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“To advance, protect and perpetuate family businesses.”

The purpose of the Family Business Association is to advance, protect and perpetuate family businesses through representation at the Capitol. The Family Business Association is a California Corporation organized as a not-for-profit with tax exempt status under Section 501(c)(6) of the Internal Revenue Code and approved by the California Tax Board.

Become a Member

Apply for membership online or print our Membership Application and join FBA today. Checks can be made payable to Family Business Association and mailed to:

Family Business Association of California

1215 K Street, Suite 2120
Sacramento, CA 95814

For membership purposes, FBA defines a family business as follows:

1.

Ownership control of a privately held enterprise by members of a family or partnership of families.

2.

Strategic influence by family members on the management of the firm, whether by being active in management, by continuing to shape the culture, and/or by serving as board members or advisors.

3.

The desire for continuity and succession across generations.
Membership LevelDetails
Regular MemberRegular Memberships are open to family businesses that conform to this definition:

  • Ownership control of a privately held enterprise by members of a family or partnership of Families.
  • Strategic influence by family members on the management of the firm, whether by being active in management, by continuing to shape the culture, and/or by serving as board members or advisors.
  • The desire for continuity and succession across generations.

Dues for Regular Memberships are based on company revenues. Please see the “Cost” tab for details.

Associate MemberIndividuals or companies that work with and provide services for family businesses and would like to support and be involved in FBA, but do not qualify to be a Founding or Regular member and don’t wish to become a sponsor, can join as an Associate Member. The dues for an Associate Member are $1,000 per year.

 

Founding MemberFounding Memberships remain available for an initial one-time contribution of $10,000. Founding Members are voting members of FBA. All Founding Members remain Founding Members for the duration of their membership but after one year, dues revert to the applicable amount in accordance with the regular dues structure.
MembershipDetails & RequirementsMembership Dues
Regular Member - Level 1Up to $2.5 million annual revenue$250 per year
Regular Member - Level 2$2.5-10 million annual revenue$500 per year
Regular Member - Level 3$10-49 million annual revenue$1,000 per year
Regular Member - Level 4$50-99 million annual revenue$2,500 per year
Regular Member - Level 5$100 million or more annual revenue$5,000 per year
Associate MemberNot qualified for regular or founding memberships*$1,000 per year
Founding MemberVoting members of FBA*$10,000 one time

 

1.

Select membership Type

Regular Membership

 

Founding Membership

 

Associate Membership

 

2.

Select membership Level

Regular Membership - Level 1

$250/yr

This level of membership is for companies with less than $2.5 million in annual revenue.

Regular Membership - Level 2

$500/yr

This level of membership is for companies that have $2.5-10 million in annual revenue.

Regular Membership - Level 3

$1,000/yr

This level of membership is for companies that have $10-49 million in annual revenue.

Regular Membership - Level 4

$2,500/yr

This level of membership is for companies that have $50-99 million in annual revenue.

Regular Membership - Level 5

$5,000/yr

This level of membership is for companies that have $100 million or more in annual revenue.

2.

Apply online

FOUNDING MEMBERSHIP

$10,000*

 

Details:

Founding Memberships remain available for an initial, one-time contribution of $10,000. Founding Members are voting members of FBA. Founding Members remain Founding Members for the duration of their membership.

*After one year, dues revert to the applicable amount in accordance with the regular dues structure.

Business & Contact Information


Signature

Authorized Representative Signature


Membership Payment

Founding Membership - $10,000 (one-time contribution)

2.

Apply online

Associate MEMBERSHIP

$1,000/yr

 

Details:

Individuals or companies that work with and provide services for family businesses and would like to support and be involved in FBA, but do not qualify to be a Founding or Regular member and don’t wish to become a sponsor, can join as an Associate Member.

Business & Contact Information


Signature

Authorized Representative Signature


Membership Payment

Associate Membership - $1,000 (1 year)

3.

Apply online

Regular Membership - Level 1

$250/yr

 

Requirements:

This level of membership is for companies with less than $2.5 million in annual revenue.

 

1.

Ownership control of a privately held enterprise by members of a family or partnership of families.

2.

Strategic influence by family members on the management of the firm, whether by being active in management, by continuing to shape the culture, and/or by serving as board members or advisors.

3.

The desire for continuity and succession across generations.

Business & Contact Information


Signature

Authorized Representative Signature


Membership Payment

Regular Membership Level 1 - $250 (1 year)

3.

Apply online

Regular Membership - Level 2

$500/yr

 

Requirements:

This level of membership is for companies that have $2.5-10 million in annual revenue.

 

1.

Ownership control of a privately held enterprise by members of a family or partnership of families.

2.

Strategic influence by family members on the management of the firm, whether by being active in management, by continuing to shape the culture, and/or by serving as board members or advisors.

3.

The desire for continuity and succession across generations.

Business & Contact Information


Signature

Authorized Representative Signature


Membership Payment

Regular Membership Level 2 - $500 (1 year)

3.

Apply online

Regular Membership - Level 3

$1,000/yr

 

Requirements:

This level of membership is for companies that have $10-49 million in annual revenue.

 

1.

Ownership control of a privately held enterprise by members of a family or partnership of families.

2.

Strategic influence by family members on the management of the firm, whether by being active in management, by continuing to shape the culture, and/or by serving as board members or advisors.

3.

The desire for continuity and succession across generations.

Business & Contact Information


Signature

Authorized Representative Signature


Membership Payment

Regular Membership Level 3 - $1,000 (1 year)

3.

Apply online

Regular Membership - Level 4

$2,500/yr

 

Requirements:

This level of membership is for companies that have $50-99 million in annual revenue.

 

1.

Ownership control of a privately held enterprise by members of a family or partnership of families.

2.

Strategic influence by family members on the management of the firm, whether by being active in management, by continuing to shape the culture, and/or by serving as board members or advisors.

3.

The desire for continuity and succession across generations.

Business & Contact Information


Signature

Authorized Representative Signature


Membership Payment

Regular Membership Level 4 - $2,500 (1 year)

3.

Apply online

Regular Membership - Level 5

$5,000/yr

 

Requirements:

This level of membership is for companies that have $100 million or more in annual revenue.

 

1.

Ownership control of a privately held enterprise by members of a family or partnership of families.

2.

Strategic influence by family members on the management of the firm, whether by being active in management, by continuing to shape the culture, and/or by serving as board members or advisors.

3.

The desire for continuity and succession across generations.

Business & Contact Information


Signature

Authorized Representative Signature


Membership Payment

Regular Membership Level 5 - $5,000 (1 year)

Both Statewide Sponsors and Regional Sponsors receive many benefits, including:

1.

Visibility and recognition at all association events including annual legislative conference.

2.

Recognition on FBA website.

3.

Recognition in FBA publications, including our well-read weekly News Summary.

4.

Networking opportunities with founding and regular members of FBA throughout the state.
Sponsorship LevelAnnual Cost
Statewide$5,000
Regional$2,500

Become a Sponsor

FBA’s sponsorship program is designed for individuals or businesses that are not family businesses but want to support the goals and objectives of the Association, be recognized by family businesses, and be involved in FBA activities. To ensure exclusiveness, there is only one Statewide Sponsor and one Regional Sponsor in each business or professional category (accounting firm, law firm, wealth manager, etc.).

For more information about becoming an FBA Sponsor, please contact using the form below.

1.

Select Sponsorship Type

Statewide Sponsorship

 

Regional Sponsorship

 

2.

Apply online

Statewide Sponsorship

$5,000/yr

 

Benefits:

1.

Visibility and recognition at all association events including annual legislative conference.

2.

Recognition on FBA website.

3.

Recognition in FBA publications, including our well-read weekly News Summary.

4.

Networking opportunities with founding and regular members of FBA throughout the state.

Business & Contact Information


Signature

Authorized Representative Signature


Sponsorship Payment

Statewide Sponsorship - $5,000 (1 year)

2.

Apply online

Regional Sponsorship

$2,500/yr

 

Benefits:

1.

Visibility and recognition at all association events including annual legislative conference.

2.

Recognition on FBA website.

3.

Recognition in FBA publications, including our well-read weekly News Summary.

4.

Network with members throughout your region.

Business & Contact Information


Signature

Authorized Representative Signature


Sponsorship Payment

Regional Sponsorship - $2,500 (1 year)

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