Become a Member

Individual Membership 

EPIP membership is open to individuals working at any level and in any role in the philanthropic sector. Learn more about our member benefits here and contact us with any questions or for technical support processing your dues.  

Pay Online: Click here to process your individual membership dues online with a credit card.

Pay Via Check: Please contact [email protected] to receive an invoice and mailing instructions. 

Once your payment is received we'll send you an official welcome email with details on accessing your member benefits.   

Rates for individuals 

  • Individual Membership: $150/year
  • *Student Membership: $85/year

*Student membership is available for full-time students and requires emailing a copy of your current class schedule.

Looking to renew your membership? Click here to renew online or email us to receive an invoice. 

Institutional Membership

Institutional membership extends member benefits to your entire staff and offers unique organizational benefits. Download an overview of institutional member benefits here to learn more and contact us with any questions.  

Request an Invoice: Please email [email protected] to receive an invoice and instructions for processing your dues via ACH or check. We will also share details on moving your team through our onboarding process. 

Rates for institutions

Assets or Total Expense Budget Dues
$1 billion and Above $12,500
$500 million – $999,999,999 $9,500
$100 million – $499,999,999 $7,500
$20 million – $99,999,999 $5,000
$5 million – $19,999,999 $2,500
$4,999,999 and Below $1,000

Our institutional members demonstrate a deep commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the philanthropic sector by helping us build a diverse pipeline of early- and mid-career philanthropic professionals, supporting their emergent leadership and commitment to equity in philanthropy, and ensuring that the sector welcomes and fosters their development as whole leaders. 

Types of organizations eligible for institutional membership include:

  • Independent Foundations
  • Family Foundations
  • Community Foundations
  • Grantmaking Public Charities
  • Corporate Foundations
  • Corporate Giving Programs
  • Academic Centers Focused on Philanthropy and Nonprofits
  • Philanthropy Research Centers
  • Affinity Groups & Funder Networks
  • Regional Associations of Grantmakers
  • Advisory and Back-Office Firms
  • Giving Circles
  • Donor-Advised Funds
  • Other Philanthropy Infrastructure Organizations

Looking to renew your membership? Please contact us to receive a renewal invoice and to ensure your staff roster is up to date.