A New Association for Sports Based Youth Development Organizations 

Increasing Nonprofits' Capacity to Help Children in Underserved Communities 

The Youth Sports Collaborative Network (YSCN) is a new member supported association for the community of hundreds of nonprofit sports and fitness based youth development organizations for children living in urban and rural underserved communities. These community based organizations help children be more physically fit, engaged in school, and increase their individual self worth to become good citizens. 

Join Now for Special Dues Pricing — Join anytime between now and the end of the year, and membership will be good until January 6, 2020 instead of the normal 12 months from the date you join. The sooner you join the longer you receive benefits. Join in September to receive an additional 10% savings in easy-to-use fundraising software offered by YSCN's partner Network for Good.

Join by January 2019 to become a Founding Member of the Youth Sports Collaborative Network.

YSCN members benefit in the following ways:

Advocacy — A Unified and Sustained Voice based on Research and Consistent Messaging to Increase Funding and Improved Public Policy,
Best Practices — A Knowledgeable Information Resource in Nonprofit Management and Youth Development.

Connected Community — E-newsletter and Online Tools that enable Ongoing Collaboration and Knowledge Sharing, and

Discounted Pricing
— On Events, Products and Services.

The Youth Sports Collaborative Network is thankful for the generous support of the following:

Franz and Company for its communication design services,

George Washington University for its preferred partner pricing for YSCN members to GW's online Sports Philanthropy Executive Certificate Program,

Network for Good for its preferred partner pricing of its fundraising software for YSCN members,

Pillsbury law firm for serving as nonprofit counsel to YSCN, and

Verified Volunteers for its preferred partner pricing to YSCN members to conduct quality compliant background checks for staff and volunteers. 

Join Now for the Best Value for Membership.

By becoming a member at anytime in 2018, your dues payment will cover your membership until January 6, 2020. Join in September and receive 4 months of extra membership! Note membership is organizational, so all of your employees may take advantage of the benefits.

Further, sign up with Network for Good for its fundraising software by September 30, you receive an exclusive 20% discount on its pricing based on the number of donors in a member’s database and services wanted by Network For Good. Starting October 1 the ongoing member discount goes to 10%. This offering is just in time for your critical end of the year fund raising efforts

Other member benefits include special pricing for the screening of employees and volunteers by partner Verified Volunteers and a free electronic copy of YSCN's 2017 research report, The First Annual State of Sports-Based Youth Development in the U.S. - Helping America's Most Vulnerable Children.

Click below to learn more about membership benefits.

Membership Info

Who Should Join YSCN?

Any nonprofit organization providing or supporting sports, physical fitness, and health-related programs for children at any age may join as a full-fledge Voting Member. In addition, such organizations that join YSCN then enable their nonprofit member affiliates or chapters, if they have any, to join YSCN as a non voting member at a 25% reduced dues rate.

For profit businesses and their foundations concerned with a child’s physical fitness, health and social development may join and participate in YSCN as Supporter Members. Such businesses include sporting goods retailers, apparel and equipment companies, professional leagues, and technology services for nonprofits.

Note the special membership offering of join in 2018 and membership will be good until January 6, 2020 applies to all membership categories.

Membership Dues are based on the most recent fiscal year annual revenue. Figure out your Membership Dues Here.



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