Cathy Hawn

Center Membership is a Sound Investment

     … for your organization.

            … for the New Jersey nonprofit community.

Cathy Hawn
Director of Membership

As a Center Member, you can tap into:

Lori Fabian, President of Fabian Consulting, shares her expertise at Center conference

Free job listings

Our nonprofit members may post job listings on our popular Nonprofit Job Listings page for no additional charge. We’ve made the process more streamlined than ever and you create your own listing from an easy to use form right on our website.

Premium HelpDesk support

Through our Nonprofit HelpDesk, the Center offers expert phone and e-mail consultation on an extensive array of nonprofit management, compliance and policy issues to help you pursue your mission. Members receive:

  • Priority access during regular business hours
  • More in-depth support from our in-house experts
  • Access to exclusive, member-only guides and articles
  • Free or discounted compliance publications

Subsidized professional development

The Center provides access to a host of affordable professional development opportunities and serves as a clearinghouse for other offerings of interest to nonprofits. Members receive:

  • Exclusive free access to our recorded webinar library
  • Discounts of 30% or more on Center-sponsored events
  • Exclusive access to select offerings through the Center or the National Council of Nonprofits network
  • Access to member rates on Center partner events
  • Access to customized training from Center staff at special rates
  • Discounts our annual New Jersey Nonprofit Conference featuring cutting edge topics for the nonprofit world
Kresge Workshop
Primepoint Payroll & HR Services at Center conference

Preferred vendor discounts

Center Members get special discounts to vendors that provide services non-profits need including liability insurance, web conferencing, online payment processing and more!

  • Liability protection available with Directors & Officers and Volunteer Insurance
  • Free job postings on the Center website
  • Discounted digital services such as web conferencing and online payment processing
  • Receive discounts on employer services like payroll insurance

A stronger nonprofit community

As the leading New Jersey advocate on nonprofit issues, the Center promotes the vital role of the nonprofit community to government, business, nonprofit leaders and the media. We work to create a public policy climate for nonprofits to thrive, and we also help to bridge connections between and among nonprofits, philanthropy, and the other sectors.

  • Center advocacy works on issues on behalf of the entire charitable community
  • Receive opportunities to become aware of, get trained, and involved in nonprofit advocacy to advance your mission
  • Connect with other nonprofit leaders at our annual statewide non-profit conference
  • Strengthen connections to non-profits across the country through the Center’s affiliation with the National Council of Nonprofits
2011 Conference - High Five

Membership is open to any New Jersey-based 501(c)(3) organization or those eligible for such status. Other organizations, firms or individuals are welcome to become Associate Members. Join online even if you intend to pay by check.

Discounts on Joint Memberships: Are you a member of  ASAH, NJVOAD, South Jersey Cultural Alliance, LeadingAge, NJAMHAA, or the Housing and Community Development Network? Is your organization located in one of the 8 southern counties that the NonProfit Development Center of Southern New Jersey serves?

Center membership discounts are available to organizations that are members of any of these other organizations (memberships must be maintained in both). Email the Center for instructions on how to access.


We want to get to know you and hope you will consider becoming an active member of our community.

Would you like to see our team talking to our member audience? Check out our most recent Know Your Center video!

Want more information? Contact us.