Why should you support the BRVA?

Do you want to see Broad Ripple prosper? So do we, and that’s what we do. Since 1969 the BRVA has been focused on fostering an authentic, inclusive and vibrant Cultural District and neighborhood. Membership dues are the organization’s primary source of operating funds.

When you become a Member, you support the BRVA’s efforts to:

  • Advocate for increased resources for public safety and infrastructure improvements

  • Improve public spaces and connectivity

  • Expand green space and public art

  • Attract more unique, small and local businesses

  • Organize community events like the Broad Ripple Farmers Market, Broad Ripple Duck Race, Art Walks, and Broad Ripple Home Tour

  • Fund the walkway lighting along the Canal Esplanade and Monon Trail and landscaping and mowing maintenance in public areas

Ready to become a member?

Membership Levels

Business Accounts

Silver – $150   |   Gold – $300
Platinum – $500   |   Diamond – $1,000
Bronze* – $50

*Bronze available for realtors, hairdressers, etc.
Individually-owned businesses are asked to join at the Silver Level.

Residential Accounts

Bronze – $50   |   Silver – $150   |   Gold – $300
Platinum – $500   |   Diamond – $1,000
Young Professional (under 30)/Senior (65+) – $25


Membership is a pathway for meeting your community, participating in Village-based initiatives and accessing exclusive Member perks which support the Village businesses. Members directly assist in delivering the mission of building a vibrant, clean, inclusive and safe Broad Ripple Village. Members receive the important opportunity of shaping the Board of Directors, the governing body of the organizationMembers are eligible to run for a seat and vote in the annual election. 


All members receive: 

  • E-newsletter including news about business openings and special events 
  • Regular updates on the BRVA’s progress, including calls-to-action on important community issues 
  • Special member perks such as discounts, offers, exclusive experiences and more 
  • Invitations to participate in the monthly member meetup events 
  • New resident welcome packets located in the BRVA office 
  • The opportunity to participate in input sessions and surveys 
  • Priority placement in volunteer opportunities 


In addition to the above benefits, all Business Members also receive:  

  • Dynamic social media posts on channels based on membership level and social media schedule capacity. Our audience includes: 31k Twitter followers, 28k Facebook followers and 19k Instagram followers – growing every Quarter 
  • Members-only advertising and promotional opportunities 
  • Personalized listing in our searchable online public directory on our website 
  • Ability to participate in Broad Ripple Art Walks 
  • Ability to participate in the annual Small Business Saturday promotion  
  • A discounted rate of $50 off the College Avenue sign 
  • Where appropriate, a listing in the printed Broad Ripple Visitors Guide 

In addition to the business benefits above, Platinum/ Diamond Business Members also receive: 

  • A logo or special designation in the Broad Ripple Visitors Guide 
  • One featured article in the e-newsletter 
  • A booth at one BRVA Sponsored event 

Membership Billing

When you join the BRVA, you receive a one-year membership.  Your membership will be good through one year from today, and we will alert you when your membership is nearing the expiration date.

We recommend that you select auto-renewal and we will take care of renewing your membership each year and we will send you a receipt. You can access your account and cancel at anytime.

Most businesses join at the Silver level ($150) including individually owned businesses.  We created the $50 bronze level for professionals in business for themselves such as a realtor, a hairdresser, a CPA.

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