Membership & Dues Information

Learn more about the variety of Membership types offered by SBCA and NFC.

Please contact staff if you have any questions regarding membership types, dues, or the online application below. If you prefer not to apply online, you may fill out a PDF version of the membership application.

Please note that if you join between August 1 and March 31, your membership dues invoice will be for a full year.  Your second year of membership will then be prorated to bring your membership into the current dues schedule (July 1 - June 30).

2024 Dues Renewal Process

  • Your dues invoice will be emailed in April 2024. This will cover your SBCA Membership for July 1, 2024 through June 30, 2025. 
  • If you joined between August 1 and March 31, you will receive a prorated invoice for your second year of membership to bring your membership into the current dues schedule.
  • Your dues payment is due June 30, 2024.
  • If we do not receive your payment by July 30, 2024, you will no longer receive access to SBCA services.

Professional Membership

Any individual not actively connected with a business that is eligible for membership as a Component Manufacturer Member or Associate Member, and who is interested in furthering the purposes of SBCA, may be eligible for one of our Professional Memberships. Please contact staff for more information.

Component Manufacturer

Any firm, partnership or corporation engaged in the business of the manufacture and sale of trusses, wall panels, related structural components and/or subcomponents.

Dues Amount: Regular member dues are based on your total sales volume for structural building components manufactured at all of your member locations, that is, the most current year's sales of roof and floor trusses, wall panels, related structural components and/or subcomponents. Please refer to the chart below to find your dues amount.  [Note: all of this information is kept strictly confidential.]

Sales Range (Component Manufacturers) Component Manufacturer (CM) Dues*
$0 - $999,999 $516
$1,000,000 - $4,999,999 $984
$5,000,000 - $9,999,999 $1,800
$10,000,000 - $14,999,999 $2,976
$15,000,000 - $19,999,999 $4,224
$20,000,000 - $29,999,999 $6,024
$30,000,000 - $39,999,999 $8,426
$40,000,000 - $49,999,999 $10,860
$50,000,000 - $59,999,999 $12,756
$60,000,000 - $69,999,999 $15,372
$70,000,000 - $79,999,999 $18,096
$80,000,000 - $89,999,999 $20,748
$90,000,000 - $99,999,999 $23,208
$100,000,000 - $109,999,999 $25,656
$110,000,000 - $119,999,999 $28,116
$120,000,000 - $129,999,999 $30,564
$130,000,000 - $139,999,999 $33,024
$140,000,000 - $149,999,999 $35,460
$150,000,000 + Contact Staff

*Structural building component sales multiplied by .0002445, which aligns with the dues amounts calculated for the sales ranges above.

Join as Component Manufacturer


Any firm, partnership, bookstore or corporation engaged in the business of supplying products, equipment, machinery or services to manufacturers of roof and floor trusses, wall panels, related structural components and/or subcomponents for use in their business, and who is interested in furthering the purposes of SBCA.

Annual Dues: $852

If you are a truss plate manufacturer associate member, please contact staff.

Join as Associate

National Framers Council

Framer Membership

If you are a Framer or Supplier/Sponsor interested in joining the National Framers Council (NFC). A Framer Member of NFC is any individual, firm, partnership or corporation engaged in the business of structural framing or installed sales of components. 

Framer Membership Dues are based on total units framed. 

  • Level 1: Student (please contact staff for more information)
  • Level 2: 1-300 Units $396
  • Level 3: 301-600 Units $792
  • Level 4: 601-1,000 units $1,590
  • Level 5 1,000+ units $3,168

Framers are also encouraged to further support NFC with additional contributions. Those Framers contributing beyond their prescribed dues will be recognized on the NFC Website. Additional contribution levels can be added to your Membership as a Product Add-on as follows:

  • Framer Platinum: $5,000
  • Framer Gold: $3,000
  • Framer Silver: $2,000
  • Framer Bronze: $1,000

For Framers purchasing FrameSAFE Safety Program Subscriptions, the following subscription rates apply:

  • Framer Level 2 Subscription: $234
  • Framer Level 3 Subscription: $618
  • Framer Level 4 Subscription: $900
  • Framer Level 5 Subscription: $1,134
NFC Associate

Any firm, partnership or corporation engaged in a business other than framing that is interested in furthering the goals of NFC. This includes builders, general contractors and those supplying materials and/or services to framers including, but not limited to, structural components, building materials, products, equipment, machinery or design.

  • Title Sponsor: $16,056 (includes membership dues)
  • Platinum Sponsor: $11,056 (includes membership dues)
  • Gold Sponsor: $6,056 (includes membership dues)
  • Silver: $3,056 (includes membership dues)
  • Bronze: $2,056 (includes membership dues)
  • National Membership: $1,056
  • Regional Membership Only: $636
    • A company qualifies for the Regional Member rate if it does business in only one region defined by the NFC. Contact staff to determine if your company qualifies for the Regional Member dues level and/or how to combine a regional membership with sponsorship opportunities.
  • Individual Membership Only (please contact staff for more information)
Join as National Framers Council


Skilled Subcontractor refers to all sub-trades of the framing industry and covers the various areas of installation specialty (walls, floors, roofs, siding, windows, house wrap, doors, balconies, porches, cornices/fascia, etc.).

Annual membership dues for Skilled Subcontractors is $234 and includes a subscription to FrameSAFE.

Skilled Subcontractors’ memberships will be processed through Professional Framers who require their Skilled Subcontractors to have a FrameSAFE subscription. In these cases, Professional Framers can collect and send the completed Skilled Subcontractor membership applications and dues payments to NFC.

Skilled Subcontractors will receive a customized copy of the Safety Manual, which can be provided electronically to the Skilled Subcontractor through the FrameSAFE Dashboard. Please contact NFC Staff if you'd like more information on purhcasing a hard copy of the FrameSAFE Program.

The Skilled Subcontractor’s FrameSAFE manual will indicate their expiration date, which they can present on future jobs where a FrameSAFE subscription is required.

Understanding the strong relationships that Professional Framers have with their Skilled Subcontractors, NFC will keep all data related to Skilled Subcontractors strictly confidential. NFC will not list Skilled Subcontractor members on its website, nor will it distribute the names through any other means. 

Join as Subcontractor