There are five levels of membership open to practicing credit professionals and a level for vendors who serve the business credit community. Depending upon the level of membership you choose, you will receive an exceptional level of value.

Your annual membership contribution in the Credit Research Foundation lends to the advancement of the credit profession by funding a variety of projects undertaken by the Research Committee and staff of the Foundation.

Practitioner Membership Levels and Annual Dues:

Premier Plus $2,100
Premier $1,495
Corporate $995
International Membership* $450
*International is only for companies or individuals whose business is located outside the continental United States.

       Business Credit Practitioner click here for a CRF Membership Application

Vendors please call 443-821-3005

All members are required by the Credit Research Foundation to adhere to the Credit Research Foundation Code of Conduct.

Discover the Benefits:




Premier Plus

Free Registration to Credit & Accounts Receivable Open Forums ($795, $2,385 or $4,770 value) a nominal $75 processing fee is required for all registrations





The Complete CRF Library of over 90 publications ( > $1,500 value ) and on-line access to over 500 articles and books Member Publications


Benchmarking reports for Credit and AR-one free each membership year - ( $1,500 value )


Quarterly surveys on Domestic Trade Receivables - NSDTR

Annual Bad Debt Survey and Collection Productivity Reports

Quarterly Credit & Financial Management Review - CRF's quarterly Journal of articles on theory, strategy, law, economics and best practices in credit and financial management

MAPS - Members Assistance Program - Quick access to CRF members…you ask the questions and get immediate help 


Periodic Domestic and International Industry and Political Risk Services Country Reports 


Quarterly CRF News 

Discounts on a variety of educational opportunities - in-person and on-line


Discounts on SAP and / or Oracle Training


Access to CRF's on-line compensation tool based on our latest salary data for credit and accounts receivable


Complimentary registration to TWO CRFOnline Classroom Training Courses of your choice


The complete CRF library on CD (Members outside the U.S. will receive a link to printable PDF files)


Plus FREE GIFTS and so much more!


**International is only for companies or individuals whose business is located outside the continental United States. Note, due to ever-increasing postage and shipping costs, International Members will receive their initial "CRF library" of publications on a CD and all new publications e-mailed to them in PDF format.
All product information and prices subject to change with notice to current members.