Interested in supporting the USCBS mission? Become a member today!


Membership in the U.S. Committee of the Blue Shield is open to anyone concerned about protecting cultural property during armed conflict. Through membership dues, USCBS receives critical support for programs offering cultural property training for the U.S. military, cultural emergency response teams, and educating the public about the 1954 Hague Convention on the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict.

Membership benefits include newsletter updates on USCBS programs and activities, volunteer opportunities, and invitations to USCBS events.

Payments are processed using PayPal. Paypal is a low cost method for USCBS to accept online memberships and donations. You do not need a PayPal account to use a credit card, however, if you do have an existing account you will be prompted to log in. If you do not wish to use your PayPal account follow the appropriate prompts.

If you choose to pay by check please complete our membership form. A link to the form can be found at the bottom of this page.

  Current Members If you are a current member and have a change of address or other update to your contact information please send this information to membership@uscbs.org
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Cultural Property Professionals and Students
$50 Any professional working in a non-profit, cultural property context: Universities, museums, libraries, conservation labs, etc.
Benefits:
  • USCBS electronic newsletter
  • Invitations to programs and meetings
  • Volunteer and training opportunities
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Supporting Member
$75
Open to anyone committed to cultural property protection
Benefits:
  • USCBS electronic newsletter
  • Invitations to programs and meetings
  • Volunteer opportunities
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Benefactor
$250
Open to anyone committed to cultural property protection
Benefits:
  • USCBS electronic newsletter
  • Invitations to programs and meetings
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Copy of USCBS annual report
  • USCBS Lapel Pin
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Institutional Members
 Institutional members may include museums, libraries, archives, professional organizations or any other organization committed to protecting cultural property during armed conflict. Institutional members are eligible to participate in USCBS emergency training programs and expertise networks.
Benefits:
  • USCBS electronic newsletter
  • Invitations to programs and meetings
  • Volunteer opportunities
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Institutional Member
$250
  • Four staff members receive benefits of individual membership
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Supporting Institutional Member
$500
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  • Six staff members receive benefits of individual membership
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Benefactor Institutional Member


$1,000
  • Eight staff members receive benefits of individual membership
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click here to download the USCBS Membership Form.
U.S. Committee of the Blue Shield is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization and contributions are tax deductible within the limitations of the law.
Consult your tax advisor regarding how these rules affect you.