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Nonprofit Membership Requirements

In order to join, a nonprofit must meet the following membership requirements:

  • The nonprofit is headquartered in Broome County.
  • The nonprofit is able to make independent decisions and control its own signage.
  • At least 50% of the nonprofit's leaders are local to Broome County.
  • The nonprofit must be supportive of long-term sustainability in our region!
Almost meet these requirements, but not quite? Please contact us. Depending on the details, we may be able to put your case before our advisory board for a decision. 

Definitely don't meet these requirements, but still want to help? We might be able to welcome you as an anchor.

Nonprofit Membership Benefits

Immediate Benefits

  • Be Local Broome marketing package, including window decal(s), to help you brand yourself as a local to Broome County
  • Listing in our online directory
  • Be Local Broome marketing package to help you brand as a local, independent business (up to $200 in value annually) 
  • Listing in our online directory 
  • Period promotions through initiatives like Businesses of Broome (check out our first feature through this initiative here, or on Facebook or Instagram
  • Classification as a founding member* 
  • Free, discounted, or exclusive access to Be Local Broome events like Spring into Sustainabilit
  • Benefits from our members: 
    • Waived application fee at the Chamber of Commerce 
    • 20% off purchases at Southbridge Wines & Spirits

*We recognize the investment our early supporters make when they join Be Local Broome. Our first 50 members will be considered founding members, and will receive permanent, special recognition in our directory as a thank you!

Benefits Coming Later in 2019

  • Listing in our "Guide to Staying Local" (coming in October 2019)
  • Opportunities to advertise further with Be Local Broome
  • Opportunity to include promotions in our weekly "Staying Local" email blast 
  • More to be announced!
Nonprofit Membership Benefits

All nonprofit memberships are $50 annually!

We accept both electronic payments and checks! If you would like to pay electronically, you can do so through Wild Apricot Payments by Affinipay — just click "pay online" at the end of your application. If you'd rather pay through check, simply click "invoice me" to submit your online application without payment. Checks should be made out to the Binghamton Regional Sustainability Coalition, with Be Local Broome written in the memo line. Our mailing address is:

Binghamton Regional Sustainability Coalition

c/o Winter Clark, Be Local Broome

30 Main St.

Binghamton, NY 13905

For more specific questions on fees and payments, head to our FAQ page.

(607) 873-9220 ext.4


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