Our Changing World

“The unequal distribution of power and wealth and accelerating degradation of the environment will place growing pressures on social structures, potentially leading to social disruption and even unforeseen innovation in political governance and the social…

Natural Allies: IS Members Fight Climate Change

The National Audubon Society’s mission is to conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds, other wildlife, and their habitats for the benefit of humanity and the earth’s biological diversity. Its doors opened in 1905,…

Partnerships for a Cooler Planet

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation “helps people build measurably better lives” including by investing more to combat climate change than any other philanthropy on earth. More than a billion dollars have been granted to…

The DIY Guide to Partnership

What brought IS member Volunteers of America and The Home Depot Foundation together? Three things. One, both organizations deeply cared about the same disgraceful problem, veterans who are homeless. Two, both were putting their efforts…

ACCESS Guides by Example

Forward-looking leadership and many years of grassroots community support have made ACCESS the largest Arab American human service nonprofit in America. Then known as the Arab Community Center for Economic and Social Services, it took…