As an Institutional Member of Chicago Fair Trade, organizations receive the following benefits…
Exposure on the Chicago Fair Trade website and our social media platforms: The listing of members on our website includes contact information and a description of your institution, its mission, and how it strives to work toward a fair-trade economy. CFT will promote the fair trade activities of your organization on our website’s calendar, and via Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
Use of the CFT Logo: Leverage your membership using the CFT logo on product literature, business cards, banners, and in-store displays.
Affiliation with the Worldwide Fair Trade Movement: Mainstream media coverage of fair trade issues is helping to raise awareness of Chicago Fair Trade and its members.
Access to mentors: Talk to CTF members who successfully run fair trade businesses and organizations.
Access to weekly fair trade eblast, an email listserv of nearly 2000 sponsored by CFT. Let our supporters know what your organization, business, or educational institution is doing to build a fair-trade market economy, and invite them to be part of your events.
Networking opportunities with CFT members to increase participation in fair trade locally.
Opportunities for exposure including participation in our annual World Fair Trade Day celebration. Each May, CFT host the biggest World Fair Trade event in the U.S.
Influence CFT’s progress by serving on CFT committees, becoming a board member, or volunteering at events.
Become a Member
Fill our our form to apply to become a CFT member