NationSwell is an award-winning executive membership community and advisory, empowering leaders of purpose-driven enterprises to enhance their impact on society.

Drive change at scale

As a leader, you face unprecedented responsibility, opportunities, and challenges in solving today’s pressing issues. NationSwell understands the shifting landscape and offers unparalleled support. Our unique membership communities and award-winning Studio provide curated experiences, actionable insights, strategic connections, and compelling storytelling to supercharge your impact. Explore our services:

NationSwell Council

A diverse collective of nonprofit executives, founders, thought leaders, and social impact amplifiers working to drive and scale change from the ground up.

Institutional Membership

An invitation-only program for executives of leading companies, philanthropies and investment firms, designed to help enterprises make deeper, more timely, and lasting impact.

Studio

Our award-winning Studio develops clear strategies, compelling stories, and illuminating Collaboratives that move influential audiences to action and drive impact.

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The Case for Childcare
The Case for Childcare Collaborative has spent the last year exploring the business case for supporting childcare to both benefit the economy as well as foster a more sustainable, inclusive and prosperous future for all. From this phase of exploring insights, we have launched a site to share the business case for care and empower employers with tangible solutions they can implement to support childcare.
Looking Ahead: 2024
Offering predictions, trends, and scenarios to help social impact and sustainability leaders prepare for the year ahead, our Look Ahead report focuses on six major topics that NationSwell anticipates being central to the work of purpose-driven leaders and organizations in 2024.
NationSwell Studio Earns Two Anthem Awards
NationSwell Studio is honored to be recognized in two categories for the 2024 Anthem Awards. Illustrate Change is a Silver Anthem Award Winner in Partnership or Collaborations, and NationSwell Fellows is a Bronze Winner in Networking or Community Organizations.

From our members

“NationSwell is the premier organization that brings together the most authentic leaders around the most important conversations — giving us the space and support we need so we can be at our best as leaders.”

ROSE STUCKEY KIRK
Chief CSR Officer, Verizon
NationSwell Institutional Member

“NationSwell is where I go to hear about the most innovative ideas and practices in the field; to find out what’s working best for peer leaders; and to get personalized and deeply valued thought-partnership.”

JUSTINA NIXON-SAINTIL
Chief Impact Officer, IBM
NationSwell Institutional Member

“NationSwell wants to know about my aspirations, pain points, key needs — and they work diligently to provide the partnership and resources that are most valuable to my program. They are now my go-to partner.”

LETITIA WEBSTER
Chief Sustainability Officer, Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division
NationSwell Institutional Member

“NationSwell brings together inspired thinkers for meaningful connections, and at every meeting I find insights, am able to pressure test ideas, discover blind spots, and hear what peers are doing elsewhere.”

VIRGINIA TENPENNY
Chief Social Impact Officer, Starbucks Foundation
NationSwell Institutional Member

“When I need expert thought-partnership, when I need a strategic connection and when I want to go to a curated event for insight and inspiration — I go to NationSwell, and I’m always glad I did.”

ELIZABETH McNALLY
Executive Vice President, Schmidt Futures
NationSwell Institutional Member

“The openness, warmth and authenticity at the heart of this community is special, and makes NationSwell gatherings a deeply valuable place to learn, share, explore and partner.”

LISA HAMILTON
President, Annie E. Casey Foundation
NationSwell Institutional Member

“Working with NationSwell allowed us to scale our efforts and create more impact with our stakeholders than we could have achieved on our own.”

HARALD BECKER
Director Customer Engagements & Insights, Microsoft
NationSwell Institutional Member

New & Noteworthy
INSIGHTS

Responding to pivotal moments

In conversation with leaders and practitioners, NationSwell surfaced recommendations for companies to help them navigate ESG headwinds while considering the interests of their employees, customers, communities, and other stakeholders.

Dow Last Mile Fund

In our interview series, Pathways to Economic Opportunity, we spoke to Ruthe Farmer and Fabio Mendes about their talent pipeline partnership, the Dow Last Mile Fund for Manufacturing & Skilled Trades.

PLACE-BASED IMPACT IN PRACTICE

A recap from our Place-Based Impact Collaborative, an immersive, 1.5-day experience designed to explore how community-centered investment and strategic partnerships give new strength to Tulsa.

Our 2023 ESG Next Honorees

Explore ESG Next, a NationSwell series designed to give you a glimpse of what’s ahead within this emerging and fast-evolving field of ESG.

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