Catalytic support for organizations on the cutting edge of impact

Catalytic support for organizations on the cutting edge of impact

Institutional Membership

Our invitation-only executive membership community and advisory that helps leading companies, philanthropies and investment firms accelerate their impact. We provide leaders of influential, purpose-driven enterprises with the support they need to address today’s evolving impact landscape.


Membership that meets your needs

Each organization is unique and so are their needs. NationSwell customizes our approach throughout the year to support our members where and when they need it most to support deeper, more timely, and lasting impact.


We connect you to the right people at the right time.

  • Curated events
  • Tailored introductions 
  • Local resources


We keep our finger on the pulse and help you stay current.

  • Insights and playbooks
  • Topical deep-dives
  • Subject-matter expertise


We help spread your ideas to accelerate progress in your field.

  • Amplify your work
  • Elevate your point of view
  • Develop initiatives


We help you become a better, more resilient leader.

  • Shared conversations
  • Best-in-class resources
  • Thought partnership


“NationSwell is special. It’s 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. I love being part of this community.”

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 I know I can count on.”

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

“NationSwell has helped us to broaden our exposure, expertise and relationships in meaningful and impactful ways. 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.”

President, Annie E. Casey Foundation
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. It is an invaluable resource.”

Chief Global Social Impact Officer, Starbucks
NationSwell Institutional Member

“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 to ask the big questions, to grapple with the big issues, and to learn from each other so we can be at our best as leaders.”

Chief CSR Officer, Verizon
NationSwell Institutional Member

“NationSwell has been a great thought partner on the content and direction of the sessions. We appreciated their ability to bring together exceptional keynoters who inspired us, as well as the participants. What I love most is NationSwell’s commitment to helping us address these issues and it does not end with the convening and discussions.”

Chief Sustainability Officer, Starbucks
NationSwell Institutional Member

What makes Institutional Membership unique?

Personal support

Our supportive community offers connection, inspiration, and a warm environment so members can help each other succeed as individuals and leaders.

High caliber leaders

Members include influential, cutting-edge practitioners shaping global impact priorities for major organizations.

Broad network

We connect leaders across industries, and sectors, fostering creativity, innovation, and unexpected collaborations.

Actionable insights

We offer experiences, insights, tools and resources that members can incorporate into their organization’s impact strategies and leadership practices.

New & Noteworthy

Fireside Chat

For Climate Week, Patagonia CEO Ryan Gellert joined NationSwell and Council member Baratunde Thurston for a fireside chat to unpack how the company is maintaining its commitment to being a purpose-driven business.

Skilling the future workforce

Eight recommendations to provide guidance for private sector employers who are committed to skilling the future workforce and contributing meaningfully to a more just and equitable workplace.

ESG Next

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


NationSwell explores the Case for Childcare Collaborative, a cross-sector coalition working to solve our nation’s crisis of childcare and help 1.1 million women return to a better workplace.

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