Membership

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Thank you for your interest in NORDP, the National Organization of Research Development Professionals. Founded in 2010, NORDP is an organization of individuals with professional interests in advancing the field of Research Development

  • Individual, Regular Memberships cost $219/person ($189 annual dues plus $30 initial processing fee); annual renewal memberships cost $189.00. Membership is activated upon payment. Click here to join and here to renew.

  • Individual, Trainee Memberships cost $95/person; annual Trainee renewal memberships cost $95. To qualify as a Trainee Member, individuals must, at the time of NORDP membership application, 1) have not held a paid Research Development (RD) position, 2) be enrolled in a graduate educational program (for example a Master's or Doctoral program) or hold a postdoctoral fellowship, and 3) be interested in pursuing RD as a career. Proof of eligibility must be submitted with your application and annual renewal. This can be a letter on organizational letterhead signed by the postgraduate institution or the latest transcript if still matriculated in the Master's or Ph.D. program. Membership is activated upon payment and confirmation of a completed application. Click here to join or here to renew.

  • Individual, Emeritus Memberships cost $95 per person; annual Emeritus renewals cost $95. NORDP members who are eligible for this membership category are those who, at the time of application for Emeritus Member, have retired from an RD position and are not receiving compensation for more than 19 hours per week on average for work in the RD field. Emeritus members must have held a NORDP Regular Membership for at least three consecutive years prior to the year of application for Emeritus Member. Proof of eligibility must be submitted with your application and annual renewal. This includes a statement on organizational letterhead that the applicant has officially retired from the organization and a statement from the applicant that he/she is not receiving post-retirement compensation for more than 19 hours per week on average for work in the RD field. With each renewal, the Emeritus Member must present a statement confirming that his/her employment status has not changed. Membership is activated upon payment and confirmation of a completed application. In order to take the Emeritus Membership application, please contact the NORPD office by email at [email protected] or call (855) RES-DEV1.
All NORDP memberships are non-transferrable, non-refundable, and cannot be prorated. You can pay for your NORDP Membership by credit card, or check (checks must be received within 30 days).

Membership applications and dues payments are only accepted online through our secure site**:

Need NORDP's W9 Form, FEIN, or check mailing address?  See "Accounts Payable" information below.   

*For information about sponsorship opportunities and sponsor benefits, please send an inquiry to [email protected] or call 1-855-RES-DEV1 (Toll Free, 1-855-737-3381), option 3.

** NORDP uses the secure MemberClicks system for processing dues, donations, and conference registration payments.  The system’s security is comprehensive enough to be certified as PCI compliant.  All financial data entered into NORDP forms are passed via 128-bit Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) data encryption. 

I recently joined NORDP and am excited to get involved with the organization. It has already helped me network with other research development professionals and learn about open positions in the field.

Lindsey Hillesheim
RD Professional

Benefits of NORDP Membership

 

Trial E-List Subscription

NORDP is pleased to offer Research Development professionals (any individual actively engaged in research development activities, who is developing RD activities in her/his current units, is establishing a new RD unit, or who is responsible for overseeing/creating RD units and activities) a free 1-month subscription to NORDPs Research Development E-List (listserv). Submit your trial E-List subscription application by clicking HERE.  Your subscription will be activated within 1 business day and you will receive notification via email.

 

Accounts Payable

Check mailing address, Receipts, W9 and FEIN requests

National Organization of Research Development Professionals (NORDP)

SEND PAYMENTS/MEMBERSHIP DUES TO:

NORDP
1500 Sunday Drive, #102
Raleigh, NC 27607
1-855-RES-DEV1 (Toll Free, 1-855-737-3381)

[email protected]

Membership Inquiries

Membership system, E-List subscription, Nominating Committee

National Organization of Research Development Professionals (NORDP)
Kayla Tindle, Ph.D., NORDP Membership Chair

1-855-RES-DEV1 (Toll Free, 1-855-737-3381), option 1

[email protected] or [email protected]