The Platinum Level of membership is intended to include and support organizations and large programs who’s primary focus is providing adaptive sports programs to athletes with disabilities.
|General Description:||Adaptive Sports Organizations that specialize in adaptive sports programming and/or Inclusive Organizations that offer moderate-large adaptive programs. These groups may include Parks & Recreation programs, Rehab hospitals, YMCAs, etc.|
|Adaptive/Inclusive programming days per year:||40+ days|
|Minimum % of participants with disabilities served annually:||50%|
|Number of participants with disabilities served annually:||150+|
|Annual Operating Budget (focus on adaptive program if part of a larger entity):||$50K+|
|Direct Sports programming to athletes with disabilities:||Must have conducted adaptive/inclusive programming for minimum of 12 months for a minimum of 20 unique participants with disabilities prior to chapter application|
|Eligible to apply for Move United Insurance Program
|Platinum Grant Program - Eligible to apply for 100% of grant opportunities offered through Move United Grant Program
*In order to be eligible for grant funding through Move United, applicants must be tax-exempt (i.e. 501c3 or government entity).
|Platinum Training & Education Program - Eligible to apply for 100% of training and host opportunities offered through Move United Training & Education Program
|Platinum Partnerships - Priority access to relationships with corporate, federal and national partners with respect to engagement and sponsorship opportunities, as well as adaptive sports subject matter experts/trainers.|
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|Free Event Listings|
|Move United Membership Listing|
|Submit Content to Challenge Magazine
|Independent 501c3 / Non-Profit Organization||Provide IRS determination letter, articles of incorporation, bylaws, and proof of registration as a charity in state of operation|
|Offer direct sports programming to athletes with permanent disabilities||Must have conducted programming for minimum of 12 months for a minimum of 20 unique participants prior to chapter application, and have an active online presence (i.e. website required, social media optional)|
|Demonstrate that programming is offered in safe and accessible environment||Provide information related to athlete protection protocols; training, screening, and qualifications of instructors/coaches/volunteers|
|Demonstrate sound financial guidelines||Provide most current budget and (if applicable) 990, 990-EZ or 990-N|
|Demonstrate competent governance||Provide list of board members and two organizational reference letters|
|Carry Commercial General Liability Insurance||Provide proof of CGL with minimum limit of $1,000,000 per occurrence limit and $2,000,000 aggregate limit, and 5 year Loss Run Reports for all policies held|
|Comply with Move United's Sport Protection Policy||Demonstrate all current athlete protection policies and procedures; If none exist, commit to development and implementation of such policies and procedures with assistance from DSUSA|
Complete online application
Please carefully review the list of Applicant Requirements above before beginning the online application. If the application is incomplete upon submission, applicants will be given a time frame within which to provide any missing information. If after that time the application remains incomplete, it will no longer be considered.
Move United accepts applications year round.