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.
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.
Membership Application Deadlines: November 1 and March 1
Term Membership Application Deadline: January 3, 2018
Membership in the CFR Corporate Program is tailored to meet the needs of your organization. To learn more, please visit the About Corporate page, view a printable brochure, and see our current list of members.
To find out if Corporate membership would benefit your company, contact the Corporate Program at firstname.lastname@example.org or 212.434.9684.
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Learn more about CFR’s mission and its work over the past year in the 2016 Annual Report. The Annual Report spotlights new initiatives, high-profile events, and authoritative scholarship from CFR experts, and includes a message from CFR President Richard N. Haass.
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