Membership Categories

Council of Institutional Investors


General Membership--open to any employee benefit plan, any not-for-profit foundation and/or endowment, or any state or local agency that is officially charged with the investment of plan assets. General Members participate in all meetings and seminars sponsored by the Council and are the only voting members of the Council. Click here for a list of general members. Annual dues of $1.30 per $1 million in assets, but no less than $2,000 and no more than $25,000.

Endowment Membership--open to any non-profit endowment fund or non-profit foundation. Endowment members attend Council meetings in a voting capacity and receive Council mailings. Annual dues: same as General Members.

Honorary International Participation--open to any non-U.S. citizens, corporations, trusts or other enterprises. Honorary international participants attend and (where appropriate, address) Council meetings and receive Council mailings. Annual dues of $2,500 (payable in U.S. dollars).

Educational Sustainer Membership--open to other interested parties. Sustaining members attend and (where appropriate, address) Council meetings and receive Council mailings. Click here for a list of educational sustainers. Annual meeting attendance fees of $7,000.

Click here for a complete membership list.

If you would like to receive an application for any of the membership categories listed above, please call the Council at 202-822-0800 or the Council at with your request.


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