Join CRA

Member Benefits

Becoming a CRA member has many practical benefits, but the biggest is the offering of a variety of programs and services designed to strengthen and support the mission of your church or organization. Members gain access to a wide range of benefits as they save money, build effectiveness, make connections, and much more. As a member organization, we seek your input on desired needs as we constantly evaluate current provisions and determine potential services. We anticipate developing and implementing programs that drive sustainability and align our members for success in high-impact, high-urgency, and mission-critical issues. Current full membership will give you access to the following:  Save Money
In addition to discounted and group buying programs, Center members enjoy access to discounts on additional services including:

Professional and Leadership Development
  • CRA’s partnership with Strategic Konsult offers comprehensive professional development opportunities for most of Nigeria’s urban areas and taught by top professionals.
  • Modules are available on a variety of levels (supervisors, managers, directors, and chief executive officers) and on a range of topics (including supervisory excellence, strategic planning and management, volunteer management and human resources).
  • From the summer intern to the president of the board, we offer programs to advance your mission and your professional development.
  • Special leadership development series designed especially for emerging leaders and executive directors are also offered annually. Emerging leaders, learn more about Project LEAD. Executive directors, learn more about SuperStrategy and the CEO Leadership Experience.
  • CRA members enjoy discounted registration on all the Center's professional development and leadership opportunities.

Build Effectiveness (through Professional & Leadership Development)

  • Build effectiveness through training and technical assistance for your pastors, leaders and staff at every level to increase performance and the impact of your ministry
  • High quality administrative and management assistance services that help you save money and operate efficiently
  • Save 30%+ using member rate for all board and staff attending CRA’s annual Advance the Kingdom summits, workshops, and seminars.
  • Take advantage of member discounts offered by CRA partners, businesses and other national and international resources.
  • Use CRA’s comprehensive training calendar to find best offerings and plan staff and board development.
  • Get information and answers quickly via online member resources, staff support and research of critical issues.

Take advantage of the Resource Library located on our campus in addressing the many different categories that are important to your organization.



Make Connections

  • CRA’s monthly eNews – timely news and resources for your organization.
  • Opportunities to network and connect with each other as well as the philanthropic, corporate and public sectors.
  • Research and connect with non-profit consultants and businesses through CRA’s Business Partner Directory.
  • Strategic Konsult – Make connection with a one-stop online portal that has basic information on outcome indicators, strategic models, evidence-based practices and general guidance on performance management.  Additional information is available at the Strategic Konsult web site.
  • Networking between members across the country.

Select Your Member Type

Joining CRA as a member means you are now an Advancement Partner with eligibility to enjoy all benefits. Individuals and corporations may join as:

  • Heritage Partner in Advancement
  • Advocate Partner in Advancement
  • Collaborator Partner in Advancement
  • Associate Partner in Advancement

For more information and membership application, please contact CRA at: