Donations & Dues

 Making Contributions and/or Paying Dues
Only members may make donations to COPACS, Inc, a 501 C 3 nonprofit corporation.
By making a donation and/or paying your membership dues,  you are becoming a member of a community of stakeholders who are advancing COPACS' mission and purpose. (Note: Dues are waived for the first year of membership in all categories.)
 
To this end, your montetary contributions support and promote transparency and accountability in public school governance, discourse and decisionmaking tied to student achievement.
 
Again, thank you for all of your voluntary and/or monetary contributions to COPACS. Your gift is fully tax deductible. (But, please consult your tax advisor for information about your specific situation.)

Membership & Chapter Registration Information


(1) Review the membership options:
 
Active Individual Membership:
Active Individual membership in a chapter is open to persons who are parents of children in local school systems or community stakeholders who wish to promote and participate in the goals and objectives of COPACS. Active members enjoy all rights and privileges accorded to any member of COPACS.  Active members are eligible to vote in all elections of their local chapters; hold local chapter offices;  serve on the local board of directors; serve as chair or member of any local committee; nominate candidates for national office and awards; and to attend all functions of COPACS nationally and locally. Annual dues are 5.00 dollars.
 
Network Membership:  
Network membership is open to anyone who does not live in a city with a COPACS chapter. Network members may elect to affiliate with any COPACS local chapter and are entitled to all rights and privileges accorded to active local chapter members and to any additional benefits extended by that chapter to its members. Annual dues are 5.00 dollars
 
Sustaining Membership:  
Sustaining membership is a national membership open to firms, corporations or organizations that support the goals and activities of  COPACS. Representatives of sustaining members are eligible to attend all functions of COPACS. Sustaining members receive one-year complimentary membership in their local chapter. Sustaining membership applications must provide the name of their organization, address, and chapter affiliation, which shall be sent to the COPACS' treasurer at the address posted on our website. Annual dues are 100.00 dollars. 
 
Local Sponsoring Membership:
Local Sponsoring membership is available to any individual, local organization, or agency that desires to make an initial or additional annual contribution to the chapter. Local Sponsoring members have the full rights and privileges of active members. Tcal Sponsoring membership may not supplant sustaining membership in the Corporation.  Annual dues are 50.00 dollars.

 
Legacy Memberships:
Legacy memberships are available to anyone who supports the COPACS mission and vision and/or wants to be recognized and remembered  for promoting transparency and accountablity in public school governace, discourse and decision-making tied  to student achievment.  The minimum for one-time legacy dues is 500.00 dollars.
 
Life Memberships:
Life memberships are available to anyone who supports the COPACS mission and vision and/or 
who wants to  support  transparency and accountablity in public school governace, discourse and decision-making tied to student achievement throughout their lifetime.  Life members may hold office, vote, or serve on the chapter board of directors. They are also eligible to attend all functions of the chapter or the Corporation.  The minimum for one-time life  membership dues is  5.000 dollars.