The Center for Nonprofit Advancement provides trusted guidance and personal counsel 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.

Center 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, and to any organization that has filed its Form 1023 with the IRS.

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Q: What is the cost to join the Center?

A: The Center's membership dues are based on the organization's annual expenses. Click here to review the breakdown of our dues on our Member Benefits Overview page.

Q: What if I want to mail a printed application?

A: 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). Click here to access and download the Center membership form.

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

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

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

A: Please direct your inquires to Membership Manager, Jorge Astorga at email jorgea [@] nonprofitadvancement [dot] org or call 202-457-0540.

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