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Join the GFO now - Complete the Membership Enrollment online and start your adventures right away!

We welcome your renewal online with a credit card now and are grateful for your support.

Joining the GFO has many benefits, and we offer a variety of membership options.
Our Membership FAQ page answers many questions, but don’t hesitate to send us a message if you can’t find what you need.

The cost of your GFO membership is tax-deductible.

Dues listed below are in effect July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022.
If you live outside the U.S., only digital memberships are available.

Note: Please be patient. We are all volunteers. It may take one to two weeks to process your membership and set you up for members-only website access.


Start your membership enrollment here:

Membership Type Annual Dues Select
Individual - 12 months email publications $ 49 Join/Renew
Individual - 12 months print publications $ 74 Join/Renew
Individual - 25 months email publications $ 96 Join/Renew
Individual - 25 months print publications $ 146 Join/Renew
Joint – 12 months email publications $ 76 Join/Renew
Joint - 12 months print publications $ 100 Join/Renew
Joint – 25 months email publications $ 146 Join/Renew
Joint - 25 Months print publications $ 194 Join/Renew
Student - 12 months - email pubs - student ID required $ 20 Join/Renew
Individual Life Membership* $ 980 Join/Renew
Joint Life Membership* $ 1,520 Join/Renew

* Life members receive digital GFO publications via email

Attention societies and libraries, start your institutional subscription here:

Subscription Type Annual Fee Select
Libraries & Societies - 12 months - print
Bulletin only available inside the U.S.
$ 26 Subscribe

Our Membership FAQ page provides answers to many questions, but don't hesitate to send us a message if you can't find the answer you need.

Interested in becoming a Life Member? Learn more here.  

If you prefer, you can also download the enrollment form here, fill it out, print it, and return it with your membership dues to the address shown on the form. 

Please email any questions or comments to the Membership Committee. We’ll be happy to help!