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Organization Reports & Policies

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Annual Review

Our Annual Review takes a brief but detailed view on our work over the previous year.

Action Plan: 2017

In 2017 we strive for even greater effectiveness, seeking to be a stronger force for change in the world. We aim to build and deepen engagement across our community and organization. We embrace our technical roots, planted in the Internet Engineering Task Force. We remain inspired by our mission, and look forward to setting the stage for the next 25 years of success.

In this work, we are guided by our vision, we are focused on our goals, and we are driven to be bold. Read the Internet Society's 2017 Action Plan.

Financial Reports

The Internet Society works to ensure the Internet, as a unique platform for innovation, creativity, and economic opportunity, the continues to thrive so the world can be a better place.  The Internet Society presents financial reports on an annual basis to ensure accountability and transparency.

As a U.S. federally tax-exempt organization, each fiscal year the Internet Society is required to file Form 990 with the United States, Internal Revenue Service. Form 990 and the accompanying FAQs provide information on the Internet Society's mission, programmes, and finances.

Governance Documents and Policies

The Internet Society is formed as a corporation, with Articles and By-Laws. The Society's Board or Management adopts key Policies and Procedures to ensure it conducts activities under best practices in operating procedures.


As part of her work, Internet Society President and CEO Kathy Brown frequently gives speeches on vital Internet issues. Our Senior Executives do the same.