Membership Levels & Application

There are tlevels 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.

Industry partners/service providers – please CLICK HERE for membership information.

Practitioner Membership Levels and Annual Dues:

Premier Plus $2,200
Premier $1,600
Corporate $1,100

Business Credit Practitioner click here for a CRF Membership Application

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

*Corporate – One registration per membership year
*Premier – One registration at each Forum per year
*Premier Plus – Two registrations at each Forum per year




The Complete CRF Library of over 90 publications ( > $1,500 value ) and on-line access to over 500 articles and books Member Publications
Quarterly surveys on Domestic Trade Receivables – NSDTR (data contribution required)

Annual Bad Debt Report (data contribution required)

Quarterly Credit & Financial Management Review – CRF’s quarterly Journal of articles on theory, strategy, law, economics and best practices in credit and financial management
*International Members receive an electronic copy only
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 Perspective by CRF
Annual Economic Outlook
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    
Access to the complete CRF library (a link to printable PDF files)    

**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.

IMPOSSIBILITY: CRF shall not be responsible for any failure to perform or provide specific elements of the membership agreement due to unforeseen circumstances or causes beyond their reasonable control, including but not limited to acts of God, war, riot, embargoes, acts of civil or military authorities, fires, floods, pandemics, accidents, strikes, or shortages of transportation, facilities, etc. to the extent that such circumstances make it illegal or impossible for CRF to offer the same.

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