Membership Matters

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

The Texas Council on Family Violence (TCFV) is a membership organization comprised of family violence service providers. Supporting organizations include businesses, business professionals, communities of faith, concerned individuals, and, most importantly, survivors of domestic violence. Our members provide essential knowledge of what is needed in their communities and play a crucial role in the work of TCFV.

There is power in numbers! Your membership and voice not only impact efforts with Texas and federal lawmakers to maintain essential funding for family violence services, but also promotes legislation that empower and protects victims of domestic violence.

TCFV offers four categories of membership. Find your place in the movement!

INDIVIDUALLY WE POWER CHANGE. TOGETHER WE POWER A MOVEMENT.

CATEGORY I

FAMILY VIOLENCE PROGRAM

Membership for non-profit organizations whose primary focus is serving victims of family violence.

CATEGORY II

SUPPORTING FAMILY VIOLENCE PROGRAM

Membership for non-profit organizations whose primary focus is serving victims of family violence and have been in operation for fewer than 5 years.

CATEGORY III

COMMUNITY PARTNER

Membership for businesses and organizations who support the mission, goals, and philosophy of TCFV and are committed to working collaboratively with TCFV to end family violence.

CATEGORY IV

INDIVIDUAL

Membership for individuals who support the mission, goals, and philosophy of TCFV. Survivors of domestic violence receive a complementary lifetime membership.

CATEGORY I

FAMILY VIOLENCE PROGRAM

Membership for non-profit organizations whose primary focus is serving victims of family violence.

Organizations must complete an application to be considered for Category I Membership. Applications are reviewed quarterly by the TCFV Membership Committee then recommendations of approval or denial are submitted to the TCFV Board of Directors.

ELIGIBILITY

Hold 501(c)(3) status

Serve survivors of family violence and their children as the organization’s primary clients in either residential or non-residential programs

Provide services or access to services consistent with the service 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

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 $1,000
$250,001 – $300,000 $1,250
$300,001 – $400,000 $1,500
$400,001 – $450,000 $2,000
$450,001 – $550,000 $2,250
$550,001 – $700,000 $3,000
$700,001 – $850,000 $3,750
$850,001 – $1,000,000 $4,500
$1,000,001 – $1,500,000 $5,250
$1,500,001 – $2,500,000 $7,500
$2,500,001 – $4,000,000 $9,000
$4,000,001 + $10,000

 

CATEGORY II

SUPPORTING FAMILY VIOLENCE PROGRAM

Membership for non-profit organizations whose primary focus is serving victims of family violence but have been in operation for fewer than 5 years OR programs that primarily provide family violence services to survivors and their children but do not provide comprehensive family violence services.

Organizations must complete an application to be considered for Category II Membership. Applications are reviewed quarterly by the TCFV Membership Committee then recommendations of approval or denial are submitted to the TCFV Board of Directors. Organizations must be approved by the board in order to become Category II Members.

ELIGIBILITY

Hold 501(c)(3) status

Serve survivors of family violence and their children in either residential or non-residential programs

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

Support TCFV mission, goals, and philosophy

Note: Programs that serve primarily victims of family violence and their children (51% of clients or more), must have been in operation for fewer than 5 years, and may only hold Category II membership for 3 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—3 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

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CATEGORY III

COMMUNITY PARTNER

Membership for businesses and organizations who support the mission, goals, and philosophy of TCFV and are committed to working collaboratively with TCFV 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 to be considered for Category III Membership. Applications are reviewed quarterly by the TCFV Membership Committee then recommendations of approval or denial are submitted to the TCFV Board of Directors.

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—2 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
$500.000 + $250

 

CATEGORY IV

INDIVIDUAL

Membership for individuals who support the mission, goals, and philosophy of TCFV. Survivors of domestic violence receive a complementary lifetime membership.

Individual members can join at any time! Simply 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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If you have any questions about becoming a member or your current membership, contact Membership Manager Leigh Ann Montague.

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P.O. Box 163865 Austin, TX 78716

Phone | 512.794.1133

Fax | 512.685.6397

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