Inside ISCA

Inside ISCA

The International Social Capital Association is a non-profit member-based association governed by a board of directors elected from and by the members.

The ISCA’s mission is to advance the research on and the application of the social capital concept for the benefit of all.

The association’s vision is a world where social capital and its outcomes are valued, researched, and enabled amongst all peoples, so they may benefit from human sociability and connectedness.

The ISCA aims to:

Advance the scholarship of social capital through development and clarification of conceptual and methodological approaches
Improve the usefulness and practical application of the social capital concept to increase its impact for the benefit of everyone
Cultivate a thriving global community focused on social capital research and practice
Be a trusted and accessible source for social capital theory, research, practice, and policy advice
Make information about social capital research and practice widely available
Engage in activities, projects and programmes related to social capital, with the potential for revenue generation
Return or disperse some of the surplus varied types of “capital” toward initiatives aligned with the organisation’s aims, vision and values
Facilitate opportunities to publish, present, and promote social capital research and practical application
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