LSDB Category: Non-Profit and Community Organizations

Local STEM DB - Apr 17, 2020
The Science Policy Group at UCSF

The Science Policy Group at UCSF is a group of students, postdocs, and scientists working to promote science policy. We aim to provide a resource for discussion of science policy issues as well as a platform for initiating advocacy within and beyond UCSF.

Local STEM DB - Apr 14, 2020
First Street Foundation

Using cutting edge modeling techniques validated through the peer-review process, the Foundation’s team of best in class data scientists is working to calculate the past, present, and future flood risk of every home and property in the United States. The First Street Foundation Flood Model and resulting data will allow world renowned researchers from the […]

Local STEM DB - Jan 11, 2020
Scientific Citizenship Initiative

The Scientific Citizenship Initiative will accomplish the goal of improving the quantity and quality of interactions between scientists and society. (from website)

Local STEM DB - Dec 8, 2019
MOST Policy Initiative

MOST Policy Initiative, Inc. is a nonprofit corporation aimed at bringing scientists and policymakers together to improve livelihoods for people and communities in the Midwest. The Missouri Science & Technology Policy Fellows program is the core, inaugural program under the umbrella of MOST Policy Initiative. (from website)

Local STEM DB - Oct 30, 2019
Scholars Strategy Network

Connect with America's top researchers.

Local STEM DB - Oct 29, 2019
Internet of Water

The Internet of Water (IoW) is a project currently housed at Duke University’s Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, managed by a small startup team and supported by grants from several philanthropic organizations. By 2021, the IoW project aims to be a self-sustaining network managed by an independent organization.

Local STEM DB - Oct 24, 2019
Institute for Local Self-Reliance

The Institute for Local Self-Reliance or ILSR is a nonprofit organization and advocacy group that provides technical assistance to communities about local solutions for sustainable community development in areas such as banking, broadband, energy, and waste through local purchasing.

Local STEM DB - Oct 22, 2019
The Public Leadership Education Network (PLEN)

The Public Leadership Education Network (PLEN) is the only national organization with the sole focus of preparing college women for leadership in the public policy arena. PLEN is a nonpartisan 501(c)(3) organization based in Washington, D.C.

Local STEM DB - Sep 21, 2019
Physicians, Scientists, and Engineers for Healthy Energy

Physicians, Scientists, and Engineers (PSE) for Healthy Energy is a multidisciplinary, nonprofit research institute that studies the way energy production and use impact public health and the environment. We share our work and translate complex existing science for all audiences. Our headquarters is in Oakland, California. (from website)

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