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Membership Benefits

These are the Crime Prevention Coalition of America's membership benefits. To become part of this national movement, join the Coalition.

To become part of this national movement, join the Coalition. As a Coalition member, you will receive many services from NCPC.

Member benefits include the following (benefits vary according to membership category):

  • The Coalition E-Bulletin
  • Regular program, policy, and funding updates
  • Access to the password-protected, members-only Coalition website containing training curricula, sample strategic plans, bylaws, membership plans and newsletters, and conference planning tools. Note: The assigned password can be shared across your organization and with your membership.
  • A calendar of upcoming state and national training sessions and conferences
  • Access to local, state, and national media
  • Reduced registration fees for training sessions and symposia
  • Training and technical assistance on organizational development, topical crime prevention strategic planning, media relations, and resource development at little or no cost
  • An online membership directory and gallery of shared member materials
  • The opportunity to help shape national prevention initiatives, programs, and policies
  • The opportunity to become involved in the media campaign of the highly successful National Citizens’ Crime Prevention Campaign and benefit from its wide-reaching recognition among children and adults
  • Discounts on select NCPC publications

National and state Coalition members have first rights to localize public service advertising of the National Citizens’ Crime Prevention Campaign.

Local and affiliate Coalition members may localize campaign-sponsored public service advertisements through their state Coalition member sponsor. Localization efforts must be approved by NCPC. If there is no state-level partner, the affiliate member can apply directly to NCPC for permission to localize.

Membership Categories

Affiliate members are community-based organizations, faith-based organizations, municipalities, law enforcement agencies, county governments, nonprofit groups, neighborhood organizations that are active in crime prevention, youth-serving organizations, and substance abuse prevention initiatives. To be eligible for membership in this category, the organization's mission must include a relationship to crime prevention. Dues are $50 per year.

State members are state programs, coalitions, agencies, or crime prevention associations. To be eligible for membership in this category, the organization’s mission must include a relationship to crime prevention. Dues are $100 per year.

National members are national nonprofit organizations with a national constituency/membership. These organizations must maintain as one of their important goals the prevention of crime, violence, and substance abuse. The organization’s mission must have a relationship to crime prevention for the organization to be eligible in this category. Dues are $100 per year.

Federal Members/Agencies are federal agencies with a demonstrated interest in crime prevention as it relates to the agency. The mission of the agency must relate to crime prevention for eligibility in this category. Dues are $100 per year.

For-Profit members are organizations that conduct business to make a profit. The organization must have a demonstrated interest in crime prevention for eligibility in this category. Membership cannot be seen as an endorsement of any product or company. Dues are $2,500 per year.

Associate member organizations are corporations or funding organizations that offer substantial support to the Coalition's secretariat. The corporation or organization's mission must include a relationship to crime prevention and the ongoing work of the National Crime Prevention Council to meet the requirements of membership within this category.

Download a membership application (PDF)

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