There are a number of great reasons why your organization should joining the BC Cycling Coalition. Businesses and organizations considering making larger contributions, please see Business Memberships.
1. Become part of the leading provincial voice for cycling
When you join the BC Cycling Coalition you add your voice, and the voice of your members and supporters, to an expanding provincial movement of 68,122 supporters calling for dramatically increased investment in cycling; better, smarter infrastructure; universal cycling education programs; and a provincial cyclotourism network. Your membership is one of the important sources of funding that sustains us.
2. Promotion of your campaigns, programs and events
We can help promote your campaigns, programs and events in your region or around BC through social media and our monthly email blasts.
By joining the BC Cycling Coalition, you are able to participate in our provincial insurance plan. (Additional fees to participate).
4. Easily obtain information and advice from other organizations around the province
a. When you join the BC Cycling Coalition you will be invited to attend bi-annual conference calls where members can discuss their issues, share best practices, and seek advice.
b. Member organizations are eligible to subscribe to the BC Coordinators listserve where you can ask questions and receive answers from the board members and staff of organizations around BC.
5. Have an influence on the governance and direction of the BC Cycling Coalition
Member organizations are eligible to send a representative to our Annual General Meeting who will be able to vote on resolutions and elect officers on behalf of your organization.
6. Recognition Focused on People from Your Region
a. Logo and link to your website and social media on all our pages when people browse our website from your region or when they specify they are from your region.
b. Listing on our Member Organizations page. Your listing is on the top of the page when people browse our website from your region or when they specify they are from your region.
c. Listing in our members twitter list displayed on many of our pages
7. Campaign Petitions, Emailers, Assistance and Advice
a. Advice from our team that has several decades of campaign and advocacy success.
b. Free access to our powerful petition engine based on NationBuilder. Here is an example.
c. Free access to our powerful emailer tool that allows your supporters to easily send emails to local and provincial elected officials in local and provincial cycling issues and opportunities.
Membership categories and fees
We offer organizational memberships in two categories. Members of the BCCC can either be non-profit cycling organizations or other organizations.
Member Cycling Organization – A non-profit cycling organization, who desires full membership and voting rights in the BC Cycling Coalition. The annual fee is dependent on the number of members.
1 to 100 members $75 per year
101 to 1000 members $150 per year
1001 members or more $250 per year
Other Organization – An organization which wishes to support the work of the BC Cycling Coalition without holding voting rights. The annual fee depends on the status of the organization.
Other non-profit organizations $100 per year
Corporate or other organization $150 per year
Please purchase your membership on-line or by cheque and mail it in (address and form on the membership pages).
If you have any questions about membership please contact us.