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ARI Membership Benefits

ANTHEM ($25)

  • Printed copy of the ARI Annual Report
  • Printed copies of Ayn Rand Today
  • Early access to conference recordings
  • Exclusive content
  • Invitation to monthly ARI Member Roundtables
  • Attend Members-only events at OCON

We The Living ($75)

  • All prior-level benefits
  • 5% off the cost of an OCON week pass*
  • 5% off the cost of auditor tuition at ARU

The Fountainhead ($150)

  • All prior-level benefits
  • 10% off the cost of an OCON week pass*
  • 10% off the cost of auditor tuition at ARU

Atlas Shrugged ($250)

  • All prior-level benefits
  • 15% off the cost of an OCON week pass*
  • 15% off the cost of auditor tuition at ARU

Paperless and Giftless Options Are Available at All Levels.

*Discount is limited to full price tickets, not in addition to an existing discount.


Is my donation secure?

Yes. All donations are processed securely using industry-standard Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption.

Is my donation tax deductible?

Yes. The Ayn Rand Institute is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization recognized by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service. ARI’s federal identification number is 22-2570926.

Contact Donor Services

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact our Donor Services Department at 800.365.6552 or to write to

ARI financial statements

View ARI’s most recent audited financial statements and most recent filed Form 990 for the year 2018.


If a monthly gift option isn't right for you, would you consider a $5 donation to put one of Ayn Rand's classic novels in the hands of a student?