Grantee Profile

Independent Sector

Grants to Independent Sector

  • $375,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Duration 3 years)

    None

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Independent Sector is a nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization of foundations, corporate giving programs, and nonprofit organizations established in 1980 to lead, strengthen and mobilize the nonprofit community. This three-year grant will provide support for Independent Sector's general operations. With its full-time staff of 42, Independent Sector carries out programs and activities nationwide designed to encourage philanthropy, volunteering, nonprofit initiatives, and citizen action.

  • $100,000Active Strategy

    2011 (Inactive Grant)

    None

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — In support of the annual conference.

  • $450,000Active Strategy

    2009 (Inactive Grant)

    None

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — In support of general operations (over three years).

  • $100,000Active Strategy

    2008 (Inactive Grant)

    None

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — To advance good governance and ethical practices within the nonprofit sector (over two years).

  • $500,000Active Strategy

    2005 (Inactive Grant)

    None

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — In support of general operations (over three years).

  • $100,000Active Strategy

    2004 (Inactive Grant)

    None

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — In support of the costs of convening the National Panel on the Nonprofit Sector.

  • $50,000Active Strategy

    2004 (Inactive Grant)

    None

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — In support of the 2004 Annual Conference in Chicago.

  • $100,000Active Strategy

    2003 (Inactive Grant)

    None

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — In support of general operations (over two years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Independent Sector $1,775,000 between 2003 and 2014.

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