QEI Patrons

QEI Patrons & 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.

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.

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 as a QEI Sponsor for all QEI Patron employees at AGRiP conferences
  • Brand listing in all AGRiP conference materials, including the CEO and Senior Staff Institute
  • Reception at one of AGRiP’s two largest conference events, marketed to members as a “QEI Appreciation Reception”
  • 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 member-only products and services, including the Cybrary, webinars and e-learning modules
  • Eligibility to serve on AGRiP Advisory Groups
  • Any employee may receive AGRiP members-only communications

QEI Patronage Levels

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

Legacy Level

$18,000-only eligible to QEI Patrons previously participating for six or more consecutive years.

Legacy Level Benefits: 

  • 3 free G&L registrations 
  • 3 free Fall Forum registrations
  • All other employees may register for the spring and fall conferences at the member rate
  • Targeted branding with size and placement determined by QEI level
  • Eligibility to respond to Gifts-in-Kind opportunities

Select 3 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

$14,000 each year of three-year commitment.

CEO Level Benefits: 

  • 3 free G&L registrations
  • 3 free Fall Forum registrations
  • All other employees may register for the spring and fall conferences at the member rate
  • Targeted branding with size and placement determined by QEI level
  • Eligibility to respond to Gifts-in-Kind opportunities

Select 2 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

$7,000 each year of three-year commitment.

Vice President Level Benefits: 

  • 2 free G&L registrations
  • 2 free Fall Forum registrations
  • All other employees may register for both the spring and fall conferences at the member rate
  • Targeted branding with size and placement determined by QEI level
  • Eligibility to respond to Gifts-in-Kind opportunities

Select 1 of the following in each year of commitment:

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

Executive Level

$5,000 each year of three year commitment.

Executive Level Benefits: 

  • 1 free G&L registration
  • 1 free Fall Forum registration
  • All other employees may register for the spring and fall conferences at the member rate
  • Targeted branding with size and placement determined by QEI level

Current QEI Patrons

Legacy Patrons

CEO Patrons

Vice President Patrons

Executive Patrons

More Information

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

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 $550.