IDEAS For Us is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit and accreddited NGO of the United Nations, advancing sustainability and solving environmental challenges through youth-led action at universities, K-12 schools and communities around the World.
'IDEAS For Us' guides the IDEAS (Intellectual Decisions on Environmental Awareness Solutions) movement of chapters and affiliate partners across the U.S. and abroad, and build on the ‘passion for change’ by providing them with consulting services, professional training programs, capacity building, leadership development, youth empowerment, peer-to-peer mentorship and project incubation. IDEAS For Us also serves as an inter-generational platform for global partnerships that organizes educated youth to engage one another on real-world issues.
Though IDEAS for Us is an environmental organization, it is independent of any government, political ideology, or religious creed. The Board of Directors derives its authority from the IDEAS grassroots movement of which it oversees. This grassroots movement includes chapters and affiliate chapters, both in the United States and abroad, professionals, youth leaders, non-profit partners and affiliate companies.
IDEAS creates global environmental solutions through local action. Their mission is to develop, fund and scale solutions to the world’s most pressing environmental and social challenges.
Their vision is to contribute to a future where humanity thrives in harmony with nature and in peace with one another.