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Exponent Philanthropy is the country’s largest association of funders—nearly 2,000 members strong—and the only one dedicated to serving foundations with few or no staff, philanthropic families, and individual donors. 

At Exponent Philanthropy, you’ll find a community who amplifies and celebrates the vital work of this diverse group of funders. As a member, you’ll be connected to funders in virtually all communities, supporting causes of every kind.

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Membership Types:

Individual Membership is open to any person who is not affiliated with a philanthropic organization, but awards charitable donations to more than one recipient annually.

Organizational Membership is open to all philanthropic organizations, (e.g. foundations, public charities, etc.) that award charitable donations to more than one recipient annually.

Membership dues are $750, regardless of assets or volume of giving. 

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Online: Create a personal profile to start your application >>

By Mail: Download and complete a membership application.

Mail application and payment to:

Exponent Philanthropy
P.O. Box 65607
Washington, DC 200035-5607

Shortly after receiving your application and payment, Exponent Philanthropy will activate your membership.

Want more information about membership?

Call us at 202-580-6560  or email.


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About Us

Exponent Philanthropy is a membership organization for donors, trustees, and philanthropic professionals who choose to give big by staying small.

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