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New Membership Process

The new member process for Community Shares is currently closed.

Please check back in 2022 for updated forms.


There are two steps to the process: first, a Letter of Interest, followed by a full application for those recommended by the Committee on Membership’s New Member Task Force. 

An in-person Prospective Member Seminar will take place at Community Shares on Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at 12:00 pm. This is highly recommended because our staff and committee is unable to meet individually with interested organizations. Have your questions answered and hear about the benefits of Community Shares membership. Please RSVP to forms@communityshares.org if you are planning to attend. If you are unable to attend the seminar, you are still welcome to submit the Letter of Interest.

To complete the Letter of Interest, download the submission guidelines below and complete the information before March 17, 2021. Print out each page for your records. If you are invited to complete a full application, they are due by Friday, April 9, 2021 at 5:00 pm. 

If you have any questions, please email Executive Director Cynthia Ries at cynthia@communityshares.org.


Downloadable Forms

2021 Membership Process Timeline

Letter of Interest Guidelines

New Member Process FAQs 

2021 Membership Application


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