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Independent Sector is a national coalition of more than 700 voluntary organizations, foundations and corporate giving programs with national interest and impact in philanthropy and voluntary action. Through its national leadership forum, Independent Sector works to encourage philanthropy, volunteering, not-for-profit initiative and citizen action that help us better serve people and communities.

The Alliance is a nationwide federation of public, private, and nonprofit organizations. We demonstrate every day that homelessness can be ended - one person or family at a time. Working together, Alliance members form a powerful network of concerned individuals and organizations advancing practical, community-based solutions to homelessness. We are building a better future for generations to come.

The National Assembly of Health and Human Service Organizations is an association of national nonprofit health and human service organizations bound by a common concern for the effective delivery of health and human services to the American people, especially those in need. One of the primary goals of the National Assembly is to build the capacity of its member organizations by providing an opportunity for members to network with one another and exchange ideas and information about issues, trends and innovations relevant to managing and governing national health and human service organizations.

The National Center for Policy Analysis is a nonprofit, nonpartisan public policy research institute that seeks innovative, private sector solutions to public policy problems.

NYDIC is a project of the National Collaboration for Youth, 39 of the leading national youth development organizations in the United States. Members of the National Collaboration for Youth work together to provide a united voice for all youth, advocating for improved conditions and opportunities for their positive development. The site provides links to all thirty-nine member websites.

OMB Watch was formed in 1983 to lift the veil of secrecy shrouding the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB), which oversees regulation, the budget, information collection and dissemination, proposed legislation, testimony by agencies, and much more. OMB Watch maintains several e-mail mailing lists (listservs), to which you can subscribed from the OMBWatch website.

Through its clearinghouse function, the Pew Forum reports on the role of religion in public affairs and on the role of public affairs in religion. It initiates new survey work, and commissions and publishes new scholarship in this field. These and other resources are available on this website.

Results is an international, non-profit, grassroots advocacy organization working to create the political will to end hunger and the worst aspects of poverty.

The Urban Institute is a nonprofit policy research organization established in Washington, D.C., in 1968. The Institute's goals are to sharpen thinking about society's problems and efforts to solve them, improve government decisions and their implementation, and increase citizens' awareness about important public choices.