The Consortium of Social Science Associations (COSSA) is a nonprofit advocacy organization working to promote and advance the social and behavioral sciences in federal policymaking. Headquartered in Washington, DC, COSSA serves as a united voice for organizations, institutions, communities, and stakeholders who care about a successful and vibrant social science research enterprise. COSSA’s policy experts work with a broad network of advocates to ensure sustainable federal funding for social and behavioral science research and the widespread use of our sciences in policymaking.
The COSSA membership includes professional associations, scientific societies, research centers and institutes, colleges and universities, and industry affiliates.
COSSA is a 501(c)(6) nonprofit, nonpartisan organization.