Membership


Innovating and verifying trusted identity solutions.
Kantara Members are experts in the fields of identity assurance, privacy, policy and information systems assessment. We help organizations to innovate for a connected world that leverages trusted identity services.

Join Kantara to:

  • increase industry visibility
  • influence markets
  • get ahead of trends
  • share a table competitors
  • create new partnerships
  • generate business leads
Kantara provides:

  • access to Identity Management tech and policy experts
  • a lightweight set of tools and policies to support work stream
  • access to our assurance and interoperability programs
  • access to international organizations including OECD, ISO & ITU-T
  • opportunities to participate and save on conference attendance

 

Bylaws Kantara Initiative, Inc

 

Process to Join Kantara Initiative

Step 1: Complete the Online Membership Application.
Step 2: Upon receipt of the application form, Kantara Admin. will send the Membership Package via DocuSign.
Step 3: Complete the Information Form and Membership Agreement and return the package via DocuSign.
Step 4: Once the signed agreement is received, Kantara Admin. will issue an invoice for the membership dues and your membership is activated.

If you have questions please contact us.

Membership Levels

 Benefits Trustee Subscriber Member Member Individual Participant
(non-funding)
 First Access to Opportunities  x
 Fiscal Authority  x
 Strategic Leadership  x
Access to Assurance Programs  x  x
Access to International Liaisons  x  x  x
Marketing Visibility  x  x  x
All Member Vote  x  x  x  x
DG/WG Vote  x  x  x  x  x
Participate (e-mail & teleconference)  x  x  x  x  x

Kantara Initiative Membership and Subscriber Structure

Membership Level*

IC

EDU

NP

L0

L1

L2

L3

Trustee

16,500

16,500*

16,500

16,500

20,000

33,000

55,000

Member

150

250*

500*

2500

7,500

15,000

22,000

Subscribers

IC

EDU

NP

L0

L1

L2

L3

CSP / SC Initial

n/a

2,000*

2,000*

4,000*

9,000

16,500

21,500

CSP / SC Renewal

n/a

1,000*

1,000*

3,000*

8,000

15,500

20,500

AA Initial

n/a

1,500*

2,000*

5,000*

11,000

17,000

25,000

AA Renewal

n/a

1,000*

1,500*

4,000*

10,000

16,000

24,000

All Membership Fees are denoted in US Dollars and due on an annual schedule.

Investments are dependent on the size of the organization:

IC = “Individual Contributor” = an individual
EDU = “Educational”
NP = “Non-Profit” = any non-governmental non-profit organization L0 = “Level 0” = 1-100 employees
L1 = “Level 1” = 101-1000 employees
L2 = “Level 2” = 1001-25000 employees
L3 = “Level 3” = more than 25000 employees

Subscriber class is specific to Credential Service Provider (CSP) Approval, Service Component (SC) Approval, and Assessor Accreditation (AA). Subscriber investments are inclusive of staff on-boarding support, access to relevant support materials, and Kantara Trustmark investment (when applicable).

*Denotes potential acceptance of “in-kind” services. “In-kind” service policy guidelines are under development for ratification by the Board of Trustees