Membership in the EKG Foundation is open to all individuals and entities that support the mission of the organization.  Membership is enterprise-wide and includes all full-time employees as well as wholly-owned subsidiaries.    

Membership Types:

Individual Members: Individuals are entitled to open access to Foundation materials provided they agree to the terms and conditions of participation. (complimentary)

End User Members:  Institutions, companies, and other organizations that are developing or implementing semantic standards and knowledge graph technology for use within their own business.


  • Revenue less than $10 million ($2,500)

  • Revenue between $10M and $300 million ($8,500)

  • Revenue greater than $300 million ($15,000)

Service Provider Members:  Vendors/Consultants, and other enterprises including, but not limited to semantic graph database vendors, consulting services firms, infrastructure providers, ontology tooling vendors, taxonomy vendors, ETL services, and data publishers.

  • Total revenue less than $1 million ($2,500)

  • Total revenue between $1M and $20 million ($8,500)

  • Total revenue greater than $20 million ($15,000)

Affiliate Members:  Academia, government entities, non-profit organizations, media, and other entities serving in the public interest.  ($2,500)

Sponsors: The Foundation offers sponsorship packages for vendors and other organizations that are seeking expanded visibility for their products, services, and contributions.  Sponsorship packages are customized to the needs of the organization and include visibility, webinar opportunities, enhanced listings and leadership roles for working groups