The Network format is a newer organizational structure developed by AIC for initiatives that are relevant to many or all members. Membership in a network is by interest and participation without an additional dues requirement. Networks partner with AIC’s existing specialty groups and committees to develop programming and resources. Content developed by networks is of interest to all of AIC’s specialty groups and committees as well as related professions and the public and is thus widely and freely available. Network annual budgets are comparable to those of other AIC committees and task forces and is funded directly by AIC. Funding for larger projects is raised by writing grants and soliciting donors, as is done for other AIC initiatives.