CLAN URQUHART ASSOCIATION’S WORLDWIDE MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION
AN OPEN INVITATION TO JOIN CLAN URQUHART
The Clan Urquhart Association is a worldwide organization founded, in May 1976 for the purpose of cultivating a spirit of kinship among Urquharts and descendants of Clan Urquhart; and to serve as the agency by which Urquharts throughout the world maintain contact with their Clan.
The Association is dedicated to preserving the heritage and promoting the interests of Clan Urquhart. National branches have been established in the United Kingdom, the United States & Canada, and Australia & New Zealand. Each branch is self-supporting in finances and organization. The Chief of the Clan is Patron of all branches; and maintains contact with the branches through Clan Commissioners who are appointed by him.
QUALIFICATIONS FOR MEMBERSHIP
Membership in the Association is open to Urquharts and other persons descended from the Scottish Clan Urquhart and their spouses. Persons bearing the names of Cromartie and Cromarty are accepted as members of Clan Urquhart; and are therefore eligible to join the Association; as are persons with variant spellings of the name Urquhart. Persons not related to the Clan who wish to identify with it may join the Association as Associate Members.
BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP
Members receive an official clan Urquhart membership card, a twice yearly (Spring/Summer and Fall/Winter) Association Newsletter, and notice of special events and eligibility to attend International gatherings.
All Clan Urquhart Association membership fees will go into the Clan Urquhart Foundation account, the U.S. charitable organization (501(c)) dedicated to supporting Clan Urquhart cultural projects. The membership fee will be used for the preservation of Castle Craig.
The one-time Clan Urquhart Association membership fee is not a charitable donation and does not make a member of Clan Urquhart Association also a member of the Clan Urquhart Foundation.
Membership in the Clan Urquhart Foundation is made annually and based on an annual donation of $100 (US).
The Clan Urquhart Foundation is the only U.S. Clan Urquhart charitable organization sanctioned by the Chief of Clan Urquhart. The CUF focuses on a variety Clan Urquhart cultural initiatives, including preservation of Castle Craig and support for Craigston Castle, In addition to annual membership, donations to the Clan Urquhart Foundation are welcome at any time and can be designated for specific Clan Urquhart projects.
To join the Black Isle Castle Craig Foundation, the Scottish charitable corporation specifically focused on the preservation of Castle Craig on the Black Isle, please visit the Castle Craig website and click on the link at top of the page to Become a Guardian Member.
If you would like to make donations to the Castle Craig Foundation and to help preserve our heritage, please follow this link.
NOVEMBER 1ST, 2020 UPDATE: ALL MEMBERSHIPS ARE LIFETIME MEMBERSHIPS!
CURRENT ANNUAL BRANCH MEMBERSHIP FEES AND BRANCH ADDRESSES
Applicants for Membership are required to pay a membership fee. All Memberships are Family Memberships, which include spouses and all children under 18 years of age. Please see the below chart.
Anyone eligible to join the Clan Urquhart Association is invited to submit an application for membership.
|USA & CANADA||11830 Breton Court, Reston, VA 20191, USA or e-mail: email@example.com||$20 (US)|
|AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND||11830 Breton Court, Reston, VA 20191, USA or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org||$20 (US)|
|UNITED KINGDOM||Faliskeour, Balfron Station, Glasgow G63 02Y, Scotland, UK or email: email@example.com||£10 (GBP)|
|OTHER: (Mexico, South America, Europe, Asia and Regions where no Branch is present)||11830 Breton Court, Reston, VA 20191, USA or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org||$20 (US)|