Benefits Overview

Member nonprofits that join the Center for Nonprofit Advancement have access to the following money-saving, capacity-building, and connection-forming resources that are available to their staff, board and volunteers to use:


VitalHealth (medical based group insurance)

  • Medical Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Short and Long Term Disability Insurance

Group Buying Programs (non-medical based insurances and discount saving programs)

  • Financial Management and Accounting Services
  • Retirement Plans
  • Liability and Commercial Insurance
  • Unemployment Services Trust
  • Office Supply discounts
  • Complimentary Cafeteria Plan (Section 125 Plan) Administration
  • AFLAC Insurance

Discounts on (additonal saving opportunities)

  • Center conference room for event and training space
  • Online job postings
  • Print and online advertising in Center publications
  • Vendor Bank (consultants and group support)

CAPACITY BUILDING PROGRAMS (Programs and discounts are available to all staff, board and volunteers of the member nonprofit)

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
  • Executive Leadership Institute
  • 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

MAKING CONNECTIONS (Programs and discounts are available to all staff, board and volunteers of the member nonprofit)


  • Print Magazine: Nonprofit Agenda
  • Monthly e-newsletter: Nonprofit Messenger
  • Daily news and information through Twitter, Facebook LinkedIn and the Center’s blog
  • Access to over 20,000 monthly readers


  • Legislative and advocacy technical assistance
  • Coalition building
  • Access to policy makers
  • Classes and individual guidance


  • Member and sector-wide conferences
  • Nonprofit Careers, our online job bank
  • Vendor referral network
  • Networking and learning events


What are your membership dues?

Our yearly membership dues are very affordable. The Center's yearly membership dues are based on the organization's annual expenses, which is typically provided by your Form 990 or a budgeted expense report.

Here is a breakdown of our member dues:

Organization's Annual Expenses: Yearly Annual Dues:
$24,999 and below $150
$25,000–$49,999  $200
$50,000–$99,999  $300
$100,000–$199,999  $400
$200,000–$399,999 $550
$400,000–$699,999  $700
$700,000–$999,999  $850
$1,000,000–$1,999,999 $1,000
$2,000,000–$3,999,999  $1,150
$4,000,000–$5,999,999  $1,450
$6,000,000–$9,999,999  $1,600
$10 million and above  $1,750

Do you have any membership questions? Please contact the Center's Membership Manager, Jorge Astorga by email jorgea [@] nonprofitadvancement [dot] org or call (202)-457-0540. 

Click here to start your application and become a Center Member today!