IDEAS For Us (IDEAS) is an Orlando-based 501(c)(3) grassroots non-profit organization and accredited NGO of the United Nations. 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.
IDEAS is the official parent-nonprofit of multiple programs:
The Hive is a “Think/Do-Tank” that enables members of a particular community to come together to create real change in a city or college campus. This event aligns with one of the United Nation’s SDGs every month, features an expert presentation on the subject, and follows with an environmental action project. An example is the #LastStraw movement that invites you to take the pledge to reduce daily plastic waste.
The Solutions Fund and its micro-granting platform that allows for a wide variety of organizations and individuals to engage in small environmental projects around the world. It is designed to fund pilot projects that advance the United Nation’s SDGs around the world. Click the logo above to see past projects.
Fleet Farming is an urban agriculture enterprise created and operated by IDEAS For Us that takes unconventional lawn spaces in urban areas and converts them into abundant micro-farms. Through its educational and community events, Fleet Farming empowers all generations to grow food and connect with their community. Currently exclusive to the Orlando, FL area. Click the image above to view the full website.