Become A Member
As an organization, we believe that the diversity of our rich cultural heritage is a source of strength that contributes to a thriving community in Alberta. When you become a member with Africa Centre, you are able to actively contribute towards enriching the lives of the African descent community. Membership is open to all individuals and registered organizations who ascribe to the vision and objectives of Africa Centre.
Both organizational and individual members have the right to attend membership meetings, vote and to stand for election to the Board of Africa Centre.
- Access to exclusive impactful conversations with stakeholders, and city and government officials on issues that affect our community
- Access to exclusive educational, recreational, and informational workshops, seminars and activities for individuals and groups
- Discounts to Africa Centre events such as the Africa Day Gala
- Mentorship for aspiring business owners through our Entrepreneurship Engagement program.
- Sponsorship and funding opportunities for ethnocultural groups and organizations.
- And many more...
An organizational member is a registered organization that represents African descent community groups in the Province of Alberta.
For example, an organization member can be national, cultural, religious, professional, sport or other demographic organizations.
An individual member is an African descent community member residing in the Province of Alberta.
Individual members shall be willing to provide a minimum of 12 hours of volunteering per year to Africa Centre to be eligible membership.
An Affiliate Member shall be representative of non-African organizations, initiatives of interest, or community support, including partners, champions, and associations.
Honorary membership can be granted from time to time to corporations, organizations and distinguished members of the Society who may or may not be of African descent for their assistance in promoting the objectives of the Society and High Commissions in Canada. The selection of Honorary members is made by Africa Centre Board of Directors.
Individual Voting Membership: $20.00 per year (free for youth (15-25) and seniors (over 55)).
Organizational Voting Membership: $100.00 per year.
There shall be no fee for the non-voting membership types, Affiliate and Honorary Memberships.
To pay your membership fee, please send an e-transfer to firstname.lastname@example.org, stating that membership is the reason for transfer.