Become a Member
By becoming a member of Grounded Solutions Network, you are both solidifying your commitment to this work and joining a passionate community of practitioners and allies dedicated to increasing our collective impact.
Organizational members are United States-based nonprofit organizations or public agencies that are actively engaged in forming—or structured and operating as—a community land trust, deed-restricted housing program, limited-equity cooperative, inclusionary housing program, or other long-term affordable housing program in their community.
Individual members are practitioners or policymakers who are employed by United States-based organizations or public agencies that are not willing or able to join as organizational members.
Organizations and individuals outside of our traditional membership are invited to sign on as an ally of Grounded Solutions Network at no cost.
If you have questions, please reach out to us at email@example.com
The Value of Membership
Join a national community of professionals who work for equity and justice by advancing housing with lasting affordability.
“Grounded Solutions Network provides the best training and networking opportunities for our organization’s board and staff members regarding community land trust housing and other community-based, innovative housing solutions. Period.”
– Jeff Corey, One Roof Community Housing
“Grounded Solutions Network provides so many practical resources for permanently affordable housing programs. I have taken advantage of sample documents, examples of policies, prescient research as well as discussion with knowledgeable staff. I also appreciate being able to connect with colleagues across the country to problem solve together as well as borrow best practices.”
– Rhoda J. Stauffer, Park City Municipal Corporation
“What I value about Grounded Solutions Network is that it’s a hub of information and resources for permanently affordable housing! The staff is amazing…very experienced in the field of affordable housing. They are always willing to help find answers to your questions.”
– Jennifer Minnick, Habitat for Humanity of Frederick County
“Grounded Solutions Network is a unique organization serving not-for-profits [and programs] involved in a very specialized type of affordable housing. It includes a staff of extremely talented, knowledgeable professionals who are dedicated to helping CLTs achieve their mission.”
– Joe D’Lando, Uniondale Community Land Trust
- Access to technical advice through our Help Desk
- Peer-to-peer connections
- Access to member-only trainings and resources
- Discounted registration fees for our national conference and other events
- Ability to apply for scholarships to conferences and other trainings
- Ability to apply for grants, technical assistance awards, and event sponsorships (organizational members only)
- Opportunity to serve on member-only committees
- Opportunity to nominate oneself as a candidate for the Board of Directors
- Opportunity to vote on Board candidates
2018 - 2019 Organizational Membership Dues
|Organization Member – Large Nonprofit
(operating budget > $250,000)
|Organization Member – Public Agency
|Organization Member – Small Nonprofit
(operating budget < $250,000)
(incorporated < 2 years)
Users of HomeKeeper, our homeownership program manager, receive a 10% discount on membership.
2017 Member Report
As a service to our members, Grounded Solutions Network strives to collect accurate and updated data on members’ portfolios in order to better understand trends and characteristics of shared equity homeownership and affordable rental programs to support the field.