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Membership

Joining The Commonwealth Club opens up a whole new world of learning opportunities and the chance to interact with not only today's headline makers, but also fellow highly informed and involved citizens.

The Commonwealth Club of California is a nonprofit, member-supported public affairs forum. Your tax-deductible membership gives you up-close and personal access to the thought leaders of our day and opens the door to nearly 500 events we present every year.

For questions on membership, please visit our Membership Help page.

Check out our member-only discounts and deals.

$120
Fully tax deductible

Individual Membership

Embark on your own personal journey!

  • Exclusive access to members-only events
  • Receive one free or discounted ticket per event per paid program
  • Subscription to our popular magazine, The Commonwealth
  • 48-hours advance notice to popular programs with limited capacity
$170
Fully tax deductible

Joint Membership

Double your experiences and engagement!

This membership is for any two persons at one address. The second person can be a family member, a co-worker or a roommate.

  • Exclusive access to members-only events
  • Receive two free or discounted tickets per event per paid program
  • Subscription to our popular magazine, The Commonwealth
  • 48-hours advance notice to popular programs with limited capacity
$300
Fully tax deductible

Supporter Membership

An elevating experience!

This membership is for any two persons at one address. The second person can be a family member, a co-worker or a roommate.

  • Exclusive access to members-only events
  • Receive one free or discounted ticket per paid program
  • Subscription to our popular magazine, The Commonwealth
  • 48-hours advance notice for programs with limited capacity
  • Eligible to win a Member Appreciation raffle prize

 

$600
Fully tax deductible

Climate One Champion Membership

Join a conversation about the most important issue of our time!

For more than a decade, Climate One has been leading the conversation on energy, economy and the environment. As a Champion Member, you are supporting in-depth and candid conversations with academics, policy leaders, industry leaders and activists. Member benefits include:

  • Two complimentary tickets to every Climate One program
  • Invitation to Climate One’s annual Connect party with past speakers, industry leaders and other
  • Climate One stakeholders
  • Discounts of up to 60 percent on ticket prices to the Club's other programs
  • Exclusive access to members-only events
  • Subscription to our popular magazine, The Commonwealth
  • 48-hours advance notice to programs with limited capacity
  • Eligible to win a Member Appreciation raffle prize

For more information regarding Climate One Champion membership, please contact Steve Fox at sfox@climateone.org or 415-597-6736

$600
Fully tax deductible

Club Champion Membership

Support the mission of the Club!

This membership is for any two persons at one address. The second person can be a family member, a co-worker or a roommate.

  • Exclusive access to members-only events
  • Receive one free or discounted ticket per paid program
  • Subscription to our popular magazine, The Commonwealth
  • 48-hours advance notice for programs with limited capacity
  • Premier seating in the first few rows, when in-person programs resume
  • Two complimentary drink tickets redeemable at the Club bar, when in-person programs resume
  • Eligible to win a Member Appreciation raffle prize
from $1,000
Fully tax deductible

Leadership Circle

As a member of The Commonwealth Club’s Leadership Circle, you will join a distinguished group of the Club’s strongest supporters, individuals in our community who believe in the importance of civic discourse and public dialogue. As a thanks to our Leadership Circle donors' generous support, we have compiled a number of exclusive benefits available to them that can be found listed below.  

For more information regarding Leadership Circle membership, please contact Billy Bean at bbean@commonwealthclub.org or 415-597-6738.

  • $1,000 - $2,499
    Fully tax deductible

    Benefactor Level

    • Concierge service
    • One complimentary Individual Membership to give as a gift
    • Invitation to exclusive private receptions with speakers and Club VIPs (online or in-person)
    • One complimentary book signed and personalized by the author(s)
    • 72-hours advance notice for popular programs with limited capacity
    • Premier seating in the first few rows, when in-person programs resume
    • Two complimentary drink tickets redeemable at the Club bar, when in-person programs resume
    • All benefits listed above in Individual Membership
  • $2,500 - $4,999
    Fully tax deductible

    Gavel Level

    All of the benefits of the Benefactor Level plus:

    • Two complimentary individual memberships to give as a gift
    • Sneak peak of programming and Club activities with Leadership Circle concierge over coffee or wine (online or in-person)
    • Four complimentary drink tickets redeemable at the Club bar, when in-person programs resume
    • 10% off Club merchandise and building rental when available
  • $5,000 - $9,999
    Fully tax deductible

    Podium Level

    All benefits of Gavel Level plus:

    • Opportunity to meet with a distinguished speaker or Club VIP (pending speaker availability/permission, online or in-person)
    • Two complimentary books signed and personalized by the authors (when available)
  • $10,000 - $24,999
    Fully tax deductible

    Forum Level

    All the benefits of the Podium Level plus:

    • Opportunity to have lunch with the Club’s President & CEO, VP of Programming, or staff of your choice, when possible
    • Named seating in the first few rows, when in-person programming resumes
    • Preferred access to the Club’s Rentals Calendar for your private events, when possible
  • $25,000+
    Fully tax deductible

    Speaker Level

    All of the benefits of the Forum Level plus:

    • Opportunity to sponsor a program of your choice, which includes:

    • Verbal recognition in opening remarks of program
    • Signage recognition at program (optional)
    • 10 complimentary tickets with premiere seating, when in-person programming resumes
    • 10 signed copies of books (when available), when in-person programming resumes
    • Private pre-program reception with refreshments, when in-person programming resumes
    • Group photo with speaker, when in-person programing resumes
$75
Fully tax deductible

Worldwide Membership

A global reach for global issues!

This membership is for those living outside the nine Bay Area counties.

  • Exclusive access to members-only events
  • Receive one free or discounted ticket per paid program
  • Subscription to our popular magazine, The Commonwealth
  • 48-hours advance notice for programs with limited capacity