Independent Sector provides an unparalleled gathering place for the nonprofit community. We connect staff from charities, foundations, and corporate giving programs so they can exchange ideas, collaborate, and take action on issues of common concern.
Annual Conference attendees report that one of the most exciting parts of the conference is the opportunity it provides for working with colleagues from America's most energized nonprofits, foundations, and corporate philanthropy programs.
The IS Annual Conference is the premier opportunity for people from across the nonprofit and philanthropic community to come together and examine pressing issues facing our organizations and the communities we serve.
Join nonprofit and foundation leaders from across the country as they challenge our current thinking and explore creative solutions that will make the nonprofit community even more effective.
The Annual Conference presents many opportunities for one-on-one contact with key leaders from the nonprofit community.
Be a part of the new Innovations Pavilion
The IS Annual Conference gives your organization an opportunity to
Present your products and services in front of more than 1,200 leaders, representing more than 600 organizations.
Broaden your contacts with the philanthropic community.
Establish and strengthen relationships with the charitable sector.
Increase your awareness of challenges facing the nonprofit community today and how you can meet those needs.
Discuss your organization’s services face-to-face with leaders from the most energized charities, foundations, and corporate philanthropy programs.
Independent Sector serves as the premier meeting ground for the leaders of America's charitable and philanthropic sector. Since our founding in 1980, we have sponsored ground-breaking research, fought for public policies that support a dynamic, independent sector, and created unparalleled resources so staff, boards, and volunteers can improve their organizations and better serve their communities.