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Retirement policy direction & leadership

As the DC plan market continues to evolve, SPARK is actively driving the national conversation on retirement policy.

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Who We Are

Better Retirement Plans for All

SPARK Institute is member-driven, non-profit organization that is the leading voice in Washington for the retirement plan industry. We help shape national retirement policy by developing and advancing positions on critical issues that affect plan sponsors, participants, advisors, service providers and investment providers. SPARK Institute members serve approximately 95 million participants in 401(k) and other defined contribution plans.

Education & Training

Gain mission-critical skills and knowledge to master your role.

Member Benefits

Get exclusive access to state legislative monitoring and more.


We host 2 annual conferences focused on retirement policy and plan issues.


Shape the strategic direction of SPARK by becoming a member