Become a Member

GlobalPDX members work in well over 100 countries in diverse fields such as health care, disaster response, economic development, energy infrastructure, improved cookstoves, water delivery, and women’s empowerment. Our members are at the cutting edge of international development program delivery, research and technology. Read about member activities on the News page.

When you join GlobalPDX, as an individual or an organization you will have access to a range of resources and opportunities available to all no matter the type or size of your organization, or level of individual experience.  For example...

  • Small INGOs & social enterprises: Promotion to the community and funders, training and shared resources, networking with other organizations, and advertising job, internship or volunteer positions.
  • Large INGOs: GlobalPDX will promote your organization, help recruit talented Fellows and employees, and connect you to academic institutions. We will promote high value partnerships with other members on proposals.
  • Academic institutions: GlobalPDX is committed to enabling academic programs to connect with practitioners in the field. In addition, we promote your institution, help publicize your research, and assist in placing your students into fellowships and internships.
  • Businesses: Direct access to organizations to partner with or sponsor. Promotion of your brand to socially conscience and internationally minded groups.
  • Foundations/Funders: Foster partnerships, become a thought-leader in the field, and support meaningful international development projects. GlobalPDX can help ensure that you are supporting meaningful and impactful projects and partners.

Membership Details

Beginning in March 2018, GlobalPDX will offer opportunities for individual and organizational membership.  Renewal will take place annually based on the start date of membership.

The organization membership rate is based on its level of expenditure outlined below:

Members 2017 Budget Annual Membership Cost
Less than $50,000 $75
$50,001 - $100,000 $125
$100,001 - $250,000 $175
$250,001 - $500,000 $225
$500,001 - $1,000,000 $275
$1,000,001 - $5,000,000 $350
Greater than $5,000,000 $1000


Individual non-student members will pay $50, while student members will pay $20.



  • Promotion of news and events on the GlobalPDX website, newsletters and social media
  • Increased promotion of job, internship, and fellowship announcements
  • Reduced member prices for events including the GlobalPDX conference
  • Listing on GlobalPDX website
  • Member only events around the state

Additional Benefits coming to you in 2018!

  • Access to mentoring program
  • Access to searchable member database
  • Access to member only section of website including resource materials


**Benefits extend to the employees of GlobalPDX organizational members.**

Register before April 6, 2018 to secure a 15% discount on registration .

Registration Instructions

There are two steps to registration:

  1. Complete the membership form found below for either individual membership or organizational membership and click "Submit."
  2. Once the membership form is complete, click the "Payment Portal" button to submit payment.

If you have any questions or have difficulty with the membership application form or the payment portal, contact [email protected].

*RENEWING MEMBERS: If the information you provided in the membership form at the time you initially became a GlobalPDX member is the same, you must still answer the last two questions in the membership form, leaving blank the other fields.  If there are any changes to the information initially provided, please make changes in the appropriate fields in the form.  You may then proceed to the Payment Portal.

Individual Membership

  • If you are a **Renewing Member**, and the information you provided at the point of your initial registration is the same, please fill in your name then skip to the question regarding the countries in which you are working or have a primary interest in. If you need to update any information, please do so in the form below.

Organization Membership Form