EIN 46-1239650

Blue Sky Sustainable Living Center

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
12
Year formed
2012
Most recent tax filings
2019-12
Description
The Blue Sky Sustainable Living Center will develop and house programs dedicated to increasing the visibility and viability of sustainable energy and building practices through education, demonstration and research at our 22,000 square foot facility i...

Program areas at Blue Sky Sustainable Living Center

Tourism events and hospitality - explore cuyamain 2019 explore cuyama hospitality initiative hosted 1,071 visitors to the cuyama valley. The fees we collect and money they spend in the valley help to invigorate the local economy, employ local residents, and support our non-profit programming. Our industrial space continues to be used to host local creative small businesses that hire locally and receive one-on-one technical assistance to maintain or expand their business.
Creative community engagementwe hosted two interdisciplinary academic partnerships with higher education institutions - dominican university and Iowa state university. Our desert fellowship artist-in-residence program hosted three creative professionals in 2019. Over the course of three weeks, desert fellows live and work onsite to develop an independent creative project that thoughtfully engages local residents. This work is stie-responsive, with an on-site proposal process guided by our staff and informed by the fellows experiences listening and learning from cuyama valley communities. Additionally, we hosted a six-month artist fellowship and eventual art exhibit with photographer noe montes. Working in the cuyama school district, teaching students about the field and photographic practice, he encouraged our youth to create and strengthen the community through art.
Tourism & hospitality - made in cuyamathe made in cuyama project focuses on identifying local entrepreneurs and businesses and helping them reach their full potential within our rural communities in the cuyama valley. We actively support the development of social ventures that lead to hiring locally, provide job training, and advance social and environmental community initiatives as partners and collaborators. Our team assists with business planning, marketing, connection to financing, commercial space, and manages a shared-use kitchen: the cuyama kitche/la cocina cuyama.

Form 990s for Blue Sky Sustainable Living Center

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-122021-02-26990View PDF
2018-122019-10-04990View PDF
2017-122018-12-22990View PDF
2016-122018-01-18990View PDF
2015-122017-01-13990View PDF
...and 2 more Form 990s

Who funds Blue Sky Sustainable Living Center

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
Enterprise Community PartnersCapacity Building$18,100
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Financials for Blue Sky Sustainable Living Center

RevenuesFYE 12/2019
Total grants, contributions, etc.$108,289
Program services$86,007
Investment income and dividends$599
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$223,490
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$6,853
Total revenues$425,238

Personnel at Blue Sky Sustainable Living Center

NameTitleCompensation
Philip JankoskiFormer Chief Executive Officer$42,500
Emily JohnsonDirector and Former Chief Operating Officer / Chief Operating Officer and Secretary$44,672
David KietzmanPresident$0
 Subscribe to viewTreasurer$0
 Subscribe to viewFormer President$0
...and 2 more key personnel

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Nonprofit Types
Issues
Characteristics
Key performance indicators
Total revenues
$425,238
2019
Yearly growth
-13.3%
% of revenues
n/a
Total expenses
$474,174
2019
Yearly growth
33.1%
% of expenses
n/a
Total assets
$1,430,479
2019
Yearly growth
-3.3%
% of assets
n/a
Num. employees
12
2019
Yearly growth
0%
% of total
n/a
General information
Address
PO Box 271
New Cuyama, CA 93254
Metro area
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA
Website URL
blueskycenter.org/ 
Phone
(661) 413-3005
IRS details
EIN
46-1239650
Fiscal year end
December
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
2012
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
S43: Management Services for Small Business, Entrepreneurs
NAICS code, primary
813319: Social Advocacy Organizations
Parent/child status
Independent