ISTR Website FAQ
ISTR Website FAQ's


How do I create an account?

If you are not a current member of ISTR, please go to the ‘Sign In’ box at the right-hand side of the ISTR homepage, and click ‘Haven’t Registered Yet?’. You will be redirected to the account creation page.


How do I apply for membership?

You must create an account at in order to apply for membership.  To better understand our different membership levels and membership rates, please visit Once you have created an account, visit to apply.


How do I renew my membership?

You can renew your membership by visiting and clicking ‘Renew/Apply Online’. You may also mail in an application for renewal - directions are found on our membership page. Please note that your membership will not be active until full payment is received.


How do I log in to my existing account?

Please click the Sign In button which is found in the top bar on each of our webpages. Please note that on your initial sign on to the new website, you will need to reset your password. At the member login page, please click the link ‘Click here to reset your password’. In the username field, enter your full email address that is currently linked to your existing ISTR membership. Answer the validation code question and click Reset Password.

The system will send you an email with instructions on how to change your password. Within the body of the email, click Reset My Password Now. You will be redirected to back to our website to change your password. If you experience any problems with the password reset, please email the Secretariat at


How do I manage my profile?

Once you are logged into your membership, click ‘My Profile'
 in the Members menu tab. Here you can view your membership information and edit personal, professional, and other information.

How do I view my transactions?

Once you are logged into your membership, click ‘
My Transactions’ in the Members menu tab. Here you can view your open, processed, closed, pending and canceled transactions.


How do I register for an event?

You can view our 
Calendar of Events on the homepage and click 'Register' for the event that interests you. You must be signed in as a member of ISTR to complete the registration process.



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International Society for Third-Sector Research
5801 Smith Avenue
McAuley Hall, Suite 245
Baltimore, MD 21209

Tel:   410-735-4221
Fax:   410-735-4201

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