Our mission is to provide education, tools and resources promoting the highest standards among managers, business partners, homeowners and board members for the benefit of all community associations in the Sarasota, Manatee and DeSoto Counties.
Our membership includes condominium, cooperative, and homeowner associations as well as manager members and those who provide services and products to associations. As one of the most active chapters in the nation, we have greater than 1000 members!
Community Associations Institute: National Organization
Our mission is to inspire professionalism, effective leadership and responsible citizenship.
How does CAI serve its members?
CAI provides information and education to community associations and the professionals who support them. With more than 40,000 members, we work in partnership with 60+ chapters throughout the United States.
CAI advances excellence through seminars, workshops, conferences and education programs, some of which lead to professional designations.
CAI publishes the largest collection of resources available on community associations, including books, guides, Common Ground magazine and seven specialized newsletters on community association finance, law and management.
CAI advocates community association interests before legislatures, regulatory bodies and the court.
CAI conducts research and acts as a clearinghouse for information on innovations and best practices in community association creation and management.
CAI provides networking and referral opportunities through both the national office and local chapters,
CAI-sponsored insurance programs for directors and officers and discounts on products.