Participation & Contribution Information

The Middle East Forum is a publicly supported, nonprofit organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Contributions are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law. (In addition, MEF staff members are available on contract to do political and economic analyses.) The Forum has several levels of membership and invites your participation:

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Member ($75 annually):

  • Invitations to MEF programs and activities.

Sponsor ($250 annually): The preceding, plus:

  • Signed copy of MEF book offering
  • Complimentary attendance at a MEF lunch.

Patron ($500 annually): The preceding, plus:

  • Complimentary attendance with a guest at a MEF lunch.

Friend ($1,000 annually): The preceding, plus:

  • Invitations to monthly conference calls on current issues with recognized authorities.

Benefactor ($2,500 annually): The preceding, plus:

  • Complimentary attendance at MEF lecture series in Philadelphia and New York.

Founder ($5,000 annually) and Principal ($10,000 annually): The preceding, plus:

  • Personal in-depth briefings provided on request.
  • Access to MEF's Reference Service.
  • Personal appearance by Daniel Pipes at a gathering you host (with assistance from MEF staff in organizing the event).