Membership Benefits

Why Join?

SPARC is the only membership organization solely focused on advancing independent schools through auxiliary and summer program development and non-tuition revenue.

Offering ongoing opportunities throughout the year, SPARC empowers leaders through professional development, extensive resources, and a vibrant network of peers.

Membership is school-based with unlimited individual members at your school included. All members have access to full benefits including:


Programs and Events

  • Reduced rates on attendance at National Conference
  • Free registration for the annual SPARC Symposium
  • Reduced rates on attendance at regional events, the New Director Intensive, and the Leadership Institute
  • Free access to webinars
  • Free access to virtual roundtables and discussions


  • Access to our Document Library, providing auxiliary-related documents and templates
  • Access to research and benchmarking reports specific to auxiliary programs
  • Access to the SPARC Career Center where you can post job openings and search opportunities


  • Access to SPARC Connect, our online community for networking and sharing ideas, questions, and resources
  • Participation in SPARC Mentor Program