Become A Member

We invite you to join and partner with Fair Trade LA, a well-respected community membership organization dedicated to furthering the fair trade movement and making Los Angeles an international fair trade city. Founded in 2005, FTLA’s mission is to create and empower socially conscious consumers through education and outreach to increase the demand and availability of fair trade products in the communities of Los Angeles and surrounding areas. We would be happy to have you join us in this mission as a member.

Fair Trade LA has three membership pools: individuals, businesses, and institutional members (non-profits, schools/universities, and congregations). Each type of membership has benefits that are listed on the application page. You can become a member by registering online using the buttons below, or send an email to

Join as an Individual Member

Individual memberships to Fair Trade LA cost $35.00, renewable annually. We also offer memberships for students at $15.00. If you’d like to contribute more, please feel free to join as an Advocate ($100 contribution), Champion ($250 contribution) or Hero ($500.00 contribution). Contributions beyond the basic membership amount are tax deductible.

Individual Membership Benefits




Join as a Business or Institutional Member

To learn more about our membership pools, please click the informational links below. You can apply online using the Join Today buttons on this page, or contact us at

All institutional members (schools, non-profits, and congregations) please use the Institutional Membership application.

Business Membership Benefits



Institutional Membership Benefits