Our Members

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From the biggest foundations to local charities, with staffs of 35,000 or 2, the Independent Sector network brings together nonprofits, foundations, and corporate allies engaged in every kind of charitable endeavor. Our community is as diverse as the world we seek to improve.

Our member organizations work across a very wide spectrum of missions, including:


Animal-related Issues
Arts, Culture & Humanities
Civil Rights, Social Action &
Community Improvement &
Capacity Building
Crime & Legal-Related Issues
Disaster Preparedness & Relief
Food, Agriculture & Nutrition
Health Care
Housing & Shelter
Human Services
International, Foreign Affairs &
National Security

Medical Research
Mental Health & Crisis
Mutual & Membership Benefit
Philanthropy, Voluntarism &
Public & Societal Benefit
Public Safety
Recreation & Sports
Science & Technology
Social Science
Voluntary Health Associations &
Medical Disciplines
Youth Development



2020 Mom Los Angeles, CA
92Y New York, NY
ACCESS Dearborn, MI
AchieveMission Englewood, CO
African Economic Development Solutions & Little Africa St. Paul, MN
After-School All-Stars Los Angeles, CA
Allegany Franciscan Ministries, Inc. Palm Harbor, FL
Alliance for Strong Families and Communities Milwaukee, WI
ALSAC, Inc./St. Jude’s Research Hospital Memphis, TN
America’s Promise Alliance Washington, DC
American Alliance of Museums Arlington, VA
American Cancer Society Atlanta, GA
American Council of the Blind Alexandria, VA
American Heart Association Dallas, TX
American Indian College Fund Denver, CO
American Indian Science and Engineering Society Albuquerque, NM
American Red Cross Washington, DC
Americans for Indian Opportunity Albuquerque, NM
Americans for the Arts Washington, DC
AmfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research New York, NY
The Arc of Massachusetts Waltham, MA
The Arc of the United States Washington, DC
Asian Americans Advancing Justice Washington, DC
Association for Healthcare Philanthropy Falls Church, VA
Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations & Voluntary Action Indianapolis, IN
Association of American Medical Colleges Washington, DC
Association of Art Museum Directors New York, NY
Association of Children’s Museums Arlington, VA
Association of Direct Response Fundraising Counsel Washington, DC
The Association of Junior Leagues International, Inc. New York, NY
The Association of Advanced Rabbinical & Talmudic Schools  New York, NY
Atlas Corps Washington, DC
BBB Wise Giving Alliance Arlington, VA
Benefits Data Trust Philadelphia, PA
BoardSource Washington, DC
Boy Scouts of America Irving, TX
Boys & Girls Clubs of America Atlanta, GA
Calgary Chamber of Voluntary Organizations Calgary, AB
California Association of Nonprofits Capitola, CA
Camp Fire Kansas City, MO
The Campus Kitchens Project Washington, DC
Cancer Care, Inc New York, NY
Capital Partners for Education Washington, DC
Caravanserai Project Washington, DC
CASE Washington, DC
Catholic Charities USA Alexandria, VA
Center for Creative Leadership Greensboro, NC
The Center for Effective Philanthropy Cambridge, MA
Center for New Leadership, Marlboro College Marlboro, VT
Charity Navigator Glen Rock, NJ
The Children’s Movement of Florida Miami, FL
The Children’s Trust Miami, FL
City Connect Detroit Detroit, MI
City Year, Inc. Boston, MA
Colorado Nonprofit Association Denver, CO
Common Cause Washington, DC
The Communications Network, Inc. Washington, DC
Communities In Schools Arlington, VA
Communities in Schools of Mid America, Inc. Lawrence, KS
Communities In Schools of Pennsylvania Harrisburg, PA
Community Action Partnership Washington, DC
Community Partners Los Angeles, CA
Community Resource Center Denver, CO
Conflict Resolution Services Traverse City, MI
Council of Michigan Foundations Grand Haven, MI
Council on Foundations Arlington, VA
Dance/USA Washington, DC
Detroit Zoological Society Royal Oak, MI
Detroiters Working for Environmental Justice Detroit, MI
Disaster Accountability Project Rockville, MD
Downtown Women’s Center Los Angeles, CA
Echoing Green New York, NY
Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy New York, NY
Encore.org San Francisco, CA
Fair Chance Washington, DC
First Nations Development Institute Longmont, CO
First Peoples Fund, Rapid City, SD
Florida Association of Nonprofit Organizations Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Florida Nonprofit Alliance Jacksonville, FL
Florida Philanthropic Network Tampa, FL
The Forbes Funds, Pittsburgh, PA
Forefront Chicago, IL
FSG Inc. Washington, DC
FUSE Corps San Francisco, CA
Gateway Center for Giving Saint Louis, MO
Girl Scouts of the USA New York, NY
Girls Incorporated New York, NY
Girls On The Run International Charlotte, NC
Global Impact Alexandria, VA
GOOD+ Foundation New York, NY
Goodwill Industries International, Inc. Rockville, MD
Goodwill Industries of South Florida Miami, FL
Grant Professionals Association Overland Park, KS
Grantmakers Council of Rhode Island Providence, RI
Grantmakers for Effective Organizations Washington, DC
Greater Twin Cities United Way Minneapolis, MN
GreenLight Fund Boston, MA
GuideStar USA, Inc. Williamsburg, VA
HandKind Company Chicago, IL
The Harwood Institute Bethesda, MD
Hawaii Alliance of Nonprofit Organizations Honolulu, HI
The Henry Ford Dearborn, MI
Higher Achievement Washington, DC
Humanity First, USA Baltimore, MD
Humentum Washington, DC
Hyde Park Art Center Chicago, IL
ICA Fund Good Jobs Oakland, CA
Idaho Nonprofit Center Boise, ID
Imagine Canada Toronto, ON
Institute for Nonprofit Practice Needham, MA
InterAction Washington, DC
International Primate Protection League Summerville, SC
The Japan Association of Charitable Organizations Tokyo, Japan
Jefferson Center St. Paul, MN
Jobs for America’s Graduates Alexandria, VA
Jobs for the Future Boston, MA
KaBOOM! Inc. Washington, DC
Kidney Cancer Association Chicago, IL
Kids’ Food Basket Grand Rapids, MI
Lakota Children’s Enrichment, Inc. Scarsdale, NY
Leadership 18 Alexandria, VA
Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics Los Angeles, CA
League of American Orchestras New York, NY
League of Women Voters of the United States Washington, DC
Living Cities, Inc. New York, NY
Lobbyists 4 Good Washington, DC
Lutheran Services in America, Inc. Washington, DC
March of Dimes Foundation White Plains, NY
Massachusetts Nonprofit Network Boston, MA
MCCJ Miami, FL
Medical Loan Closet of Wichita Wichita, KS
Mercy Housing Denver, CO
Michigan Nonprofit Association Lansing, MI
Minnesota Council of Nonprofits Saint Paul, MN
NASBA Center for the Public Trust Nashville, TN
National Academy Foundation New York, NY
National Association of Free & Charitable Clinics Alexandria, VA
National Audubon Society New York, NY
National Catholic Development Conference, Inc. Washington, DC
National Center for Family Philanthropy Washington, DC
National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy Washington, DC
National Conference on Citizenship Washington, DC
National Geographic Society Washington, DC
National Health Council Washington, DC
National Human Services Assembly Washington, DC
National Indian Child Welfare Association Portland, OR
National Multiple Sclerosis Society Washington, DC
National Philanthropic Trust Jenkintown, PA
National Urban Fellows, Inc. New York, NY
Native American Rights Fund Boulder, CO
Native Americans in Philanthropy Minneapolis, MN
Native Ways Federation Longmont, CO
The Nature Conservancy Arlington, VA
Nonprofit Association of Oregon Portland, OR
Nonprofit Association of Westchester Tarrytown, NY
Nonprofit Center of Northeast Florida Jacksonville, FL
The Nonprofit Council San Antonio, TX
Nonprofit Leadership Alliance Kansas City, MO
Nonprofit Management Center of the Permian Basin Midland, TX
Northern California Grantmakers San Francisco, CA
NY Funders Alliance Syracuse, NY
Ohio Association of Nonprofit Organizations Columbus, OH
OneStar Foundation Austin, TX
The Parkinson Council Bala Cynwyd, PA
PEAK Grantmaking Washington, DC
Performing Arts Alliance Washington, DC
The Pew Charitable Trusts Philadelphia, PA
Philanthropy for Active Civic Engagement Washington, DC
Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA
Philanthropy Ohio Columbus, OH
Philanthropy WV Morgantown, WV
PIE Org Chicago, IL
The Policy Academies Washington, DC
PolicyLink Oakland, CA
Program on Philanthropy and Social Innovation (PSI) – The Aspen Institute Washington, DC
ProInspire Arlington, VA
Prosperity Now Washington, DC
Public Health Management Services Corporation Philadelphia, PA
Public Interest Registry Reston, VA
Running Strong for American Indian Youth Alexandria, VA
Salish Kootenai College Foundation Pablo, MT
The Salvation Army National Headquarters Alexandria, VA
Say Yes to Education New York, NY
Seattle Goodwill Seattle, WA
Share Our Strength Washington, DC
Silicon Valley Education Foundation San Jose, CA
Southeastern Council of Foundations Atlanta, GA
Southern California Grantmakers Los Angeles, CA
Sphinx Organization Detroit, MI
Susan G. Komen Dallas, TX
Tampa Bay Healthcare Collaborative Dunedin, FL
Teen HYPE Detroit, MI
TIAA Institute New York, NY
Together SC Columbia, SC
Trust for America’s Health Washington, DC
Truth Initiative Washington, DC
U. S. Soccer Foundation Washington, DC
U.S.-Japan Council Washington, DC
UNCF Washington, DC
UnidosUS Washington, DC
United Charitable Tysons, VA
United Philanthropy Forum Washington, DC
United States Fund for UNICEF New York, NY
United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County Asheville, NC
United Way of Berks County Reading, PA
United Way of Genesee County Flint, MI
United Way of Greater Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH
United Way of Greater Cleveland Cleveland, OH
United Way of Greenville County Greenville, SC
United Way of Texas Austin, TX
United Way of the Piedmont Spartanburg, SC
United Way of York County York, PA
United Way Worldwide Alexandria, VA
Urban Institute Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy Washington, DC
The Viscardi Center Albertson, NY
VisionServe Alliance Saint Louis, MO
VolunteerMatch San Francisco, CA
Volunteers of America Alexandria, VA
Washington Nonprofits Olympia, WA
Weill Institute of Music – Carnegie Hall New York, NY
The Wellness Council for South Carolina Myrtle Beach, SC
Women’s Congressional Policy Institute Washington, DC
Wounded Warrior Project Inc. Jacksonville, FL
YMCA of Greater Charlotte Charlotte, NC
YMCA of Greater New York New York, NY
YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas Dallas, TX
YMCA of the USA Chicago, IL
YMCA Retirement Fund New York, NY
Young Invincibles Washington, DC
Young Nonprofit Professionals Network Portland, OR
YWCA Greater Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA
YWCA National Capital Area Washington, DC
YWCA of Seattle, King, Snohomish Seattle, WA
YWCA of the USA Washington, DC
YWCA San Francisco & Marin San Francisco, CA


AARP Foundation Washington, DC
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation New York, NY
The Annenberg Foundation Los Angeles, CA
The Annie E. Casey Foundation Baltimore, MD
Barr Foundation Boston, MA
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Seattle, WA
Bronx Community College Foundation Bronx, NY
Bush Foundation Saint Paul, MN
The California Endowment Los Angeles, CA
California Health Care Foundation Oakland, CA
The California Wellness Foundation Woodland Hills, CA
Campion Foundation Seattle, WA
Carnegie Corporation of New York New York, NY
The Case Foundation Washington, DC
Casey Family Programs Seattle, WA
Cedarmere Foundation Seattle, WA
Charles F. Kettering Foundation Dayton, OH
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation Flint, MI
The Chicago Community Trust Chicago, IL
Church Communities Foundation, Inc. Rifton, NY
The Cleveland Foundation Cleveland, OH
The Clinton Foundation New York, NY
College Futures Foundation San Francisco, CA
The Colorado Health Foundation Denver, CO
The Columbus Foundation Columbus, OH
The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta Atlanta, GA
Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan Detroit, MI
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation Los Altos, CA
Doris Duke Charitable Foundation New York, NY
Dyson Foundation Millbrook, NY
Edna McConnell Clark Foundation New York, NY
El Pomar Foundation Colorado Springs, CO
Empire Health Foundation Spokane, WA
Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Foundation Washington, DC
Evelyn & Walter Haas, Jr. Fund San Francisco, CA
Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Kansas City, MO
F. B. Heron Foundation New York, NY
The Fetzer Institute, Inc. Kalamazoo, MI
The Ford Foundation New York, NY
Foundation for a Healthy St. Petersburg St. Petersburg, FL
Foundation for the Carolinas Charlotte, NC
Foundation for the Mid South Jackson, MS
The George Gund Foundation Cleveland, OH
Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Palo Alto, CA
The Greater Sum Foundation Jacksonville, FL
Harold K.L. Castle Foundation Kailua, HI
Harry Singer Foundation Carmel-By-The-Sea, CA
Hawaii Community Foundation Honolulu, HI
Health Foundation for Western & Central New York Buffalo, NY
The Heinz Endowments Pittsburgh, PA
Houston Endowment, Inc. Houston, TX
Hudson-Webber Foundation Detroit, MI
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Chicago, IL
John S. and James L. Knight Foundation Miami, FL
The Joyce Foundation Chicago, IL
The Kerr Foundation, Inc. Oklahoma City, OK
Kosmos Associates Lenox, MA
The Kresge Foundation Troy, MI
Lilly Endowment, Inc. Indianapolis, IN
Lloyd A. Fry Foundation Chicago, IL
Lumina Foundation Indianapolis, IN
Marguerite Casey Foundation Seattle, WA
Marin Community Foundation Novato, CA
Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation Southfield, MI
McGregor Fund Detroit, MI
The Minneapolis Foundation Minneapolis, MN
Morino Institute Rocky River, OH
Ms. Foundation for Women Brooklyn, NY
NAMM Foundation Carlsbad, CA
National Endowment for Financial Education Denver, CO
New York Community Trust, The New York, NY
The Nord Family Foundation Amherst, OH
Northwest Area Foundation Saint Paul, MN
Open Society Foundations New York, NY
Otto Bremer Trust Saint Paul, MN
The Pablove Foundation Los Angeles, CA
People’s Liberty Cincinnati, OH
Peter G. Peterson Foundation New York, NY
The Philadelphia Foundation Philadelphia, PA
Raikes Foundation Seattle, WA
Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation Grosse Pointe Farms, MI
The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation Los Angeles, CA
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Princeton, NJ
Rockefeller Brothers Fund New York, NY
Rockefeller Foundation New York, NY
Sall Family Foundation Cary, NC
S.D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation San Francisco, CA
The San Francisco Foundation San Francisco, CA
The Score Foundation Herndon, VA
Seattle Foundation Seattle, WA
The Sierra Club Foundation Oakland, CA
Skillman Foundation Detroit, MI
Skoll Foundation Palo Alto, CA
The Spencer Foundation Chicago, IL
Stupski Foundation San Francisco, CA
Surdna Foundation, Inc. New York, NY
Tenacre Foundation Princeton, NJ
United Nations Foundation Washington, DC
W.K. Kellogg Foundation Battle Creek, MI
The Wallace Foundation New York, NY
The Walton Family Foundation Bentonville, AR
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation Menlo Park, CA
William Davidson Foundation Troy, MI
William Penn Foundation Philadelphia, PA
William Randolph Hearst Foundations New York, NY

Corporate Philanthropy

Amazon CSR Seattle, WA
American Express Foundation
New York, NY
ATT & Foundation Dallas, TX
Bank of America Charitable Foundation Boston, MA
Blackbaud, Inc. Charleston, SC
DuPont Wilmington, DE
Fidelity Foundation Salem, NH
IBM, Corporate Citizenship & Corporate Affairs Wayne, PA
KPMG Foundation Montvale, NJ
MetLife Foundation New York, NY
Newman’s Own Foundation Westport, CT
PayPal Inc. Washington, DC
PBS Foundation Arlington, VA
Target Foundation Minneapolis, MN
Walmart Foundation Bentonville, AR

For-Profit Business Associates

501(c) Services San Jose, CA
Accenture Federal Arlington, VA
Arabella Advisors Washington, DC
The Bridgespan Group Boston, MA
Community Wealth Partners Washington, DC
Danosky & Associates New Milford, CT
Deloitte LLP Los Angeles, CA
Emily Davis Consulting Boulder, CO
Flourish Talent Management Solutions, LLC Chevy Chase, MD
Inclusion Ventures San Francisco, CA
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP Washington DC
NEO Law Group San Francisco, CA
Northern Trust, Foundation & Institutional Advisory Washington, DC
Open Road Alliance Mountain View, CA
Quicken Loans Community Investment Fund Detroit, MI
Ropes & Gray LLPC Washington, DC
Spectrum Nonprofit Services, LLC Milwaukee, WI
Sterling Martin Associates Washington, DC
Strategy Arts West Chester, PA
TCC Group New York, NY
Transition Leadership International Washington, DC
U.S. Trust Corporation New York, NY