Support More Sustainable Development Around the World


Donations to IVS will go directly towards programs that empower local communities and students to take action. By supporting IVS you will be affirming a different approach to community development that truly prioritizes the local community and upholds our values. You can get involved by making a one-time donation or becoming a Village Ambassador.



If you wish to donate by check, please mail it to: Institute for Village Studies, 801 W. North Street, Bellingham, WA 98225. The Institute for Village Studies is a 501(c)3 nonprofit. Your donation is tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. Our goal is to make sure projects are implemented effectively in a manner that is in alignment with our mission. As such, we reserve the right to redistribute funds and use donations in a way that we see fit. If you have questions on our policy or how your donation will be used, please don't hesitate to contact us. We would love to hear from you!!