IHS Membership

Working to Foster

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Communication

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Collaboration

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Capacity Building

The Institute for Human Services, Inc. (IHS) is a nonprofit advocate serving the Southern Tier. Our goal is to support our member organizations through:

Capacity building, governance, and operations support
Strategic collaboration & communication between member and nonmember organizations
Professional development and conferences aimed at organizational sustainability
Coordination of programs and services that enhance the capacity for other organizations

Better Together

We believe that collaboration is essential to success for nonprofits. Our focus is on creating an environment that continues to
develop the Southern Tier nonprofit sector. Your membership helps perpetuate the ideals of collaborative strength!

Save Money

Leveraging the purchasing power of thousands of nonprofits through our partnership with NYCON, IHS membership provides access to employee benefits, software, and many other critical needs for your organization at low cost.

Tools & Resources

Our goal is to provide members with the tools and resources they need to be successful. In addition to developing in-house materials for our members, IHS created a Resource Database to support the work of nonprofits.

Insurance & Benefits

Business support services, employee benefits, & organizational insurance; as an IHS member, you receive access to “members only” pricing through Council Services Plus, a trusted provider for nonprofit organizations!

The Provider Network

The Provider Network is a multi-platform approach to connecting and educating nonprofit professionals. The Provider delivers the most up to date information on nonprofit news, jobs, events, and professional development opportunities.

Low-Cost Training

IHS reacts to the needs of our members by providing local, low-cost, and relevant professional development opportunities. IHS Educational services, in combination with NYCON educational opportunities, provides a comprehensive approach to education.

Nonprofit Membership Levels

The Most Cost Effective Way to Access NYCON Benefits

Annual Agency Budget

Annual Membership Dues

Under $100,000 $45
$100,001 – $250,000 $75
$250,001 – $1,000,000 $125
$1,000,000 – $5,000,000 $127
$5,000,000 and Over $225

IHS Member Organizations

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Member Spotlight

Steuben County Habitat For Humanity’s vision is a world where everyone has a decent place to live.

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CareFirst – Compassion for Clientele and Community

COOPERS PLAINS | Some of life’s most sensitive subjects, including managing end of life and the grief that accompanies it, are the day-to-day business of one IHS member.
CareFirst provides complete hospice, palliative care and grief support services to residents of Chemung, Schuyler and Steuben counties.

What Members Say

The Institute for Human Services has become a cornerstone in the Southern Tier Human Service sector! Their professional development series has helped our staff stay up-to-date and informed in an ever-changing professional environment. IHS is a megaphone for the nonprofit sector. They continue to advocate for the organizations they serve. We are lucky to have the support of an organization such as IHS in the Southern Tier!

Jaclyn Woollett  Family Service Society
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