Membership Dues

Dear Club Presidents and Club Treasurers:

The Garden Club of New Jersey membership dues, insurance fees and membership lists are due to the state Membership Chairman by April 15th each year. In order to be registered and insured, this deadline must be met. Therefore, your dues and fees should be mailed to the Membership Chairperson by April 15 of each year. Your timely response is greatly appreciated!

Membership dues:   $5.00 per individual member
Insurance fees:          $3.00 per individual member
TOTAL:                           $8.00 PER INDIVIDUAL MEMBER

*Please Note: Send ONE club check for the total of both club membership and club insurance fees.


Dues to GCNJ are based on Individual Membership. If a club has a husband and wife membership, you are required by the Bylaws of the GCNJ to pay $5.00 per individual. Insurance coverage is also based on each individual member. If a husband and wife are each individual members, you are both required to remit membership dues: $10.00 and $6.00 insurance fees per surname.

Club Membership Roster Form: Be sure to send, via email, by April 15, of each year to the GCNJ Membership Chairman listed below. This document can be opened and completed directly on your computer.

Club Dues Form: Be sure to send, via regular postal service mail, by April 15, of each year to the GCNJ Membership Chairman listed below. This document can be opened and completed directly on your computer.

Changes During the Year:  Additional new members remit $5.00 each for dues. New members joining after January 1st remit $2.50 each. Insurance fee for new members is $3.00 each regardless of when they join.

Change of Name or Address: For any individual name or address change from the official Club Membership Roster, send , via email, the old and new name and/or address with zip code and $1.00 to state Membership Chairman listed below. Failure to notify this chairman, will result in the discontinuance of News Leaf.

Delete a Member: Send name and address, via email, to state membership chairman listed below.  Please note – It is important to delete deceased members promptly to avoid future mailings.

All lists of changes should follow the same format as Club Membership Roster.

Please mail via regular postal service mail, your club’s check (payable to Garden Club of New Jersey) for membership dues and insurance fees with the Club Dues Form by April 15, of each year to:


Maureen Collins
13 Trafalgar Place
Shrewsbury, NJ 07702

CLICK HERE for Club Dues Form (Revision June 2014, MS Word doc.)
CLICK HERE for Membership Roster Form (Revision June 2014, MS Word doc.)



Dear Friend,

The Garden Club of New Jersey, Inc. (GCNJ) has played a significant role in helping to protect and conserve New Jersey’s natural resources, as well as encouraging civic and roadside beauty. Additionally, GCNJ offers scholarships for teachers and college students to promote interest in conservation of wildlife and the environment.

The GCNJ is a federation of Garden Clubs founded in 1925 and is a charter member of the National Garden Clubs, Inc. The GCNJ serves over 4,500 members throughout the state.

We hope you will take this opportunity to join GCNJ as an Affiliate Member and benefit by the following:

  • Your group will be published in our recommended program/speaker list
  • You may post announcements on our Website free of charge
  • Receive our quarterly newsletter … “News Leaf”
  • Receive a directory of garden clubs in New Jersey
  • Attend Fall Conference and the Annual Meeting
  • Attend GCNJ sponsored schools and workshops:
    Flower Show School                        Gardening Consultants
    Landscape Design School             Environmental Studies School

Affiliate Membership dues are $15.00 per year. The dues are requested by April 15th of the year. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call me and I’ll do my best to help or refer you to the appropriate source.

Maureen Collins
13 Trafalgar Place, Shrewsbury NJ 07702
(732) 747-2328

Affiliate Member Form (MS Word doc) – click here


Life Membership is available to members of all GCNJ clubs. A tax deductible membership fee of $150.00 supports the GCNJ Headquarters & Endowment fund and/or GCNJ Scholarship Fund. Members have preferential seating at the Annual meeting and Fall Conference and opportunity to participate in special garden tours arranged by Life Members.

CLICK HERE for the Life Membership Application (PDF)
CLICK HERE for the Life Membership Policy (PDF)