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Annual Membership runs from July 1 - June 30. Dues will be prorated based on remaining full months until July 1.

Membership Types

  • Main Firm: Funeral home operation based in the U.S. and/or Canada
  • International Firm: Funeral home operation based outside the U.S. and Canada
  • Retiree: An individual who was an employee of a current or former OGR member firm but is no longer actively participating in the funeral profession
  • Educator: Educator, researcher and/or otherwise engaged in the academic field of study, but not the practice, of mortuary science
  • Student: Currently enrolled in an accredited mortuary science school
  • Supply PartnerAny individual or firm engaged in selling products or services to OGR members, or individuals who provide management and consulting services to independently owned and operated funeral homes

Questions? Contact the Membership Department at 1 (800) 637-8030, or email us at [email protected].


Main Firm Membership

OGR dues are a tiered structure based on case counts. All funeral homes owned by the same funeral director are included in the case count and will be considered to be member funeral homes.

CASE VOLUME ANNUAL DUES* Quarterly** Monthly**
Up to 100 $1,404 $361 $121
101-200 $1,764 $454 $151
201-400 $2,232 $574 $192
401-600 $2,952

$760

$253
Over 600 $3,516 $905 $302

 *All amounts in US dollars
**Automatic credit card or ACH payments required for payment plans; includes an additional 3% processing fee

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International Membership

Funeral homes located outside of the United States and Canada are invited to join. After all, you make us international!

Dues: $350

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Retiree Membership

Any person who is a retired employee of a current or former member firm and is no longer actively participating in the funeral profession but would like to keep up with the times.

Dues: $150

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Educator Membership

Open to educators, researchers, and academics engaged in the study, but not the practice, of mortuary science.

Dues: $50

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Student Membership

As a student member, you are invited to participate in all member activities. Your annual membership fee of $35 includes:

  • Subscription to the award-winning The Independent magazine and bi-weekly Insights eNewsletter
  • Advanced notice and discounts on registration rates to OGR Educational Seminars and Annual Conference
  • Access to OGR’s Young Professionals Facebook group, eNewsletter and events
  • Access to member-only pages on OGR's website: www.ogr.org/resources
  • Opportunity to submit resume to OGR’s “Jobs Wanted” site

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Supply Partner

Open to any individual or firm engaged in selling products or services to OGR members or individuals who provide management and consulting services to independently owned and operated funeral homes.   

There are three tiers of membership in OGR's Supply Partner Network:

  • Annual Partners: one-time annual fee of $500
  • Royalty Partners: dues are paid throughout the year as a portion of any business obtained through OGR's Supply Partner Network (minimum of $1,000 collectively paid by June 30)
  • Endorsed Suppliers: an exclusive tier with no more than one in any supplier category, dues and additional benefits are negotiated on a case-by-case basis

Learn more about the benefits of each tier, and apply

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