Organizational Memberships

 

We have many different option for organizational memberships with a wide range of benefits including: news and updates about federal legislation and policy; access to a regularly updated library of funding solicitations; registration discounts for our annual conference; access to our online member community and members only content; and so much more.
 

See below for information about purchasing or renewing a membership, and accessing member content. If you have any questions, please contact Bethany Broida at bbroida@ncja.org for more information.

State/Local Goverment Agency Memberships

State or Local Government Agency membership is open to any state, city, county, or regional government entity except those state administering agencies that administer the Byrne Justice Assistance Grant program. 

Member benefits are available for a select number of agency employees, depending upon dues level (see below). Benefits include:

  • Subscriptions to the Justice Bulletin, our weekly online newsletter (select number of staff)

  • Subscriptions to Info Letter, a weekly online government affairs newsletter (select number of staff)

  • Access to Connect2Grants, our regularly updated library of justice-related funding opportunities (select number of staff)

  • Access to Connect2Justice, our members-only portal which includes members-only resources and discussion groups (select number of staff)

  • Free registration for NCJA’s Virtual Quarterly Policy Discussions and Government Affairs Updates for all staff of member agencies

  • Ability to attend NCJA’s annual Public Policy Summit open to all staff of member agencies

  • Discounted registration rates for all agency staff for the annual Forum on Criminal Justice

  • Opportunities to serve as regional representatives on the NCJA Advisory Council as well as be elected or appointed to the NCJA Board of Directors

  • Voting privileges in NCJA elections

  • Opportunities to provide national leadership through participation in NCJA activities and committees

  • Opportunities to influence national policy through consultation with Congressional leaders and administration officials; and

  • Access to research by the NCJA staff

Cost of Membership

Annual dues for State/Local Goverment Agency members are based upon the number of employees receiving benefits:​

  • 1-6 employees receiving benefits: $500

  • 7-9 employees receiving benefits: $700

  • Additional memberships can be purchased for $75 per employee

Purchase​

Tribal Government Memberships

Tribal Government membership is open to members representing the government of federally recognized Indian tribes who are appointed by the appropriate senior tribal official.​

Benefits are available for three employees. Benefits include:

  • Subscriptions to the Justice Bulletin, our weekly online newsletter (select number of staff)

  • Subscriptions to Info Letter, a weekly online government affairs newsletter (select number of staff)

  • Access to Connect2Grants, our regularly updated library of justice-related funding opportunities (select number of staff)

  • Access to Connect2Justice, our members-only portal which includes members-only resources and discussion groups (select number of staff)

  • Free registration for NCJA’s Virtual Quarterly Policy Discussions and Government Affairs Updates for all staff of member agencies

  • Ability to attend NCJA’s annual Public Policy Summit open to all staff of member agencies

  • Discounted registration rates for all agency staff for the annual Forum on Criminal Justice

  • Opportunities to serve as regional representatives on the NCJA Advisory Council as well as be elected or appointed to the NCJA Board of Directors

  • Voting privileges in NCJA elections

  • Opportunities to provide national leadership through participation in NCJA activities and committees

  • Opportunities to influence national policy through consultation with Congressional leaders and administration officials

  • Access to research by the NCJA staff

Cost of Membership


Tribal memberships are $200/year

Purchase

 

Criminal Justice Planning Board Membership

Criminal Justice Planning Board membership is open to state and local planning boards, criminal justice coordinating councils and other multi-jurisdictional criminal justice planning bodies. ​

Member benefits are available for a select number of employees, based upon dues level (see below). Benefits include:

  • Subscriptions to the Justice Bulletin, our weekly online newsletter (select number of staff)

  • Subscriptions to Info Letter, a weekly online government affairs newsletter (select number of staff)

  • Access to Connect2Grants, our regularly updated library of justice-related funding opportunities (select number of staff)

  • Access to Connect2Justice, our members-only portal which includes members-only resources and discussion groups (select number of staff)

  • Free registration for NCJA’s Virtual Quarterly Policy Discussions and Government Affairs Updates for all staff of member agencies

  • Ability to attend NCJA’s annual Public Policy Summit open to all staff of member agencies

  • Discounted registration rates for all agency staff for the annual Forum on Criminal Justice

  • Opportunities to serve as regional representatives on the NCJA Advisory Council as well as be elected or appointed to the NCJA Board of Directors

  • Voting privileges in NCJA elections

  • Opportunities to provide national leadership through participation in NCJA activities and committees

  • Opportunities to influence national policy through consultation with Congressional leaders and administration officials

  • Access to research by the NCJA staff

 

Cost of Membership


Dues for Criminal Justice Planning Board members are based upon the number of employees receiving benefits:​

  • 1-6 employees receiving benefits: $500

  • 7-9 employees receiving benefits: $700

  • Additional memberships can be purchased for $75 per employee

Purchase

Nonprofit Memberships

Nonprofit memberships are open to associations, nonprofit organizations, and other private not-for-profit entities that serve the criminal justice community. ​

Member benefits are available for a select number of employees, based upon dues level (see below). Benefits include:

  • Subscriptions to the Justice Bulletin, our weekly online newsletter (select number of staff)

  • Subscriptions to Info Letter, a weekly online government affairs newsletter (select number of staff)

  • Access to Connect2Grants, our regularly updated library of justice-related funding opportunities (select number of staff)

  • Access to Connect2Justice, our members-only portal which includes members-only resources and discussion groups (select number of staff)

  • Free registration for NCJA’s Virtual Quarterly Policy Discussions and Government Affairs Updates for all staff of member agencies

  • Ability to attend NCJA’s annual Public Policy Summit open to all staff of member agencies

  • Discounted registration rates for all agency staff for the annual Forum on Criminal Justice

  • Opportunities to serve as regional representatives on the NCJA Advisory Council as well as be elected or appointed to the NCJA Board of Directors

  • Voting privileges in NCJA elections

  • Opportunities to provide national leadership through participation in NCJA activities and committees

  • Opportunities to influence national policy through consultation with Congressional leaders and administration officials

  • Access to research by the NCJA staff

  • 50% discount on the exhibit booth fee at the NCJA Forum on Criminal Justice

  • Opportunity to interact with state, tribal and local justice leaders


Cost of Membership
  • 1-6 employees receiving benefits: $500

  • 7-9 employees receiving benefits: $700

  • Additional memberships can be purchased for $75 per employee

Purchase

Corporate Memberships

The corporate membership category is open to corporations, businesses, industries, and other private for-profit entities providing products or services to justice agencies.  Membership should not be seen as an endorsement of any product or company.  

Benefits include:

  • Subscriptions to the Justice Bulletin, our weekly online newsletter (select number of staff)

  • Subscriptions to Info Letter, a weekly online government affairs newsletter (select number of staff)

  • Access to Connect2Grants, our regularly updated library of justice-related funding opportunities (select number of staff)

  • Access to Connect2Justice, our members-only portal which includes members-only resources and discussion groups (select number of staff)

  • Free registration for NCJA’s Virtual Quarterly Policy Discussions and Government Affairs Updates for all staff of member agencies

  • Ability to attend NCJA’s annual Public Policy Summit open to all staff of member agencies

  • Discounted registration rates for all agency staff for the annual Forum on Criminal Justice

  • Opportunities to provide national leadership through participation in NCJA activities and committees

  • 50% discount on the exhibit booth fee at the NCJA Forum on Criminal Justice

  • Opportunity to interact with state, tribal and local justice leaders

 

Cost of Membership

Corporate memberships for $2,500/year and includes member benefits for up to three employees. Additional memberships can be purchased for $75 per employee.

Purchase

State Administering Agency

The State Administering Agency (SAA) membership is open to the 56 SAAs who administer the Byrne Justice Assistance Grant program. Members representing the states are appointed by the governor of the state or territory or by the mayor of the District of Columbia as Criminal Justice System Representatives (CJSR) and who are the full-time senior-level employees of the state whose responsibility is the direction of systemic criminal justice planning, coordination, management, research, training, and/or technical assistance. 

Dues Structure

Sliding scale based upon state population. 

Please contact Bethany Broida at bbroida@ncja.org to purchase this membership