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Mission: ESI works to strengthen mission-driven organizations and achieve enduring impact in the Pacific Northwest by developing shared infrastructure and expertise, building a culture of partnership, and advancing equity.

Evergreen Social Impact (ESI) is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization, founded in 2021 to fiscally sponsor public/private partnerships and charitable projects in the Pacific Northwest. We provide fiduciary services, including governance, funds management, and other administrative services to projects with social-impact missions. Our inaugural project was the Andy Hill CARE Fund, a public/private partnership created by the Washington State Legislature to promote and fund cancer research in the state of Washington, and we have since expanded to include two additional projects.

Through fiscal sponsorship, projects operate under and utilize ESI’s 501(c)(3) status, enabling projects to solicit tax-deductible donations, apply for grants and operate mission-driven programs.

ESI’s strategy is to have a small number of local projects ensuring individual attention for projects to prosper.

We have a unique competence in administering complex federal, state, and local grants, including compliance. Our leadership team has more than 30 years’ experience in nonprofit operations. Areas of expertise include:

  • Finance and Governance
  • Human Resources
  • Grants and Philanthropy

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Our Staff

Beth Harvey

Executive Director

Beth is a long-time nonprofit finance and operations professional. She has worked in organizations in Washington and California in the fields of the arts, voluntary health, human services, and social justice.

Sarah Hiller

Director of Operations

Sarah has many years of program management and operations experience that includes grants management and strategic planning. She has experience in corporate, nonprofit, and government sectors.

Sarah Kurtzman

Finance Manager

Sarah’s background includes marketing, accounting, and financial management. She has worked in the for profit and nonprofit sectors for over 20 years.

Board of Directors

Annie Blackledge

Chair

Assistant Director, Policy and Equity, Office of the Superintendent of Public Education

Peter Bloch Garcia

Vice Chair

Senior Associate, The Valtas Group

Don Doering

Secretary/Treasurer

Principal Consultant, Impetus Foundation Advisors LLC

Jarah Macfarlane

Founder, Macfarlane Investors

Alejandra Tres

Owner/Principal, Juntos Consulting

We Are Building Our Board!

If you are interested in supporting our work by joining our Board, please check out our Organizational Overview and our Board Job Description. If you have questions about Board membership, or if you would like to apply to join our Board, please contact us.

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Financials

Evergreen Social Impact (ESI) is a nonprofit, 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization.

Fiscal Year 2023
Fiscal Year 2022
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Careers

Evergreen Social Impact is an employer that knows every organization’s most important asset is the staff who carry out the mission. We are committed to a competitive compensation package, including not only market-based salaries but also a healthy benefits package, including full medical and dental coverage for staff and their families, retirement contribution and schedules that respect home and work life balance. We believe in sustainable work, to better sustain our people and our missions.

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