About the Foundation
The Intelligence and National Security Foundation (INSF) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to addressing contemporary intelligence and national security challenges, facilitating public discourse on the role and value of intelligence for our nation's security, and advancing the intelligence field as a career choice.
The Foundation offers scholarships to graduate and undergraduate students. develops programming focused on intelligence and national security workforce trends, and supports efforts to attract, retain, and advance a talented, multicultural, mission-driven workforce that reflects the nation it serves.
The Foundation's work is made possible by generous contributions from individuals and organizations across the IC.
Latest Foundation News!
FY23 Annual Report: Showcasing Impact and Member Value
From a diverse array of events, both in-person and virtual, to the expansion of scholarships and Foundation programs, to our impactful policy initiatives, this report underscores the intrinsic value that INSA brings to the U.S. national security mission.
Gaining Information Advantage is focus of New INSF White Paper
The paper summarizes the year-long effort, which brought together senior leaders from government and industry to discuss the intelligence community's ability to gain information advantage through its workforce, alliances and partnerships, and tradecraft and data.
New INSF Scholarship Honors IC Trailblazer LtGen Vincent R. Stewart
“Vince Stewart was a workforce champion,” said Suzanne Wilson Heckenberg, President, INSA/INSF. “He mentored emerging leaders in the Marines and across the IC, challenging them to take on responsibilities and grow in their careers. In addition, he was an outstanding ally and sponsor who ensured promotion boards and senior leadership were aware of the breadth of talent across their ranks. We are thrilled to honor his legacy through this annual award.”
2024 Future of the IC Workforce Multimedia Series
INSF and ClearanceJobs.com will deliver a series of virtual programs focused on key issues and priority areas impacting the future of the national security workforce. More details coming soon !
The Future IC Workforce!
INSA Foundation Scholarship Recipients
INSA scholarship recipients have demonstrated academic success, community engagement, and unwavering multidimensional excellence in the face of academic and personal challenges. We are honored to help these students take the next steps towards purposeful careers in the intelligence and national security community.
Supporting a Diverse, Talented Mission-Driven Workforce!
INSF is partnership with Dyslexic Edge, Enabled Intelligence, MITRE, and Social Grace have established the National Security Neurodiversity Network.
This collegial working group is focused on advancing meaningful career opportunities for neurodiverse individuals within the intelligence and national security community.
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