WHY JOIN THE SOUTH JERSEY CULTURAL ALLIANCE?

The answer is simple. Your membership matters!

Together, we are the cultural assets that attract tourism and boost economic & community development in New Jersey’s eight southern counties: Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Ocean, and Salem.

Membership makes you a part of the wide-ranging network of creative professionals, artists, organizations, and cultural institutions working to share our region’s history, promote our cultural assets, and strengthen local communities.

 

WHO ARE SJCA MEMBERS?

SJCA is comprised of South Jersey’s best individual artists, creative businesses, nonprofit cultural organizations, exhibition & performance venues, historic sites, and universities, just to name a few. SJCA membership is designed to provide opportunities to convene, collaborate, learn from and celebrate with your peers in the Southern New Jersey arts and culture community.

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WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP?

SJCA membership provides access to a comprehensive menu of programs and services, specifically designed for individuals and organizations working in South Jersey’s cultural community.

Here are some of the highlights:

  • Dynamic Online Presence through a member profile, event calendar, and searchable member directory
  • Subsidized and Cooperative Marketing opportunities, including our Google Ads program
  • Social Media, sharing events, updates, and opportunities to help you succeed and gain additional exposure
  • Mentorship Program, matching members with industry leaders to provide advice and support
  • Professional Development, providing opportunities to convene and learn from cultural industry leaders
  • Encore Awards, network with your peers while honoring those who support arts & culture in South Jersey
  • Arts in Education Initiative, attend NJ Education Association conference at SJCA booth or have your marketing information distributed in SJCA member information bags; Promote your student programs and educational opportunities in the Digital Arts Education Resource Guide
  • Strategic Partnerships that allow collaboration with state agencies, nonprofits, service organizations, artists, and other businesses and community leaders that support arts and culture
  • SJCA Member Portal that provides updates and information, discussion forum, and other useful tools, as well as event registrations, membership renewal, and member profile updates.

Individual artists enjoy these benefits plus:

  • Lifetime 20% discount on ArtworkArchive.com
  • Vendor discounts on useful services to help you build capacity and work “smarter” not harder
  • Eligibility to participate in the annual SJCA Member Exhibition
  • Exclusive SJCA Facebook Artist Group to connect you to the community of SJCA artists

New benefits are added all the time, based on member needs and feedback. Let us know what makes membership valuable for you!

HOW MUCH DOES MEMBERSHIP COST?

We understand that all members (…and budgets!) are different. That is why dues are determined using a sliding scale, based on your budget for the coming year. With options starting at $25 for artists and $100 for organizations, membership is affordable to everyone active in the cultural community. If your organization is unable to afford membership, contact Julie Hain, Membership and Programs Director, at jhain@sjca.net to discuss other membership options.

Organizational Budget Yearly Membership Dues
Under $99,999 $100
$100,000 – $249,999 $150
$250,000 – $499,999 $275
$500,000 – $999,999 $450
$1,000,000 – $2,999,999 $675
$3,000,000 – $4,999,999 $1,000
$5,000,000 and over $2,000
Individual Creative $25

Invest in being a part of the collective voice of arts, culture, and history in South Jersey. Grow your skills, audience, and professional connections with an SJCA membership today!

 

HOW DO I BECOME A MEMBER?

Joining SJCA is easier than ever with our new, simplified, online registration process. Simply follow the link below to register online (payable online or by mail with printable invoice)

Questions?

Contact Julie Hain, Director, Membership & Programs at jhain@sjca.net or (609) 626-3630.

Membership Overview

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