IHS Membership

Working to Foster



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 $250,000 $50
$250,001 – $1,000,000 $100
$1,000,000 – $3,000,000 $175
$3,000,000 and Over $250

IHS Member Organizations

Member Spotlight

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

Wellness G.I.F.T.S. — Giving Inspiration for the Soul

BATH | “It’s all about family,” Wellness G.I.F.T.S. Executive Director Nicole Blough described.

The organization started as a passion project of Janet Opila-Lehman in 2001, and quickly found supportive partnerships in its simple mission: to provide educational, social, emotional, recreational activities, and respite care to all members of families who have children with special needs.