Affinity Partner Program

Affinity-Partner-LogoUnique relationships, exceptional savings.

Affinity Partners provide goods and services to NBOA member schools at a discounted rate. This relationship is special and unique. NBOA Affinity Partners share a commitment to the independent school community and offer these savings to demonstrate that commitment and add value to NBOA membership.

Below is a complete list of organizations recognized as NBOA Affinity Partners. They have agreed to provide special below-market or hard-to-find pricing to NBOA member schools. Take advantage of these great savings!

Questions? Contact or call 202-407-7140.


NBOA Affinity Partners


APPI Energy

Founded in 1996, APPI Energy delivers apples-to-apples comparisons of supplier prices and contracts and negotiates supply solutions that reduce and manage energy costs on an ongoing basis for commercial and industrial customers. NBOA members will receive a complimentary preliminary consultation and account data analysis.

Arthur J. Gallagher

Use TULIP (Tenant-User Liability Insurance Policy) to provide insurance for individuals or organizations using your school's facilities.

First American Education Finance

First American Education Finance and its parent, City National Bank, offers a Purchasing Card Program combining competitive online management and legendary service. Each program is customized to the individual school’s needs. First American has proudly served over 700 schools regarding their leasing and financing needs over the past 25 years.

ISM Insurance

ISM Insurance provides group life insurance and long-term disability (LTD) insurance at guaranteed rate reductions through the Independent School Group Insurance Trust (IS/IT). The NBOA discount averages 10% off a school's in-force plan.