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Whether you join for business development, professional development, networking, or to increase your organization’s exposure, you’ll find a meaningful way to participate in the HAND community. To get the most out of HAND’s membership, you can start with the steps outlined below!

Members-Only Portal

Our exclusive Members-Only Portal is a one-stop shop for registering for HAND events, connecting with other members, renewing your membership and gaining access to members-only content. New members will receive their username and password as part of their welcome package. You can access the Members-Only Portal here.

Members-Only Profile | While you are logged in, please complete your profile (it is searchable to help people find you). Current contact information is crucial to maintain your member benefits without interruption. Need to make updates to your profile? Here is your guide to get you started.

Let Us Brag About You

Member Directory | Our member directory provides excellent promotional opportunities for your organization. Interested in contacting a fellow member directly? Log in to the Members-Only Portal linked above.

Member Highlights | HAND loves to highlight our members and their work! We regularly feature members in our e-blasts, providing them an opportunity to share details about their professional journey, upcoming projects, and other newsworthy announcements.

Mark Your Calendar

HAND’s Event Calendar | As a member, you receive waived admission to our Training & Capacity Building Series. Bump elbows with decision makers and connect with future partners and clients at one of our Member Mixers, Training Seminars, or the Annual HAND Honors.


 To make it easy to find the resources you’re likely to use repeatedly, bookmark the links below. 




Questions about membership? Email Courtney Battle at