Q: What is ISCA?

A: The International Sport and Culture Association (ISCA) is a global platform open to organisations working within the field of sport for all, recreational sports and physical activity. Created in 1995, ISCA is today a global actor closely cooperating with its 261 member organisations, international NGOs, and public and private sector stakeholders. Its 40 million individual members from 89 countries on five continents represent a diverse group of people active within youth, sport and cultural activities.

Q: What is ISCA’s vision?

A: A world of physically active citizens in vibrant civil societies.

Q: What is the ISCA’s mission?

A: We empower organisations worldwide to enable citizens to enjoy their human right to move.

Q: Who can become an ISCA member?

A: To be part of ISCA’s community is accessible to every individual and every non for profit organization working in grassroots sport, sport for all, recreational physical activity and culture regarding their size, origin, and current capacity! We offer four levels of membership:


check the "Join us" page for full descriptions

Q: I am already an ISCA member. Do I have to register again?

A: No, you do not have to. Your data was transferred from our internal database to Wild Apricot by our team. Nevertheless, it is recommended to check if all information about your organisations are updated. 

Q: I am a new member. How do I apply?

A: Use the button ‘Join us’ above and fill out the registration form

Q: How much does it cost?

A: There are 4 options to choose the level of Membership:

  • MOVER (free)
  • MOVE AGENT (6 EUR monthly, 49 EUR annually)
  • FULL MEMBER (250 EUR annually upper-middle income and low income countrie(based on global index))
  • FULL MEMBER (500 EUR annually  high income countries  (based on global index))
  • PREMIUM MEMBER (1500 EUR annually)

Q: What are the benefits of being a MOVER?

A: MOVERS get regular access to information about new trends and opportunities and expert know-how from ISCA’s network.

Q: What are the benefits of being a MOVE AGENT?

A: MOVE AGENTS have the chance to be involved in ISCA’s most successful initiative, NowWeMOVE, get a MOVE AGENT BADGE and access to ISCA’s learning and development accelerator. Both organisations and individuals can become a MOVE AGENT.

Q: What are the benefits of being a FULL MEMBER?

A: ISCA members are eligible to be involved in funded projects, networks and advocacy and cooperation. Members receive a Member's Badge and the right to be appointed as NowWeMOVE coordinators.

Q: What are the benefits of being a PREMIUM MEMBER?

A: The PREMIUM MEMBER package offers all the benefits of the first three tiers, plus access to customised support, opportunities to scale up initiatives through ISCA’s MOVE. Transfer programme, expert know-how and mentoring from our broader network.

Q: What is the difference between a MOVE AGENT and a FULL MEMBER?

A: Among other benefits FULL MEMBERS have the right to vote during ISCA's general assembly, have the opportunity to be part of ISCA's projects and join ISCA's networks, MOVE Agents are integral part of ISCA and have the right to access the NowWeMOVE campaign resources, benefit from discounted MOVE Congress fee, join ISCA's learning platform.  

Q: What is the difference between a FULL MEMEBER and a FULL PREMIUM MEMBER?

A: ISCA FULL PREMIUM MEMBERS have access to customised support from ISCA’s leadership and expert teams.

They have two times more of exclusive online consultations on trending topics for the sector than FULL MEMBER, they can benefit from an annual in-person consultancy visit or workshop by an ISCA executive staff or committee member, opportunity to submit one fully developed e-learning course to be hosted and promoted on, customised graphic design for NowWeMOVE campaign (20 hours per year), 50% reduced fee for the MOVE Congress and opportunity to submit news or notices to share on ISCA’s channels.

Q: How can I pay?

A: The form of payment depends on the membership type you have chosen. When you complete registration, you will receive an email with a pay online option, but also you can pay right away in the middle of the registration process. Please prepare a credit card beforehand.

Q: When will I receive an invoice?

A: After registration, you will receive an invoice directly to email.

Q: What kind of questions will I be asked during the registration process?

A: You will be asked to give your contact information and organisation’s details like your scope of activities, operations, your legal statues. 

Q: Will I be able to edit my data afterwards?

A: Yes. You will always have access to your data, invoices etc.

Q: Who can I contact with extra questions?

A: If you have any membership related questions or comments, please do not hesitate to contact our membership department via

ISCA (International Sport and Culture Association)
Vester Voldgade 100-2, Copenhagen, Denmark

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