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Becoming An Affiliate

There are four levels of Affiliates of the Silicon Valley Interreligious Council:
Friends of SiVIC, Congregational Affiliates, Community Affilates, and Individual Affiliates.

Friend of SiVIC

  • Religious communities, congregations, or non-profit agencies with a community, religious, or educational mission
  • Affirms the mission, goals and values of SiVIC.
  • Makes in-kind contributions through participation and/or volunteering in SiVIC activities and programs
  • Has voice but no vote in Annual Assembly

Congregational Affiliate

  • Religious community/congregation
  • Affirms the mission, goals and values of SiVIC
  • Makes a yearly financial commitment to SiVIC
  • May appoint 2 voting delegates to the Annual Assembly, and additional delegates in proportion to congregational membership and/or contribution level

Community Affiliate

  • Non-profit with a community/religious/educational mission
  • Affirms the mission, goals and values of SiVIC
  • Makes a yearly financial commitment to SiVIC
  • May appoint 1 voting delegate to the Annual Assembly, and additional delegates in proportion to contribution level

Individual Affiliate

  • Affirms the mission, goals and values of SiVIC
  • Makes a yearly financial commitment to SiVIC
  • Has voice, but no vote at Annual Assembly

Suggested levels for annual contribution: Congregation- $100- $1,000; Community- $100- $500; Individual: $35 and up.

 

To apply to become an affiliate, download the application, read the Mission, Goals, and Proposed Code of Conduct, and then fill out the application form on the last page and return it to the Silicon Valley Interreligious Council office.

Application to become an Affiliate