Are You IN

Thank you for your interest in joining Disability:IN North Carolina!

Disability:IN North Carolina (DI-NC) is the largest and most active of Disability:IN’s Global Affiliate Network. DI-NC is the leader in driving disability inclusion by bringing together business leaders to share best practices, drive cultural transformation, network, and offer high quality programming to members across North Carolina.


Key Benefits:

Members enjoy access to our signature CommunAbility:DI-NC programs and the opportunity to engage with a unique pipeline of emerging talent through mentorship and apprenticeship
Members are invited to join our online events (Wellness@Work, ADA Celebration, Group Mentoring sessions)
Members enjoy complimentary tickets to our annual Fall Conference based on sponsorship level
Sponsors receive brand recognition in the form of logo visibility on our site, at events, on printed materials, and through social media coverage
Leverage your score on the Disability Equality Index to be recognized as a leader for disability inclusion in North Carolina
Members have access to our newsletters and e-blasts highlighting industry trends
Disability:IN North Carolina offers fee-based customized cultural and specialized disability inclusion training and speaking engagements to fit your business needs, including support for growing your BRGs and ERGs.

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Annual Sponsorship Benefits and Levels

Platinum Sponsor Gold Sponsor Silver Sponsor Bronze Sponsor Small Business / DOBE / Other
$10,000 $5,000 $3.000 $1,500 *See Below
Brand Recognition
Logo displayed on website & printed materials
Logo Recognition at events
Social Media recognition
Eligible for Best Places to Work in NC Designation with DEI score above 80%
Eligibility to serve on DI-NC Board of Directors & Committees
Virtual Event Sponsor
Host/Sponsor for virtual events or the Conference
Recruitment & Selection
Our Ability Connect/Jobs Portal
Access to CommunAbility:DI-NC Mentoring & Apprenticeships
Networking & Membership
Includes annual membership fee
DOBE Connections
Discounts on consulting & training
Allotted registrations to the Fall Conference 6 4 2 1

*Other: Small Businesses, Disability Owned Business Enterprises (DOBE), Schools, and Non-Profits are handled on a case-by- case basis. Small Businesses are organizations under 25 employees. Individual membership is available for $125.

Founding Program Sponsors: DI-NC partners with companies to establish and scale multi-year programs to enhance disability employment within their industry and/or across the business community.

Contributing Program Sponsors: Companies may join a Founding Program Sponsor to enhance the growth of a specific program at or above the platinum sponsorship level.

Benefit Description**


  • Company Logo is displayed alongside other members to recognize sponsorship level on our web page. Logo will be included in all printed materials at events.
  • Company Logos will be recognized at all in-person events (e.g. Fall Conference)
  • Company will be mentioned on social media posts highlighting sponsored programs, awards, and membership.
  • Companies that score 80% of higher on the Disability Equality Index (DEI) and are bronze level sponsors or above are eligible to receive the “Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion in North Carolina” distinction and be recognized as a leader in disability inclusion. Companies receiving this award will be recognized at the Fall Conference and on social media.


  • Member companies are eligible to serve and be considered for DI-NC Board of Directors & Committees.
  • Gold Sponsors are eligible to sponsor a virtual event or conference breakout session.
  • Platinum Sponsors are eligible to host or be recognized as a sponsor for a virtual or conference session.

Recruitment & Selection:

  • Silver level sponsors and above gain access to post their company job openings on Jobs Ability; an Artificial Intelligence (AI) driven-tool that sources job applicants and connects candidates with disabilities with employers.
  • Member companies may participate in CommunAbility:DI-NC Mentor and Apprenticeship programs.

Networking and Membership

  • Members have unlimited free access to all virtual events.
  • Members benefit from networking with Disability Owned Business Enterprises (DOBEs) across North Carolina for procurement and supplier diversity needs.
  • Disability:IN North Carolina offers customized training or technical support for a negotiable fee with any membership or sponsorship level listed above.
  • Sponsor companies are allotted complimentary tickets to the Fall Conference based on sponsor-level ($125 value).


** – eligibility for benefits varies by sponsorship level as outlined in the Annual sponsorship & Benefit Levels grid above.