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As an independent, nonprofit, educational organization, Filene Research Institute relies on contributions to support our research, innovation, and impact. Our history is rooted in Edward A. Filene's reliance on solid, innovative research. His spirit lives on as we pursue knowledge that improves consumers’ financial lives through credit unions.

Annual Membership for Credit Unions

Based on credit union asset size

Leaders Circle

$501M - $999M $4,999
$251M - $500M $3,499
$101M - $250M $2,499
$51M - $100M $999
$6M - $50M $499
$0 - $5M $99


Benefactor levels are an optional update for all credit unions

Bronze $1B+ $10,000 - $24,999
Silver $25,000 - $49,999
Gold $50,000+  


Annual Membership for Non-Credit Union Organizations

Leaders Circle $1,000 - $9,999
Bronze Benefactor $10,000 - $24,999
Silver Benefactor $25,000 - $49,999
Gold Benefactor $50,000+
Chairman's Roundtable $250,000 over 3-year period


• Leaders Circle
• Bronze Benefactor
• Silver Benefactor
• Gold Benefactor
• Chairman’s Roundtable
  • Satisfaction of supporting the future of cooperative finance
  • Research report executive summaries mailed directly to primary contact
  • Advance notice of new research publications
  • Monthly e-newsletter to unlimited number of staff
  • Waived honorarium to Filene events; some restrictions apply
  • Invites to member-only events
  • Customized quarterly Filene Risk Watch Reports
  • Unlimited access to Filene’s research library via accounts for staff
  • Discount on speaking engagements
  • Discount on pilot program participation*
  • Discount on Impact program participation*
  • Recognition on
  • Recognition in Annual Impact Report
  • Advance notice of Filene events
  • Invitation to big. bright. minds.
  • Waived honorarium for speaking engagement(s)
  • Acknowledgement on research report(s)
  • Waived honorarium for one strategic planning session
  • Ability to define a research project
  • Deeper discounts on speaking engagements, pilot programs, and impact program participation
  • Define your own signature acknowledgement program
  • Ability to define a multi-year research project

* Not available to under-paying members

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