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CASC Membership 

Become a member of the principal organization for informal science learning in Canada! 

The workforce across our membership represents more than 1,500 science communicators and support staff in addition to more than 10,000 volunteers. Collectively, the budgets at our member organizations exceed $200 million annually.


FULL MEMBERS of CASC are organizations devoted, at least in part, to the public understanding and appreciation of science and technology and are incorporated as non-profit organizations or similar institutions administered by government or municipal authority, located in Canada and open to the public on a regular schedule.

Any of CASC's Full Members can apply to be part of the Reciprocal Agreement.  The reciprocal agreement entitles CASC institution's members (i.e. families and individuals) benefits when they visit other CASC member institutions across Canada. 

Benefits

  • Detailed members' directory

  • Networking events including our Conference and Annual General Meetings

  • Voting privileges by general membership

  • Opportunity to sit on the board of directors

  • Quarterly newsletter

  • Access to CASC research publications

  • Two hotlinks from the CASC web site

  • Representation at the federal level on issues of funding and science awareness and literacy

Operating Budget (max - min)*

Over $10 million

Over $5 million

Over $2 million

Over $1.2 million

Over $700, 00

Over $500,00

Over $250,00

Under $200,00

*Operating Budget X 0.00115

HST/GST added to dues as applicable


Annual Membership Fee

$3,625

$2,425

$1,950

$1,450 

$845

$605

$365

$180

AFFILIATE SUPPORTERS of CASC are other organizations that agree with and have a strong interest in the objectives of the CASC. They may include, but are not limited to, exhibit designers and fabricators, gift shop suppliers and research consultants. 

Benefits

  • Detailed members' directory

  • Networking events including our Conference and Annual General Meetings

  • 20% discount on advertising space in CASC publications

  • Quarterly newsletter

  • Access to CASC research publications

  • Two hotlinks from the CASC web site

# of Employees

0-2

3-10

11-25

25+

HST/GST added to dues as applicable


Annual Affiliate Fee

$275

$605

$875

$1,100


DEVELOPING MEMBERS are organizations that will meet the criteria for Full Membership but are not yet serving the public.They enjoy the same benefits as Full members.

The fee for each developing member will be assessed consistent with the organization's anticipated first year operating budget, and subject to review by CASC Board of Directors. 

HONOURARY MEMBERS are individuals who were presented with an Outstanding Individual Achievement Award at the CASCADE Awards, held in conjunction with the CASC Annual Conference. This is a lifetime honour.


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