Individual Membership Levels and Benefits

What are our different membership levels and dues?

Membership categories include:

  • Associate—$30
  • Partner—$50
  • Supporting Member—$100
  • Contributing Member—$250
  • Patron Member—$500
  • Research Leader—$1,000

Are membership gifts tax deductible?

Yes, membership gifts are tax deductible.

What are the benefits of membership?

Membership benefits for all levels include:

  • Membership card and "I Can't Wait" card
  • Annual subscription to Under the Microscope, a bi-annual research and news bulletin
  • Special email updates
  • National and Local chapter eNewsletters
  • Invitations to educational and fundraising events
  • Free participation in group support services hosted by your local chapter

When will I receive my member benefits?

Once your membership dues are received and processed you will be sent a welcome package including: an acknowledgement letter which serves as a receipt for your gift, a membership card with your membership level on the front and "I Can't Wait" on the back. These packets typically mail four to six weeks after your gift is received. Your initial packet will be followed by your subscriptions to Under the Microscope, emails, news bulletins, and other periodic updates from your local chapter.

What is Under The Microscope?

Under the Microscope is a news bulletin that informs our members about new medical findings and the impact they have on those who suffer from Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis.

How do I request a replacement membership kit?

To request a replacement membership, please contact us at 800-932-2423 ext.4521 or

How do I address billing discrepancies?

To address billing discrepancies, please contact us at 800-932-2423 ext.4521  or