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Why does the CBMR use the term “associate membership”?

Rather than considering its constituents to be purchasers of a defined set of membership benefits, the CBMR considers them to be partners in fulfilling its mission and goals. We want our members to feel a special kinship with the CBMR, so to become an associate member demonstrates a desire to become an active participant in studying and preserving black musical culture. Associate memberships provide the CBMR with funding that supports programming and infrastructure, as well as pay for the cost of membership benefits.

CBMR Regular Associate Memberships

Dues are linked to personal annual income (including retired). Non-U.S. associate memberships do not incur an additional charge. CBMR associate memberships Include all benefits listed below.

$55 $0 to $49,999
$75 $50,000 to $99,999
$135 $100,000 and above

CBMR Student Associate Memberships

$35. For all students enrolled in a program of study. Non-U.S. associate memberships do not incur an additional charge. Make the CBMR your partner for individualized support of your educational trajectory.

CBMR Life Associate Memberships

One-time payment. Non-U.S. associate memberships do not incur an additional charge. Includes all benefits listed below.

$1,500 Individual
$1,600 Individual with Spouse

CBMR Associate Membership Benefits

To become an Associate Member in all categories, please click on the blue button below. This will take you to an external CBMR page using the ActiveNet system. And THANKS!

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CBMR Corporate Partners

Share your message and communicate your values by supporting black music! Please contact the Library Dean, Jan Chindlund, to discuss creative partnership opportunities.

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