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Eligibility Criteria

Philanthropy Southwest membership is open to private, operating, corporate and community grantmakers who invest in the Southwestern U.S.

Dues are determined by averaging either the disbursements for charitable purposes (IRS 990PF, Part I, Line 26d) or Program Services Expenses of the foundation (IRS 990, Part II, Line 44b) over the past three fiscal years.

Range of Average Annual

Qualifying Distributions:

Less than $250,000

$250,000 to $499,999

$500,000 to $1 million

$1 million to $2 million

$2 million to $4 million

$4 million to $6 million

$6 million to $10 million

$10 million to $20 million

$20 million to $50 million

More than $50 million

Annual Dues:












For assistance calculating annual dues, use our Dues Calculation Worksheet, available here.

Why you should be a member of Philanthropy Southwest

  • Opportunities for exchanging ideas, experiences and expertise with your peers
  • Dedicated staff who deliver an immediate response to members’ needs
  • Expert advice on governance and grantmaking issues
  • A landscape view of giving by Philanthropy Southwest members
  • Attend professional development opportunities at discounted rates, including our annual conference or one of our upcoming events.