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Thank you for your interest in AABPA. Joining AABPA has never been easier, or more important. By joining AABPA you will be joining the organization that has for over 35 years helped federal, state and local government managers and analysts, corporate executives and academic specialists meet the unique challenges of their careers. Click on the appropriate link below to join today! 

Become a  Regular Member

Become a Student Member

Become an Institutional Member

Advantages of Membership:

  • AABPA members form a diverse group of professionals, from entry-level employees to senior managers who work in public, private and academic settings.
  • AABPA sponsors symposia, regular events, and annual receptions to facilitate knowledge sharing, help our members keep up with the latest developments in their field, sharpen the skills they need to advance their careers, and network with other professionals
  • Membership includes subscription to the Public Budgeting and Finance – the premiere journal for scholars, practitioners and students of public budgeting.
  • AABPA provides opportunities to engage the Nation’s most prominent leaders in budget policy discussions.
  • Membership offers access to cutting-edge innovations on the Federal, State, and local levels of government through research initiatives and roundtable discussions.
  • AABPA recognizes your contributions to the profession through the James Blum Award and member service awards.
  • Membership offers unique professional development opportunities through participating in committee activities and developing and advancing AABPA’s vision.

Annual membership dues:

  • Individuals:  $45
  • Institutional membership:  $150

 Special benefits for students…

  • We offer annual membership dues of only $15 for students only.
  • AABPA is committed to grooming the next generation of leaders in the profession.
  • AABPA has a summer internship program for students interested in federal employment.
  • The annual graduate student research paper competition highlights studies in the field and awards winners up to $1,000 prize!


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