Our national network is made up of policymakers, multidisciplinary practitioners and emerging leaders who pursue innovative smart-growth strategies, seek new partners and tools to improve their communities, strengthen local economies, and enrich the lives of all residents.
With the help of our network of visionary local elected officials and community leaders, we work to transform communities by inspiring each other and sharing promising strategies to create healthy, livable communities. As an LGC member, you will have access to the Local Government Commission’s technical assistance and practical tools for implementing on-the-ground successes in your community.

Through LGC’s nationally recognized events I’ve been able to connect with a vast network of leaders committed to building livable communities, these partnerships have been a critical channel to share best practices, learn from other communities and strengthen my vision Santa Monica.

– Pam O’Connor, Councilmember, Santa Monica

Membership Benefits

  • Become part of a network of forward-thinking and visionary community leaders and experts.
  • Receive regular news and updates on issues you care about from an organization you trust.
  • Access information about timely funding opportunities.
  • Receive discounted registration for premier LGC national, statewide and regional events.

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Membership Levels and Annual Dues

  • Cities, counties, and special districts. Entitles up to 10 elected officials and key staff to membership benefits.
Elected Official
  • Local Elected Officials (Individual)
  • Government staff, community leaders, and all other non-electeds
  • Former local elected officials

Community Matters Business Partnership Program

The Local Government Commission has launched a new membership program for businesses. We recognize the important role that the private sector plays in advancing new technology, providing subject area expertise, introducing innovative solutions and investing in critical community infrastructure. The goal of LGC’s Community Matters Business Partnership Program is to match local government needs with solutions from private sector partners.

Learn more about how to get involved with the LGC Business Partnership Program PDF.

Renovate America, Skeo and TerraVerde are LGC’s newest Community Matters Business Partners.