How can my association afford
Operation Graduate for its members?
Operation Graduate brings education assistance to your members at no cost to your association. Education assistance helps associations
recruit and retain members. Education assistance helps your members, and eligible family, successfully complete their college degrees.
Operation Graduate provides a $3,000 scholarship to your members and eligible family.
#1 reason for not renewing an association membership is lack of engagement(1)
#1 internal challenge of associations to growing membership is communicating member value or ROI(1)
#1 membership goal of associations is to increase member engagement (1)
Operation graduate helps associations
recruit and retain members
Education assistance is a valuable benefit that changes lives. With the Operation Graduate program, associations increase engagement, enhance the bundle of benefits, improve retention, and grow new memberships.
OPERATION GRADUATE DATA shows that retention of students who are engaged and supported by our coaches is 20% higher than the norm.
TUITION COSTS for students supported by Operation Graduate can be as much as 50% lower than other colleges in similar tier.
WITH OUR SIMPLE PROCESS, Operation Graduate makes it easy for students to get started pursuing their degrees. Let us show you.
It is similar to a military education benefit. Members can offer it to a spouse or children over the age of 24. The key difference is that you can add the Education Assistance, including the $3,000 scholarship, to as many eligible family members as you want.
PER CHILD (OVER 24)
How does it work?
WE MAKE IT SIMPLE
MANY ASSOCIATIONS SEE VALUE in helping members complete their degrees. But, there may not be enough funding in the budget to support this college benefit or it is too complicated to help members through this process. We get it. That is why we created Operation Graduate as a breakthrough benefit to offer your members.
TURNKEY, NO COST
WE MAKE IT EASY for your association to participate in the program. You can get started immediately. All the promotional materials are a mouse-click away. You can sign up in a day, and roll out this benefit to your members in less than a week.
YOU GIVE, WE MATCH
ASSOCIATIONS MAY WANT TO MATCH FUNDS. If so, we match up to a lifetime max of $4,000 with our own co-branded scholarship.
Not ready to match? You can still get started. We will provide all your members with a $3,000 scholarship (lifetime). You can decide later if you want to match.
Operation Graduate scholarships will also carry your association’s name.
You can start today!
Operation Graduate makes it easy. Call (844) 674.7232 today.
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