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JOIN US 

and broaden your horizons!

The World Affairs Council of Tacoma creates and promotes activities to enhance public awareness of and interest in international, cultural, economic, and political issues -- especially those with relevance to the greater Tacoma community. We provide insight into today’s world through special guest speakers, travel programs, and unique networking events, including the Washington State Consular Association Reception.

Who should join?

Our membership is a group of South Sounders who are passionate about fostering global engagement and aiding in connecting our region with the rest of the world. We are always looking for like-minded individuals to help us in our mission. 

Why join?

We need your support. We are a volunteer-driven organization with a commitment to providing great programming on topical global issues. Membership dues are critical to fulfilling that mission and enabling us to meet program expenses. If you share this commitment, we very much hope you will become a member. Membership is tax deductible, and the World Affairs Council of Tacoma is a 501©(3) non-profit organization.

Membership Benefits!

By joining us, your membership will directly support our programming and mission. In addition, your membership will provide you with:

We love our members and their passion to give back. Join us and help shape the future of the World Affairs Council of Tacoma. 

Choose Your Membership Plan

  • Individual

    40$
    Valid for one year
    • One year membership for individual.
    • This plan does not automatically renew each year.
    • Discount on Consular Association Reception Ticket
  • Couple

    75$
    Valid for one year
    • Bundle of two one-year memberships for couple
    • Does not automatically renew each year
  • Board Membership

    75$
    FOR ACTIVE BOARD MEMBERS ONLY
    Valid for one year
    • One year subscription for members of WACT Board
    • Candidates nominated and approved by board annually
    • If approved, membership begins January 15th
  • Organization

    250$
    Valid for one year
    • Bundle of three one-year memberships
    • Does not automatically renew each year
  • Student/Military

    25$
    Valid for one year
    • For high school/college students and active duty military
    • One year membership subscription
    • Does not automatically renew each year
  • Friend of WACT

    1,000$
    Valid for one year
    • Recognition on WACT Event website
  • Supporter of WACT

    2,500$
    Valid for one year
    • Two event tickets
    • Logo displayed on event related marketing
    • Logo displayed on WACT website with links
  • Bronze Sponsor

    5,000$
    Valid for one year
    • Public acknowledgment from podium at the event
    • Four event tickets
    • Display your marketing materials at the event
    • Recognition on WACT Event website
    • Logo displayed on event related marketing
    • Logo displayed on WACT website with links
  • Silver Sponsor

    10,000$
    Valid for one year
    • Introduction to Tribal Chairman Bill Sterud
    • Public acknowledgment from podium at the event
    • Eight event tickets, includes reserved VIP seating
    • Display your materials at the event
    • Your logo displayed in premier section of WACT website
    • Logo displayed on event related marketing
    • Logo displayed on WACT website with links
    • Additional Social Media promotion
  • Gold Sponsor

    15,000$
    Valid for one year
    • Speaking opportunity to welcome guests at the event
    • Introduction to Tribal Chairman Bill Sterud
    • Public acknowledgment from podium at the event
    • Ten event tickets, includes reserved VIP seating
    • Display your marketing materials at the event
    • Logo displayed in premier sponsor section of WACT website
    • Logo displayed on event related marketing
    • Logo displayed on WACT website with links
    • Additional Social Media promotion

Please feel free to contact us with any questions, or visit our Membership FAQs page.

If you aren't ready for a yearly commitment at this time with a membership, please consider a donation to support our work.  Thank you for your consideration! 

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