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. We promote our members, bring them together to create new ideas and partnerships, and build a network of leaders finding solutions to the world’s most complex problems.

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


Membership benefits

  • 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.

We also provide the following services to our members:

  • 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
  • Listing on GlobalPDX member directory
  • Member only events around the state
  • Access to searchable member database
  • Access to member only section of website including resource materials

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

Membership Details

GlobalPDX offers 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:

Organization Annual Budget Annual GlobalPDX 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.

Registration Instructions

Please fill out the membership registration form below. At the end of the form you can proceed to the payment portal.

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.