Membership Application


Voting members

FULL/VOTING MEMBERS are foundations, corporations or philanthropic entities whose primary function and activity is charitable grantmaking.

Associate members

ASSOCIATE MEMBERS are philanthropic support entities, businesses, consultants, or individuals that serve foundations, corporations, or philanthropic entities. Examples include but are not limited to:

  • Financial and investment advisers, family offices, banks and trust companies that serve the philanthropic sector
  • Law firms and attorneys that advise individuals and organizations regarding philanthropic activity
  • Consulting firms and consultants who advise in the practice of philanthropy or who advise organizations that serve the field of philanthropy
  • Vendors to the philanthropic field (e.g., software providers, publishers)
  • Academic institutions and programs that support and serve the philanthropic sector

Resume your previous application

If you previously started this application and left you can enter your application ID which you should have received
via email if you started the process. If you cannot find your ID please feel free to e-mail or call the Membership Team,
at (703) 879-0645, or and we will email you the ID.
Application ID:


Start a new application

Select Application Type : Voting Member Associate Member
Submitter Name:
Submitter Title:
Submitter Email: (Example:
Submitter Phone: (Example: 111-222-3333)

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Council's proration policy
Council's policy on sanctioning members