Membership

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CIR Membership includes

  • Discount admission prices to all CIR events. At certain membership levels, you’ll enjoy free tickets to some of our events.
  • Participation in our new monthly Local Lunch, Global Appetite discussion series.
  • Member receptions at private homes, and of course our famous Picnic in the summer and Holiday Party in December.
  • The opportunity to meet and network with international visitors, leaders, and like-minded folks in our community. through CIR’s IVLP program sponsored by the U.S. State Department and Open World diplomacy program sponsored by the Library of Congress. Over 2017 we’ll be hosting exclusive members-only lectures and lunches with our international visitors.
  • Participation in: the Great Decisions series (put on by the Foreign Policy Association of America); in our monthly book club; in our dinner-and-a-movie events; and many other members-only activities
  • Your membership is tax-deductible! Which means your invaluable support to CIR may result in a tax break too! Or put it this way: you may have to donate a certain percentage of your income every year to a 501c3. Why not support one that brings the world to you?

Membership Categories

Memberships are on an annual basis; memberships are either on an individual basis or a family basis (two memberships, ideal for spouses). For a family membership that involves more than a spousal relationship, please contact us.

Member: $50 for an individual or $75 for a family (two memberships)

Teacher (Full-Time K-12): $10 for an individual

Diplomat: $150 ($125 tax-deductible). This provides up to two memberships, and includes:

– 2 passes to a CIR speaking event (not including our Gala or any food-related cultural event)

Statesman: $300 ($255 tax-deductible). This provides up to two memberships, and includes:

– 2 passes to a CIR speaking event (not including our Gala or any food-related event)

– 2 passes to a food-related cultural event (not including our Gala)

– Preferred seating at all speaking events (provided you give us sufficient advance notice!)

Consul: $500 ($355 tax-deductible). This provides up to two memberships, and includes:

– 6 passes to a CIR speaking event (not including our Gala or any food-related event)

– 2 passes to a food-related cultural event (not including our Gala)

– Preferred seating at all speaking events (provided you give us sufficient advance notice!)

– Invitation to private receptions with event speakers

Secretary: $1,000 ($755 tax-deductible). This provides up to two memberships, and includes:

– 10 passes to CIR speaking events (not including our Gala or any food-related event)

– 4 passes to a food-related cultural event (not including our Gala)

– Preferred seating at all speaking events (provided you give us sufficient advance notice!)

– Invitation to private receptions with event speakers

– Seating with speaker at our Annual Gala

Lifetime: $10,000 (contact us for exact tax-deductible amount). This provides up to two lifetime memberships with free access to all CIR events, including our Annual Gala. You’ll enjoy VIP access to all events, including private meetings with any of our speakers.

Business Council — $1,000 ($755 tax-deductible)

Benefits of Business Council membership include:

– Your logo on our promotional material

– Conditional access to our mailing list for business-related promotions

– Acknowledgement of your business before every CIR speaking event

– Opportunity to underwrite speaking events with post-lecture reception

– 10 passes to CIR speaking events

– 2 passes to CIR food-related cultural events.

– 10 reciprocal passes to the Museum of NM Foundation museums

After joining or renewing your membership, please download and complete the Member Information Sheet and mail the document to the CIR office.

CIR is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. All donations are tax-deductible to the full extent allowed by law.

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