Participation Options

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:

Member ($75 annually):

  • Subscriptions to the Middle East Quarterly, and all of the Forum's nonduplicating e-mail lists
  • Invitations to the Forum's in-person programs and activities around the country

Sponsor ($250 annually): All of the preceding, plus:

Friend ($500 annually) All of the preceding, plus:

  • Complimentary attendance at MEF's 25th Anniversary Gala
  • Invitations to conference calls and online webinars with Mideast experts

Benefactor ($1,500 annually) All of the preceding, plus:

  • Private, semiannual phone calls and briefings with MEF's President and Director
  • Complimentary attendance for two at MEF's 25th Anniversary Gala

Founder ($5,000 annually) All of the preceding, plus:

  • Your name on an MEF lecture series or sponsorship of a Writing Fellow
  • Discounts on MEF travel, including Daniel Pipes 2019 expedition to Warsaw, Budapest, and Vienna

Principal ($10,000 annually) All of the preceding, plus:

  • Personal appearance by Daniel Pipes at a gathering you host (with assistance from MEF staff in organizing the event)
  • A full-page ad in MEF's 30th Anniversary Gala Program book

For further information, please call Matthew Bennett, at (215) 546-5406, ext.114. or Bennett@MEForum.org