Renew or Join

Thank you for your interest in NORDP, the National Organization of Research Development Professionals. Founded in 2010, NORDP is an organization of individuals with professional interests in advancing the field of Research Development

  • Individual, new memberships cost $219/person ($189 annual dues plus $30 initial processing fee); annual renewal memberships cost $189.00.
  • Membership is non-transferrable, non-refundable, and cannot be prorated. You can pay for your NORDP Membership by credit card, or check (checks must be received within 30 days; Membership is activated immediately upon form submission).

Membership applications and dues payments are only accepted online through our secure site**:

  • RENEW/RE-JOIN: If your membership is current and active (i.e., has not lapsed or expired) and you wish to renew your membership for another year OR if you are re-joining NORDP (anytime after a previous membership expired) , click HERE.
  • JOIN: To join NORDP anew and gain immediate access to all of the Member benefits, click HERE.

Need NORDP's W9 Form, FEIN, or check mailing address?  See "Accounts Payable" information below.   

*For information about sponsorship opportunities and sponsor benefits, please send an inquiry to [email protected] or call 1-855-RES-DEV1 (Toll Free, 1-855-737-3381), option 3.

** NORDP uses the secure MemberClicks system for processing dues, donations, and conference registration payments.  The system’s security is comprehensive enough to be certified as PCI compliant.  All financial data entered into NORDP forms are passed via 128-bit Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) data encryption. 

I recently joined NORDP and am excited to get involved with the organization. It has already helped me network with other research development professionals and learn about open positions in the field.

Lindsey Hillesheim
RD Professional

Benefits of NORDP Membership


Trial E-List Subscription

NORDP is pleased to offer Research Development professionals (any individual actively engaged in research development activities, who is developing RD activities in her/his current units, is establishing a new RD unit, or who is responsible for overseeing/creating RD units and activities) a free 1-month subscription to NORDPs Research Development E-List (listserv). Submit your trial E-List subscription application by clicking HERE.  Your subscription will be activated within 1 business day and you will receive notification via email.


Accounts Payable

Check mailing address, Receipts, W9 and FEIN requests

National Organization of Research Development Professionals (NORDP)


1500 Sunday Drive, #102
Raleigh, NC 27607
1-855-RES-DEV1 (Toll Free, 1-855-737-3381)

[email protected]

Membership Inquiries

Membership system, E-List subscription, Nominating Committee

National Organization of Research Development Professionals (NORDP)
Kathy Cataneo, Ph.D., NORDP Membership Chair

1-855-RES-DEV1 (Toll Free, 1-855-737-3381), option 1

[email protected] or [email protected]