Membership

Please note that as of May 1, 2019 we’re not currently accepting new Associate Memberships as we’re at capacity.

CommunityWise is a member-based organization. There are several types of Membership at the centre.

TENANT MEMBER: rent an office space or storage space in the building; book common rooms; rent a mailbox.

ASSOCIATE MEMBER: book common rooms; rent a mailbox; can be on the waiting list to rent, share or sublet office space.

In order to become a TENANT or ASSOCIATE MEMBER of CommunityWise, your organization must be:

  • A non-profit or grassroots organization based in Calgary (*Tenant Members must be a legally registered nonprofit or charitable organizations in order to enter into a Rental Agreement with CommunityWise*)
  • Fill out the CommunityWise membership application, and pay the $40 membership fee
  • Provide at least two community contacts as references
  • Adhere to the bylaws, rules and regulations of CommunityWise
  • Understand and embrace that you are joining a community
  • Be approved by the membership committee

INDIVIDUAL MEMBER: interested in supporting CommunityWise, contributes and participates in organizing and attending events, programs, work bees and special projects. Individual members will apply (membership application form) and pay a fee or equivalent in-kind donation.

APPLICATION FEE: $40 one time application processing fee

MEMBERSHIP FEE:
$40 renewable annually

MAILBOX FEE:
$40 optional, renewable annually

COMMON ROOMS DAMAGE DEPOSIT: $200 one-time fee, refundable upon termination of membership

INTERESTED IN BECOMING A MEMBER?

Interested groups or organizations are encouraged to first visit us in person and meet with staff to talk about your group’s needs. Please contact us at info@communitywise.net or 403-261-9660 prior to stopping by.

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