Become a Member

Since 1922, The Junior League of Nashville has welcomed new members, transfers from other Leagues and reinstatements. We are an organization of strong, diverse women committed to building a better Nashville. We look forward to getting to know you at our upcoming new member information sessions.

New Member Info Sessions

Prospective members must attend a New Member Info Session, before submitting an application. Please check back in the spring of 2024 for New Member Info Session meeting dates.

Member Eligibility

The League welcomes all women who value our mission, and we are committed to inclusive environments of diverse individuals, organizations, and communities. Prospective members must be at least 21 years of age and live in Middle Tennessee.


Junior League members obtain invaluable skills and experiences that empower them to punch above their weight as leaders in our local community and beyond. Here are a few of the areas in which members acquire skills or knowledge:

  • Leadership
  • Organizational development
  • Community needs assessment
  • Mentoring
  • Advocacy
  • Communications
  • Fund development
  • Strategic planning
  • Negotiation
  • Consensus-building
  • Networking


Each year, the Junior League of Nashville trains a class of first-year members (Provisional members) to be effective volunteers and leaders in our community. Provisional members complete a comprehensive training series that allows them to learn about our League structure and community programs. This includes the following:

  • Provisional Retreat
  • General Membership Meetings (2)
  • Trainings (2)
  • Provisional Meetings (4)
  • JLN Leadership Meetings (Board Meeting or Joint Council Meeting) (1)
  • Members in Motion (1)
  • Provisional Graduation

Provisional member dues are $325 (includes $100 training fee). A variety of payment plans are available. After your Provisional year, member dues are $225 annually. Provisional Members are encouraged to attend additional social and membership experience events.


For application details or additional info, please email the JLN Admissions Committee.


We look forward to welcoming you to the Junior League of Nashville! Please contact your current League to request a transfer. Once your transfer has been initiated by your current League, we will be in touch with you. If you have any questions, please email


Complete the Reinstatement Form, and we will be in touch to reinstate your Junior League of Nashville membership.

For additional information, please email the JLN Admissions Committee.