Membership – Organization


 COAL is committed to improving the quality of opportunity, the quality of preparedness, and the quality of outcomes (stated as ‘quality of life‘) for the African American community.

Please fill free to complete a COAL membership application for your organization. We suggest that your organization’s leadership team review COAL’s mission statement and ‘What We Believe’ prior to applying to ensure that our mission, values and goals align with the mission and interests of your organization.

Organizations that are approved to join COAL become voting members of the governing Board of Directors.

Applications for new member organizations are carefully considered and may include interview(s) conducted by the Membership Committee. which in turn makes a recommendation for membership to the COAL Board of Directors at the next scheduled Board Meeting.. Candidate new member organizations are approved to join COAL by a majority vote of the Board, at a Board meeting at which a quorum of Directors are in attendance.


Application Fee$200
1st Year Annual DuesCurrently $200

Please complete the following online application or  click here for a hard copy of the Application:

501(c)3 Status

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