About Us

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Independent Sector is the only national membership organization that brings together the charitable community—a diverse set of nonprofits, foundations, and corporations—to advance the common good. The charitable sector provides millions of people with powerful, independent, and voluntary methods for addressing the issues and expressing the values most important to them.

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Our Members

From the biggest foundations to local charities, with staffs from 35,000 to 2, our membership consists of nonprofits, foundations, and corporations engaged in every kind of charitable endeavor.

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Our Vision and Strategy

IS advocates for public policies that impact the charitable sector, builds knowledge on behalf of the sector, and connects the hard-working organizations and leaders within the sector.

Our Leadership

We envision a world of engaged individuals, robust institutions, and vibrant communities working together to improve lives and the natural world, and strengthen democratic societies.

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Carolyn Mollen

Chief Financial Officer

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Dan Cardinali

President and CEO

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Jeffrey Moore

Chief Strategy Officer

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Victor Reinoso

Chief Operating Officer

Our Board

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Jeffrey L. Bradach

Chair

Co-Founder and Managing Partner

The Bridgespan Group

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Fred Blackwell

Vice Chair

CEO

The San Francisco Foundation

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Sonya Campion

Secretary

President

Campion Advocacy Fund

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Jennifer Reedy

Treasurer

President

Bush Foundation

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Sarah Kastelic 

At-Large
Executive Director
National Indian Child Welfare Association

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