We’re excited to welcome new organizations to the team and are happy to consider new applications—at the full member or associate level.
We have two options for organizations seeking membership to COLT—associate membership and full membership.
Associate members receive:
*The Land Trust Alliance’s Oregon ACE grant guidelines include an eligibility requirement that grant applicants must be full members of the Alliance and of COLT.
The Fine Print
Here are the relevant sections from COLT’s Bylaws on potential new members:
COLT BYLAWS ON NEW MEMBER ADMISSION:
(a) Existing as a nonprofit land trust organization registered to do business in the State of Oregon and recognized as a public charity organization described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code;
(b) Having the conservation of private land in Oregon through willing-donor or seller/willing-donee or buyer transactions as all or part of its mission; and
(c) Having adopted, and having agreed to abide by, the Land Trust Alliance’s standards and practices.
(a) The submission of a resolution by the nonprofit land trust organization that is seeking admission as an Organizational Member, confirming its desire to become an Organizational Member, its qualifications for membership, and its endorsement of the charter or strategic plan of the Corporation as an Organizational Member; and
(b) Acceptance of the application for admission by the board of directors of the Corporation