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Membership Benefits

From influencing city government, and making the Foggy Bottom and the West End more environmentally friendly, to supporting local artists, and giving your dog a fenced area to play. No question, joining the Foggy Bottom Association is a great way to improve our neighborhood and share its rich history with others.

 

Join or renew your FBA membership NOW. It's so easy. Use our handy online payment option below to Renew or become a New Member. 

 

Here are just a few examples of what membership dues support and ways to participate.

 

  • The FBA has a Preferred Merchant’s Program that gives FBA members discounts at local stores and restaurants. We can always use help encouraging other local business to join the program.

  • The Association's newsletter (every other week) features articles on the history of the area, upcoming events, issues of community concern and profiles on residents and gardening information. We encourage all to contribute to the newsletter -- write an article, take a photos and suggest a topics for coverage.

  • The FBA and the FB Association Defense and Improvement Corporation (The Trust) promote the arts by sponsoring the Biennial Foggy Bottom Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit.

  • Work with us to protect our environment and green spaces by keeping the 26th Street Park, the fenced dog park and the children's park clean. Or join the Garden Committee and help maintain the HD pocket parks. The FBA has a close relationship with our DC arborist and several DC agencies to facilitate removal of trash left in alleys and on the streets, sidewalks in need of repair and treatment to minimize our rodent issues.

  • Social and cultural events including the BBQ at 26th Street Park, neighborhood clean ups and our Annual Holiday Party.

  • Volunteer for the FBA History Project. Learn why our alleys, Nash's Stable and our narrow rowhouse are protected as an Historic District.  

  • Meet elected officials and representatives of various DC agencies who are regular guests at FBA Community meetings. We encourage all to participate in  the FBA Community Board meetings -- currently via Zoom. 

  • Residents and the members work closely with the GWU's Community Relations office to educate students on how to be responsible neighbors and to understand the the consequences of DC noise regulations and sanitation violations and the GWU  Student Code of Conduct.

  • The community regularly recognizes it's residents who go above and beyond with the Olga Cory Spirit of Community Award. 

  • Through the efforts of FBWE residents, a former the FBA president, ANC commissioners and others, the West End Trader Joe’s grocery store opened in to  2016. It was the first TJ's in Washington, DC. 

 

Membership includes all this and more for $20 (tax deductible) per year, or $30 for two years.  Special student rate of $10 per year. Consider giving a gift of FBA membership to welcome your new neighbors. (Contributions over $20 are greatly appreciated and are also fully tax deductible.) 

 

Or print, complete, and return the pdf form below with your check, made payable to the FBA, to:

Foggy Bottom Association, PO Box 58087, Washington, DC 20037-8087.

 

The Foggy Bottom Association is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization

 

Because the FBA is an all-volunteer organization, please allow 2-4 weeks for delivery of your membership card.

Types of Membership ​

One Year Membership

For $20 you can become a voting member of the Foggy Bottom Association for one year.

Two Year Membership

For $30 you can become a voting member of the Foggy Bottom Association for two years. 

Student (Non-voting) Membership

Are you a student and interested in knowing about FBA events and taking advantage of our Preferred Merchant's program?  Become a non-voting member for $10/year. 

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Giving to the FBA

Want to go above and beyond your membership dues? Donations to the FBA are fully tax deductable and much appreciated.  Donate to a specific initiave such as Arts in Foggy Bottom or the Garden Committee, or simply give to the General Operating Fund and your donation will be used to social events, programs and our (very small) overhead costs. ​

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