- CARE and ACRE both raise money through memberships
- CARE raises money through special fundraising activities (Such as the auction held in conjunction with CREA’s fall meeting)
The CARE/ACRE membership year runs from January 1 through December 31. If you join anytime between these 2 dates, your membership will be eligible for renewal on January 1.
ACRE members must meet at least 1 of these qualifications:
- Salaried employees
- Salaried attorneys employed by the cooperative
- Consumer-owners (members) of a rural electric system belonging to NRECA
Spouses and the immediate family of eligible individuals are eligible to join ACRE.
Any citizen of the United States can join CARE.