Are you a social equity applicant or license holder?

At the core of NCIA’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program is our Equity Scholarship Program (ESP), which provides our Equity Members over 80% off of membership dues for the first two years AND a list of benefits specific to this program.

As an NCIA member, you are eligible for various benefits including serving on our member-led committees, speaking on our webinars, submitting content to our Industry Insights blog, as well as serving on our Board of Directors.

As an Equity Member, you ALSO receive several additional benefits designed specifically for your unique needs.

  • First year membership for $50 (normally $1,000)
  • Second year membership (assuming you choose to renew) for $300
  • Power Hour Zoom Call – Every month, we host a call exclusively for our Social Equity members to plug into NCIA resources; network with one another; and more
  • Get featured in our blog’s Equity Member Spotlights
  • Eligibility to join our Lobby Days Delegation – which includes travel stipends to join us in D.C.
  • 25% discount on all NCIA digital sponsorship products
  • Several additional, unique opportunities to advocate on behalf of Equity in our industry

Simply fill out the application below that applies to you, and we’ll get you rolling with our ESP community! We look forward to building together!

Not a Social Equity applicant or operator, but interested in supporting the program or learning more about DEI as a whole at NCIA? Click here


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