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Joining OGR — a smart move for the progressive independent funeral home
As one of the world's longest-serving funeral organizations, OGR is able to serve the full range of business needs of the independent, family owned funeral home.
OGR is committed to your success by providing opportunities to connect with the people and services that can make your funeral home exceptional.
Take a look and see how OGR can help your funeral business grow. Contact the Membership Department or call (800) 637-8030 to find out how you can connect with the OGR community.
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Main Firm Membership or DownloadAffiliate Membership Business MembershipInternational Membership
Student Membership Educator Membership Auxiliary Membership
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The main funeral home location designated by management as their primary business location. In order to be considered for membership in OGR, a firm shall have been in business for a period of not less than two (2) years, and the firm must be independently owned
Any additional funeral homes owned and managed by the Regular Membership within a 100-mile radius of the Regular Member's location.
Suppliers who provide products and services to OGR members may join OGR as Business Members. Business Members' products and services are directly marketed to Golden Rule Funeral Homes. Membership Details
Funeral homes located outside of the United States and Canada are invited to join, completing the same application for Main Firm Membership and meeting the same standards set by the Board of Directors.
Any retired principal of a member firm who has sold or otherwise disposed of his/her interest in that member firm; or the spouse of a deceased principal of member firm; or any person who is a retired employee of a current or former member firm, provided that such persons are not longer actively participating in the funeral profession.
Download a Auxiliary Membership Application
College students studying Mortuary Science are invited to join OGR as student members. The annual student membership fee is $35.
Download a Student Membership Application
Student Membership Benefits:
Non-member educators, researchers and academics engaged in the study, but not the practice of mortuary science are invited to join OGR. The annual educator membership fee is $50. Benefits of Educator Membership include:
Important Membership Dues Information
Annual Membership is from July 1st to June 30th of each year. Dues will be prorated based on remaining full months until July 1st.
Regular Membership: $1,104 + $3.40 per adult case exceeding $1,000/year. Choose an annual or quarterly payment plan.
Affiliate Membership: $165 per location
International Membership: $350
Business Membership: $350
Auxiliary Membership: $150
Student Membership: $35
Educator Membership: $50