QEI Patrons

QEI Patrons and Partner Members

Quality Education Initiative (QEI) patronage was created as a way for private sector organizations to support the AGRiP mission to make members more effective, collaborative, and informed. QEI Patrons are not merely service providers; they are partners with member pools. Contact us to learn more about becoming a QEI Patron.

Search QEI Patrons by services provided, organization name, state, or primary contact in the Organization Directory, or scroll down for a full list of QEI Patrons and links to their websites.

Current QEI Patrons

Legacy Patrons

CEO Patrons

Vice President Patrons

Executive Patrons

Interested in becoming a QEI Patron?

Baseline QEI benefits include:

  • Participation in QEI quarterly calls with AGRiP’s executive director
  • Annual linkage meeting with the AGRiP Board
  • Brand listing on the QEI page of the AGRiP website with direct link to QEI Patron website
  • Special badges at in-person conferences for all QEI Patron employees indicating Patron status 
  • Brand listing in all AGRiP conference materials, including at CEO Institute and virtual conferences
  • Participation in QEI Appreciation Reception at one of AGRiP’s two largest in-person conference events
  • Detailed company listing in AGRiP’s conference app for its two largest events
  • Searchable index by service area provided via AGRiP’s members-only online directory
  • Access to all members-only products and services, including the Cybrary and webinars
  • Eligibility to serve on AGRiP Advisory Groups
  • AGRiP members-only communications for any employee 

QEI Patronage Levels

There are four levels of QEI patronage, with corresponding benefits and incentives:

Legacy Level

$19,500 each year of three-year commitment (only available to QEI Patrons previously participating for six or more consecutive years)

Legacy Level Benefits: 

  • Three free Governance Conference registrations 
  • Three free Fall Forum registrations
  • Member registration rate for all other employees for spring and fall conferences
  • Targeted branding with size and placement determined by QEI level
  • Eligibility to respond to Gifts-in-Kind opportunities

Select three of the following in each year of commitment:

  • Event sponsorship
  • Annual eNews “what’s new” update 
  • AGRiP advertisement of one QEI event
  • One opportunity to publish unique, pool-specific content via AGRiP
  • Direct access to AGRiP expertise 

CEO Level

$15,300 each year of three-year commitment

CEO-Level Benefits: 

  • Three free Governance Conference registrations
  • Three free Fall Forum registrations
  • Member registration rate for all other employees for spring and fall conferences
  • Targeted branding with size and placement determined by QEI level
  • Eligibility to respond to Gifts-in-Kind opportunities

Select two of the following in each year of commitment:

  • Event sponsorship
  • Annual eNews “what’s new” update
  • AGRiP advertisement of one QEI event

Vice President Level

$8,100 each year of three-year commitment.

Vice President-Level Benefits: 

  • Two free Governance Conference registrations
  • Two free Fall Forum registrations
  • Member registration rate for all other employees for spring and fall conferences
  • Targeted branding with size and placement determined by QEI level
  • Eligibility to respond to Gifts-in-Kind opportunities

Select one of the following in each year of commitment:

  • Event sponsorship
  • Annual eNews “what’s new” update

Executive Level

$5,800 each year of three-year commitment

Executive Level Benefits: 

  • One free Governance Conference registration
  • One free Fall Forum registration
  • Member registration rate for all other employees for spring and fall conferences
  • Targeted branding with size and placement determined by QEI level

More Information

Contact us to learn more about becoming a QEI Patron or Partner Member.

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Partner Members

Individuals in a private sector organization offering products or services to public entity pools can become a Partner Member of AGRiP.

Partner Members receive:

  • Recognition as supporting public entity pooling values
  • Discounted registration to AGRiP conferences and other educational events
  • Access to basic AGRiP membership information and certain resources
  • Regular communications providing updates on issues relevant to AGRiP's membership and the pooling community
Annual Partner Member dues are $575.