Join FCF

All new members are vetted by our membership review committee before becoming a member. This process can take up to 2 weeks.

*The Facility Accreditation program expired in 2016.

Novice Member $25*

  • Knowing you directly contribute to conservation and feline advocacy 
  • Access to countless years of professional members’ experience through online membership directory, up to date legislative news and 50 plus years of searchable FCF/LIOC newsletters and journals
  • Receive monthly newsletter electronically
  • Download FCF learning materials
  • Discounts to FCF educational courses
  • Invitation to annual Conference
  • Discounts to select FCF certified facilities
  • Access to members only Facebook Group
  • Access to view job boards

General Member $35*

  • Knowing you directly contribute to conservation and feline advocacy 
  • Access to countless years of professional members’ experience through online membership directory, up to date legislative news and 50 plus years of searchable FCF/LIOC newsletters and journals
  • Receive monthly newsletter electronically
  • Download FCF learning materials  
  • Discounts to FCF educational courses
  • Invitation to annual Conference
  • Discounts to select FCF certified facilities
  • Access to members only Facebook Group
  • Voting privileges and the right to hold office in the organization
  • Access to view job boards

Professional Member $60*

*You must have 5+ years experience in your field related to felines to register for professional membership.

  • Knowing you directly contribute to conservation and feline advocacy 
  • Access to countless years of professional members experience through online membership directory, up to date legislative news and 50 plus years of searchable FCF/LIOC newsletters and journals
  • Receive monthly newsletter electronically
  • Download FCF learning materials
  • Discounts to FCF courses
  • Invitation to annual Conference
  • Discounts to select FCF certified facilities
  • Access to members only Facebook Group  
  • Apply to teach FCF courses  
  • Voting privileges and the right to hold office in the organization
  • Post to job and internship vacancies, and post in Available Animals      

*A $20 registration fee applies to all first time or expired members

Commercial Member $100

Open to companies supplying services, equipment, and products to organization members.

  • Complimentary Logo ad in 1 Membership Newsletter
  • Logo and information on the Commercial member webpage
  • Access to members only Facebook group
  • Ability to offer supplies, services, equipment, or products to organization members
  • Discounted vendor booth at FCF Annual Conference
  • Commercial Member identified or highlighted as a commercial member at the conference, related educational courses and events
  • Available to receive awards at the FCF banquet at the annual conference

Institutional Membership $100

Is open to any Licensed Zoo, Sanctuary, Facility, or Center housing felids for conservation and education.

  • Complimentary Logo ad in 1 Membership Newsletter
  • Logo and information on the Institutional membership webpage
  • First opportunity to host FCF conference, workshops, and events
  • Members see highlighted standards of facility’s animal care and welfare practices
  • Ability to offer discounts to members to help drive visitors to your facility
  • Staff and volunteers from member institutions may submit photos and articles for the membership newsletter 
  • Cross promotion on FCF social media highlighting your events, births, and other news
  • Post to job and internship vacancies, and post in Available Animals
  • Available to receive awards at the FCF banquet at the annual conference