Since the start of IYCr2014, the IUCr has provided over USD 1.3 million in funding to support the crystallographic community.
This support has been provided in the form of Visiting Professorships, funding for scientific conferences and workshops, journal subscriptions and building crystallography capacity in Africa and other parts of the world. In order to continue to fund these charitable activities, the IUCr developed its Associates Programme. All contributions received via the Associates Programme are used to support these activities.
The IUCr welcomes individuals and companies that wish to join the Associates Programme.
Individuals can become an Associate on payment of a joining fee (the joining period is 3 years). In return they are entitled to a package of attractive benefits such as
20% discount on the open-access fee when publishing an article in an IUCr journal
Downloading of six free articles from Crystallography Journals Online
50% discount on individual price of print copies of International Tables for Crystallography (for personal use)
Discounts on books from other publishers too such as Wiley, CRC Press and Elsevier
For companies, there are three categories of Corporate Associates, each with different levels of benefits and visibility. Full details are available here.