Federation of Genealogical Societies

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Membership in the Federation of Genealogical Societies is open to three categories of organizations:

  • Societies including genealogical societies, family associations, historical societies;
  • Associate Organizations including libraries, archives, and educational institutions; and
  • Genealogical Vendors including those organizations offering products and services to the genealogical community.
Check out all these member benefits that are part of your FGS membership!
 
You can join or renew online by clicking on the Join button below.
 
We do not accept memberships for individuals.
 
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Annual Membership Fees
 
Number of Members Price
1-50 $35.00
51-99 $45.00
100-199 $55.00
200-299 $65.00
300-399 $75.00
400-499 $85.00
500-999 $95.00
1000 or more $115.00
Associate Organizations $35.00
 
 
 
Benefits of Membership
 
FGS Member Societies enjoy these benefits:
  • Expanded listing in Society Hall
  • Two complimentary subscriptions to the FGS FORUM, our quarterly electronic magazine
  • Access to the FGS Members Section
  • Access to the archive of issues of FGS FORUM from 1989 to present
  • Access to the archive of issues of the FGS Voice newsletter and its predecessor, the Delegate Digest from 2007 to present
  • Access to the FGS Insurance Program
  • Society Bylaws Review
  • Society Newsletter Review
  • Society Website Review
  • Recognize volunteers by nominating them for FGS Awards
  • Monthly FGS Voice [View a sample Voice]
  • Submit articles and announcements for inclusion in both the FGS Voice blog and newsletter
  • FGS Conference
  • Representation by a delegate of your society to FGS and voting privileges in FGS meetings
FGS Associate Organizations enjoy these benefits:
  • Expanded listing in Society Hall
  • One complimentary subscription to FGS FORUM
  • Access to the FGS Members Section
  • Access to the archive of issues of FGS FORUM from 1989 to present
  • Access to the archive of issues of the FGS Voice newsletter and its predecessor, the Delegate Digest from 2007 to present
Note: FGS Associate Organizations do not have Delegates.
 

Genealogical Vendors enjoy these benefits:

  • Listing in Society Hall
  • 10% discount on advertizing in FORUM and in the annual FGS Conference Program and Syllabus
  • One complimentary subscription to FORUM
  • Access to the FGS Members Only Section
  • Access to the archive of issues of FGS FORUM from 1989 to present
  • Access to the archive of issues of the FGS Voice newsletter and its predecessor, the Delegate Digest from 2007 to present

Note: Genealogical Vendors do not have Delegates.