Support from our members is an investment in independent research and programing to engage the public, provide opportunities to learn from our speakers, and support our studies team to research critical global issues.  Membership support shows you care about the big ideas that shape our world. 

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President's Club Benefits

President's Club
$1,000

President's Club Silver
$2,500

President's Club Gold
$5,000+

All benefits included in the Donor membership level

Access to events planned exclusively for President’s Club members, including briefings on the Council's research

Reserved seating section with fellow leadership members at public programs

Opportunities to join off-the-record dinners with speakers and other members

Expedited check-in and reserved seating at large-scale events; and reserved section at lunches

Annual reception with Council President, Ivo Daalder on the state of the Council

Discount on registration to Chicago Forum on Global Cities and Global Food Security Symposium

Early registration to the Global Leadership Awards Dinner

Inclusion in a network of more than 600 globally-minded donors

Council lapel pin

Conference calls with Council senior fellows

Invitation to the annual Consular Corps reception with Consuls General from more than 80 countries

“Deep dive” emails from a Council fellow

Council studio tour and exclusive breakfast with Council’s media experts

President's Club Benefits

Core Benefits
$1000

President's Club Silver
$2500

President's Club Gold
$5000+

All benefits included in the Donor membership level

President's Club $1,000
President's Club Silver $2,500
President's Club Gold $5,000

Access to events planned exclusively for President’s Club members, including briefings on the Council's research

President's Club $1,000
President's Club Silver $2,500
President's Club Gold $5,000

Reserved seating section with fellow leadership members at public programs

President's Club $1,000
President's Club Silver $2,500
President's Club Gold $5,000

Opportunities to join off-the-record dinners with speakers and other members

President's Club $1,000
President's Club Silver $2,500
President's Club Gold $5,000

Expedited check-in and reserved seating at large-scale events; and reserved section at lunches

President's Club $1,000
President's Club Silver $2,500
President's Club Gold $5,000

Annual reception with Council President, Ivo Daalder on the state of the Council

President's Club $1,000
President's Club Silver $2,500
President's Club Gold $5,000

Discount on registration to Chicago Forum on Global Cities and Global Food Security Symposium

President's Club $1,000
President's Club Silver $2,500
President's Club Gold $5,000

Early registration to the Global Leadership Awards Dinner

President's Club $1,000
President's Club Silver $2,500
President's Club Gold $5,000
Inclusion in a network of more than 600 globally-minded donors
President's Club $1,000
President's Club Silver $2,500
President's Club Gold $5,000

Council lapel pin

President's Club $1,000
President's Club Silver $2,500
President's Club Gold $5,000

Conference calls with Council senior fellows

President's Club $1,000
President's Club Silver $2,500
President's Club Gold $5,000

Invitation to the annual Consular Corps reception with Consuls General from more than 80 countries

President's Club $1,000
President's Club Silver $2,500
President's Club Gold $5,000

“Deep dive” emails from a Council fellow

President's Club $1,000
President's Club Silver $2,500
President's Club Gold $5,000

Council studio tour and exclusive breakfast with Council’s media experts

President's Club $1,000
President's Club Silver $2,500
President's Club Gold $5,000
Contributions to the Chicago Council on Global Affairs support public education and independent global affairs studies. The Council is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization and contributions are tax-deductible. If you are interested in joining or would like more information about individual membership, please contact Victoria Gajc or by phone at +1 312-256-8559.

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