Become A Member

August 20, 2015 the Board of Directors amended the By Laws to create membership in the Pollinator Stewardship Council.  With your support you can help us continue our services to backyard, sideliner, and commercial beekeepers in the U.S.    Our service, our mission is to defend managed and native pollinators vital to a sustainable and affordable food supply from the adverse impact of pesticides.

Select the links to view the Amendment and the Membership categories and benefits.

Together, we can support beekeeper led, beekeeper supported research, collaboration, education, and advocacy!

Show your support! Join us! Become a member today!

Annual membership categories:

POLLINATOR PARTNERS

___ $25 individual, non-beekeeper   For a single individual (not a student, not a beekeeper)   Member Benefits: bi-monthly newsletter, participation in advocacy actions

___ $10 students K-college; university & govt. scientist   For K-college, university or govt. scientists’ Member Benefits: bi-monthly newsletter, participation in advocacy actions

___ $50 nonprofit partners with similar missions

For valid nonprofit organizations with similar missions, Nonprofit Partners’ Member Benefits: bi-monthly newsletter, participation in advocacy actions, support letters for their advocacy (unless in direct conflict with PSC mission); possible collaborative programs, member’s logo and weblink posted on PSC member page of website and newsletter

 

___ $500 BEEKEEPING SUPPLIER PARTNER  

For Beekeeping equipment suppliers, producer /manufacturer of beekeeping services (pollination brokers, pest/pathogen pollinator health products, beekeeping insurance, beekeeping book publishers, etc.)  Beekeeping Supplier Partners’ Member Benefits: bi-monthly newsletter, participation in advocacy actions; possible collaborative programs, article about Beekeeping Supplier Partner in member newsletter annually,  Beekeeping Supplier Partner logo and weblink posted on PSC member page of website and newsletter

___ $1,000 agricultural stakeholder partners with budgets $1M+

For grower groups, garden groups, pollinator groups, farm cooperatives, food wholesalers/retailers Agricultural stakeholder partners’ Member Benefits: bi-monthly newsletter, participation in advocacy actions, possible collaborative programs, presentation at member’s conference or similar about the work of PSC; member’s logo and weblink posted on PSC Home page of website and newsletter

 

BEEKEEPERS

___ $25 individual beekeeper with 25 or less hives

Individual beekeeper member benefits: bi-monthly newsletter, participation in advocacy actions, assistance in filing bee kill reports

___ $75 individual beekeeper with 26- 300 hives

Individual beekeeper 26-300 hives Member Benefits:bi-monthly newsletter, participation in advocacy actions, possible collaborative programs, member’s logo and weblink posted on PSC Home page of website, assistance in filing bee kill reports.

___ $ 1.00 per hive for commercial beekeepers with 301+ hives

Commercial beekeepers 301+ hives Member Benefits: bi-monthly newsletter, participation in advocacy actions, Company name/logo  and weblink of commercial beekeeper posted on PSC Home page of website and in newsletter,  assistance with a singular research or presentation project  for the beekeeper, assistance in filing bee kill reports, one lab analysis of hive products (in association with Pesticide Research Institute).

BEEKEEPING ASSOCIATIONS

___ $ 100 for a local beekeeping assn. with 10-50 members

Beekeeping Assn. with 10-50 members Member Benefits: bi-monthly newsletter, participation in advocacy actions, Club’s name listed on PSC website as a member, one presentation by PSC staff or Board member in person or via skype (dependent upon schedules and distance-travel expenses not included).

___ $ 200 for a local beekeeping assn. with 51-100 members

Beekeeping Assn. with 51-100 members Member Benefits: bi-monthly newsletter, participation in advocacy actions, Club’s  name listed on PSC website as a member, one presentation by PSC staff or Board member in person or via skype (dependent upon schedules and distance- travel expenses not included), assistance with a singular research or presentation project  for the club or a club member.

___ $ 250 for a local beekeeping assn. with 101-300 members

Beekeeping Assn. with 101-300 members Member Benefits:bi-monthly newsletter, participation in advocacy actions, Club’sname listed on PSC website as a member, one presentation by PSC staff or Board member in person or via skype (dependent upon schedules and distance-travel expenses not included), assistance with a singular research or presentation project  for the club or a club member, assist with grant writing/research for a local project.

___ $ 500 for a State/Regional Beekeeping Assn., and beekeeping clubs of 301+ members

State/Regional Beekeeping Assn. and clubs 301+ members Member Benefits: bi-monthly newsletter, participation in advocacy actions, State/Regional group’s logo  and weblink posted on PSC Home page of website and in newsletter, one to three presentations at the State/regional beekeeping group conference or similar (travel expenses not included),  assistance with a singular research or presentation project  for the association, assist with grant writing/research for a local project, support through PSC advocacy software of state legislative issues, assist with nonprofit development.

 

___ $5,000 FOUNDING MEMBERS (covers three years of membership in this single donation)

FOUNDING MEMBERS’ Member Benefits: bi-monthly newsletter, participation in advocacy actions, State/Regional/individual ‘s logo  and weblink posted on PSC Home page of website and in newsletter, one to three presentations at the State/regional beekeeping group conference or similar  FOR THREE YEARS (travel expenses not included),  assistance with a singular research or presentation project  for the association for THREE YEARS, assist with grant writing/research for a local project, support through PSC advocacy software for state legislative issues for THREE YEARS.

 

SUPPORT OUR WORK

____Make a donation today to support our education, advocacy, projects, and collaborations.  Your one time contribution or recurring monthly donation supports our efforts to defend managed and native pollinators.

 

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Pollinator Stewardship Council, Inc.

1624 Idlewood Ave., Akron, OH 44313

832-727-9492

info@pollinatorstewardship.org

State Registrations for Solicitations per State Laws
A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE APPLICABLE REGULATORY DEPARTMENT/ DIVISION WITHIN EACH STATE (LISTED BELOW) BY CALLING TOLL-FREE WITHIN THE STATE.  REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.

Follow this link for a complete list of states in which Pollinator Stewardship Council is registered as a nonprofit.