From 1999 to 2002, Independent Sector, Washington, a coalition of leading nonprofit organizations, foundations and corporations, carried out a variety of activities to promote nonprofit organizations.
The Independent Sector worked to:
- Increase public awareness of the nonprofit and philanthropic sector while promoting increased giving and volunteering, active citizenship and community service.
- Build relationships with government.
- Promote research about the independent sector.
- Enhance the leadership and management skills of nonprofit and philanthropic organizations.