Journal of Family & Consumer Sciences (JFCS)

Advertising Insertion Form (PDF)

Published Quarterly: Winter (late February), Spring (late May), Summer (late August), Fall (late November)

  • Reach more than 4,000 readers, including subscribers, libraries, and AAFCS members
  • Leading journal in the field and a major benefit of AAFCS membership
  • Contemporary magazine-like format with appealing 4-color covers
  • Required or recommended reading by majority of university FCS programs!

Advertising Rates & Sizes

Exhibitors get 10% off these rates! Ad agencies qualify for 15% discount.

Covers 1x 2x 4x Size (w x h)
Back cover*  $2,890 2,690 2,420 7¾ x 10⅜
Inside cover*    $2,400 2,160 1,944 7¾ x 10⅜
Full page     $1,500 1,390 1,050 7¾ x 10⅜
2/3 page (v)     $1,300 1,200 1,100 4½ x 10
1/2 page (h)     $1,200 1,080 1,000 7½ x 4⅞
1/4 page     $690 625 570 3½ x 4⅞
PRIME POSITION—Page 1, Table of Contents
1/3 page (v)     $1,400 1,100 990 2⅜ x 10

*Four-color included in rates. Journal trim size is 8.25 x 10.875 (with text and graphics a minimum of ½" away from the edge) with bleeds extending a minimum of ¼" on all sides.

Artwork Specifications

Preferred format: PDF, and PDF/X-1a created with high resolution PostScript from the native application. Accepted file formats: TIFF, EPS 

Closing Dates for JFCS Issues

Contact Debra Bass for the closing dates.

Digital Advertising Options

Email Debra at or with questions.

Advertising Insertion Form (PDF)

Promotional Blast Email
Rate: $990 per email

You write the copy and we will send out your message to our full membership list (and recently lapsed members too!). The total count will be about 4,500. The email message must be approved by AAFCS in advance. We suggest no longer than 700 words, or about 5-7 paragraphs. We will provide stats about 10 days after the message is sent.

Fast FACS Email Update
Rate: $399 per issue, exclusive sponsorship

Fast FACS is a monthly or bi-monthly email update sent to over 6,000 member and nonmember subscribers. It includes more time-sensitive announcements and deadlines.

Publication: Once or twice a month
Deadline: First and third Monday of each month

  • Sponsor acknowledgment and link at top of email
  • 250-word announcement or banner ad

Banner Ad on the AAFCS Website

Grab a banner ad on our newly designed website for only $990 per month (discounts for multiple months). More than 20,000 home page views per month and a more prominent top of site location for your ad. Email for more information or simply use the Advertising Insertion Form to order your banner.