ACLP Corporate and Non-Profit Organization Membership

ACLP offers both corporate and non-profit organization membership. Pricing is based on annual operating budget in order to accommodate all sizes of for-profit companies and non-profit organizations that engage with ACLP. Non-profit organization membership is available to non-profit organizations with verified 501(c)3 status. Other non-profit designations will be considered on a case-by-case basis. All corporate and organization memberships are subject to ACLP approval.* ACLP also offers six individual membership categories.

If you have any questions about membership or would like to apply for a corporate or non-profit organization membership, please contact the Association of Child Life Professionals at 1-800-252-4515 or membership@childlife.org.



Benefits

Benefits of Corporate and Non-Profit Organization Membership include:

  • Special recognition for member organizations that exhibit at the Child Life Annual Conference
  • 5% discount on exhibit hall booth and priority booth placement through the members-only pre-sale
  • Free ACLP Marketplace listing (coming Fall/Winter 2019)
  • 5% discount on advertising and mailing lists
  • Member discount on any purchases in the Child Life Store
  • Ability to send up to 3 non-ACLP members to conference at the member rate (beginning with the 2021 Child Life Annual Conference)
  • A complimentary report of aggregated national data about child life programs from the Child Life Professional Data Center (CLPDC)
  • Annual Child Life Supporter badge to broadcast your support of child life to your customers


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"The child life folks are our 'tribe'...We have met the most amazing people at these gatherings!"

- 2019 Child Life Annual Conference Exhibitor Survey

Pricing

Corporate Pricing

Non-Profit Pricing

Annual Operating Budget Price 
<$500,000 revenue  $399
$500,000-$2,500,000 revenue  $599
$2,500,000+ revenue  $799
Annual Operating Budget Price 
<$500,000 revenue  $299
$500,000-$2,500,000 revenue  $499
$2,500,000+ revenue  $699

FAQs

QUESTION: I joined as a corporate member, but I already purchased a booth for the 2020 conference. Can I get partial refund on my booth fees?

ANSWER: Member pricing for exhibit booths will begin with the 2021 Child Life Annual Conference. Member pricing is not available for the 2020 Child Life Annual Conference.

QUESTION: I am a Certified Child Life Specialist working for a company/non-profit organization that is eligible for a corporate/non-profit organizational membership. My company/non-profit organization isn't interested in membership at this time, but I would still like to be part of ACLP. Can I join as an individual member?

ANSWER: You may join as a Professional member, but you cannot promote your company on the member forums. Please review the forum guidelines carefully. 

QUESTION: I work at a company that is eligible for a corporate membership, but my company isn't interested in a corporate membership at this time. I'm not a Certified Child Life Specialist, but I would still like to be part of ACLP. Can I join as an individual professional member?

ANSWER: You may join as an individual member at the Associate level, but you cannot promote your company on the member forums. Please review the forum guidelines carefully. 

*ACLP's Membership Policy

Companies and organizations whose products, services, operations, or public image are inconsistent with the principles and practices outlined in the Child Life Profession Code of Ethical Responsibility are ineligible for ACLP corporate and non-profit membership at the discretion of ACLP staff. Inconsistent principles and practices may include, but are not limited to:

  • Organizations that discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, or physical or mental disability.
  • Organizations with explicit religious affiliation and/or missionary objectives if the relationship requires or implies endorsement of a specific religion or introduces any ambiguity that there is such an endorsement.
  • Any organization whose primary product is the manufacture of weapons, alcohol, tobacco, or illegal drugs.
  • Organizations involved in pornography, exploitative and/or corrupt practices.
  • Political action groups or campaigns.

 

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