Membership Conditions

  • The minimum age for the membership of the Association shall be 18 years.
  • The membership of any member shall commence after the Secretary has received a duly filled and signed membership application form of the applicant accompanied by the payment of the applicable membership fee.
  • Membership shall be only open to those who subscribe to the objectives of the Association as stipulated in Section 3 of this constitution.
  • Membership shall only be open to residents of Calgary or other parts of Canada.

Categories of Membership

There shall be three categories of membership of the Association: Regular, Family and Associate memberships.

 Regular Membership:
Tanzanian or a person of Tanzanian descent, 18 years of age and above, residing in Calgary or other parts of Canada will contribute $25.00 per year. This also includes International students.

Family Membership:
Tanzanian or a person of Tanzanian descent, with his or her family (husband, wife and children), residing in Calgary or other parts of Canada will contribute $50.00 per year. This also includes International students with families.

Associate Membership:
Any person who does not meet the conditions of Regular or Family and has demonstrated a great level of friendship and support to the Tanzanian Community member or TCAC will pay $50 per year and have access to all members benefits.

Payment Method:

  1. CASH paid to the Treasurer (Guni Bendera), who will then provide you with a receipt and add your name into the Members’ Registry.
  2. CHEQUE paid to the TANZANIAN COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION OF CALGARY (TCAC). If you use this method, you may need to inform the Treasurer either by call or text (1-780-707-6310) or email (tcacexecutive@gmail.com) immediately so that he can send you a receipt and add your name into the Registry.
  3. E-TRANSFER also is another possibility, you can send your contributions using email address “tcacexecutive@gmail.com“. The Treasurer will email you the receipt.
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  5. ONLINE PAYMENT. This is the recommended option where all the payments are done through the website which its Security Level has been raised. You will be required to pick a membership type, fill up a form with your First, Last names and email address, select payment method and submit your membership form. You will then immediately receive a confirmation email with a receipt and your contribution will be directly deposited into the TCAC Account. 

Member’s Registry and Financial Reporting:

  1. The report created by the system in the payment method #4 will then be combined with the Treasurers’ list from methods 1, 2 & 3 to create an overall “Active Contributing Members Registry” in quarterly basis.
  2. The Secretary, working together with the Treasurer, will be releasing a progressive financial report every quarter, highlighting the funds raised and the total number of active contributing members in each category without revealing their names or identities.