General Membership

General Membership

The application process is now closed.  Applications will come available again on November 1, 2019.

Qualifications

  • 30 years of age or older
  • Completion of membership application and $150 application fee
  • Successful passing of state and national background check

Once interviewed and approved by the Board of Directors, provisional membership will be granted once annual dues are paid, online mentor training is completed, and membership on at least (1) committee is achieved. Full membership is granted at the annual Pinning Ceremony in Spring 2020.

Membership Expectations

  • $800 Annual Dues
  • Purchase at least 4 tickets to the annual Celebration of Excellence Dinner ($400 Value)
  • Online Mentor Training ‘Mentoring the 100 Way Across a Lifetime’ and the Chapters local mentoring training on or by a specific date to be determine by the Membership Chairman / Executive Board of Directors;
  • Comply with the 100 Black Men of South Metro, Inc. Bylaws   
  • Attend a minimum of 75% of General Body Meetings annually.  Chapter Meetings are generally held on the 4th Monday of each month. 
  • Actively serve on at least one (1) chapter committee. The current 100 Black Men of South Metro, Inc. committees are:

    • Mentoring
    • Finance
    • Health & Wellness
    • Membership
    • Resource Development—Fundraising
    • Economic Development
    • Education
  •  Annually attend at least three (3) volunteer event of the 100 Black Men of South Metro, Inc.
  • Arrive at Committee and General Body meetings prepared, meaning having read and analyzed any reports or other information forwarded in advance of such meetings.
  • Accept and support Board decisions, and maintain confidentiality as to information identified as such. Recognize that the Chair speaks for the chapter in all public matters.
  • Agree to guard against and immediately reveal any current or potential personal or business conflicts of interests.
  •  It is expected that members will actively participate in fundraising activities and that members will be among the first to actively solicit others.  Board members serve as key resources to other individuals, foundations, and corporations where they have an influence. 
  • Attend, actively promote, and help sell tickets and sponsorships to 100 Black Men of South Metro, Inc. annual events.
  • Add 100 Black Men of South Metro, Inc. membership and involvement to my social media profiles (e.g., LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and like and positively comment on 100 Black Men of South Metro, Inc. Facebook Page.

Download the General Membership Application Here

How to Pay the General Membership Application Fee

In order for your application to be processed, your application fee of $150.00 must be received by our office. The following payment methods are accepted:

  • Online (Credit/Debit Card) Click here!
    • Step 1: Click the “DONATE” button in the top right-hand corner of the home page.
    • Step 2: Complete the ‘Donation’ form.  Where it asks ‘To which South Metro Initiative are you Donating?’ select “General Membership Application Fee”. The $150 fee will populate in the Donation ($) field.
    • Step 3: Click Submit! You will then be sent to the secure PayPal website where you will finalize your payment. You do not need a PayPal account; simply click ‘Donate with a Debit or Credit Card.’ If you have a PayPal account, feel free to log in and process your payment.
    • You will receive a confirmation email from PayPal and our office confirming receipt of your payment. If you do not, please call the office at 404-761-0064.
  • For the following methods, you can bring or mail your payments to the South Metro Office:
    • Check
    • Money Order
    • Cashier’s Check
    • Cash (Do not mail.)

South Metro Office Address:
100 Black Men of South Metro, Inc
1513 E. Cleveland Ave.  Suite 101-A
East Point, GA 30344

Submitting your application via e-mail: Please send your completed application to info@100southmetro.org with Membership Application in the subject line.
 
Submitting your application via fax: Please send your completed application to 404-761-0054.  
 
For all questions, please contact our Office Manager at 404-761-0064 or Membership Chairman Rev. Reginald Collins at 404-510-0601.