The IFA has a long established and wide-ranging network of member organizations around the world. The network extends to over 75 countries covering every region. Together these organizations represent over 80 million older people.
IFA – Driving the Agenda of the World’s Ageing Populations
We are the international advocate for the needs of ageing peoples. We bring together global experts and expertise to influence and shape age-related policy to improve the lives of our constituency, and to better all of society.
Full Members comprise of local, regional, provincial/territorial or national not-for-profit or non-governmental organizations, private sector corporations, and individuals working with or representing the rights and interests of older people. Fees vary depending on the total annual operating budget for your organization. Full members are the only category of membership that can elect another IFA Member to be on the Board of Directors.
Associate Members are all individuals and sectors of society interested in understanding the issues and improving the lives of older people. Associate members are able to attend member meetings, be appointed / elected to the Board and participate in other activities, but do not have the right to vote at any meeting or proceedings of the IFA.
Patrons shall be those corporations, partnerships, trusts, unincorporated organizations and individuals whose applications for admission as Patrons have received the approval of the Board of Directors of the Corporation. Patron members of the IFA pay an annual membership fee of $10,000 per annum with the membership period being 1 to 3 years.
For more information about IFA Membership, fees, payment options, please read the IFA Membership Information and Application Form.