Become a Member Society

For Historical Societies

If you are an organization with a mandate for history, heritage, or culture, we invite you to join the British Columbia Historical Federation (BCHF).

The BCHF provides a collective voice for more than 100 historical societies from all corners of British Columbia. Our membership encompasses over 1,000 individuals and organizations within BC’s not-for-profit historical sector.

Membership Benefits

For your organization:

For your members:

  • Group rates on personal insurance products – including home insurance, travel medical insurance and flexible retirement benefits – from our partner Johnson Insurance.
  • Option to nominate children or grandchildren for the Johnson Scholarship Program.

 Terms and Fees

  • Annual membership fee: $1 per dues-paying member of your society, from a minimum of $30 per year (30 members or less) to a maximum of $75 per year (75 members or more).
  • Membership term: One calendar year, staring on January 1 and ending on December 31.
  • All dues-paying members of your society are considered members of the British Columbia Historical Federation for the duration of your society’s membership.
  • You must maintain and promote objectives consistent with those of the BCHF. Read our Constitution and Bylaws.

 Join or Renew

You may join or renew online or by mail: