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Pence Outlines Ambitious "100 Days" Agenda, Includes Tax Reform Commitment

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Speaking to reporters at a rally in Cincinnati yesterday, Vice President-elect Mike Pence asserted that he and President-elect Donald Trump will move quickly to combat legislative gridlock and enact a number of key provisions from their campaign platform.


NGen Award Recipient Diana Nambatya Nsubuga Speaks about Leadership at the 2016 Conference

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When Diana Nambatya Nsubuga was announced as the recipient of the 2016 American Express NGen Leadership Award, Independent Sector president and CEO Dan Cardinali wrote:

“Diana is a shining example of the power that good leadership has in making a real difference in people’s lives. Her ability to develop and advance a network and use advocacy ensures that her work makes an impact that will be felt beyond her immediate programs and throughout generations.”


IS Members Featured in Forbes as Big Bets Changing the World

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Today, 11 Independent Sector members were featured in a Forbes Magazine story on how philanthropy is making “Big Bets” to solve society’s problems.


Levin to Step Down as Top Ways and Means Democrat

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Rep. Sander Levin (D-MI) informed his colleagues by letter yesterday that he will step down from his position as Ranking Member on the Ways and Means Committee in order to allow younger members to move up in rank on the tax-writing panel. 


#GiveaGIF on #GivingTuesday

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The exponential growth of #GivingTuesday over the last four years has been nothing short of extraordinary. Last year, more than 700,000 people donated $116,000,000 to organizations and causes around the world.

This year, we’re excited to help #GivingTuesday expand in a new direction. The UN Foundation is leading #GiveaGIF, a campaign designed to coincide with Giving Tuesday to spread awareness for issues and organizations across social media using GIFs. 



At Independent Sector, we envision a world of engaged individuals, robust institutions, and vibrant communities working together to improve lives and the natural world, and strengthen democratic societies. To help create this future, we lead and catalyze the charitable community, partnering with government, business, and individuals to advance the common good.

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