Independent Sector (Firm)

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Independent Sector (IS) was founded in 1980 as a coalition of corporate, foundation and voluntary organizations for the purpose of encouraging charitable giving, volunteering and nonprofit activities in the United States. Its mission is to promote, strengthen, and advance the nonprofit and philanthropic community to foster private initiative for the public good. By 2004, the organization maintained a membership of approximately 500 of the nation's leading nonprofit agencies and funders of nonprofit work.

From the description of Records, 1971-1996. (Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis). WorldCat record id: 30575004

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creatorOf Independent Sector (Firm). Records, 1971-1996. Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis, IUPUI
creatorOf Independent Sector (Firm). [Annual reports], 1980- Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis, IUPUI
referencedIn Pew Charitable Trusts. Office of the Executive Director. Records of Fred H. Billups, Jr. and the special assistant to the executive director, 1975-1993. Hagley Museum & Library
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associatedWith Gardner, John William, 1912- person
associatedWith O'Connell, Brian, 1930- person
associatedWith Pew Charitable Trusts. Office of the Executive Director. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Subject
Charity laws and legislation
Endowments
Charities
Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations
Nonprofit organizations
Voluntarism
Endowments--Statistics
Lobbying
Associations, institutions, etc
Endowments--Finance
Income tax
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Corporate Body

Active 1980

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