Online Membership Dues, Payments & Contributions (Updated for 2021)
NEW MEMBERS: If you are just joining Local 56, you will also need to download, complete and return the application available here.
ALL: Online dues and other payments is an optional service and is provided by Local 56 as a convenience to its members. A 3% online processing fee will be added to the total amount, which is deducted by PayPal before payment is forwarded to Local 56. Payment can be made by credit card or electronic check. Any information received by Local 56 for payment of dues is used only for purposes of recording such payments and is not shared with other parties.
Life Members must be at least 65 years of age and have been a member of the AFM for at least 35 years.
Inactive Life Members voluntarily accept the following restrictions to membership: they may not perform musically on competitive engagements, run for Local office, nor vote in Local elections.
Other Amount (Prior Year Dues, Member Web Page, etc)
Please Use the "Make a Donation" Button on the Right.
If you wish to pay an amount different from the above selections,
or make a donation to one of the items below,
indicate the purpose of the payment by clicking on "Write a Note" under "Amount".
(If "Write a Note" does not appear on the first page, it will after you select your payment method.)
GRFM Scholarship Fund - Contributions are applied toward scholarships for deserving young musicians who undertake summer music study. Tax deductible under IRS rules. Make check or online payment payable to "GRFM Scholarship Fund, Inc.".
TEMPO - a voluntary political action club. Contributions are used to help promote legislators who are sympathetic to issues that affect professional musicians. Use this link to make TEMPO contributions..
GRFM Emergency Relief Funds - Contributions are put into an account specifically for our members who are going through hardships due to lose of work or other financial instability issues. Members can apply to receive an amount from the ERF by filling out and sending in this application form ERF Application
Other - Please indicate how you wish to designate your contribution in the "Write a Note" box under your payment amount.