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We're really glad you're thinking about joining the CFG community. In just a few steps you can become a member today, as an organisation or as an affiliate.


 Here’s a snapshot of some of the benefits you receive when you join:

  • Discounted access to our comprehensive online events and training calendar
  • Access to a community of professionals from different charities and backgrounds with deep knowledge to share
  • Publications and resources including Economic Outlook Briefings, the CFG Annual Handbook, our monthly magazine Finance Focus and an online document library
  • Free members’ meetings and access to special interest groups
  • Recruitment savings through our exclusive jobs board
  • Access to charity finance helplines ran by specialist corporate supporters
  • Our membership structure is based on your whole organisation which means you, your team, trustees and volunteers will all have access to our benefits. We also offer Affiliate Membership to individuals.

Find out more about what we offer you - download our membership brochure

For more on our key member benefits

"CFG has worked hard to support the sector in these challenging times." Timothy Asberywood, Chief Accountant, York Museums Trust.

"CFG membership has helped me to stay connected and informed. I would encourage other financial professionals to join without a doubt." Lindsey West, Head of Finance and Operations, Heart of Glass.

"The events provide a wonderful opportunity to network with other charity finance professionals and share experience and knowledge." Julia Claskey, Finance Manager, WellChild.

Membership fees are based on your organisation’s gross income and location and gives you membership for a year from the day you join. 

Your membership is open to everyone within your organisation from your trustee board to your junior finance team members, supporting everyone to build their financial leadership skills. There’s no limit to the number of individuals in your organisation who can register and access CFG member benefits. 

If you are a small charity under £1m income you might like to find out about our one year free membership bursary scheme available through the support of The Garfield Weston Foundation. 

Our partnership with Association of Independent Museums means AIM members can join CFG for free. AIM members can join at 

If you are a federated charity interested in hearing more about alternative membership opportunities, contact our membership team. 

We also offer annual Affiliate Membership which is useful for finance professionals between roles, or retired individuals who wish to stay connected to sector issues and resources. Affiliate members can join by emailing our membership team. 

Our current membership fees which give you membership for a year from the day you join: 


What is your gross income?*      

Where is your organisation based? 


London and south-east      

All other UK regions      






















Less than £250k 



Affiliate Membership 



*based on latest published annual turnover 

Once you have logged in or created your login we will ask you a bit more about your charity and give you different options for payments.  We look forward to welcoming you!

To join just click 'join now' below where you will be asked to log in, if you don't already have a login you will be able to create one.