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 OECD, ISO & ITU-T
  • opportunities to participate and save on conference attendance

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 Investment 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

 

Procedures for joining 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.