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NCG inspires our members to connect to their individual and shared purpose. We create space to celebrate one another, learn together, and leverage our strengths. NCG brings our members and partners together, as we engage both hearts and minds to rethink what’s possible. Learn more about Member Benefits here.

For more detailed membership criteria, please contact NCG Member Services at or at 415.777.4111.

Membership Applications

Applying for membership is easy!

Step 1: Select the application you are eligible for below.
Step 2: Submit the application online. 
Step 3: Once your application is approved, you will hear from us to begin your membership! You will then receive an invoice for membership dues. 


For institutional or individual grantmakers: private independent foundations, family foundations, public foundations, corporate foundations, corporate giving programs, operating foundations, giving circles, community foundations (location or population focused), individual grantmakers/donor-advised fund holders, or 501(c)(4)s


Nonprofits serving to strengthen the nonprofit and/or philanthropic sector, academic institutions that provide research and services to strengthen the nonprofit and/or philanthropic sector, consulting companies offering services to foundations, donors, and/or the philanthropic sector.
For government grantmaking entities (cities, counties, or state), by department.