Frequently Asked Questions

Below are a series of questions (and answers!) to help you learn more about WID:

WID members are comprised of women and men who, collectively, share an interest in the world of development. Together we represent a diverse community of social and human interests across New England and are committed to progress made possible by philanthropic support.
There are two membership options: Nonprofit Membership ($110): Individuals who support the mission of WID and are or have been affiliated with nonprofit organizations and are responsible for generating funds or providing operational support. Affiliate Membership ($175): Individuals who support the mission of WID and are seeking to transition from the for-profit sector, or who currently work in an affiliated for-profit business or industry.
Your WID membership entitles you to the following perks:

  • Invitations to WID programs and exclusive member-only events
  • Access to a network of colleagues in the development field to broaden your connections with the member directory
  • Discounted registration fees to attend WID’s programs
  • First look at employment opportunities through the WID Job Listings
  • Knowledge of trends and best practices influencing the philanthropic landscape

To become a member of WID, sign up through the Become a Member form to purchase your membership, or call the WID office at 617.489.6777
Capitalize on your membership by attending our events, networking with fellow members, and volunteering to work on a committee.
WID offers a series of events throughout the year to engage and educate its membership. Review our Events to learn about past and upcoming opportunities to enhance your professional development.
WID programs and events address current issues and trends in the field of development, providing you with the ability to stay informed and share knowledge of best practices with your colleagues and our membership. With our steadfast reputation in the industry, WID remains a premier site for posting job opportunities, allowing you as a member to navigate your career with WID as your partner.
Whether development is your profession or a personal interest, you are inspired by an organization’s mission and believe in the power a gift can have to enact change. We do, too. Join us. For additional information or to join WID today, please contact us: Women in Development 22 Bates Road, Suite 224 Mashpee, MA 02649 phone: 617.489.6777 email: widgb@widgb.org fax: 617.977.9187