Member Benefits Overview

The Center's nearly 1,000 member nonprofits are saving money, building effectiveness and making connections through our services. Our member programs, which include access to medical and non-medical insurances, Capacity Building services and networking opportunites, are meant to be used and impact by everyone in the nonprofit organization, including the staff, board and volunteer members.

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Member Nonprofits have a wealth of resources at their fingertips. Center members have immediate access to the following programs:

        Save Money         Build Effectiveness         Make Connections


  • Medical insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Life insurance

        Group Buying Programs

  • Financial Management and Accounting services
  • Human Resources services
  • Retirement plans
  • Liability and Commercial insurance
  • Unemployment Services Trust
  • Office Supply discounts
  • Long and Short-term Disability Insurance
  • Complimentary Cafeteria Plan (Section 125 Plan) Administration
  • AFLAC Insurance
  • Pre-Tax Transportation Benefit

        Discounts for:

  • Center Event and Training space
  • Online job postings
  • Print and online advertising in Center publications

        Training and Education

  • Nearly 100 Professional Development courses and opportunities annually
  • One free Professional Development course for every employee each year
  • Coaching for Executive Directors and Senior Staff
  • Leadership series for emerging nonprofit leaders
  • Certificate programs in Employment Law and Nonprofit Business Law

        Awards Programs

  • The Washington Post Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management
  • Gelman, Rosenberg and Freedman Excellence in Chief Executive Leadership (EXCEL) Award
  • The Phyllis Campbell Newsome Public Policy Award
  • Board Leadership Award


  • Collecting, evaluating and sharing data on local trends
  • Online Resource Center
  • Succession planning guides


  • Print newsletter, Nonprofit Agenda
  • Monthly e-newsletter, Nonprofit Messenger
  • Daily news and information through Twitter, Facebook and the Center’s blog
  • Access to over 20,000 monthly readers through Communications


  • Legislative and advocacy technical assistance
  • Coalition building
  • Access to policy makers
  • Workshops and training


  • Member and sector-wide conferences
  • Nonprofit Careers, our online job bank
  • Vendor referral network
  • Networking and Learning events

What are your membership dues?

Our yearly membership dues are very affordable. The Center's membership dues are based on the organization's annual expenses. Here is a breakdown of our dues:

  • Organization's Annual Expenses: Yearly Annual Dues:
    $24,999 and below $150
    $25,000–$49,999  $200
    $50,000–$99,999  $300
    $100,000–$199,999  $400
    $200,000–$399,999 $550
    $400,000–$699,999  $700
    $700,000–$999,999  $850
    $1,000,000–$1,999,999 $1,000
    $2,000,000–$3,999,999  $1,150
    $4,000,000–$5,999,999  $1,450
    $6,000,000–$9,999,999  $1,600
    $10 million and above  $1,750

Do you have any membership questions? Please contact the Center's Membership Manager, Jorge Astorga by email jorgea [@] nonprofitadvancement [dot] org or call (202)-457-0540. Join the Center today!