Qualifying organizations are invited to apply for membership in NAIN – North American Interfaith Network.  You may email any membership questions to

Your application will be reviewed promptly, and you will be notified of your acceptance by email. Each member organization designates a representative who has voting privileges. Individuals may apply to be non-voting NAIN Associate Members.

Membership Dues

$35 US per year for individuals as Associate Members – Join Now!

$75 US per year for Local or Regional Interfaith Organizations — Join Now!

$125 US per year for National or International Organizations – Join Now!

After we have received your membership dues for the year, you will be given a password and identification name to allow access to our useful member-interactive site, NAINonline. Member organizations are permitted to request NAINonline access for a list of appropriate people, officers for example, in addition to the official representative.

Membership Criteria

Full membership in NAIN is by organization only. The organizations must be (a) Local interfaith groups; (b) Inter-religious bodies with regional, national or international membership; (c) Part of a regional, national or international body representative in whole or part of a faith community in Canada, Mexico or the United States; (d) Academic institutions, study centers or other organizations concerned with religious education on an interfaith basis; or (e) Media bodies concerned with different religious traditions and/or relationships between and among them. *From NAIN Bylaws.

Mission Statement

NAIN builds communication and mutual understanding among interfaith organizations and diverse religious groups throughout North America. Without infringing on the effort of existing organizations, NAIN facilitates the networking possibilities of these organizations and encourages cooperative interaction based on serving the needs and promoting the aspirations of all member groups. (Nov. 15, 2002)

Associate Members

Individuals may join NAIN as non-voting NAIN Associate Members (formerly “Friends of NAIN.”) NAIN encourages individuals to participate in their local interfaith organization where possible. A NAIN Associate Member’s dues donation is $35 per year. Associate Members’ dues support our important interfaith work (including our Young Adult Scholarship Fund). Associate Membership includes use of our internal NAINOnline member center and a subscription to NAINews.


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