Sustaining Members

Continuing Membership as a Sustainer

There are many ways to stay active and involved in the JLC after becoming a Sustainer. Benefits include:

  • Membership in the Association of Junior Leagues International (AJLI) and the Junior League of Charlotte (JLC)
  • Reduced annual Sustainer dues
  • Invitations to exclusive Sustainer-only events such as:
    • Annual Sustainer Luncheon
    • Annual Sustainer Cocktail
    • Trips
    • Classes
    • Community and Cultural Events


Criteria for becoming a Sustainer

A member may become a Sustainer after they have met all current year membership requirements as well as completing 7 Active years or 3 Active years and turned 40 by March 31, 2024.

Next Steps for becoming a Sustainer

Current Member: If you are currently an Active member that meets the requirements to become a Sustainer, please submit a Membership Status Change Request Form.

Transfer Member: If you are currently a Sustainer member in another League and are interested in transferring your membership to the Junior League of Charlotte, please reach out to the League you were most recently a part of to initiate the process, then contact JLC staff at (704) 375-5993 or email us at

Lapsed Member: If your Sustaining membership is out of date, we would be delighted to have you rejoin our mission. Please submit a Reinstatement Request Form.