Membership Information

The Association for Budgeting and Financial Management (ABFM) is a section of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA).  ABFM aims to promote the professional development of budgeting and financial management in the public and non-profit sectors.  Embracing both theoretical and operational concerns, ABFM addresses issues in budgeting processes and practice in financial management.

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ABFM membership is a section members in ASPA, which provides the following benefits:

  • One subscription to Public Budgeting & Finance, Public Administration Review, PA Times, and the Line Item (ABFM newsletter)
  • Membership rate to attend ASPA, ABFM and affiliated organization conferences*
  • A free membership in one of the local ASPA chapters
  • Annual fee: $55-$125 (student: $65 or $100)If you have any questions, please contact Meagan Jordan at 757-683-6527 or send an e-mail to .

* All ABFM members may now register for conferences and symposia sponsored by the National Tax Association (NTA: and the American Association for Budget and Program Analysis (AABPA: at the member rates for these organizations.