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The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) is the only organization created solely to support volunteer firefighters, EMTs, and rescue personnel through a wide range of programs and benefits. Become a member of the NVFC to get what you need to be your best for you, your crew, and your community.

We are excited to transition to a single individual membership category. For FAQs on this transition, click here.

Membership Benefits​

INSURANCE
$10k AD&D insurance policy (doubles to $20k LODD; click here for information)
TRAINING
Free online training through the NVFC Virtual Classroom and discounts to online universities and fire service trainings
SPECIAL MEMBER PROMOTIONS
Eligibility to apply for special members-only opportunities such as gear giveaways and educational scholarships
MEMBERS-ONLY RESOURCES
Volunteer Voices online forum, sample documents, grant-writing resources, and more!

 

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What We Do

Represent the volunteer emergency services at the U.S. Congress, federal agencies, and on national standards setting committees.
Focus on health and safety.
Help departments recruit and retain personnel.
Provide training on topics that matter to you.
Assist departments in establishing support programs.
Foster the next generation of firefighters.

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Choose your Membership

Individual membership is geared toward America’s volunteer fire, EMS, and rescue services. The cost for each membership is just $18 and includes all the benefits listed below. Departments that want to sign up their volunteers for NVFC membership should select the number of memberships to purchase at checkout, and then submit your roster here or email it to membership@nvfc.org. If you have any questions on membership, please email membership@nvfc.org.

INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIP
$18/year
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  • $10,000 accidental death and dismemberment insurance policy (doubles if an LODD)
  • Free training through the NVFC Virtual Classroom
  • Personalized membership card
  • Member access to NVFC web site and resources
  • Access to Volunteer Voices online forum
  • Educational discounts to online universities and fire service training
  • Eligibility to apply for special members-only opportunities such as giveaways and educational scholarships
  • Discounts on products and services from NVFC partners
  • And more!

EMS/RESCUE SECTION
Free Add On
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Be a part of a group of individuals who are committed to volunteer EMS and rescue operations. Complimentary (with purchase of Individual membership).

Corporate members support the NVFC’s programs and initiatives and the future of volunteer fire and emergency services.

SUSTAINING
$1,000/year
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  • One complimentary ad in Dispatch e-newsletter (540×90 px)
  • Networking opportunities with potential customers
  • One complimentary Premium Individual Membership in the NVFC
  • Acknowledgement in materials and at events throughout the year
  • Subscription to the NVFC’s e-newsletters
  • 10% discount on NVFC advertising rates
  • Year-long recognition and company profile with link on the NVFC web site
  • Ability to promote your support of the NVFC and use “Proud supporter of the NVFC” logo
ADVOCATE
$2,500/year
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All the benefits of Sustaining Membership, PLUS

  • One complimentary ad in the Dispatch e-newsletter (540 x 90px)*
  • One complimentary month-long ad on the NVFC web site (120 x 300px)**
  • One non-commercial article on industry-related topics (pre-approval by NVFC)
  • Complimentary registration to the NVFC bi-annual board meetings
  • Two complimentary Premium Individual Memberships in the NVFC*
CHAMPION
$5,000/year
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All the benefits of Sustaining Membership, PLUS

  • Two complimentary ads in the Dispatch e-newsletter (540 x 90px)*
  • Two complimentary month-long ad on the NVFC web site (120 x 300px)**
  • One non-commercial article on industry-related topics (pre-approval by NVFC)
  • Complimentary registration to the NVFC bi-annual board meetings
  • Four complimentary Premium Individual Memberships in the NVFC*
  • Company logo included with company description and link on the NVFC web site
SUPPORTER
$10,000/year
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All the benefits of Sustaining Membership, PLUS

  • Six complimentary ads in the Dispatch e-newsletter (540 x 90px)*
  • Four complimentary month-long ads on the NVFC web site (120 x 300px)**
  • Two non-commercial articles on industry-related topics (pre-approval by NVFC)
  • Logo recognition and web site link in every issue of the Dispatch e-newsletter (second placement)
  • Complimentary registration to the NVFC bi-annual board meetings
  • Eight complimentary Premium Individual Memberships in the NVFC*
  • Opportunity to host a webinar to NVFC members
  • Logo presence on NVFC homepage and Annual Report
  • Logo included with company profile and link on the Corporate Members page of the NVFC web site
CHAIRMAN'S CLUB
$20,000/year
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All the benefits of Sustaining Membership, PLUS:

  • Ten complimentary banner ads in the Dispatch e-newsletter (540 x 90px)*
  • Six complimentary month-long ads on the NVFC web site (120 x 300px)**
  • Three non-commercial articles on industry-related topics (pre-approval by NVFC)
  • Logo recognition and web site link in every issue of the Dispatch e-newsletter (first placement)
  • Complimentary registration to the NVFC bi-annual board meetings
  • Ten complimentary Premium Individual Memberships in the NVFC*
  • Opportunity to host a webinar to NVFC members
  • Logo presence on NVFC homepage and Annual Report
  • Logo included with company profile and link on the Corporate Members page of the NVFC web site

*Quantity reflects total and replaces Sustaining Member benefit quantity.
**Web ads are in rotation with other corporate member ads.

The NVFC works to share information and best practices with national fire service organizations from around the world. Please contact the NVFC at nvfcoffice@nvfc.org or +1 202-887-5700 for additional information.