Nacha Membership Comparison

Which membership program is best for you? Compare the benefits.

Annual membership dues


Affiliate Program Membership
  • $950, federally insured depository financial institutions*
  • $1,350, all other stakeholders

Payments Innovation Alliance Membership
  • $2,500 to $8,000, depending on your organization's size and desired level of participation

Afinis Interoperability Standards Membership
  • $5,000-$10,000, Fintechs, Solution Providers/Consulting Firms (based on annual revenue)
  • $5,000, Businesses, Government Agencies and Nonprofits
  • $2,500, Individuals/Small Organizations

Nacha Direct Membership
  • $38,050 (Financial Institutions Only). Contact Nacha for more information.

Benefits of Membership

 
Discounted pricing for Nacha's annual Payments conference, Payments Institute, webinars, publications and other educational programs
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Receive Nacha's bi-monthly membership e-newsletter - NewsLink
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Use of the Affiliate, Alliance, Afinis or Direct Member logos to showcase your membership
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Access to members-only tools and resources
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Free annual copy of the Nacha Operating Rules & Guidelines publication
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Free quarterly Nacha Operating Rules-focused webinars
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Dedicated Nacha point of contact to answer your ACH questions
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Ability to earn AAP and APRP Continuing Education during calls or meetings
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Ability to demonstrate thought leadership and network in exclusive member meetings
 
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Access to exclusive meetings with industry leaders on the latest payment trends and technology
 
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New in 2020: Virtual pop-up meetings and monthly members-only webinars on topics such as cybersecurity
 
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Participate on project teams to help drive change, remove friction and support innovation in the industry
 
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Ability to join the leadership team to help guide strategy and direct initiatives
 
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Opportunity to be nominated to Nacha's Board of Directors (financial institution members only)
 
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Vote directly on Nacha Operating Rules ballots and participate in the Nacha rulemaking process
 
 
 
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Contribute to Nacha's efforts to educate and advocate for the ACH Network with regulators, legislators and other stakeholder organizations whose policies affect the payments system
 
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The right to vote for adoption of API standards
 
 
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Access to API standards prior to finalization and market availability and complimentary access to the IFX Forum specifications
 
 
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Early access to API standards code for testing and feedback, information and updates
 
 
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Participation in Afinis Program Increment Planning Meetings and sprints to progress work efforts
 
 
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Ability to be nominated for an Afinis Board Governance seat and ability to participate on the Afinis Board Nominating Committee
 
 
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Influence the strategic direction of the ACH Network
 
 
 
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Have a voice in industry self-governance
 
 
 
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Have direct access to Nacha Executive management (annual on-site visit)
 
 
 
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Lead and participate in critical task forces, committees and advisory and work groups
 
 
 
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Access to Nacha staff and expertise for training and education including new initiatives like Same Day ACH
 
 
 
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Receive one complimentary Payments conference registration annually
 
 
 
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Enjoy exclusive visibility opportunities and Nacha intellectual property privileges to support market positioning and differentiation
 
 
 
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** All federally insured depository financial institution members of Nacha's Affiliate Program must also be a member of a Payments Association.