Nonprofit

Institute for Sustainable Communities

Montpelier, VT, USA • https://sustain.org/

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Mission

ISC's mission is to help communities around the world address environmental, economic, and social challenges to build a better future shaped and shared by all. At ISC, we believe that sustainable communities are possible. We believe that climate change demands that communities must transform, engaging their citizens, reorienting their institutions and shifting their resources and investments. We are in the business of unleashing the power of people to transform their communities. Our approach ensures solutions emerge from within the community, rather than being imposed from the outside. By combining technical expertise and leadership training with strategic investments in local organizations, we strive to spark creative solutions and bring lasting change.

We believe that climate disruption is the defining challenge of our moment in time. Unlike other challenges that face us today, which have been around as long as humans have lived in community, this one is unfamiliar, unprecedented, and accelerating. We understand that people of color and low income communities have contributed the least to the climate and environmental crisis, yet suffer the most from its ill-effects, and we prioritize working with these communities because they are closest to environmental and climate solutions.

ISC's work in China, India, and Bangladesh addresses the following strategic initiatives: (1) Advancing sustainability and climate solutions in cities and urban regions; and (2) Advancing EHS (environment, health and safety) compliance and sustainable manufacturing practices.

ISC's work in the U.S. addresses the following strategic objective: Advancing equitable sustainability and climate solutions in cities and urban regions. To date, we have served over 500 U.S. communities.

Communities Served

Global

Service Range

International

Founded

1991

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Total Expenses:
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Net Assets:
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22-3098727

Total Revenue

EIN:
Employer Identification Number. Use this to document your donations at tax time or to research a nonprofit.

Total Revenue:
Dollars In. The total amount of money the organization received across revenue streams (cash, grants, program service fees, investment income, etc.).

Total Expenses:
Dollars Out. The amount of money the organization spent during the tax year reported. It can be helpful for donors to understand what a meaningful gift to the organization would be.

Net Assets:
The amount of cash an organization has after expenses and liabilities. A financially healthy nonprofit has a positive balance and reflects a healthy cushion relative to expense budget and total revenue size.

Sponsors - (c)(3) organizations:
A donor, family or community foundation, or philanthropic intermediary that provides grants to nonprofit organizations.

We've identified funders who meet our values-aligned criteria and aggregated the organizations supported by these funders to create our nonprofit directory. See our complete vetting criteria here.

Sponsors - (c)(4) organizations:
A nonprofit organization or philanthropic intermediary that

  • provides grants to nonprofit organizations, and/or
  • partners with and advocates for organizations working on related issues

We've identified sponsors who meet our values-aligned criteria and aggregated the organizations supported by these sponsors to create our nonprofit directory. See our complete vetting criteria here.

$7,141,540

Total Expenses

EIN:
Employer Identification Number. Use this to document your donations at tax time or to research a nonprofit.

Total Revenue:
Dollars In. The total amount of money the organization received across revenue streams (cash, grants, program service fees, investment income, etc.).

Total Expenses:
Dollars Out. The amount of money the organization spent during the tax year reported. It can be helpful for donors to understand what a meaningful gift to the organization would be.

Net Assets:
The amount of cash an organization has after expenses and liabilities. A financially healthy nonprofit has a positive balance and reflects a healthy cushion relative to expense budget and total revenue size.

Sponsors - (c)(3) organizations:
A donor, family or community foundation, or philanthropic intermediary that provides grants to nonprofit organizations.

We've identified funders who meet our values-aligned criteria and aggregated the organizations supported by these funders to create our nonprofit directory. See our complete vetting criteria here.

Sponsors - (c)(4) organizations:
A nonprofit organization or philanthropic intermediary that

  • provides grants to nonprofit organizations, and/or
  • partners with and advocates for organizations working on related issues

We've identified sponsors who meet our values-aligned criteria and aggregated the organizations supported by these sponsors to create our nonprofit directory. See our complete vetting criteria here.

$8,138,472

Net Assets

EIN:
Employer Identification Number. Use this to document your donations at tax time or to research a nonprofit.

Total Revenue:
Dollars In. The total amount of money the organization received across revenue streams (cash, grants, program service fees, investment income, etc.).

Total Expenses:
Dollars Out. The amount of money the organization spent during the tax year reported. It can be helpful for donors to understand what a meaningful gift to the organization would be.

Net Assets:
The amount of cash an organization has after expenses and liabilities. A financially healthy nonprofit has a positive balance and reflects a healthy cushion relative to expense budget and total revenue size.

Sponsors - (c)(3) organizations:
A donor, family or community foundation, or philanthropic intermediary that provides grants to nonprofit organizations.

We've identified funders who meet our values-aligned criteria and aggregated the organizations supported by these funders to create our nonprofit directory. See our complete vetting criteria here.

Sponsors - (c)(4) organizations:
A nonprofit organization or philanthropic intermediary that

  • provides grants to nonprofit organizations, and/or
  • partners with and advocates for organizations working on related issues

We've identified sponsors who meet our values-aligned criteria and aggregated the organizations supported by these sponsors to create our nonprofit directory. See our complete vetting criteria here.

$6,808,703

Financials sourced from IRS Form 990 (2020)

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Communities Served

Global

Service Range

International

Founded

1991

EIN

EIN:
Employer Identification Number. Use this to document your donations at tax time or to research a nonprofit.

Total Revenue:
Dollars In. The total amount of money the organization received across revenue streams (cash, grants, program service fees, investment income, etc.).

Total Expenses:
Dollars Out. The amount of money the organization spent during the tax year reported. It can be helpful for donors to understand what a meaningful gift to the organization would be.

Net Assets:
The amount of cash an organization has after expenses and liabilities. A financially healthy nonprofit has a positive balance and reflects a healthy cushion relative to expense budget and total revenue size.

Sponsors - (c)(3) organizations:
A donor, family or community foundation, or philanthropic intermediary that provides grants to nonprofit organizations.

We've identified funders who meet our values-aligned criteria and aggregated the organizations supported by these funders to create our nonprofit directory. See our complete vetting criteria here.

Sponsors - (c)(4) organizations:
A nonprofit organization or philanthropic intermediary that

  • provides grants to nonprofit organizations, and/or
  • partners with and advocates for organizations working on related issues

We've identified sponsors who meet our values-aligned criteria and aggregated the organizations supported by these sponsors to create our nonprofit directory. See our complete vetting criteria here.

22-3098727

Total Revenue

EIN:
Employer Identification Number. Use this to document your donations at tax time or to research a nonprofit.

Total Revenue:
Dollars In. The total amount of money the organization received across revenue streams (cash, grants, program service fees, investment income, etc.).

Total Expenses:
Dollars Out. The amount of money the organization spent during the tax year reported. It can be helpful for donors to understand what a meaningful gift to the organization would be.

Net Assets:
The amount of cash an organization has after expenses and liabilities. A financially healthy nonprofit has a positive balance and reflects a healthy cushion relative to expense budget and total revenue size.

Sponsors - (c)(3) organizations:
A donor, family or community foundation, or philanthropic intermediary that provides grants to nonprofit organizations.

We've identified funders who meet our values-aligned criteria and aggregated the organizations supported by these funders to create our nonprofit directory. See our complete vetting criteria here.

Sponsors - (c)(4) organizations:
A nonprofit organization or philanthropic intermediary that

  • provides grants to nonprofit organizations, and/or
  • partners with and advocates for organizations working on related issues

We've identified sponsors who meet our values-aligned criteria and aggregated the organizations supported by these sponsors to create our nonprofit directory. See our complete vetting criteria here.

$7,141,540

Total Expenses

EIN:
Employer Identification Number. Use this to document your donations at tax time or to research a nonprofit.

Total Revenue:
Dollars In. The total amount of money the organization received across revenue streams (cash, grants, program service fees, investment income, etc.).

Total Expenses:
Dollars Out. The amount of money the organization spent during the tax year reported. It can be helpful for donors to understand what a meaningful gift to the organization would be.

Net Assets:
The amount of cash an organization has after expenses and liabilities. A financially healthy nonprofit has a positive balance and reflects a healthy cushion relative to expense budget and total revenue size.

Sponsors - (c)(3) organizations:
A donor, family or community foundation, or philanthropic intermediary that provides grants to nonprofit organizations.

We've identified funders who meet our values-aligned criteria and aggregated the organizations supported by these funders to create our nonprofit directory. See our complete vetting criteria here.

Sponsors - (c)(4) organizations:
A nonprofit organization or philanthropic intermediary that

  • provides grants to nonprofit organizations, and/or
  • partners with and advocates for organizations working on related issues

We've identified sponsors who meet our values-aligned criteria and aggregated the organizations supported by these sponsors to create our nonprofit directory. See our complete vetting criteria here.

$8,138,472

Net Assets

EIN:
Employer Identification Number. Use this to document your donations at tax time or to research a nonprofit.

Total Revenue:
Dollars In. The total amount of money the organization received across revenue streams (cash, grants, program service fees, investment income, etc.).

Total Expenses:
Dollars Out. The amount of money the organization spent during the tax year reported. It can be helpful for donors to understand what a meaningful gift to the organization would be.

Net Assets:
The amount of cash an organization has after expenses and liabilities. A financially healthy nonprofit has a positive balance and reflects a healthy cushion relative to expense budget and total revenue size.

Sponsors - (c)(3) organizations:
A donor, family or community foundation, or philanthropic intermediary that provides grants to nonprofit organizations.

We've identified funders who meet our values-aligned criteria and aggregated the organizations supported by these funders to create our nonprofit directory. See our complete vetting criteria here.

Sponsors - (c)(4) organizations:
A nonprofit organization or philanthropic intermediary that

  • provides grants to nonprofit organizations, and/or
  • partners with and advocates for organizations working on related issues

We've identified sponsors who meet our values-aligned criteria and aggregated the organizations supported by these sponsors to create our nonprofit directory. See our complete vetting criteria here.

$6,808,703

Financials sourced from IRS Form 990 (2020)

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