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.

Also, check out the latest original content created by QEI Patrons for the benefit of pools in the QEI Spotlight.

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 $600.