Become An FPA Member

FPA Membership

Feed your passion for Foreign Policy. Become a member of the Foreign Policy Association.


The Foreign Policy Association works with a broad cross-section of the U.S. public and U.S. leaders to expand awareness, understanding, and informed opinion on global issues and U.S. foreign policy challenges. 


Since 1918, FPA has provided programs engaging local community members, educators, students, business professionals, and key public officials.  These programs build knowledge of current international developments, offer tools for continued learning, and facilitate connections between program participants and peers abroad. 


With balanced, authoritative, nonpartisan programs, FPA encourages effective citizen participation in the U.S. foreign policy process.



Member ($250)

Admission and guest passes to Membership events.
Subscriptions to selected Foreign Policy Association publications.
Discounted admission to selected events and programs.




Sponsoring Members ($500)

All of the above benefits, plus:
Discounted admission to the annual FPA Leadership Forum.
Invitation and Member discount to the FPA Annual Dinner.




Patrons ($1,000)

All of the above benefits, plus:
Admission to select FPA Fellows’ events.
Invitation and Member discount to the annual FPA Financial Services Dinner.





FPA’s Great Decisions learning groups now meet in over 1,200 local communities, 110 secondary schools, and over 100 colleges and universities throughout the United States.  The Great Decisions television series, broadcast on PBS, reaches an audience estimated at 1.2 million.


Annually FPA brings to the public some 40 evocative conferences, panel discussions, lectures, film screenings, and dinner meetings.  FPA meetings feature internationally recognized experts and invite audience response to presentations.  


FPA Members ensure strong programming in the years ahead, as needs for global understanding and tools for critical analysis become more imperative.  Members know that every day events abroad affect American lives and livelihoods, and they know the importance of access to authoritative, up-to-date, engaging information about today’s global community.

By becoming a member of The Foreign Policy Association with your tax-deductible donation, you will join thousands of individuals across the nation in supporting our work to build an America where civil society flourishes.

As a member, you will meet policymakers face to face. You will hear their views and express yours. You will keep current on world affairs at our forums and through our unbiased publications. Your generosity will support FPA's national grassroots educational outreach.


Your contribution to the Foreign Policy Association is deductible to the fullest extent of the law under section 501 (c)(3) of the IRS code.

Certain goods & services provided in exchange for a donation may reduce the amount of a donor's charitable deduction.


Become An FPA Member