JOSLYN INSTITUTE FOR SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES

Address
1004 FARNAM ST
OMAHA, NE 68102
Contact
Website: http://ecospheres.com
Phone: +1 (402) 595-1902
Nonprofit
NTEE: J20 - Employment Procurement Assistance, Job Training
EIN: 47-0804954

Mission

THE MISSION OF THE JOSLYN INSTITUTE FOR SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES IS TO PROMOTE AN INTEGRATED APPROACH TO SUSTAINABILITY.
 20162015201420132012
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation1996
Subsection code03
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Metropolitan statistical area4360
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation   $0.00$0.00
Number of employees1916181513
Number of people compensated >$100k   00
Number of volunteers141116156170142
Number of highly compensated contractors   0 
Personnel
Blair, Robert
TitleDIRECTOR    
Name of key/compensated personROBERT BLAIR    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Cramer, James
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personJAMES P CRAMERJAMES P CRAMERJAMES P CRAMERJAMES P CRAMERJAMES P CRAMER
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Elijah, Sheila
Title  DIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person  SHEILA ELIJAHSHEILA ELIJAHSHEILA ELIJAH
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrueTrue
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00$0.00$0.00
Enquist, Phil
Title  DIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person  PHIL ENQUISTPHIL ENQUISTPHIL ENQUIST
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrueTrue
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00$0.00$0.00
Ferdig, Mary
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personMARY FERDIG PHDMARY FERDIG PHDMARY FERDIG PHDMARY FERDIG PHDMARY FERDIG PHD
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Findley, Thomas
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personTHOMAS L FINDLEYTHOMAS L FINDLEYTHOMAS L FINDLEYTHOMAS L FINDLEYTHOMAS L FINDLEY
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Francis, Charles
TitleDIRECTOR    
Name of key/compensated personCHARLES FRANCIS    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Kuska, Sharon
TitleCO-VICE PRESCO-VICE PRESCO-VICE PRESCO-VICE PRESIDENT AND SECRCO-VICE PRESIDENT AND SECRETA
Name of key/compensated personSHARON KUSKA PHDSHARON KUSKA PHDSHARON KUSKA PHDSHARON KUSKA PHDSHARON KUSKA PHD
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Leary, Chris
Title  DIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person  CHRIS LEARYCHRIS LEARYCHRIS LEARY
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrueTrue
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00$0.00$0.00
Leighter, James
TitleCO-VICE PRESCO-VICE PRESCO-VICE PRESCO-VICE PRESIDENTCO-VICE PRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated personJAMES LEIGHTERJAMES LEIGHTERJAMES LEIGHTERJAMES LEIGHTERJAMES LEIGHTER
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Mumgaard, Milo
TitleDIRECTOR    
Name of key/compensated personMILO MUMGAARD    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Ochsner, David
TitleDIRECTOR    
Name of key/compensated personDAVID OCHSNER    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Powell, Jim
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personJIM POWELLJIM POWELLJIM POWELLJIM POWELLJIM POWELL
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Simpson, Scott
Title  DIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person  SCOTT SIMPSONSCOTT SIMPSONSCOTT SIMPSON
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrueTrue
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00$0.00$0.00
Steward, W
TitlePRESIDENT/CEPRESIDENT/CEPRESIDENT/CEPRESIDENT/CEOPRESIDENT/CEO
Name of key/compensated personW CECIL STEWARDW CECIL STEWARDW CECIL STEWARDW CECIL STEWARDW CECIL STEWARD
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
You, Nicholas
TitleDIRECTOR    
Name of key/compensated personNICHOLAS YOU    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesTHE MISSION OF THE JOSLYN INSTITUTE FOR SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES IS TO PROMOTE AN INTEGRATED APPROACH TO SUSTAINABILITY.THE MISSION OF THE JOSLYN INSTITUTE FOR SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES IS TO PROMOTE AN INTEGRATED APPROACH TO SUSTAINABILITY.THE MISSION OF THE JOSLYN INSTITUTE FOR SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES IS TO PROMOTE AN INTEGRATED APPROACH TO SUSTAINABILITY.The mission of the Joslyn Institute for Sustainable Communities is to promote an integrated approach to sustainability through education, public visioning, partnership, and coordination.The mission of the Joslyn Institute for Sustainable Communities is to promote an integrated approach to sustainability through education, public visioning, partnership, and coordination.
Program service expenses, total$318,012.00$249,007.00$265,954.00$309,170.00$336,445.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
JOSLYN INSTITUTE FOR SUSTAINABILITY PROMOTES AN INTEGRATED APPROACH TO SUSTAINABILITY THROUGH EDUCATION, PUBLIC VISIONING, PARTNERSHIP AND COORDINATION. THE NEBRASKA CENTER FOR SUSTAINABLE CONSTRUCTION HAS ESTABLISHED SERVICES TO BUILDING OWNERS AND THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY FOR THE REDUCTION OF CONSTRUCTION WASTE AND BUILDING DEMOLITION IN COMMUNITY LANDFILLS. THE CENTER ESTABLISHED A SALVAGED MATERIALS SALES VENUE AS AN ALTERNATIVE TO USUAL DEMOLITION AND DISPOSAL AS WASTE.
Program expenses$318,012.00$249,007.00$265,954.00$309,170.00$336,445.00
Program revenue$397,640.00$346,595.00$424,550.00$299,529.00$421,967.00
Program descriptionJOSLYN INSTITUTE FOR SUSTAINABILITY PROMOTES AN INTEGRATED APPROACH TO SUSTAINABILITY THROUGH EDUCATION, PUBLIC VISIONING, PARTNERSHIP AND COORDINATION. THE NEBRASKA CENTER FOR SUSTAINABLE CONSTRUCTION HAS ESTABLISHED SERVICES TO BUILDING OWNERS AND THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY FOR THE REDUCTION OF CONSTRUCTION WASTE AND BUILDING DEMOLITION IN COMMUNITY LANDFILLS. THE CENTER ESTABLISHED A SALVAGED MATERIALS SALES VENUE AS AN ALTERNATIVE TO USUAL DEMOLITION AND DISPOSAL AS WASTE.JOSLYN INSTITUTE FOR SUSTAINABILITY PROMOTES AN INTEGRATED APPROACH TO SUSTAINABILITY THROUGH EDUCATION, PUBLIC VISIONING, PARTNERSHIP AND COORDINATION. THE NEBRASKA CENTER FOR SUSTAINABLE CONSTRUCTION HAS ESTABLISHED SERVICES TO BUILDING OWNERS AND THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY FOR THE REDUCTION OF CONSTRUCTION WASTE AND BUILDING DEMOLITION IN COMMUNITY LANDFILLS. THE CENTER ESTABLISHED A SALVAGED MATERIALS SALES VENUE AS AN ALTERNATIVE TO USUAL DEMOLITION AND DISPOSAL AS WASTE.JOSLYN INSTITUTE FOR SUSTAINABILITY PROMOTES AN INTEGRATED APPROACH TO SUSTAINABILITY THROUGH EDUCATION, PUBLIC VISIONING, PARTNERSHIP AND COORDINATION. THE NEBRASKA CENTER FOR SUSTAINABLE CONSTRUCTION HAS ESTABLISHED SERVICES TO BUILDING OWNERS AND THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY FOR THE REDUCTION OF CONSTRUCTION WASTE AND BUILDING DEMOLITION IN COMMUNITY LANDFILLS. THE CENTER ESTABLISHED A SALVAGED MATERIALS SALES VENUE AS AN ALTERNATIVE TO USUAL DEMOLITION AND DISPOSAL AS WASTE.Joslyn Institute for Sustainability promotes an integrated approach to sustainability through education, public visioning, partnership, and coordination. The Nebraska Center for Sustainable Construction has established services to building owners and the construction industry for the reduction of construction waste and building demolition in community landfills. The center established a salvaged materials sales venue as an alternative to usual demolition and disposal as waste.Joslyn Institute for Sustainability promotes an integrated approach to sustainability through education, public visioning, partnership, and coordination. The Nebraska Center for Sustainable Construction has established services to building owners and the construction industry for the reduction of construction waste and building demolition in community landfills. The center established a salvaged materials sales venue as an alternative to usual demolition and disposal as waste.
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$454,947.00$371,194.00$412,831.00$348,164.00$450,667.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$397,640.00$346,595.00$424,550.00$299,529.00$421,967.00
Revenue from noncash contributions$225,388.00$216,728.00$288,990.00$166,835.00$248,841.00
Investment income, current yr$0.00$0.00$0.00$650.00$0.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$397,640.00$346,595.00$424,550.00$299,529.00$421,967.00
Total unrelated business revenue    $0.00
Other revenue, current yr$57,307.00$13,411.00-$52,969.00$0.00$0.00
Net unrelated business taxable revenue   $0.00$0.00
Program service revenue (total) $11,188.00$41,250.00$47,985.00$28,700.00
Sources of contributions
Revenue from gov't grants$10,000.00 $600.00 $79,100.00
Revenue from all other contributions$387,640.00$346,595.00$423,950.00$299,529.00$342,867.00
Other types of revenue
Net inventory sales (total)$57,307.00$13,411.00-$52,969.00$0.00$0.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$438,456.00$372,439.00$389,812.00$425,977.00$454,732.00
Total functional expenses: program service $318,012.00$249,007.00$265,954.00$309,170.00$336,445.00
Total functional expenses: management and general$67,137.00$68,108.00$69,964.00$62,186.00$68,621.00
Total functional expenses: fundraising$53,307.00$55,324.00$53,894.00$54,621.00$49,666.00
Fees for services
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$131,720.00$62,505.00$67,697.00$84,992.00$195,626.00
Total assets, beginning of year$62,505.00$67,697.00$84,992.00$195,626.00$120,455.00
Total liabilities$326,269.00$273,545.00$277,492.00$317,806.00$350,627.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$273,545.00$277,492.00$317,806.00$350,627.00$271,391.00
Net assets-$194,549.00-$211,040.00-$209,795.00-$232,814.00-$155,001.00
Net assets, beginning of year-$211,040.00-$209,795.00-$232,814.00-$155,001.00-$150,936.00
Cash: non-interest bearing$27,633.00$6,523.00$11,050.00$22,626.00$9,254.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$6,523.00$11,050.00$22,626.00$9,254.00$9,545.00
Loans and other payables to key persons$326,269.00$273,545.00$277,492.00$300,162.00$319,168.00
Inventories for sale or use$86,761.00$34,894.00$34,995.00$34,553.00$148,240.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$16,491.00-$1,245.00$23,019.00-$77,813.00-$4,065.00
Advertising (total)$3,416.00$6,300.00$1,118.00$1,033.00$554.00
Secured mortgages and notes payable   $17,644.00$31,459.00
Total net assets or fund balances-$194,549.00-$211,040.00-$209,795.00-$232,814.00-$155,001.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$3,762.00$3,734.00$6,161.00$10,319.00$9,533.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members127101010
Number of independent voting members116999
Cash accounting    True
Accrual accountingTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Tax year start date2016-01-012015-01-012014-01-012013-01-012012-01-01
Tax year end date2016-12-012015-12-012014-12-012013-12-012012-12-01
Indicators for schedules (selected)
Outstanding loan to key person or disqualified personTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Business transaction with employeeTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990990990
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v2.12014v5.02013v3.02012v2.1
Filing identifier201703199349303605201623209349316607201523179349302292201443219349310509201333189349304318
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