The Membership

Communication is a crucial leadership skill. Catalyze yours with the Matterlab Membership.

Matterlab’s annual membership provides a lifeline for leaders at social impact nonprofits and education institutions who embrace the power of clear communication to drive impact.

Direct Support from Matterlab Strategists

Community Connection with Members & our team

Effective Tools, Trainings, & Templates

What You Get As Part of Your Membership

Direct Support

The Hallmark of the Membership: 1:1 Access to Matterlab Strategists to Support You and Your Work

  • Custom Communications Advising (2 hours each month): Via Zoom, phone, email, or asynchronously
  • First Draft Feedback: For speeches, talking points, high-stakes announcements, and more — as soon as the next day
  • Executive Platform: Your guide to your own persona, from internal talking points to thought leadership — created for you, and maintained over time to be evergreen

Community Connection

Three Ways to Maximize the Membership 

Meetings of the Minds

  • Strategy Sessions | Once per month — Covering a strategic communication topic sourced from members, led by Matterlab, hosted on Zoom, and made available to members after
  • Connected Conversations | Once per quarter — Match-made conversations with other members who are pursuing and/or struggling with similar topics and want to connect
  • All Member Meetings | Once per quarter — Matterlab hosts and members’ interests guide an open conversation aimed at connection

Public Promotion — As Opportunities Arise

  • Invitations for inclusion in conference panel submissions and other PR opportunities, led by Matterlab
  • Introductions to potential board members and partners, facilitated by Matterlab
  • Amplification of members’ work, through Matterlab’s channels

Annual Member Convening — Each Spring

  • One-day convening for members to connect, collaborate, and further enhance their communication skills within their unique leadership style
  • The convening will be hosted one day prior to either SXSW (Austin) or ASU+GSV (San Diego)

Resources Within Reach

Tools, Trainings, and Templates

  • Frameworks for effective communication across strategic plans, marketing, and fundraising
  • Video resources of past trainings

What It Costs

Membership is for 12 months and can be renewed annually.

Members can choose to pay monthly ($2,500) or save $3,000 by paying annually ($27,000).

Get Started with Your Membership 

Questions? Reach out to Jessie Collins at

Apply for Membership

Nominate a leader here

Get Started with Your Membership 

Matterlab is an identity agency that leads strategic communication for foundations, schools, and nonprofits transforming life outcomes for children and families. We are the national leader in helping education organizations expand the reach and resonance of their communication.

Apply for Membership

Nominate a leader here.

Interested in a broader engagement for your organization? Please get in touch. Engagements begin at $10,000/month.