Back to top
Back to top

National Philanthropy-Serving Organizations

National Philanthropy-Serving Organizations (PSOs) have deep content knowledge in their specific areas of expertise, whether it is knowledge of a particular funding issue, population group or philanthropic practice. Like regional PSOs, these national groups also provide opportunities for grantmakers to network and learn and serve as a resource to the philanthropic community and public.

 


ABFE (Association of Black Foundation Executives)

To promote effective and responsive philanthropy in Black communities


ACCP (Association of Corporate Contributions Professionals)

We develop corporate leaders who leverage integrated philanthropy in support of business goals while creating positive social impact.

Africa Grantmakers' Affinity Group
Africa Grantmakers Affinity Group

We promote robust, effective, and responsive philanthropy benefiting African communities through catalyzing learning, networking, and strategic collaboration on issues and trends related to funding at all levels in Africa.

Animal Grantmakers

Animal Grantmakers is an affinity group of foundations and organizations making grants to benefit animals. This diverse group of philanthropists works locally, regionally, nationally and internationally on issues involving companion animals, captive and free-ranging wildlife, farmed animals and animals used in research, among others.

Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy
Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy

AAPIP's mission is to advance philanthropy and Asian American/Pacific Islander communities.


Asset Funders Network

The mission of Asset Funders Network is to increase the capacity of our members to effectively promote economic security by supporting efforts that help low and moderate income individuals and families build and protect assets.


Center for Disaster Philanthropy 

Transform the field of disaster philanthropy to increase donor effectiveness throughout the lifecycle of disasters through our educational, fund opportunities and strategic guidance.


The Center for Effective Philanthropy

CEP seeks to influence foundations to be more effective.


CHANGE Philanthropy

CHANGE Philanthropy promotes a more just and equitable distribution of philanthropic resources to produce healthier communities with equal access to services and resources and equal opportunity for all.


The Communications Network

The Communications Network supports foundations and nonprofits to improve lives through the power of smart communication.


Consultative Group on Biological Diversity

To support and grow a community of biodiversity grantmakers that pursues complementary and collaborative strategies.


Council on Foundations

Provide the opportunity, leadership, and tools needed by philanthropic organizations to expand, enhance, and sustain their ability to advance the common good.

EDGE Funders Alliance
EDGE Funders Alliance

EDGE Funders Alliance addresses the systemic nature of the social, economic and ecological crises threatening the future of our planet. By supporting reflection and collaboration among members and forging strategic partnerships in and outside philanthropy, EDGE works to increase resources for community well-being and transnational organizing in ways that promote justice and build lasting, meaningful change.

Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy
Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy

EPIP’s mission is to develop emerging leaders committed to building a just, equitable, and sustainable society.

Environmental Grantmakers Association
Environmental Grantmakers Association

EGA works with members and partners to promote effective environmental philanthropy by sharing knowledge, fostering debate, cultivating leadership, facilitating collaboration, and catalyzing action.


Exponent Philanthropy

Exponent Philanthropy is dedicated to serving foundations with few or no staff, philanthropic families, and individual donors.

Funders Concerned About AIDS
Funders Concerned About AIDS

Funders Concerned About AIDS (FCAA) mobilizes the leadership, ideas, and resources of funders to eradicate the global HIV/AIDS pandemic and to address its social and economic dimensions.

Funders for LGBTQ Issues
Funders for LGBTQ Issues

Funders for LGBTQ Issues seeks to mobilize philanthropic resources that enhance the well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer communities, promote equity, and advance racial, economic and gender justice.

Funders Network on Population, Reproductive Health and Rights

The Funders Network is a network of grantmakers who address issues of population, reproductive health, rights and justice, both domestically and internationally. Its members share a common goal: to ensure that all people have access to the information and services they need to manage their own fertility and protect and promote their sexual and reproductive health. To that end, the Funders Network seeks to improve communication, foster collaboration, increase resources and enhance the overall effectiveness of grantmakers in this field.

Funders Together to End Homelessness
Funders Together to End Homelessness

Harness philanthropy’s expanding potential for impact and change to help end homelessness in America.


Funders' Committee for Civic Participation 

The Funders’ Committee for Civic Participation (FCCP) exists to promote civic participation as a key to making our democracy work. We serve leaders in the philanthropic community working to further this vision with heightened attention to issues of equity and historically disenfranchised and underrepresented communities. Our members support non-partisan efforts to engage voters, eliminate structural barriers to voting, advance reforms to improve government and electoral systems, and inspire public involvement in civic life.


Funders' Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities

Our mission is to inspire, strengthen and expand funding and philanthropic leadership that yield environmentally sustainable, socially equitable and economically prosperous regions and communities.


Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees

Since 1990, GCIR has sought to influence philanthropy to advance the contributions and address the needs of the country's growing and increasingly diverse immigrant and refugee populations. In so doing, we seek to promote effective grantmaking that not only improves the lives of newcomers but also strengthens communities.

Grantmakers for Education
Grantmakers for Education

Our mission is to strengthen philanthropy to improve outcomes and expand opportunities for all learners.

Grantmakers for Effective Organizations
Grantmakers for Effective Organizations

GEO is a diverse community of 500 grantmakers working to reshape the way philanthropy operates. Understanding that grantmakers are successful only to the extent that their grantees achieve meaningful results, GEO promotes strategies and practices that contribute to grantee success.

Grantmakers in Aging
Grantmakers in Aging

Grantmakers in Aging is an inclusive and responsive membership organization that is a national catalyst for philanthropy, with a common dedication to improving the experience of aging. GIA members have a shared recognition that a society that is better for older adults is better for people of all ages.

Grantmakers in Health
Grantmakers in Health

Helping grantmakers improve the health of all people.

Grantmakers in the Arts
Grantmakers in the Arts

A national network of private, public, and corporate arts funders, Grantmakers in the Arts provides leadership and service that advances the use of philanthropic and governmental resources to support the growth of arts and culture.

Grantmakers Income Security Task Force
Grantmakers Income Security Task Force

The Grantmakers Income Security Taskforce (GIST) is a national network of grantmakers interested in improving the economic well-being of low-income families in the United States.

 
Grants Managers Network
Grants Managers Network

Our mission is to improve grantmaking by advancing the knowledge, skills, and abilities of grants management professionals and leading grantmakers to adopt and incorporate effective practices that benefit the philanthropic community.

Grassroots Grantmakers
Grassroots Grantmakers

We advance our work of strengthening and connecting funders and stakeholders that strengthen and connect everyday people where they live.

Health and Environmental Funders Network
Health and Environmental Funders Network

HEFN’s mission is to maximize philanthropy’s impact on environmental health and environmental justice. To fulfill this mission HEFN works to: increase funding addressing health and the environment; promote better-informed grantmaking through information services and peer learning; and support more strategic and collaborative grantmaking.


Hispanics In Philanthropy

HIP’s mission is to strengthen Latino communities by increasing resources for the Latino and Latin American civil sector; increasing Latino participation and leadership throughout the field of philanthropy; and fostering policy change to enhance equity and inclusiveness.


Independent Sector

To advance the common good by leading, strengthening, and mobilizing the nonprofit and philanthropic community.

International Funders for Indigenous Peoples
International Funders for Indigenous People

Increasing philanthropic investment in Indigenous communities worldwide by promoting cross-cultural understanding, sharing of knowledge.


International Human Rights Funders Group

The International Human Rights Funders Group (IHRFG) is a global network of donors and grantmakers committed to advancing human rights around the world through effective philanthropy.


Jewish Funders Network

JFN works with Jewish funders, at the individual and collective levels, to improve the quality of their giving and maximize their impact as they make the change they want to see in the world. JFN leverages the power and the creativity of networks to produce change in the Jewish World.

Literacy Funders Network
Literacy Funders Network

The Literacy Funders Network increases the philanthropic community’s knowledge and understanding of literacy as a systemic issue and a tool for community change and is a venue for collaboration and collective impact.

Media Impact Funders
Media Impact Funders

Media Impact Funders (formerly Grantmakers in Film + Electronic Media) is a network of funders, working broadly on media and technology issues, in order to create social change.


Mission Investors Exchange

Mission Investors Exchange is where philanthropic innovators share ideas, tools and experiences to increase the impact of their capital.


National Network of Consultants to Grantmakers

NNCG’s mission is to increase the quality, effectiveness and capacity of grantmakers by mobilizing and strengthening the work of knowledgeable, ethical and experienced consultants.

Native Americans in Philanthropy
Native Americans in Philanthropy

Native Americans in Philanthropy (NAP) is a membership-based organization that promotes reciprocity and investment in, with and for Native peoples to build healthy and sustainable communities for all. All are welcome to join the NAP circle. Anyone and everyone who is interested in including Native peoples in creating deep and long-lasting impact, systemic and sustainable change in all of our communities.


Neighborhood Funders Group

The Neighborhood Funders Group (NFG) is a membership association of grantmaking institutions. Our mission is to build the capacity of philanthropy to advance social justice and community change. NFG organizes the field, develops leaders, and cultivates thought leadership among its national base of members and encourages the support of policies and practices that advance economic, racial, and social justice.

Peace and Security Funders Group
Peace and Security Funders

The Peace and Security Funders Group is a network of public, private and family foundations, and individual philanthropists who make grants or expenditures that contribute to peace and global security. We maintain an informed, engaged and collegial community of funders, whose numbers and investments in the field are steadily increasing.


Philanthropic Initiative for Racial Equity

The goal of the Philanthropic Initiative for Racial Equity (PRE) is to increase the amount and effectiveness of resources aimed at combating institutional and structural racism in communities through capacity building, education, and convening of grantmakers and grantseekers.


Philanthropy for Active Civic Engagement

PACE’s mission is to inspire interest, understanding, and investment in civic engagement within philanthropy and to be a voice for philanthropy in larger conversations taking place in the fields of civic engagement, service, and democratic practice.


Philanthropy Roundtable

The Philanthropy Roundtable’s mission is to foster excellence in philanthropy, to protect philanthropic freedom, to assist donors in achieving their philanthropic intent, and to help donors advance liberty, opportunity, and personal responsibility in America and abroad.

Science Philanthropy Alliance
Science Philanthropy Alliance

The Science Philanthropy Alliance is a community of funders who work together to inspire new, emerging and current philanthropists to dedicate a portion of their philanthropy to basic science.

Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Funders
Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Funders

To create networking, educational, and collaboration opportunities for the philanthropic community working to support vibrant, healthy, and just food and farm systems

Technology Affinity Group
Technology Affinity Group

TAG is a membership organization of foundations that promotes the understanding of how information and communications technology can help its members further their philanthropic goals.

Women's Funding Network
Women’s Funding Network

A network of over 150 women's funds, foundations, and social investment organizations across more than 25 countries. A movement for powerful, women-led change.

Youth Transition Funders Group
Youth Transition Funders Group

The Youth Transition Funders Group (YTFG) is a national network of funders that work together to support the well-being and economic success of vulnerable young people age 14 to 25. We seek to ensure that all young people have lifelong family, personal, and community connections and the opportunities and tools to succeed throughout adulthood.