Independent Sector is the leading voice for America's nonprofit and philanthropic community.

Our nonprofit, nonpartisan coalition of charities, foundations, and corporate philanthropy programs, collectively represents tens of thousands of charitable groups in every state across the nation. Our members work in every segment of the nonprofit sector, advancing the common good and helping millions of people each day.

Because of the breadth of our work, IS can provide insight on a wide range of issues. Learn more about the scope of the nonprofit and philanthropic sector and its economic impact.

Media Contact:
Kristina Gawrgy Campbell
Director, Strategic Communications & PR
Phone: (202) 467-6144

Latest News

Independent Sector Recognizes Nonprofit Leaders During 2015 National Conference (10/29/15)

Independent Sector Members Elect New Directors at Annual Business Meeting; Shares Updated Vision, Purpose and Beliefs (10/28/15)

Independent Sector Releases Final Report on “Threads” Community Conversations at Opening of 2015 “Embark” Annual Conference (10/27/15)

Independent Sector Introduces 2015 American Express NGen Fellows (10/22/15)

Charitable Organizations Urge Immediate Congressional Action on Charitable Giving Incentives (10/21/15)

Independent Sector President and CEO Diana Aviv Testifies Before Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Tax-Exempt Political Activity (7/29/2015)

Immigrant Youth Movement Leader Julieta Garibay Receives 2015 American Express NGen Leadership Award

Independent Sector Thanks Diana Aviv, Wishes Her Well  (6/30/2015)

Forbes Funds Selected at Focus of 2014 American Express NGen Fellows Project (6/2/2015)

Independent Sector Honors National Service Leader Michael Brown with 2015 John W. Gardner Leadership Award (5/19/2015)

Independent Sector Cheers Bill Expanding IRA Giving Incentives (5/1/2015)

Independent Sector Announces Latest Figures for Value of Volunteer Time (4/14/2015)

Coalition of Charitable Allies Calls on Senate Leaders to Take Up America Gives More Act (3/23/2015)

Independent Sector Launches New Edition of Ethics Principles for Charitable Organizations (2/25/2015)

House Passes America Gives More Act of 2015 (2/12/2015)

Independent Sector and Charitable Allies Urge House to Pass America Gives More Act of 2015 (2/11/2015)

Independent Sector Welcomes Ways and Means Efforts to Make Charitable IRA Rollover Permanent (2/4/2015)

Independent Sector's Statement on the President's 2015 State of the Union Address (1/21/2015)

Independent Sector and charitable sector allies urge House leadership to pass H.R. 5806 to make important charitable giving incentives permanent (12/9/2014)

Ahead of possible House vote, Diana Aviv calls on White House to support giving (12/8/2014)

A joint letter to President Obama from Independent Sector, Land Trust Alliance, Feeding America, United Way, and Council on Foundations urging completion of a tax package including the America Gives More Act (12/2/2014)

Independent Sector and more than 1,000 partners urge Congress to pass the America Gives More Act (11/18/2014)

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Independent Sector in the News

Looking Failure in the Face: A blog post by Diana Aviv
March 17, 2015
| Skoll World Forum

Nonprofits Don't Need More Regulation
March 11, 2015
| The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Best Practices, Governance Principles Revised
February 25, 2015
| The NonProfit Times

Independent Sector Launches Listening Tour
February 20, 2015
| The NonProfit Times

America Gives More—Or Not?
February 19, 2015
| The Savannah (Ga.) Morning News

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