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Communications Network Membership

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The Communications Network helps those who do good, do better. We connect and sustain a community of nearly 1,000 communication leaders you can turn to for ideas and inspiration, provide in-person and online learning opportunities, and point you to the resources you need to be successful.

Membership Benefits

  • Access to our members-only online community
    • Find, connect and follow Network members based on region, expertise, interest area or organization 
    • Ask questions, follow discussions, share files and start/participate in groups
  • Access to our members-only email listserv 
  • Subscription to Change Agent, our first-of-its-kind print journal for social sector communicators, delivered to your mailbox twice a year
  • Access to Network 6-8 webinars annually
  • Discounted rates for ComNet, the premier global conference for communications professionals, as well as priority enrollment for other events
  • Eligible to start and lead a ComNetworkLOCAL group in your city

Individual Membership

Individual Foundation Membership: $300 / Per year
(For employees of private, community, family and corporate foundations)

Individual Membership for Consultants: $350 / Per year
(For consultants who work for foundations and nonprofits)

Individual Nonprofit Membership: $150 / Per year
(For employees of nonprofits, such as Environmental Defense Fund, Regional Association of Grantmakers and other 501(c)3 organizations)

Institutional Membership

The Network offers an institutional membership option for foundations and nonprofits. The rates below underwrite the cost of annual memberships for up to six staff members from a foundation or nonprofit, respectively.

Institutional Foundation Membership: $1,500 / Per year

Institutional Nonprofit Membership: $700 / Per year

For questions about membership, please email or call 202-355-4909

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“For many years I was a one-person communications department and The Network provided a way to feel connected to other foundation communications folks.”
—Katy Pasini, Sierra Health Foundation


“I always have access to smart communications professionals for advice and resources, even though my own organization has a very small communications team.”
— Maureen Cozine, New York State Health Foundation


“I have professional relationships with people in similar jobs across the country. I rely on these relationships when I have questions, when I need inspiration, when I want to know what the latest trends are in communications.”
— Daniel Silverman, The James Irvine Foundation

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