CFR Membership

Individual Membership

The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is first and foremost a membership organization. CFR's membership represents a group unmatched in accomplishment and diversity in the field of international affairs. With over 4,900 members and term members, CFR's roster includes top government officials, renowned scholars, business executives, acclaimed journalists, prominent lawyers, and distinguished nonprofit professionals. Learn more about the application process and eligibility requirements for membership.

Corporate Membership

CFR's Corporate Program provides a unique forum for business leaders to interact with noted thinkers and practitioners in government, policy, academia, and business through invitations to exclusive events, direct engagement with CFR experts, and virtual access to our members-only website. Learn more about corporate membership in CFR.