PARTNER CRITERIA

For clarification or to view the HAP membership and governance manual, please contact troy@yahouston.org.

DEFINITION OF MEMBERSHIP

 

The fees for being a HAP Member for districts, arts organizations, and institutions of higher education are outlined on the chart below and due by Jan. 31 of each year. In-kind support does not affect the membership fee. Members receive the rights and responsibilities outlined below.

 

All HAP Members receive: 

  • Participation in HAP governance through voting status (one vote per member organization/district) in the General Assembly

  • Ability to apply to present at the HAP conference (determined through the RFP process)

  • Opportunities to participate in the planning of the HAP Conference and other HAP events

  • Participation in HAP leadership through eligibility to be elected to the Steering Committee on behalf of your caucus, and to HAP Conference co-chair positions

  • Access to any activities or resources created as “HAP-only”

  • Access to previous year’s HAP Conference Budget

  • Members are invited to include the HAP logo and name themselves as HAP members in promotional materials and advertise their participation in the HAP conference and other projects.

  • Members will be listed on the website and other materials, and are invited to submit a logo to include with the organization name. 

MEMBERSHIP CRITERIA

 

All collaborative partnerships depend on the strength and health of the collaborating organizations. For these reasons, the criteria below were created to ensure that members had capacity and interest to participate in HAP.

 

ARTS ORGANIZATION MEMBER CRITERIA FOR PARTICIPATION

An Arts Organization Member will:

  • Meet the Definition of Membership outlined above

  • Be a recognized 501(c)3 Texas Non-­‐Profit Corporation;

  • Include arts presenting and/or arts education as part of partner organization’s charitable mission; OR use the arts or culture as a means to educate the public, but may or may not include the arts as part of the organization’s charitable mission;

  • Have a 12-­‐month operating structure;

  • Be in existence for 5 or more years;

  • Support a paid administrative staff;

  • Have adequate internal measures (knowledgeable personnel, physical space, assessment, etc.) to effectively promote and manage arts programming and/or arts education at a high level, both in quality and quantity, to the greater Houston community at large.

 

ARTS ORGANIZATION FEES:

Large (Annual budget of more than $4.5 million + meets membership criteria)

$1000

Includes:

  • All rights and responsibilities included in the definition of membership

  • Benefits of Booth sponsorship level 

  • Upgrade sponsorship level to Preferred Booth for $500

 

Midsize (Annual budget of $600,000 to $4.5 million + meets membership criteria)

$500

Includes:

  • All rights and responsibilities included in the definition of membership

  • Benefits of Booth sponsorship level 

  • Upgrade sponsorship level to Preferred Booth for $500

 

Small (Annual budget of $600,000 or less + meets membership criteria)

$250

Includes:

  • All rights and responsibilities included in the definition of membership

  • Transform to Booth sponsorship for additional $250

 

DISTRICT PARTNER CRITERIA FOR PARTICIPATION

A District Partner will:

  • Meet the Definition of Membership outlined above

  • be a public Pre-K – 12 institution, operating within or around the Houston metropolitan area.

 

DISTRICT PARTNER FEES

$500 level

 Includes:

  • All rights and responsibilities included in the definition of membership

  • 10 free, two-day admissions to the annual HAP conference (a $750 value)

 

$1000 level

 Includes:

  • All rights and responsibilities included in the definition of membership

  • 25 free, two-day admissions to the annual HAP conference (an $1875 value)

 

HIGHER EDUCATION PARTNERS

A Higher Education Partner will:

  • Meet the Definition of Membership outlined above

  • Be a 4-year or community college in the Region 4 Education Service Center and Montgomery County;

  • Must offer a degree program in at least one arts discipline

 

HIGHER EDUCATION FEES

 

$500 level

 Includes:

  • All rights and responsibilities included in the definition of membership

  • Free, two-day conference admission for 2 faculty/staff members and up to 20 students (a $550 value)

 

$1000 level

Includes:

  • All rights and responsibilities included in the definition of membership

  • Free, two-day conference admission for 2 faculty/staff members and up to 50 students (a $1150 value)

  • Benefits of Booth sponsorship level 

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