Membership

Membership Benefits

Friend of PDC

  • PDC's weekly e-update;
  • Members-only access to website resources

NOTE: This level of membership exists to provide volunteers or alumni of community organizations an opportunity to stay connected to the current revitalization network in Pennsylvania. Organizations and businesses are not eligible for the individual membership tier.


Standard Organization Membership Level

  • PDC's weekly e-update the "Messenger"
  • Members-only access to website resources
  • PDC resource library access
  • Complimentary weekly e-update to Board Chair
  • PDC's CenterPiece Newsletter
  • Discounted registration at PDC Annual Conference
  • Discounted rates on PDC programs & services
  • Legislative and program advocacy alerts
  • Annual salary survey reports
  • One annual socio-economic and demographic data update
  • Unlimited telephone consultation
  • Managers' Memos for local distribution
  • Invitation to annual regional leadership meetings (if designated)
  • Letters of support for funding applications
  • Discounts on PANO trainings and membership

Enhanced Organizational Membership Level

Includes all benefits associated with Standard Organization level in addition to one annual general site visit (upon request).

Recognized-Program Premium - Organization and Enhanced Membership Levels

There are many non-DCED designated communities who may want access to any or all of the following:

  • Attend the three annual Managers Meetings sponsored by DCED
  • Attend the Regional Leadership Forums (RLF) for board and/or committee members
  • Be eligible for recommendation by PDC to the NMSC for national accreditation
  • Be eligible to apply for Special Occasion permit offered by the Liquor Control Board for DCED designated or National Main Street Center accredited/recognized programs.

Translation Services now available

A new PDC member benefit is access to translation services through an agreement between PDC and a local, small diverse business who works with a diverse group of professional human translators to provide document translation services in over 110 languages. This is an opportunity to have your organizational materials translated in a non-English language/s that you can make available electronically and/or in print.

Please note that PDC reserves the right, based on budget and/or size of document, to deny the request. This service does not include costs for artwork or print. For questions please contact Maria Wherley or any PDC staff member.

Business Memberships

Bronze, Silver and Gold Memberships offer all benefits of an Organization Membership, plus added features designed especially for businesses that wish to take advantage of business development opportunities.

Business Bronze

  • Business listing on PDC's website
  • Discount on exhibit space at PDC Annual Conference
  • Business Partner Alerts (on currently open RFPs)

Business Silver

The Silver level includes the benefits associated with Bronze level membership, as well as one day PDC technical assistance consultation.

Business Gold

The Gold level includes benefits associated with Bronze and Silver level membership as well sponsorship listing in the CenterPiece newsletter and two complimentary registrations at the PDC Annual Conference.

Note: Member benefits apply only to the person listed as the member; multiple contacts at an organization do not receive additional passwords, mailings, etc.

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