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Become a Member

Be a changemaker: be an Asset Funders Network member. Join colleagues to advance economic opportunity and economic well-being at a scale none of us could achieve alone.

  • Be intersectional. Whether you invest in employment, education, housing, health, or something else, join grantmakers that use all sorts of mechanisms to seed change.

  • Be engaged. Connect with peers for frank discussions about solutions. Learn from pioneers and leverage partnerships with national innovators, researchers, and policymakers.

  • Be innovative. Gather smart strategies and share promising programs to replicate in the private and public sectors. Ground your grantmaking locally by actively participating in—or helping to start—an AFN chapter in your region.

The Benefits

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Connect to a powerful national network

Join veteran practitioners, sought-after experts, and newcomers with fresh perspectives. Be on the cutting edge of the sector that is changing the reality of our nation’s low and middle income families.

Expand your network at events

Connect with people from near and far at events that shift your thinking and up your impact. Share intellectual capital and foment new relationships at regional meetings and national conferences planned precisely for connection-building.

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Broaden your knowledge base

Be the first to inform your grantmaking with the latest research on solutions from the field. Dig into AFN’s online resource library; it’s loaded with research briefs, presentations, and members-only materials and webinars.

Multiply your impact locally

Harness the power in your own community by joining an existing AFN Regional Chapter or starting a new one. Combine forces with colleagues to leverage your giving. Surround yourself with professionals like you that are committed to changing lives.

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Explore all AFN has to offer

Benefit from individualized consulting and technical assistance through AFN’s staff expertise, obtain 25% off your subscription to Inside Philanthropy and participate in our member-only peer to peer conversations.

Contact our Membership team for more information on all the benefits of being an AFN member.

What our members are saying they value about AFN

Ways to Support

Standard Membership

For grantmakers of all sizes and strategies, with membership fees that correspond to the institution’s current year grants budget.

National Support

For organizations who are interested in investing in AFN’s original research, in-person and virtual convenings, and issue-based learning groups.

Regional Support

For grantmakers who support dedicated work in a region; fees are set locally by each chapter.

Conference Sponsorship

For sponsors of AFN’s National Grantmaker Conference, held in a new locale every two years. Next up: Spring 2024.

Join AFN and advance economic mobility in your work.