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How To Join Philanos As An Affiliate

There are 3 ways to join Philanos:

  • Affiliate Membership: ($300/year) Affiliate Membership  is offered to women's giving circles in the US and elsewhere. All members of affiliates can take advantage of Philanos programs and other benefits. Learn more and join here.
  • Emerging Affiliate Membership: ($300/year) Emerging Affiliate Membership is offered to newly formed organizations or founders who are in the development or incubation stage of creating a collective giving circle. An Emerging Member is not required to meet all Philanos Affiliate Membership criteria, as outlined but must demonstrate the intention to meet all of those criteria within 12 months. Joining as an Emerging Affiliate will allow founders and leaders to access all Philanos resources. Learn more and join here.
  • Affiliate Network Membership: We offer three membership levels - Leader ($3,000), Sustainer ($1,600) and Ambassador ($1,000) for women's foundations, community foundations and philanthropic networks that would like to align themselves with Philanos in supporting our mission and work. Learn more and join here.
There are numerous benefits to joining Philanos:
Philanos serves to catalyze the women’s collective giving movement through networking, learning, and sharing:
    • Connecting: Philanos provides ongoing opportunities to network with affiliate members through meetings, private issue-focused groups and our PowerUp Conference.
    • Learning: Philanos affiliates have access to a wide variety of resources in our private Affiliate Forum about giving circles, collective giving, grantmaking and a variety of issue areas.
    • Sharing: Philanos provides ongoing opportunities to learn from and share with other affiliates, including monthly webinars, and the bi-monthly Philanos Comms Club.

Shared Knowledge Is The Source Of Our Network Strength. 

We Count On Our Affiliates' Members To:

    • present during a monthly webinar or at a conference
    • respond to member-to-member discussion forum topics
    • serve on a Board Committee such as Membership, Webinars, Sponsorship, Communications or Nominating
    • serve on the Philanos Conference Program Planning Team
    • serve on the Philanos Board of Directors
    • host a future conference!

Philanos welcomes organizations that share common values and characteristics:

    • be, be hosted by, or in the process of becoming a 501(c)(3)
    • combine equal, individual member donations to make larger grants
    • select grant recipients by a democratic membership vote
    • have established grant review and assessment processes
    • provide philanthropic educational and leadership experiences

Philanos works to make your organization stronger!

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