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Gift a Membership

World Affairs is a place of connection, ideas and action, with outstanding programs and broadcasts that will give you tools and opportunities to shape our world for the better. Join us.

Connect, learn and act with us as a World Affairs member.

Gift a Membership

Give the gift of a World Affairs membership to friends or family, and you’ll foster connection, learning, and action all year long!

Your purchase of a gift membership at any level provides vital support to World Affairs and enables us to continue serving as a trusted public resource to the Bay Area community—and beyond.

Standard Membership Benefits

What they’ll get:
  • Free admission—with one guest—to more than a hundred live programs across the Bay Area every yea
  • Discounts on special events
  • A free subscription to independent, non-partisan journalism, covering world-shaping events, delivered to your inbox daily on weekday mornings
  • A 15% store and annual subscription discount at Stranger’s Guide, an award-winning, place-based travel magazine that breaks down stereotypes and promotes global citizenship

What they’ll get:

All of the standard membership benefits plus …

  • Access to invitation-only events and exclusive speaker dinners
  • Premium seating at offsite events
  • Recognition in World Affairs’ Annual Report (starting with the Consular Level membership category)

  • Individual $105
  • Dual (two members of a household) $140
  • Senior Individual (ages 65+) $80
  • Senior Dual (two members ages 65+ of the same household) $105
  • Next Generation (ages 21—30) $80
  • Full-time Student, K–12 Educator $50

  • Sustaining Individual $275
  • Sustaining Dual $375
  • Consular $1,000

Gift Membership Details

  • As a gift membership purchaser, you will receive an acknowledgment of your gift as 100% tax-deductible with our gratitude.
  • Gift memberships can be purchased by emailing us at, by phone at 415.293.4600 or at our Union Square San Francisco headquarters.
  • View the full details of our membership levels here.
  • Please email us at with any questions about gift memberships.