Earth Island Institute

Founding Year: 1982

Staff: 20

Budget: $14.143m (2019)

David Phillips (Executive Director)

Earth Island Institute “is a nonprofit environmental organization and fiscal sponsor to more than seventy-five projects”. It supports “environmental projects across the United States and around the globe with financial management, administration, training, and peer learning.” For more than 30 years, it “has been a hub for grassroots campaigns dedicated to conserving, preserving, and restoring the ecosystems on which civilization depends” towards “solutions to interconnected challenges and threats facing our planet.”



    • SUMMER 2020 Earth Island Journal – It is a quarterly periodical which “content is largely dedicated to investigative pieces and showcases environmental grassroots movements.”


Earth Island Institute contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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