Benefits of Corporate Membership

Corporate membership in the Council on Foreign Relations brings a multitude of tangible and intangible benefits to your organization. We offer three membership tiers - Founders, President's Circle, and Affiliates membership - so that you may join CFR's membership at an appropriate level for your needs and objectives.

Founders ($100,000+)

  • Two invitations for the CEO or designates to attend the annual fall dinner with the CFR Board of Directors
  • Opportunities for one senior executive to attend the annual winter dinner with CFR's most generous supporters and the benefactors roundtable series with fellows
  • Professional development opportunity for three rising executives to participate as "Corporate Leaders" in the highly competitive CFR Term Member program
  • Three private briefings by a CFR fellow tailored to the company's interests
  • Complimentary use of the historic Harold Pratt House ballroom and library for a single corporate event (based on availability)
  • Special recognition at the annual Corporate Conference
  • Opportunity to further customize benefits package (corresponding with level of support)
  • Additional benefits of President's Circle and Affiliates memberships, including high-level event and meeting invitations, members-only website access, Foreign Affairs subscriptions and discounts, and member rental rates

President's Circle ($60,000+)

  • Professional development opportunity for two rising executives to participate as "Corporate Leaders" in the highly competitive CFR Term Member program
  • Invitation for the CEO or designate to attend the annual fall dinner with the CFR Board of Directors
  • Opportunities for senior executives to attend small private events with world and business leaders, Ambassador's Lunches and Congressional Breakfasts series, in-depth study groups and roundtables led by CFR fellows, and at least one trip led by a member of CFR leadership (travel fees will apply)
  • Two private briefings by a CFR fellow tailored to the company's interests
  • Special advertising rates in Foreign Affairs
  • Additional benefits of Affiliates membership, including meeting invitations, members-only website access, Foreign Affairs subscriptions and discounts, and member rental rates

Affiliates ($30,000+)

  • Invitations for executives to attend a range of events each year in New York, Washington, DC, and select major cities
  • Opportunities for senior executives to participate in a quarterly meeting series with CFR's president
  • Invitations for executives to attend the annual Corporate Conference, a summit on geopolitical and geoeconomic challenges
  • Participation in interactive, rapid-response briefings and analysis by CFR fellows on breaking crises and events
  • One private briefing by a CFR fellow tailored to the company's interests
  • Access to the members-only section of CFR.org, Foreign Affairs archives, and conference call and meeting replays
  • Six subscriptions to Foreign Affairs, discounted individual subscriptions for all employees, bulk subscription discounts, and special shipping rates
  • Member rates for rental of the Harold Pratt House in New York City and 1777 F Street in Washington, DC
  • Acknowledgment in CFR literature

For more information, please contact the Corporate Program at corporate@cfr.org or 212.434.9684.