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How To get Involved With Sustainable Connections

There are many ways to get involved with Sustainable Connections. Please click on the area that interests you for more information.

         Membership            Sponsorships             Donate                 Volunteer

      Employment                  Internships                Partnerships            Events


Our members are local, independently owned Whatcom County businesses, and supporters working to transform and model an economy built on sustainable practices. We, in turn, support our members with education, connections and promotion.

Click here to learn more about becoming a Business Member, Partner or Supporter.


Make a tax-deductible donation to support Sustainable Connections and its programs.

We are delighted you are interested in the good works of this organization. We are making major strides toward achieving our mission and people have noticed how efficient and effective we are with their contributions. We recently surveyed our members and this quote was among the responses!

“I am constantly amazed at what you are creating. You are the most focused, proactive and effective non-profit association I have ever seen. (and I used to work for several non-profit associations)"

Click here for more information about donating to Sustainable Connections.



Sustainable Connections offers some of the most prized and valuable opportunities
in town. We are experiencing impressive growth in popularity of events as well as print, e-mail, website, and social media publications. Your investment in programs like Food & Farming, Green Building, Think Local First, Community Energy Challenge,
and the Future of Business Conference, provides both great marketing value AND helps our community reach it’s economic and sustainability potential.
We offer exposure to a variety of audiences at a variety of financial levels with payment plans available too. Make sure your business benefits from the exposure we can provide by becoming a Sponsor today. Click here for current sponsorship opportunities



Sustainable Connections is a great place to work! Click here to see a list of current openings.



We are always happy to have volunteers, and in fact rely on them for much of the work we do. Whether you'd like to help out in the office, help with an event or get involved in a specific program we'd love to have you.

To start you can send your e-mail address to erin [at] to receive our monthly e-mail newsletter about upcoming volunteer opportunities. (click here to read past e-mails).

If you're ready to get involved please start by sending in a Volunteer Interest Form.

Click here to see a list of our current volunteer needs



We often have internship opportunities available for people who are looking for a more in depth experience with Sustainable Connections. Please check out our volunteer & internship opportunities for some of the roles we're looking for now.

If you are interested in interning with us please fill out the volunteer interest form (above) and submit that along with a cover letter letting us know which internship you're interested in and what applicable experience you have. Please send all inquiries to erin [at] We also want everyone who interns with us to volunteer at least a couple of times first so you can get to know our programs better and we can get to know you as well.


Organizational Partnerships

We work with many organizations to accomplish shared goals. We recognize that we are but one part of the puzzle, and we value powerful partnerships. We developed these resources to help inquiring individuals and organizations determine whether there is a good fit for your current project.

• Sustainable Connections’ areas of focus
• Partnering with Sustainable Connections
• Other community resources



We welcome members, supporters and anyone interested in our mission to attend many of our events. Please check our Event Calendar to see what is coming up.  If you are a member we will automatically notify you via e-mail of upcoming events. If you are not a member, but would like to be notified via e-mail about our major annual events, please contact Erin at erin [at]

Thank you for your interest in getting involved with Sustainable Connections. We look forward to working with you!








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