Member Benefits

Center members save money, build effectiveness and make connections.

With a Center membership, you and your staff have a wealth of resources at your fingertips. Membership is open to any 501(c) nonprofit organization in the greater Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, including the District of Columbia, Northern Virginia and Montgomery and Prince George’s counties in Maryland.

As a Center member you can depend on us for:

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Not yet a Center member? Join the Center today to network and connect with leaders from the region’s nonprofit, philanthropic, corporate and government sectors, and enjoy access to benefits that help you:


        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