committed to ending family violence.

Organizations must complete an application for Category III Membership. Applications are reviewed quarterly.

ELIGIBILITY

Support TCFV mission, goals and philosophy.

Commit to a partnership to end family violence.

Hold accreditation if operating a battering intervention and prevention program.

BENEFITS

Advocacy and Policy Expertise

Strong, unified voice before state and federal legislatures.

Development and enactment of legislation supporting victims and survivors.

Influence on the direction of the movement.

Impact funding for family violence programs.

Member Discounts and Information Services

Discounts at trainings, webinars, events and conferences.

Complimentary continuing education units.

Priority access to expert support services.

Unlimited technical assistance.

Customized consultations and trainings.

Executive director support series—Leading the Movement.

Advocate support series—One in the Movement.

 Engagement, Networking, and Recognition

TCFV board election voting rights—two block votes.

TCFV board of directors, committees and task forces eligibility.

Tailored regional training meetings and networking events.

Subscriptions to exclusive TCFV publications.

Member recognition in TCFV statewide directory.

Recognition on TCFV website and other council collateral.

TCFV seal for agency website, brochures and other materials.

TCFV member decal.

ANNUAL DUES

Membership dues are based on your organization’s operational budget and accessed on an anniversary renewal cycle. 

 OPERATING BUDGET DUES
$0 – $500.000 $250
$500.001 + $250

 

CATEGORY IV

INDIVIDUAL

For individuals who support the mission, goals and philosophy of TCFV. Domestic violence survivors receive complementary lifetime membership.

Individual members can join at any time! Select join now and complete the online form.

ELIGIBILITY

Support TCFV mission, goals, and philosophy

Commit to a partnership to end family violence

 

BENEFITS

Advocacy and Policy Expertise

Strong, unified voice before state and federal legislatures

Development and enactment of legislation supporting victims and survivors

Member Discounts and Information Services

Discounts at trainings, webinars, events, and conferences

Complimentary continuing education units

Advocate support series—One in the Movement

Engagement, Networking, and Recognition

Tailored regional training meetings and networking events

Subscriptions to exclusive TCFV publications

TCFV member decal

ANNUAL DUES

Membership dues for individuals are accessed on an anniversary renewal cycle.

MEMBERSHIP DUES
Survivor (Lifetime) $0
Individual $35

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Questions?

Questions about your current membership or becoming a member? Contact Leigh Ann Montague.

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