Public, Society Benefit

Internet Society

The Internet is for everyone.

aka ISOC

Reston, VA

Mission

The Internet Society supports and promotes the development of the Internet as a global technical infrastructure, a resource to enrich people’s lives, and a force for good in society. Our work aligns with our goals for the Internet to be open, globally-connected, secure, and trustworthy. We seek collaboration with all who share these goals. Together, we focus on: - Building and supporting the communities that make the Internet work; - Advancing the development and application of Internet infrastructure, technologies, and open standards; and - Advocating for policy that is consistent with our view of the Internet.

Ruling Year

1994

President & Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Andrew Sullivan

Main Address

11710 Plaza America Drive Suite 400

Reston, VA 20190 USA

Keywords

internet, standards, education, policy, advocacy

EIN

54-1650477

 Number

2820125758

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (W01)

Research Institutes and/or Public Policy Analysis (W05)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (W12)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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Our programs

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

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Connecting the world

Improving technical security

Building trust

Shaping the Internet's future

Where we work

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Financials

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Operations

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?

No

CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?

Yes

ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?

Yes

BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?

Yes

BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?

Yes