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America Walks member groups are generally local, regional or state grassroots membership organizations advocating for improved conditions for walking. Member groups pay annual dues on a sliding scale based on their annual budget. Dues may be waived for start-up organizations.

To join today, please follow this link to the Network for Good website. Your donation on that site is considered your membership application. Please make sure to fill in all of your contact information. You will receive an email shortly after signing up to confirm your membership. If you have any questions, please contact us.

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You may also simply write us a letter stating the name and mission of your group, the year it started, and the name and contact information for your designated representative. Send with payment to America Walks, PO Box 2834, Alexandria, VA 22301-2834.

Member Group Dues

Annual Budget
Membership Level
Membership Dues
$0–$12,500 Budget Organization $35
$12,500 -$30,000 Building Organization $100
$30,000 and above Established Organization $250

Member Group Benefits

  • Affiliation with America Walks, a respected national organization.
  • Access to a network of outstanding professionals and seasoned advocates via the America Walks’ Members Only ListServe.
  • Participation in promoting national policies supporting walkable communities.
  • E-Newsletter – brief monthly electronic newsletter from America Walks, highlighting design innovations, new resources, etc.
  • Fiscal sponsorship – America Walks can act as the tax-exempt fiscal agent for your group while you obtain independent tax-exempt corporation status.
  • Training opportunities from America Walks board members on organizing your group and influencing transportation projects and policy.

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