About ISTR
ABOUT ISTR 

Mission & Vision

Our  mission is to develop a global community of scholars, researchers and practitioners who celebrate diversity, non-profit and philanthropic commitment to society and rigorous interdisciplinary approaches in third sector research. 

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Board of Directors

Our 2020-2021 Board of Directors come from fifteen of the over seventy countries that comprise and support the Society. Members of the Board of Directors serve on an elected four-year term.
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Who We Are

Founded in 1992, ISTR is recognized and respected for its global vision, commitment to excellence, collaborative approach, and the values of diversification and pluralism with which it pursues its mission. .............................................................. .............................................................................

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Awards

Civil Society Policy Impact Research • VOLUNTAS Best Paper • Emerging Scholar Dissertation • Best Poster • Three-Minute Thesis


Committees

Conference Academic & Hosting • Awards • Publications • Nominating



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    Effective January 1, 2019

Annual Report

Learn what we accomplished together in the past year, and read about our membership and finances. 

ISTR Yearbook

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    Civil Society Impact Research Award

 

Two awards of $1,500 each will be given for research documenting effective civil society action resulting in a demonstrable public policy change

 

  • Submissions should cover one policy case study or an interlinked set of cases that took place during the preceding decade.
  • Location may be anywhere in the world, with particular interest in cases from the global South.
  • The policy change could be at local, national or regional level.
  • Researchers may apply as an individual or a team.
  • At least one applicant must be a current member of ISTR in order for an application to be considered.

 

The deadline for completed applications is midnight GMT on January 26th, 2020. One individual and one team award will be announced at the ISTR conference in Montreal in July, 2020. 

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International Society for Third-Sector Research
5801 Smith Avenue
McAuley Hall, Suite 245
Baltimore, MD 21209

Tel:   410-735-4221
Fax:   410-735-4201

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