Searching for community and the answers to the challenges your nonprofit faces every day?

We can connect you with one of our talented members who has been where you are and is willing to share their knowledge with you. ACS offers quality nonprofit tools and resources to boost your knowledge and skills throughout your career. Join our community of nonprofit professionals and community advocates today!


“I have never met an organization that so effectively promotes the success of hundreds of volunteer groups by focusing on sustainability of the organizations, promoting the importance of nonprofits in Howard County, and assessing the needs of the community. ACS is impressive in its purpose, leadership and staff.” 

- Bob Harris, Certified Association Executive, Nonprofit Center

Choose which membership level is right for you.

Nonprofit Organizations

$125-995 / year

Nonprofit organizations are organizations that are dedicated to furthering a cause. What makes us unique is that we are interested in your professional growth, the success of your organization and the positive impact you and your organization can have on the community as a whole. We hope that you will join us so you can share and exchange information while building meaningful relationships.
Annual dues are based on line 12 of your 990.

$125:  $25,000 or less
$245:  $25,000-$100,000
$365:  $100,000-$500,000
$485:  $500,000-$1,000,000
$715:  $1,000,000-$3,000,000
$825:  $3,000,000-$5,000,000
$995:  $5,000,000 or more

Community Advocates

$85 / year

Individuals unaffiliated with an organization – at least officially – who are interested in advancing the ACS mission of developing, supporting and promoting the Howard County human services community through education and training, advocacy, and community connections.

Business Members

$275 / year

A profit individual or organization that provides services to, or wishes to work with Howard County nonprofit organizations. Business members are for-profit entities who receive benefits that are different than the general member benefits and are more attractive from a business relationship point of view.

Supporting Partners

$500-5,000 / year

ACS has been connecting the Howard County Community for more than 50 years. We value our partnerships with organizations who want to help us make an impact on the community in which we live.

Dues vary depending on the benefits you choose.