Membership FAQs

Q: How much does it cost?

A: MNN’s membership dues are affordable and are well below those of similar trade organizations. Nonprofit membership dues operate on a sliding scale based on line 18 of your most recent 990 Form. Foundations that file Form 990-PF should use line 24, column (d). Foundations that file Form 990 should use line 18 minus line 13. Click here to learn more about nonprofit membership and view the full list of dues.

For affiliate membership, dues are based on the level of desired partnership with MNN and start as low as $250 per year. Click here to learn more about affiliate membership and view the full list of dues.

Q: What if I lost my Organization ID?

A: In order to renew your membership, you will need your Organization ID (15-20 digit alpha-numeric code). It can be found in your latest renewal email notification, or can be retrieved by emailing

Q: My office is a department of a much larger organization. Do we have to pay dues based on the whole organization’s budget size?

A: Membership dues are calculated by the budget size of the whole organization. Exceptions are handled on a case-by-case basis. If you have questions about your department or organization, please contact

Q: Can I pay by check/credit card?

A: Yes, you may pay for your membership with a credit card through PayPal, or you may mail us a check. Payment is due within 30 days of registration or renewal.

Q: Is my membership tax-deductible?

A: No, membership with MNN is not tax-deductible.

Q: Who should submit the membership application?

A: The person who will serve as the main contact for your organization should be listed on the membership form. If other staff members at your organization would like to receive our bi-weekly newsletter and email updates, they can sign up for SectorNews by clicking here.


If you have additional questions please email or call 617.330.1188 ext 281.