SDMFC Independent Member Application
Mission: The San Diego Military Family Collaborative supports and strengthens the military-connected community through education, advocacy, and engagement.
SDMFC Independent Member Guidelines
o Six months of meaningful engagement with SDMFC or if otherwise approved by the
Coordinating Council.
Examples of engagement include:
1. Attending regular Monthly Convenings/or reviewing social media feed of
monthly convenings
2. Participation in SDMFC Action Teams (Military Transition: The Spouse Edition
[MTSE] or What I Wish My Parents Knew [WIWMPK])
3. Posting information from SDMFC’s social media platforms to share with your
o Listing of your current partners/members in the community
o Intentionally seek out partnership opportunities with SDMFC on grants and other joint
- Provide written statement on how you provide services to the Military Connected
Community* indicating how your work is critical in supporting military families
o Annual member dues of $25
- Independent Members will be expected to provide a membership due
of $25/annually. Independent Members may give annually in excess
of this amount, but $25 is the minimum due for all recognized SDMFC Independent Members
- Payment will be requested once the Coordinating Council reviews membership
application and provides you a confirmation that you have been approved of
membership status. Payment will be made ONLY after this confirmation
- Exceptions will be made for Government Entities/Employees by contacting Danny
Romero at or (858) 496-0044 ext. 107 for more
SDMFC Independent Member Benefits
o SDMFC Website and Member Profile
- With your permission, SDMFC membership website will promote you as a
Independent Member of SDMFC
o Advanced Registration and discount on SDMFC Annual Summit
- SDMFC membership will provide a discount for you of to attend SDMFC’s
largest annual event where more than 175 representatives of command
leadership, military families, and service providers gather
o SDMFC Online Newsletter priority
- SDMFC Bi-monthly newsletters are disseminated to more than 1000+ subscribers.
Share your events and activities with our network
o SDMFC Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram Social Media Priority
- Additionally, SDMFC will support promotion of your events/activities on social
media as long as it has not been featured in SDMFC newsletter
o SDMFC Member-Only trainings/networking events
- To better equip and inform SDMFC members of military family trends, topics, and
information, SDMFC team will be providing trainings and networking events over the
course of the calendar year
o Signed Letter of Support by the SDMFC Director, SAY San Diego Senior Program
Director - Danny Romero
- A Signed letter of support will be provided for Independent Members
seeking support for grant opportunities and more

*As a limitation of a Independent Member vs. a Member Organization/Agency, you will not able to post on behalf of your organization/agency or have an organization/agency resource profile, but you can attend Member-Only trainings/networking events and receive advanced registration and discount on SDMFC Annual Conference
SDMFC Independent Member Guidelines - By checking the boxes below signifies that I will conduct myself in accordance to SDMFC's guiding principles *
I have read and agree to the Independent Member Guidelines *
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