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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 can fill out this form and submit payment. 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)
  • One complimentary month-long ad on the NVFC web site (120 x 300 px)
  • One complimentary Individual Membership in the NVFC
  • Invitation to attend corporate member breakfast with the NVFC leadership (Executive Committee, CEO)
  • Discounted registration fee to NVFC spring and fall board meetings – $200 (full price $325)
  • Receive monthly updates from NVFC CEO
  • Subscription to NVFC newsletters
  • Year-long recognition and company description with link on NVFC web site (membership section)
  • Ability to promote support of NVFC with use of “Proud Member” logo (must apply to utilize the logo)
  • Acknowledgement in materials and at events throughout the year
  • 20% discount on NVFC advertising rates (web site/Dispatch)
  • Opportunity to participate in “Volunteer Thank You” co-sponsored ads that appear in April and November issues of Fire Engineering magazine (plus $500 per ad)
  • Opportunity to attend, network, and sponsor NVFC meetings (spring/fall board of directors meeting, Training Summit, Recruitment & Retention Experience – additional fees apply based on sponsorship)
  • Opportunity to sponsor health and safety initiatives (calendar, poster, webinar – additional fees apply)
  • Opportunity to host an NVFC training webinar – non-company related ($500)
  • Opportunity to participate in the NVFC Health & Safety Fundraising Auction with donated item(s)
ADVOCATE
$2,500/year
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All the benefits of Sustaining Membership, PLUS

  • Two complimentary ads in the Dispatch e-newsletter (540 x 90px)*
  • One complimentary month-long ad on the NVFC web site (120 x 300px)**
  • One social media post (per posting terms)
  • One complimentary registration to either the NVFC spring or fall meetings (value $325)
  • Two comp Individual Memberships
  • Opportunity to develop customized marketing program or initiative such as a giveaway (additional fees may apply based on customized initiative)
  • Opportunity to boost membership level to Champion or Supporter (based on sponsorships and other NVFC support)
CHAMPION
$5,000/year
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All the benefits of Sustaining and Advocate Membership, PLUS

  • Three complimentary ads in the Dispatch e-newsletter (540 x 90px)*
  • Two complimentary month-long ad on the NVFC web site (120 x 300px)**
  • One social media post (per posting terms)
  • One complimentary registration to the NVFC’s spring and fall board meetings ($650 value)
  • Four complimentary Individual Memberships
  • Company logo included with company description and link on the NVFC web site
  • Opportunity to participate in NVFC task forces and/or committees
  • Opportunity to provide 1 non-marketing article to appear in Dispatch
  • Opportunity to design/develop with the NVFC targeted focus groups (additional fees may apply)
  • Opportunity to boost membership level to Supporter (based on sponsorships and other NVFC support)
SUPPORTER
$10,000/year
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All the benefits of Sustaining, Advocate, and Champion Membership, PLUS

  • Six complimentary ads in the Dispatch e-newsletter (540 x 90px)*
  • Five complimentary month-long ads on the NVFC web site (120 x 300px)*
  • Three social media posts (per posting terms)
  • Two complimentary registrations to each of the NVFC’s spring and fall board meetings ($1300 value)
  • Six complimentary Individual Memberships
  • Logo presence on the NVFC web site home page in addition to membership section
  • Logo presence on NVFC annual publications such as the InfoGraphic: NVFC by the Numbers and other information pieces
  • Logo presence and hyperlink in the NVFC “supporter” section in each issue of Dispatch
  • Opportunity to provide two nonmarketing-related articles pertaining to product/service/industry to appear in Dispatch
  • Opportunity to host topical webinar of company interest (per terms) and provide giveaway item ($500 value)
  • Opportunity to participate in “Volunteer Thank You” co-sponsored ads that appear in April and November issues of Fire Engineering magazine (complimentary – $500 value)
  • Opportunity to boost membership level to Chairman’s Club (based on sponsorships and other NVFC support)
CHAIRMAN'S CLUB
$20,000/year
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All the benefits of Sustaining, Advocate, Champion, and Supporter Membership, PLUS:

  • Ten complimentary banner ads in the Dispatch e-newsletter (540 x 90px)*
  • Seven complimentary month-long ads on the NVFC web site (120 x 300px)**
  • Four social media posts (per posting terms)
  • Three complimentary registrations to each of the NVFC’s spring and fall board meetings ($1,950 value)
  • Eight complimentary Individual Memberships
  • Opportunity to schedule one email blast to Dispatch subscribers (only 3 available)
  • Opportunity to develop highly targeted campaigns to include social media and email marketing (additional fees may apply based on initiatives)

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