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Why join the RE-AMP Network?

The RE-AMP Network brings together a diverse group of members to leverage their expertise, strategies, and resources to make impactful change through groundbreaking collaboration. By participating in the Network, members not only gain an understanding of the work of other organizations across the region, but also develop a regional perspective that is key for achieving our shared goal to equitably eliminate greenhouse gas emissions in the Midwest by 2050.

Membership with the Network includes many benefits including connections, space to strategize with others, and capacity building opportunities. Please refer to the list of membership benefits below for more information or read our membership guidelines.

How to Join

Step One

The application process begins with a brief interview, during which the Director of Community Management will gather information about your organization, answer questions about the Network, recommend the appropriate membership level, and provide an application.

Step Two

Completed membership applications are then considered by the RE-AMP Network Steering Committee on a rolling basis. See below for more information on RE-AMP membership levels, requirements, and benefits.

If your organization is interested in joining the RE-AMP Network and meets the eligibility requirements described below, please contact us at

Please note: Staff members of current member organizations are not required to apply for individual membership. If you are with a member organization and are looking for access to our private website, the Commons, you can request access here.


Membership Levels

These descriptions are meant to provide a high-level overview of each membership level and will always be provided in the context of RE-AMP’s membership requirements and benefits.

FULL membership offers all the benefits of the RE-AMP Network—from countless networking and collaborative opportunities to involvement in Network governance and more—while requiring member organizations to maintain a high level of participation for the benefit of the Network as a whole. Consistent engagement from Full members is essential for the Network to develop a region-wide perspective on our issue areas, to align strategies, and ultimately to make progress toward our Network goal. We recommend Full membership for organizations with the capacity for and commitment to tackling climate change through RE-AMP’s groundbreaking approach to collaboration. This membership level is open to any organization working in the nine state RE-AMP region that meets our eligibility requirements.

ALLY membership offers nearly all of the benefits of the RE-AMP Network—with the exception of involvement in Network governance and serving as the lead grantee on grant proposals—while allowing member organizations to maintain a moderate level of participation in Network activities. This membership level opens the door to organizations that may not have the ability or desire to participate as a Full member, yet identify with our Network goal and want to engage in RE-AMP’s strategic climate action. We recommend Ally membership for organizations that are interested in learning about the RE-AMP Network and share our strong interest in working together to build a broader and even more effective climate movement in the Midwest. This membership level is open to any organization that meets our eligibility requirements.

On a case-by-case basis, and on the recommendation of a current Network member, the RE-AMP Network will issue INDIVIDUAL memberships to people who are not associated with a member organization. It is always ideal, however, for an individual to join the Network with a member organization. Individual membership offers the same level of access to the Network as Ally membership, and we recommend Individual membership to, for example, consultants and students. Staff members of Full or Ally member organizations are not required to apply for Individual membership. Applicants seeking Individual membership are required to provide a reference from a current Network member and meet our eligibility requirements. 

Member Organizations

1000 Friends of Iowa

1000 Friends of Wisconsin

350 Wisconsin

ACES 4 Youth

Alexis Goggans

American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy

Andrew Werthmann

Argosy Foundation

Bike Cleveland


Black Environmental Leaders Association

Black Sun Light Sustainability

Center for Earth Energy & Democracy

Center for Rural Affairs

Center for Transportation and the Environment

Center on Wisconsin Strategy

Chicago Food Policy Action Council

Citizen Action Coalition of Indiana 

Citizens Utility Board

Clayton County Energy District

Clean Energy Works

Clean Up the River Environment (CURE)

Clean Water Fund

Clean Wisconsin

Cleveland Owns

Climate + Energy Project

Climate Advocacy Lab

Climate Cabinet Education

Climate Generation

Climate Land Leaders

Common Good Iowa

Community Power

Couillard Solar Foundation

Crawford County Stewardship Project


Dakota Resource Council

Dakota Rural Action

Delta Institute

Detroit Greenways Coalition

Destination Innovation



Ecology Center


Engage Michigan

Environmental and Energy Study Institute

Ericka Lozano-Buhl

Faith in Place

For Love of Water (FLOW)

Fresh Energy

George Gund Foundation

Great Lakes Renewable Energy Association

Great Plains Institute

Green Neighbor Challenge

Groundwork Center

Groundwork NRG

Heather Cusick

Hoosier Environmental Council

Illinois Environmental Council

Indiana Environmental Clean Energy J40, Inc.

Indiana NAACP

Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy

Institute on the Environment – University of Minnesota

Interfaith Power & Light

Institute for Local Self-Reliance

Iowa Environmental Council

Iowa Interfaith Power & Light

Jackson Koeppel

Joyce Foundation

Just Transition Fund

Kansas Interfaith Action

Kansas Permaculture Institute

Kansas Rural Center

KC Farm School

Land Stewardship Project

Labor Network for Sustainability

Metropolitan Energy Center

Michigan Climate Action Network

Michigan Interfaith Power & Light

Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance

Midwest Environmental Advocates, Inc.

Minneapolis Foundation

Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy

Minnesota Interfaith Power & Light

Miranda Leppla


Move Minnesota

Muscatine County Energy District

Nachy Kanfer

National Wildlife Federation, Great Lakes Regional Center

Nebraska Interfaith Power & Light

North Dakota Native Vote


Ohio Citizen Action

Ohio Environmental Council

Ohioans for Sustainable Change

Our Streets 

Peter Skopec

People for Community Recovery

Prairie Rivers Network

Renew Missouri Advocates

Resilient Cities & Communities

SEEDS Ecology & Education Centers

Shared Use Mobility Center

Sierra Club

Sierra Club North Star Chapter

Sierra Club Wisconsin

Sierra Club, Illinois Chapter

Sierra Club, Iowa Chapter

Sierra Club, Hoosier Chapter


Solar United Neighbors


Tanya Paslawski

The Chisholm Legacy Project: A Resource Hub for Black Frontline Climate Justice Leadership

Transportation Riders United

Union of Concerned Scientists

Unitarian Universalist Association

Upper Midwest Association for Campus Sustainability (UMACS)

Urban Ingenuity/Working Power

Waukesha County Green Team

We Own It

We Want Green Too

West Michigan Environmental Action Council

West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum


Winneshiek Energy District

Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters

Wisconsin Green Muslims


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