The decision to accept a new application for active, associate, or honorary membership will be made by the board of directors with a majority of two thirds and with at least three-quarters of the board members present or represented. In addition, an application from a candidate of a Member State of the EU or the EFTA in which an existing member is located needs the explicit approval of the existing member. The president shall request a formal statement from the existing member.

Interested candidates may apply for membership by contacting our office.

Become a Friend

Support us online and get involved! It’s easy to have your say and make your voice heard. Become a Friend of BETTER FINANCE and join us in lively debates about issues at stake on FacebookTwitter and LinkedIn.

Become a Supporter

BETTER FINANCE is a non-profit association registered in Belgium that can receive donations and legacies. We are entirely independent from political parties and corporate interests.


No matter how big or small it is, your donation will ensure that we can fulfill our mission and remain completely independent. Your donations will also build our credibility and strengthen our cause and interventions. Please visit our website regularly to stay informed about our work and benefit from clarifications on the technical points raised in the different regulations.

How to donate

BETTER FINANCE is an Association Internationale Sans But Lucratif registered in Belgium.

There are several simple ways to donate. You can donate with a credit or debit cardbank transfer, or pay via your Paypal account.

For all direct bank transfers please use the following bank account:

Bank Account Name:  The European Federation of Investors and Financial Services Users
Bank Name/Address:  ING, Boulevard Anspach 157, 1000 Brussels, Belgium
IBAN:  BE35 3630 5941 2237
Address of beneficiary:  BETTER FINANCE asbl, Rue du Lombard 75, B-1000 Brussels, Belgium

BETTER FINANCE depends on membership fees, grants and donations. It does not accept any funding from the financial industry or political parties.

The fastest way to make donation is to use our Donation System. To make a donation, please click on the button on the right. Just enter your details and let us guide you.

Donations to non-profit associations may be tax deductible in some countries.

Since we would like to say thank you to all our supporters let us know that you donated and send us an e-mail to info(at)