We’re a vibrant membership organization—the nation's largest association of funders and the only one dedicated to serving foundations with few or no staff, philanthropic families, and individual donors.
We provide resources and connections that help you make the most of the minutes you have and the dollars you give. In all that we do, we take a practical and personalized approach to helping you achieve your philanthropic goals.
As a member, you have access to a suite of resources to power your work.
- The answers you need. Whether you're just getting started, navigating change, making tough decisions, or searching for greater impact, you'll find answers to the questions on your mind.
- Connections to others who understand. Building strong personal connections is at the core of our culture and differentiates the power of our network. You’ll form real, lasting relationships with a diverse set of peers—and with our expert staff. Get insights and inspiration in a safe, confidential space to help you navigate challenges and consider new approaches to the work you find important.
- Ways to save time and money. You’ll qualify for significant discounts on D&O insurance and other carefully curated programs, publications, and tools to streamline your work and help with grants management and due diligence. You’ll also have access to expert guidance from our staff and resources tailored to your needs.
- The opportunity to achieve even more. We’re committed to continual learning and facilitating the same for all who engage with us, whether you are starting up or an experienced grantmaker. You’ll develop your skills and increase your effectiveness with resources on starting up, foundation governance and administration, grantmaking and evaluation, family philanthropy, philanthropic leadership, and more.
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Annual dues are $750, regardless of grantmaking budget.
Or join by mail:
Contact Marice Fernando in our membership department at 202-580-6560 or firstname.lastname@example.org.