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Grange Membership Categories - Colorado State Grange

The dues amount in this explanation does not include any subordinate/community Grange dues, these numbers reflect Colorado State and National Grange Dues ONLY!

 

1. Individual (Fraternal) Membership

National Grange Digest of Laws (NGDL) 4.6.5 : Subordinate Granges - Individual Membership - A person fourteen years of age (thirteen years and six months) or more, with an interest in the purposes of the Order may be proposed as a candidate and be elected to membership in a Subordinate Grange.

For each individual Subordinate Grange member $9.50 quarter or $38.00 per year.

 

2. Family Membership
4.6.6
: Subordinate Granges - Family Membership - A family whose members are fourteen years of age (thirteen years and six months or more) with an interest in the purposes of the Order may be proposed as candidates and elected to membership in a Subordinate Grange

4.6.6 (B) : A family shall consist of a couple and their dependents, or a single person and their dependents. Dependents are defined as children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, foster, adopted or step-children under the age of 23, who live as a member of the same household or in absence due to illness, education or military service. Legal dependents of any age shall be considered part of their legal guardians' family.

$9.50 (quarterly) for each Adult in the family membership.

 

3. Affiliate Membership


4.6.7
: Subordinate Grange Affiliate Membership - Fourth Degree members may be elected to membership in one additional Subordinate Grange as an Affiliate Member Dues for affiliate members are the same amount as those for Individual members.

 

4. Associate Membership


4.6.13
: Associate Members - A person or business with an interest in the advancement of agriculture and improvement of rural life may become an Associate Member.

Associate member are not voting members of the Grange .

For each Associate Grange member - $10.00 quarterly or $40.00 per year.

 

5. E-Membership

4.6.15 : E-Membership - Membership in the National Grange and in a State Grange as an E- Member may be attained by individuals who may have an interest in the advancement of agriculture, improvement of rural life, and policies and principles of the organization. Membership is gained by completing the approved on-line form and paying the annual dues for this class of membership.

 

6. Junior 1+ Membership


4.6.2
: If no Junior Grange is available, an individual between five and fourteen years of age may be proposed as a candidate for membership and elected an individual Junior member of a Subordinate/ Community Grange.

Annual dues for Junior 1+ membership is $1.00/member/year. Parents do not have to be members.

 

7. Golden Sheaf and Silver Star MEMBERSHIP

6.6.1 A member who shall have maintained continuous Grange membership for 25 years may be designated a Silver Star Member. A member who shall have maintained continuous membership for 50 years may be designated a Golden Sheaf Member.

6.6.3 Upon authorization of a State Grange a Subordinate Grange within its jurisdiction may relieve a Golden Sheaf member or members from payment of Subordinate, Pomona, or State dues. Such member must have received their Golden Sheaf award prior to January 1, 2001.

8.6.1 Each State Grange shall pay to the National Grange the following annual membership dues:

(A) Members receiving their Golden Sheaf Award prior to January 1, 2001 need not pay dues to the National Grange.

Golden Sheaf members prior to Jan 1, 2001 dues are $0.00 (Yes $0.00)

Golden Sheaf members after Jan 1, 2001 dues are $24.00/year/member.

 

JUNIOR GRANGE MEMBERSHIP

4.6.1 Junior Granges - Any person over five years and under fourteen years of age may be proposed as a candidate for membership and elected a member of a chartered Junior Grange.

Junior Grange dues are $1.00/year/member.

 

POMONA GRANGE MEMBERSHIP

7.0.1 There must be at least two (2) Subordinate Granges to organize a Pomona Grange. If the number of Subordinate Granges included in the jurisdiction of a Pomona Grange falls below two (2), then the State Grange shall readjust the jurisdiction or a new Subordinate Grange should be organized to maintain at least two (2) Subordinate Granges.

7.2.3 Any Fourth Degree member in good standing, on filing an application in due form, shall on being duly elected by majority vote, be entitled to the Degree of Pomona, and membership in the Pomona Grange. (See also 4.6.5(E))

The annual dues for a Pomona member to the State Grange is $.80/member/year.

 

  last updated: 18-Dec-2019
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