Independent Sector’s business associate members are a valued part of our membership because of the services they provide to the charitable community. Our business associate members include for-profit companies – such as law firms, B Corporations, consulting firms, and independent consultants working with the nonprofit sector or philanthropic community. Through IS membership, business associates benefit from our expertise on developments and policies affecting the sector, and establish greater visibility and connection with other Independent Sector members Business associates also demonstrate their commitment to the charitable sector through their membership.
During 2023, we welcomed the following business associate members as new or returning members to Independent Sector:
Deeplocal, Pittsburgh, PA – a marketing-derived creative process mashed up with an engineering-led approach to tell stories that are rooted in behavior, culture, and brand.
Perlman & Perlman, New York, NY – a certified B Corp that works nationally to provide legal advice to the charitable sector. Their practice has expanded from traditional nonprofit legal work to areas of the law such as social enterprise, corporate philanthropy, nonprofit/for-profit collaborations, and technology-driven fundraising and social impact platforms.
SKS Consulting, Oakland, CA – provides services to nonprofits and the public sector, including strategic planning, organizational assessment, board development, fundraising support, and more.
UrbanKind Institute, Pittsburgh, PA – a “think-and-do” tank rooted in a commitment to equity and social justice, UrbanKind bridges the gap between community experiences and public policy and academic research, bringing different people and ideas together.
We-Collab, Houston, TX – an equity strategy consulting firm that creates tangible and transformative solutions for philanthropies, national advocacy and member-based organizations, and other mission aligned entities that are aiming to shift outcomes for communities of color.