Membership Benefits & Levels

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Enjoy the Benefits of Membership

In addition to the satisfaction of supporting and being a part of the nation’s premier public affairs organization, members of The Commonwealth Club receive the following outstanding benefits:

  • Over 75 free events every year. Nearly all events on Mondays and Fridays at our centrally located San Francisco headquarters are free for members. (The Club headquarters is only a few blocks from the Powell BART station).
  • Discounts off hundreds more events. You will save up to 60 percent off non-member prices at events throughout the Bay Area, including our San Francisco, Silicon Valley, East Bay, and North Bay events.
  • Exclusive access to members-only events (members are allowed to purchase tickets to members-only events for themselves and one friend).
  • Subscription to our popular magazine, The Commonwealth, which includes transcripts of Club speeches, a calendar of upcoming events and more.
  • Invitations to Member Socials, our members are some of the Bay Area's most interesting and engaged individuals. Like you, they love to learn and explore. Connect with them at a member social.


Membership Levels

Membership in the Commonwealth Club lasts one year from the date of purchase. All members receive the benefits outlined above. Memberships are fully tax-deductible.

Standard Membership:

  • Individual Membership- $110 Join Online
    Receive one free or discounted ticket per event
  • Joint Membership- $155 Join Online
    Receive two free or discounted tickets per event. This membership is for any two persons at one address. The second person can be a family member, a co-worker or a roommate.

Discounted Membership:

  • Senior- $90 Join Online
    All the benefits of individual membership at a senior rate for those 65+
  • Under 35- $75 Join Online
    All the benefits of individual membership at a discounted rate, for those under the age of 35
  • Student- $45 Join Online
    All the benefits of individual membership at a discounted rate for full time enrolled students
  • National- $60 Join Online
    All the benefits of individual membership (including in person ticketing benefits) at a discounted rate for those living outside the 9 Bay Area counties.

Membership in the Club pays for itself in free and discounted events in no time.

Now more than ever, a membership with the Commonwealth Club will help elucidate critical issues we’re facing.

Join or renew online. If you have any questions about membership, please don’t hesitate to contact us at or 415-597-6708.