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Alliance Française de Buffalo 

Join the French-speaking community in the heart of Buffalo!

We invite you to become a member of Buffalo's vibrant French-speaking community. Founded in 1903, the Alliance Française de Buffalo is among the city's first and most active centers for language training and cultural events. Whether you wish to improve your language skills, follow workshops in cooking and wine tasting, watch award-winning films, browse our library or access Culturethèque - it's all available to you.

By becoming a member of the Alliance Française de Buffalo, you join a group of people who enjoy speaking French, learning French, or discovering French culture. Plus, you have the personal satisfaction of knowing that you are supporting an organization that has been promoting cultural exchange in Buffalo for over 115 years.

  • Receive Quoi de Neuf, the monthly digital newsletter bulletin that keeps you up to date on the upcoming Alliance Française activities, as well as French related activities in the region.

  • Have the ability to enroll in our French Conversation Classes without paying the registration fee

  • Attractive discounts on Alliance cultural programs including the French Play 

  • Be included in, and receive a copy of Alliance Française de Buffalo Directory

  • Be part of our social events: Groupes de Conversation, Club des Copains, or Cercle de Lecture

  • Receive an invitation to the Goûter de Noël

  • Join members at the Annual Meeting and new member welcome events

  • Full, free browsing privileges at the AFB library/mediathèque

  • Participation in Cercle de lecture.

  • Unlimited access to Culturethèque, an online treasure trove of French language gems: award winning literature, music, documentaries, crime novels - even the major newspapers and magazines! 24/7 from the comfort of your home.


Individual: $40.00/yr

One-year membership for a single individual. In addition to exposure to French culture and language, you will meet people and can build personal and professional relationships

Family: $50.00/yr
Membership for the entire family. Don't be the only one -- Connect your spouse and kids with French culture through courses at Alliance Française. 

Full-Time Student: $20.00/yr*

Full-time student membership for students currently enrolled in a high school or college/university program with 12 or more hours. 

French Teacher: $25.00/yr*

For educators currently teaching French courses in high schools or colleges/universities. We discount memberships for French teachers since they have the same mission! 

Supporting Membership: $85.00/yr
Our Supporting Membership is for those individuals or families who would like to make an extra donation beyond their standard individual or family membership.

Corporate Membership: $125.00/yr

Our Corporate Members receive:

  • A link to your website in each of the AF e-bulletin

  • Your company's logo with a link to your website on the AF website

    The Alliance Française de Buffalo offers a rich cultural programming and regular social events, supports the students of French in WNY schools, and offers French language classes.

    Membership is valid for one year.

    *Proof of eligibility is required

    Please carry your membership card in order to benefit from special member offers.

    The educational and cultural mission of the organization can not be accomplished without the commitment of volunteers, fundraising programs and financial support. Volunteers and members of the Board of Directors,  offer their time and talents to bring many programs to success.