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About Partner Membership

Partners can join as NCG Members. Membership is organization-wide: your entire staff and board receive member privileges. Membership is for one calendar year. You may arrange to pay on a different fiscal year schedule.


Grantmaker Membership is open to organizations or individuals who give at least $25,000 annually. In addition, the grantmaking program must be the most significant part of the applicant’s activities. Grantmaker categories include: 

  • Philanthropy-serving organizations (PSOs)  
  • Consulting companies and organizations offering services to foundations, donors and/or the philanthropic sector 
  • Individual philanthropic consultants

Please note that solicitation is strictly prohibited at NCG events. All NCG members agree that they will not solicit funding for organizations and/or projects, solicit on behalf of a business or services, or pitch products at NCG events, nor will any guests they bring.

Partner Dues

Partner members support NCG through annual contributions based upon their annual budget, averaged from the past three fiscal years. Your membership is good for one full year. No refund or cancellation is available.

Annual Budget Annual Dues
Under $1M $750
$1,000,001 - $3M $1,000
$3,000,001 - $4M $1,500
$4,000,001 - $5M $2,000
$5,000,001 - $7M  $2,500
$7,000,001 - $10M $3,000
$10,000,001 or higher     $4,000



Thank you for your interest in joining the NCG community! You can submit your membership application by answering the questions below. Once you've submitted your information, NCG's membership team will contact you with next steps.

Questions before applying? Reach out the Membership team Jaime Woods and Sarah Evers.

Primary Contact
Please provide contact information for who should be noted as your organization's primary contact.
Billing Contact
Please provide contact information for who should be noted as your organization's billing contact.
Organization Type
Focus Area

Racial Equity

NCG is committed to advancing racial equity within our organization and throughout our membership. Please help inform our work by answering the following questions. 
Do you provide multi-year general operating support to BIPOC-led organizations?
Do you provide multi-year general operating support to BIPOC-serving organizations?
Have you adjusted your grantmaking priorities/strategies as a consequence of events of the last two years (COVID-19, racial reckoning, climate crisis)?
To what extent does your organization prioritize leveraging public funding?
Does your organization actively engage in public/private partnerships?
To what degree does your organization prioritize racial equity and social justice in investments and operations?

Additional Details for Membership

Please include an email address for those who should be given access to online member benefits.
One file only.
100 MB limit.
Allowed types: gif, jpg, jpeg, png, bmp, eps, tif, pict, psd, txt, rtf, html, odf, pdf, doc, docx, ppt, pptx, xls, xlsx, xml, avi, mov, mp3, mp4, ogg, wav, bz2, dmg, gz, jar, rar, sit, svg, tar, zip.
Please select your annual budget average over the past three years
Are you interested in sponsoring NCG signature programs?
Are you interested in contributing an additional NCG investment?
By submitting this form, I certify that my organization meets the eligibility criteria for NCG membership as a grantmaking organization. The prior year grantmaking information here is correct to the best of my knowledge. I acknowledge that solicitation is strictly prohibited at NCG events.
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