Membership Rules & Responsibilities

NFPRHA owns all rights, including copyright, trademark, trade secret, and other intellectual property rights, in and to all NFPRHA membership materials, including but not limited to emails, publications and access to membership-wide and service delivery conference calls. NFPRHA grants members a non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited license to use and access the NFPRHA membership materials. Members may not copy, republish, duplicate, resell, or otherwise alter or modify the NFPRHA membership materials, except with prior written consent of NFPRHA.

Access to NFPRHA membership materials is limited to NFPRHA members, except as specifically provided in membership packages. Members may not provide any NFPRHA membership materials to any other person without the prior written consent of NFPRHA. No resale or commercial use of NFPRHA membership materials is permitted.

Membership organizations that pay to have their contract sites receive benefits must provide contract site contacts to NFPRHA with the annual membership application and NFPRHA will disperse benefits to these sites.

NFPRHA litigation will be on behalf of only members and contract sites that are included in Federally Funded Family Planning Program Memberships. It does not represent contract sites of members that are not included in NFPRHA memberships.


Rules by Membership Category

 

Federally Funded Family Planning Programs

Federally funded family planning program memberships require an application on which organizations must state sources of federal funding and services provide. NFPRHA reserves the right to reject applications.

There are four classes of Federally Funded Family Planning Program Memberships:

Health System

  • May sign up five staff members for benefits. The Health System member gets access to all benefits NFPRHA offers.
  • May attend annual membership meeting at annual national conference,
  • Every contract site of the organization is eligible for contract site benefits,
  • Contact information for each contract site enrolled in NFPRHA membership must be included on annual membership application/renewal,
  • Includes one free and unlimited discounted rate registrations to the national conference,
  • Includes 5 voting rights. Applicants must designate who is assigned these rights on the annual membership application/renewal,
  • May add an unlimited number of board members and interns to the membership for $25 each, but must do so on the annual membership application/renewal.

Organization Premier

  • May sign up three staff members for benefits. The Premier member gets access to all of the benefits NFPRHA offers,
  • May attend annual membership meeting at the national conference,
  • One contract site is eligible for contract site benefits for free,
  • May add an unlimited number of additional contract sites for $400 each,
  • Contact information for each contract site enrolled in NFPRHA membership must be included on annual membership application/renewal
  • One free and unlimited discounted registrations to national conference,
  • Includes three voting rights. Applicants must designate who is assigned these rights on the annual membership application/renewal,
  • May add an unlimited number of board members and interns to the membership for $25 each, but must do so on the annual membership application.

Organization Basic

  • May sign up three staff members for benefits. Basic member gets access to most of the benefits NFPRHA offers,
  • May attend annual membership meeting at the national conference,
  • May extend contract site benefits to an unlimited number of contract sites for $400 each,
  • Contact information for each contract site enrolled in NFPRHA membership must be included on annual membership application/renewal,
  • Includes only three discounted registrations to national conference. After three people sign up, the organization must pay non-member rate for additional people.
  • Includes three voting rights. Applicants must designate who is assigned these rights on the annual membership application/renewal,
  • May add unlimited number of board members and interns to the membership for $25 each, but must do so on the annual membership application/renewal.

Organization Limited

  • May sign up one staff member for benefits. The Limited member gets access to most of the benefits NFPRHA offers,
  • May attend annual membership meeting at the national conference,
  • May not extend benefits to contract sites, board member or interns,
  • Includes only one discounted registration to national conference. After one person signs up, the organization must pay non-member rate for additional people,
  • Includes one voting right. Applicants must inform NFPRHA must designate who is assigned these rights on the annual membership application/renewal.


Family Planning Professional Membership

Family Planning Professional Membership requires an application on which the applicant must state her/his occupation and academic credentials. NFPRHA reserves the right to reject applications.

  • The individual get access to most benefits NFPRHA offers,
  • Benefits may not be shared,
  • May attend annual membership meeting at conference,
  • NFPRHA does not represent the individual's organization,
  • The individual receives one non-transferable discounted registrations to national conference,
  • One non-transferable voting right.



Family Planning Supporter Membership

Applications are not required for these non-voting memberships.

Family Planning Partner

  • May sign up three staff members for benefits. Supporting organizations get access to some benefits NFPRHA offers: advocacy, NFPRHA Alerts, print and email newsletters and publications,
  • May not attend membership-wide or service delivery calls unless invited,
  • Membership does not provide access to the member section of the web site,
  • May not attend annual membership meeting at conference,
  • May not extend benefits to contract sites, board member or interns,
  • Supporting organizations receive three discounted registrations to National Conference. After three people sign up the organization must pay non-member rate for additional people,
  • This is a non-voting class of membership.

Family Planning Advocates

  • The individual gets access to some of the benefits NFPRHA offers: advocacy, NFPRHA Alerts and email newsletters and publications,
  • Benefits may not be shared,
  • NFPRHA does not represent the individual's organization,
  • The individual receives one non-transferable discounted registration to national conference,
  • May not attend membership-wide or service delivery calls unless invited,
  • Membership does not provide access to the member section of the web site,
  • May not attend annual membership meeting at conference,
  • This is a non-voting class of membership.


Contract Site

  • May sign up one staff member for benefits. The contract site gets access to most benefits NFPRHA offers,
  • May attend annual membership meeting at conference,
  • Contract site members may not extend benefits to any other organization or individual,
  • If the parent organization is a Health system or Premier member the contract site gets an unlimited number of discounted registrations to national conference. If the parent organization is a Basic member the contract site gets one discounted registration.



Why Join NFPRHA?

As the leading advocate for low-income access to family planning care, NFPRHA's work helps you improve service delivery and access today and in the future. 

 

           

 

NFPRHA works on the broad spectrum of family planning service delivery and funding issues, focusing on advocacy so you can concentrate on leading programs or providing critical family planning services.

 

           

 

NFPRHA partners with its members, responding to thier needs and relying on their diverse experiences to better understand and reconcile the complexities in the field.

 

 

NFPRHA increases the power of individual family planning organizations by uniting them in collective action.

 

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