MACA is a statewide, non-profit association that supports Missouri 's Community Action Agencies. Located in every corner of Missouri, both rural and urban, the agencies provide services to help the working poor become self-sufficient. MACA is the bond that unites people behind a common mission “to inspire and engage people to ensure that all families and communities thrive.”
Operating at the direction of a Board of Directors, MACA advocates on the state and national levels for effective policies and funding to help Community Action Agencies achieve the mission. MACA provides education and training for members to improve their job skills. MACA creates opportunities for skill sharing and knowledge advancement through conferences, professional alliances and communications. MACA promotes a greater understanding of poverty throughout Missouri.
Becoming a MACA member…
If you are committed to ending poverty in Missouri then you should become a member. While full memberships are available to Community Action Agencies and their employees and board members, MACA is pleased to extend associate memberships to other organizations and individuals who share our vision. Organizations such as these!
As a MACA member, you will gain knowledge and insight about the fight against poverty. You will have opportunities to network with people who, like you, are committed to ending poverty in Missouri. And by supporting the association, you will have the satisfaction of knowing that you are making a difference. In addition, MACA membership benefits include:
- Informative newsletters - mailed quarterly
- Comprehensive information about the statewide community action network through MACA's annual report
- Access to current information on MACA's website
- Legislative advocacy
- Networking events
An annual associate membership in MACA is available to both individuals and organizations, click Associate Membership Information for details on membership levels and benefits.
Click here for Membership Form.