The Center for Nonprofit Advancement provides trusted guidance and program support so nonprofits can accomplish their missions. We help thousands of nonprofit board members and leaders amplify their voice and serve in essential roles for those who need it most.

Nonprofit membership is available to any 501(c) nonprofit organization throughout Greater Washington, DC, area, the Commonwealth of Virginia, Montgomery and Prince Georges Counties in Maryland, including any organization that has filed its Form 1023 with the IRS.

To join the Center and become a nonprofit member, click here to begin the online membership application.

Is your nonprofit already a Center member? Click here to log-in and view the member only links.

What is the cost to join the Center?

- The Center's membership dues are based on the organization's annual expenses. Click here to review the breakdown of our dues.

What are the benefits for nonprofit members?

- Member nonprofits have access to a wide range of benefits including training and technical assistance, high-quality medical and supplemental insurances, discount saving programs, award winning tools and templates, and much more. Click here to review all of our member benefits.

What if I want to mail a printed application, instead of joining online?

- Click here to access and download the Center membership form. You can submit your application materials and dues payment to: Center for Nonprofit Advancement, P.O. Box 62583, Baltimore, MD, 21264-2583. Please also include a copy of the first page from your most recent Form 990 (or proof of your 1023 Form submission and your most recent income statement).

 What if I haven't submitted a Form 1023 or want to become a 501 (c) nonprofit?

- To learn more about Form 1023 or how to start a nonprofit, click here to several specific guidelines.

My question isn’t listed above. Who can I contact to help me?

- Please direct your inquires to membership [@] nonprofitadvancement [dot] org or call the Center at 202-457-0540.

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