Membership


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Membership in WID provides an extensive array of educational and networking opportunities to development professionals.  For annual membership fees of $110 (nonprofit member) or $175 (affiliate member), WID members receive the following benefits:

  • Monthly E-Newsletter – WID’s E-Newsletter contains updates on all current WID program offerings, as well as profile interviews with development professionals in the Greater Boston area.
  • Invitations to WID Programs with Special Rates for Members – WID members are invited to all WID programs, including signature events, skill-building workshops and seminars, and members-only networking gatherings. Reduced program fees are offered to members who register for WID programs prior to late-registration deadlines.
  • Access to WID’s Job Listings – Area employers actively post development-related career opportunities to WID’s job list, which is emailed monthly to members. The most current job listings are available anytime to members who login through WID’s website portal.  Additionally, organizations that employ current WID members are offered a discounted rate to advertise job opportunities.
  • Access to the WID Membership Database – WID’s membership database is available only to current members to facilitate informal networking and the sharing of best practices.
  • Volunteer Opportunities – Members may serve on a WID committee to participate more actively with WID’s professional community and contribute to the advancement of the development field. 

Join as a New to the Development Profession Member ($50 annual membership fee for first year of membership)

Here’s how to qualify for this special one-time rate:

  • You currently are, or have been, affiliated with a nonprofit organization, with a primary responsibility to develop resources for your organization.
  • You currently are, or have been, affiliated with a nonprofit organization that provides services within the field of institutional advancement, and you support the mission of WID.
  • You’re new to the development profession and have been working in development for 0-3 years.
  • You are a NEW or LAPSED WIDGB member.
  • You must submit your resume or LinkedIn profile to [email protected] for review/approval.

Note: This membership will be a one-year membership and will be renewable at the regular $110 Nonprofit Member rate.  

Join as a Nonprofit Member ($110 annual membership fee)

Qualifications:

  • You currently are, or have been, affiliated with a nonprofit organization, with a primary responsibility to develop resources for your organization.
  • You currently are, or have been, affiliated with a nonprofit organization that provides services within the field of institutional advancement, and you support the mission of WID.

Join as an Affiliate Member ($175 annual member fee)

Qualifications:

  • You support the mission of WID and are seeking to transition from the for-profit sector to a career in the development profession.
  • You currently work in a development-affiliated for-profit business or industry (for example, a for-profit advancement consulting or recruiting organization).

For additional information about WID benefits and membership rates, see WID’s FAQs page, or contact us at [email protected]