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
826 National San Francisco, CA
Academy for Urban School Leadership Chicago, IL
ACCESS Dearborn, MI
AB Charities West Somerville, MA
Air Force Association Arlington, VA
Alliance for Strong Families and Communities Milwaukee, WI
All Star Code New York, NY
ALSAC, Inc./St. Jude’s Research Hospital Memphis, TN
Alzheimer’s Association Chicago, IL
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 Museum of Ceramic Art (AMOCA) Pomona, CA
American Red Cross Washington, DC
Americans for Indian Opportunity Albuquerque, NM
Americans for the Arts Washington, DC
America’s Promise Alliance Washington, DC
America’s VetDogs Smithtown, NY
A Place Called Home Los Angeles, CA
The Appellate Project Washington, DC
Ashoka Arlington, VA
APIA Scholars 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
The Association of Junior Leagues International, Inc. New York, NY
The Association of Advanced Rabbinical & Talmudic Schools  New York, NY
BAVC Media San Francisco, CA
BBB Wise Giving Alliance Arlington, VA
BellXcel Westwood, MA
Better Youth Los Angeles, CA
Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Tampa, FL
Billings Leadership Foundation: Friendship House Billings MT
Black Girls Code Oakland, CA
BluePath Service Dogs Hopewell Junction, NY
BoardSource Washington, DC
Boys & Girls Clubs of America Atlanta, GA
The Bridgespan Group Boston, MA
Breakthrough Collaborative Oakland, CA
Businesses United in Investing Redwood City, CA
California Association of Nonprofits Capitola, CA
Camelback Ventures New Orleans, LA
Camp Fire Kansas City, MO
Camp Southern Ground Fayetteville, GA
Cancer Care, Inc New York, NY
Candid San Francisco, CA; Washington, DC; New York, NY
Canopy Children’s Solutions Jackson, MS
Capital Partners for Education Washington, DC
Caravanserai Project Palm Springs, CA
CareerVillage.org Palo Alto, CA
CASE Washington, DC
Catalyst Leadership Foundation, New Delhi, India
Catholic Charities USA Alexandria, VA
Center City PCS  Washington, DC
Center for Creative Leadership Greensboro, NC
The Center for Effective Philanthropy Cambridge, MA
Center for Media Change Oakland, CA
Center for Transforming Mission Dominican Republic Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Center for Transforming Mission Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya
Champions in Service of San Fernando Valley and Greater LA, Leadership Foundation of Los Angeles, Pacoima, CA
Charity Navigator Glen Rock, NJ
Charleston Leadership Foundation, Charleston, SC
Children’s Aid New York, NY
Child Trends, Bethesda, MD
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) Washington, DC
Connect Detroit Detroit, MI
City Year, Inc. Boston, MA
Coalición Legal para PR – Legal Coalition for PR San Juan, PR
Code Nation New York, NY
Code the Dream Durham, NC
Collective Liberty Washington, DC
College Forward Austin, TX
College Possible Saint Paul, MN
Colorado Nonprofit Association Denver, CO
The Center for Community Transformation, Leadership Foundation of Fresno, Fresno, CA
Commit2Dallas Dallas, TX
The Communications Network, Inc. Washington, DC
Communities In Schools Arlington, VA
Communities in Schools of Mid America, Inc. Lawrence, KS
Community Action Partnership Washington, DC
Community Partners Los Angeles, CA
Community Resource Center Denver, CO
Congregación León de Judá, Leadership Foundation of Boston, Boston, MA
The Corps Network Washington, DC
Council of Chief State School Officers Washington, DC
Council of Michigan Foundations Grand Haven, MI
Council on Foundations Washington, DC
Cristo Rey Dallas High School Dallas, TX
Dallas Afterschool Dallas, TX
Dallas Leadership Foundation, Dallas, TX
Dallas Zoological Society Dallas, TX
Dance Institute of Washington Washington, DC
Dance/USA Washington, DC
Detroit Zoological Society Royal Oak, MI
Dion’s Chicago Dream Chicago, IL
Distributive Education Clubs of America Reston, VA
Donors Choose New York, NY
Encore.org San Francisco, CA
Fair Chance Washington, DC
Family Gateway Dallas, TX
FFWD San Francisco, CA
The First Coast Leadership Foundation, Jacksonville, FL
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
Forefront Chicago, IL
Friends of the Children Portland, OR
FUSE Corps San Francisco, CA
Games for Change New York, NY
Genesys Works Houston, TX
George W. Bush Foundation Dallas, TX
Ghetto Film School Bronx, NY
GiftstoGive Achushnet, MA
Girl Scouts of the USA New York, NY
Girls Incorporated New York, NY
Girls on the Run NYC Brooklyn, NY
Girls Who Code New York, NY
Global Press Washington, DC
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
GR Center for Community Transformation, Leadership Foundation of Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids, MI
GreenLight Fund Boston, MA
Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind, Inc Smithtown, NY
Guitars Over Guns Miami, FL
Habitat for Humanity International Americus, GA
HandKind Company Chicago, IL
Haiti Leadership Foundation, Mirebalais, Haiti
Hawaii Alliance of Nonprofit Organizations Honolulu, HI
The Henry Ford Dearborn, MI
Humanity First, USA Baltimore, MD
Human Rights for Kids, Washington, DC
ICouldBe.org New York, NY
Idaho Nonprofit Center Boise, ID
Imagine Canada Toronto, ON
Impact City Dallas, TX
Indian Ministries, Leadership Foundation for First Nations People, Cleveland, TN
Inspiring Minds Warren, OH
Inspiring Service Cincinnati, OH
INROADS Saint Louis, MO
Institute for Economic Empowerment of Women (IEEW) Oklahoma City, OK
Institute for Nonprofit Practice Boston, MA
InterAction Washington, DC
Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC) Chicago, IL
International Primate Protection League Summerville, SC
Jackson Leadership Foundation, Jackson, MS
The Japan Association of Charitable Organizations Tokyo, Japan
JA Worldwide Boston, MA
JDRF New York, NY
Jobs for America’s Graduates Alexandria, VA
Juma Ventures San Francisco, CA
Junior Achievement of Georgia Atlanta, GA
Junior Achievement USA Colorado Springs, CO
Justice Journey Alliance, Leadership Foundation of Chicago, Chicago, IL
KaBOOM! Inc. Washington, DC
Knoxville Leadership Foundation, Knoxville, TN
Lane Leadership Foundation, Eugene, OR
LA Promise Fund Los Angeles, CA
Leadership 18 Alexandria, VA
Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics Los Angeles, CA
Leadership Foundations Tacoma, WA
League of American Orchestras New York, NY
League of California Community Foundations Sonora, CA
League of Women Voters of the United States Washington, DC
Learn Fresh Education Co Denver, CO
Lexington Leadership Foundation, Lexington, KY
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts New York, NY
Literacy Lab Oakland, CA
Love Beyond Walls College Park, GA
LULAC Institute, Inc. Washington, DC
Lutheran Services in America, Inc. Washington, DC
MacPhail Center for Music Minneapolis, MN
ManifestWorks Santa Monica, CA
March of Dimes Foundation Arlington, VA
Maryland Nonprofits Baltimore, MD
Memphis Leadership Foundation, Memphis, TN
Metro Atlanta Leadership Foundation, Atlanta, GA
Miami Valley Leadership Foundation, Dayton, OH
Michigan Nonprofit Association Lansing, MI
Military Child Education Coalition Harker Heights, TX
MindRight Inc. Newark, NJ
Minnesota Council of Nonprofits Saint Paul, MN
Mississippi Alliance of Nonprofits and Philanthropy Jackson, MS
Momentum Nonprofit Partners Memphis, TN
Mouse Inc. New York, NY
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 Center for Family Philanthropy Washington, DC
National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy Washington, DC
National Geographic Society Washington, DC
National Health Council Washington, DC
National Indian Child Welfare Association Portland, OR
National Multiple Sclerosis Society Washington, DC
National Philanthropic Trust Jenkintown, PA
National Urban Indian Family Coalition (NUIFC) Seattle, WA
National Urban League New York, NY
Native American Rights Fund Boulder, CO
Native Americans in Philanthropy Los Angeles, CA
Native Ways Federation Saint Paul, MN
The Nature Conservancy Arlington, VA
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) New York, NY
New Profit Boston, MA
New Vision, Leadership Foundation of Philippi, Phillippi, WV
Next Chapter Ministries, Leadership Foundation of Rochester, Rochester, MN
Nonprofit Association of Oregon Portland, OR
Nonprofit Center of Northeast Florida Jacksonville, FL
The Nonprofit Council San Antonio, TX
Nonprofit Leadership Alliance Kansas City, MO
NorthEast Ohio Leadership Foundation Cleveland, OH
North Texas Food Bank Dallas, TX
NPower Brooklyn, NY
Nurses for Sexual Reproductive Health Saint Paul, MN
NY Funders Alliance Syracuse, NY
Oasis Institute Saint Louis, MO
Ohio Association of Nonprofit Organizations Columbus, OH
One by One Leadership Foundation, Immokalee, FL
One Hope United Chicago, IL
OneStar Foundation Austin, TX
Out Teach Washington, DC
Parkview Legacy Foundation Riverside, CA
Performing Arts Alliance Washington, DC
Per Scholas Bronx, NY
The Pew Charitable Trusts Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia Bar Foundation Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia Leadership Foundation Philadelphia, PA
Philanthropy for Active Civic Engagement Washington, DC
Philanthropy WV Morgantown, WV
Philanthropy Southwest Dallas, TX
Pillars of Promise, Leadership Foundation of Georgetown, Georgetown, KY
Pittsburgh Leadership Foundation, Pittsburgh, PA
Playworks Education Energized Oakland, CA
Poder Latinx Washington, DC
The Policy Academies Washington, DC
PolicyLink Oakland, CA
Portland Leadership Foundation Portland, OR
Program on Philanthropy and Social Innovation (PSI) – The Aspen Institute Washington, DC
ProInspire Washington, DC
Project GRAD Houston, TX
Prosperity Now Washington, DC
Proyecto Pastoral Los Angeles, CA
Raheem Oakland, CA
Reality Changers San Diego, CA
Reel Stories Teen Filmmaking Inc Brooklyn, NY
ReFrame Association Jonesborough, TN
Religions for Peace USA New York, NY
Research-Aid Networks Chicago, IL
Roadtrip Nation Costa Mesa, CA
The Root Cellar, Leadership Foundation of Lewiston, Lewiston, ME
Running Strong for American Indian Youth Alexandria, VA
RSVP Volunteers in Service Greeley, CO
Salem Leadership Foundation Salem, OR
Savannah Leadership Foundation Savannah, GA
The Salvation Army National Headquarters Alexandria, VA
Scratch Foundation Boston, MA
SER Jobs for Progress National Inc. Irving, TX
Service Year Alliance Washington, DC
SETDA Glen Burnie, MD
Share Our Strength Washington, DC
Sidekick Education Madison, WI
Smart Development Inc Cleveland, OH
Sojourners Washington, DC
Southeastern Council of Foundations Atlanta, GA
Southern California Grantmakers Los Angeles, CA
Sphinx Organization Detroit, MI
State Fair of Texas Dallas, TX
St. Bernard Project Chalmette, LA
Stockton Leadership Foundation Stockton, CA
Summer Search San Francisco, CA
TalkingPoints San Francisco, CA
Teach for America New York, NY
Team WeThrive New York, NY
Telecom Pioneers Greenwood Village, CO
Thrive Collective, Leadership Foundation of New York New York, NY
TIAA Institute New York, NY
Timecounts Toronto, ON
Tipping Point Community San Francisco CA
Towers of Hope, Leadership Foundation of Bloemfontein, Bloemfontein, South Africa
Transform Scott County, Leadership Foundation of Georgetown, Georgetown, KY
The Trevor Project West Hollywood, CA
Tribal Adaptive Durango, CO
Tribal Youth Resource Center West Hollywood, CA
TruEvolution Riverside, CA
Trust for America’s Health Washington, DC
Truth Initiative Washington, DC
Tshwane Leadership Foundation, Pretoria, South Africa
uAspire Boston, MA
U.S. Dream Academy Silver Spring, MD
U.S.-Japan Council Washington, DC
UNCF Washington, DC
Unfinished New York, NY
UnidosUS Washington, DC
United Philanthropy Forum Washington, DC
United States Fund for UNICEF New York, NY
United Way of Anchorage Anchorage, AK
United Way of Greater Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN
United Way of Greenville County Greenville, SC
United Way of Texas Austin, TX
United Way of the Piedmont Spartanburg, SC
United Way Worldwide Alexandria, VA
Upbring Austin, TX
Upwardly Global San Francisco, CA
Urban Alliance Foundation Washington, DC
Urban Arts Partnership New York, NY
Urban Institute Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy Washington, DC
Urban Teacher Center Baltimore, MD
Urban Ventures, Leadership Foundation of Minneapolis, Minneapolis, MN
Veritas Social Empowerment Inc., Leadership Foundation of Manila, Manila, Philippines
Veterans in Media and Entertainment Los Angeles, CA
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
Wilmington Area Leadership Foundation Wilmington, 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
The Y of Central Maryland Baltimore, MD
Young Invincibles Washington, DC
The Young Latino Network Cleveland, OH
Young Storytellers Foundation Los Angeles, CA
Yuvalok Leadership Foundation, Bangalore, India
YWCA Greater Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA
YWCA National Capital Area Washington, DC
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 Annie E. Casey Foundation Baltimore, MD
Barr Foundation Boston, MA
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Seattle, WA
Boone Family Foundation Dallas, TX
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
Casey Family Programs Seattle, WA
Cedarmere Foundation Seattle, WA
Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Philanthropies Tulsa, OK
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
College Futures Foundation San Francisco, CA
The Colorado Health Foundation Denver, CO
The Columbus Foundation Columbus, OH
Communities Foundation of Texas Dallas, TX
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
Einhorn Collaborative New York, NY
El Pomar Foundation Colorado Springs, CO
Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Kansas City, MO
The Fetzer Institute, Inc. Kalamazoo, MI
The Ford Foundation New York, NY
Foundation for a Healthy St. Petersburg St. Petersburg, FL
Foundation for the Mid South Jackson, MS
The George Gund Foundation Cleveland, OH
The Greater Sum Foundation Jacksonville, FL
Harold K.L. Castle Foundation Kailua, HI
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 Oklahoma City, OK
The Kresge Foundation Troy, MI
The Libra Foundation San Francisco, CA
Lilly Endowment, Inc. Indianapolis, IN
Lloyd A. Fry Foundation Chicago, IL
Longbrake Family Foundation Seattle ,WA
Lumina Foundation Indianapolis, IN
Lyda Hill Foundation Dallas, TX
Marguerite Casey Foundation Seattle, WA
Marin Community Foundation Novato, CA
Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation Southfield, MI
McGregor Fund Detroit, MI
Morino Institute Rocky River, OH
Ms. Foundation for Women Brooklyn, NY
NAMM Foundation Carlsbad, CA
New York Community Trust, The New York, NY
Northwest Area Foundation Saint Paul, MN
Open Society Foundations New York, NY
Otto Bremer Trust Saint Paul, MN
Peter G. Peterson Foundation New York, NY
The Philadelphia Foundation Philadelphia, PA
Raikes Foundation Seattle, WA
Rainwater Foundation Fort Worth, TX
Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation Grosse Pointe Farms, MI
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Princeton, NJ
Rockefeller Brothers Fund New York, NY
Rockefeller Foundation New York, NY
Sall Family Foundation Cary, NC
San Francisco Foundation San Francisco, CA
Seattle Foundation Seattle, WA
The Sierra Club Foundation Oakland, CA
Skillman Foundation Detroit, MI
Skoll Foundation Palo Alto, CA
Slingshot Development Fund Seattle, WA
The Spencer Foundation Chicago, IL
Surdna Foundation, Inc. New York, NY
W.K. Kellogg Foundation East 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 Randolph Hearst Foundations New York, NY

Corporate Philanthropy

Amazon CSR Seattle, WA
American Express Foundation
New York, NY
AT&T Foundation Dallas, TX
Bank of America Charitable Foundation Boston, MA
Blackbaud, Inc. Charleston, SC
KPMG Foundation Montvale, NJ
PayPal Inc. Washington, DC
Walmart Bentonville, AR

For-Profit Business Associates

501(c) Services San Jose, CA
Accenture Arlington, VA
AllHere Education Boston, MA
Bank of America New York, NY
Boddle Learning Kansas City, MO
Brighter Strategies Falls Church, VA
Burnam | Gray San Antonio, TX
Cognitive ToyBox Brooklyn, NY
Community Wealth Partners Washington, DC
Deloitte LLP Los Angeles, CA
Dudas Law Richmond, IN
Elevate Washington, DC
Emily Davis Consulting, Denver, CO
General Assembly Space New York, NY
Interim Executive Solutions, Needham, MA
La Piana Consulting Moorpark, CA
McCormick Group Lexington, MA
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP Washington DC
NEO Law Group San Francisco, CA
Nonprofit HR Washington, DC
Nonprofit Lifecycles Institute Phoenix, AZ
Persistent Productions Rockport, MA
Plenty Michigan City, IN
Reinvigorating the Conversation Minneapolis-St Paul Area, MN
Spectrum Nonprofit Services, LLC Milwaukee, WI
Springboard Partners Washington, DC
Strategic Community Partners Detroit, MI
Strategy Arts West Chester, PA
TCC Group New York, NY
Transition Leadership International Washington, DC
Ubuntu Leadership Institute Bartlett, TN
Weird Enough Productions Washington, DC