Institutional Membership

Become an EPIP Institutional Member

Institutional member organizations extend all individual member benefits to for your full staff, and offer unique organizational benefits. Download an overview of Institutional Member Benefits here.

Questions: Email Adriana, our Director of Network Resources, today and we can set up a meeting to discuss the best fit for you and your organization.

Rates for institutions

Assets or Total 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


The types of organizations eligible for institutional membership are as follows:

  • 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



To join as an Institutional Member today by check:

(1) Make checks payable to “EPIP/TIDES CENTER”

(2) Email Adriana, our Director of Network Resources, to introduce your Institutional Member point person.

(3) Mail check to:
EPIP/Tides Center
PO Box 29907
San Francisco, CA 94129-0903
c/o Elaine Nakamura, Project Accountant

Once payment is received we'll set you and your team up with member login and profile information. 



Our members work at some of the most prominent and forward-thinking institutions in the country. If you are staff at any of the following organizations and would like to inquire about receiving EPIP member benefits, please contact us at

ABFE - A Philanthropic Partnership for Black Communities

AIDS United

American Express Philanthropy

Amy Mandel & Katina Rodis Fund

Annie E. Casey Foundation

Arabella Advisors

Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy (AAPIP)

Baptist Community Ministries

Barr Foundation

Blue Shield of California Foundation

The Boston Foundation

Bush Foundation

The California Endowment

The California Wellness Foundation

The Case Foundation

Center for Effective Philanthropy

CHANGE Philanthropy

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, LLC

Council of Michigan Foundations

The David & Lucile Packard Foundation

DentaQuest Foundation

Evelyn & Walter Haas, Jr. Fund

Exponent Philanthropy

First 5 LA

Ford Foundation

Funders for LGBTQ Issues

GHR Foundation

Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO)

Grantmakers in the Arts

Greater New Orleans Foundation

Heising-Simons Foundation

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

Conrad N. Hilton Foundation

Hispanics in Philanthropy (HIP)

The James Irvine Foundation

The Johnson Center at Grand Valley State University

Kaiser Permanente

The Kresge Foundation

The Klarman Family Foundation

MacArthur Foundation

Mertz Gilmore Foundation

Minnesota Council on Foundations

The McKnight Foundation

The Ms. Foundation for Women

Nathan Cummings Foundation

National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy

Native Americans in Philanthropy (NAP)

Neighborhood Funders Group (NFG)

The New York Women’s Foundation

NoVo Foundation

ORS Impact

Open Society Foundations

Pacific Foundation Services, LLC

Palm Health Foundation

PEAK Grantmaking

Philanthropic Initiative for Racial Equity (PRE)

Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

San Diego Grantmakers

San Francisco Foundation

Satterberg Foundation

The Schott Foundation for Public Education

Southern California Grantmakers

The Surdna Foundation

TCC Group

Tides Foundation & Center

The Wallace Foundation

Walter and Elise Haas Fund

Walton Family Foundation

Wellspring Philanthropic Fund

Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation

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