SCANO Membership

As a member of SCANO, you will get connected to a network of nonprofit leaders who are on the same learning journey that you are. You'll receive deep discounts - usually 50% or more - on our year-round workshops and will gain access to partnership opportunities and exclusive FREE services. SCANO resources can provide you with everything you need to thrive in the nonprofit sector, both personally and as an organization. As the nonprofit sector continues to face the negative impact of COVID-19, SCANO has shifted our offerings to better support you through this unprecedented time of crisis. We have moved all of our programs online, offering virtual training opportunities that merge fundamental best practices with crisis management resources and opportunities for peer-to-peer connections and support.

Membership Details


What's Included

  • Registration for one SCANO Workshop - at no cost! - and 50% off all other workshop registrations (training for nonprofit executives, staff, & board leaders)
  • A 25% discount on all Nonprofit Leadership Certificate Program registrations (a limited number of additional scholarships are available on a needs basis)
  • Scholarship opportunities for Executive Directors:
    • Executive Education Scholarship (at USC, Stanford & Harvard)
    • Access to the Leader’s Institute
  • Access to our experts! Includes  phone or email consultation about questions, resources, and templates
  • Exclusive networking invitations and deep discounts to partner events

Membership Options

If you are interested in joining/renewing but cannot because of budgetary constraints due to COVID-19, please reach out to SCANO remains committed to supporting our leaders and organizations through this challenging time and is offering membership scholarships, discounts, and delayed dues payment plans to ensure you have access to the resources you need.

  1. Organizational Membership
    Available only to 501(c)3 organizations and extends to all staff  and  board members.  Annual dues are based on organization's budget size.
  2. Individual Membership
    Designed for individuals who work with nonprofit organizations but are not either a board member or an employee of a SCANO Member Organization. Membership dues are $100 annually.

Upgrade Opportunities

  • Access to GrantStation membership for only $75 (a $159+ value)
  • $200 Savings on Board Orientation Success Program
  • BoardSource Discounts: 20% off Individual Memberships and 10% discount on the Board Support Program