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.

Click Here to Join ASPA & ABFM

ABFM membership is a section membership 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 and ABFM
  • Annual ASPA membership fees: regular $130 for print publications, $105 for digital; new professional, $70; students, $60; retired, $85; Plus, $25 for ABFM membership

Click Here to Join ABFM Only

ABFM-only membership provides the following benefits:

  • One subscription to Public Budgeting & Finance and Line Item (the ABFM newsletter)
  • Membership rate to attend the ABFM annual conference
  • All voting rights and other benefits or opportunities afforded to other non-institutional membership categories
  • Annual membership fee: $50

Do you have questions about membership? Please contact Robert Buschman at 404-413-0263 or via email at: rbuschman1@gsu.edu.