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Local Government Commission

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

Local Government Commission is a public sector improvement organization based in Sacramento, CA that was founded in 1980. As of 2019 they had $7.5 million in revenue and $3.9 million in assets.

The Local Government Commission assists Local governments in establishing and nurturing the key elements of livable communities:-a healthier human and natural environment, -a more sustainable economy, -an actively engaged populace, and -an equitable s...

EIN:
94-2791699
City:
State:
Website:
Founded:
1980
Type:
501(c)(3)
NTEE:
Revenue:
$7,511,751
Assets:
$3,954,657
Employees:
202
Fiscal year end:
December
Revenue trends:
Asset trends:

Program areas at Local Government Commission

Healthy communities & community design:in 2018, lgc's community design team partnered with 13 jurisdictions to plan and equitably implement healthy, sustainable, and prosperous community design. The community design team also provided technical assistance to disadvantaged communities in colton, richmond, willits, thermal/oasis, san joaquin county, and mariposa county on behalf of the strategic growth council to help them get grants around affordable housing, water and energy efficiency, urban greening, and waste diversion.

Energy:in 2018, lgc's energy team hosted the 9th annual statewide energy efficiency forum in sacramento, which was attended by over 350 energy professionals and Local Government staff from across the state. As part of the statewide energy efficiency collaborative (seec) program, lgc provided resources, technical assistance, and networking opportunities to help Local Government agencies reduce greenhouse gas emissions and accelerate climate action. As part of seec, lgc launched the zero net energy hub, an online resource library that compiles resources in a single easy-to-navigate webpage. Lgc also developed a legislative update through seec that summarizes key energy-related legislation from 2018 available on californiaseec.org. Lgc staff also worked with the Local Government sustainable energy coalition (lgsec) to advocate for Local Government energy policy interests at the public utilities Commission (puc) and other state agencies and provided members with professional development and networking resources. Energy efficiency programs and funding continue to be ...

Climate change:in 2018, lgc's climate team supported numerous Local, regional and statewide climate change efforts through the alliance of regional collaboratives for climate adaptation (arcca), the capital region climate readiness collaborative (crc), the capital region urban heat island project, resilient inland empire, and the mayors' Commission on climate change, engaging with hundreds of jurisdictions and organizations across California. These programs supported a series of coordination workshops and trainings, technical advisory committees, engagement with key state and regional agencies, research on climate risks and solutions, and targeted technical assistance. Lgc also hosted the 3rd California adaptation forum, which welcomed nearly 800 participants from across the state to learn, share, and network with one another.

Form 990s for Local Government Commission

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Jun 8, 2020990View PDF
2017-12Mar 15, 2019990View PDF
2016-12Dec 22, 2017990View PDF
2015-12Mar 3, 2017990View PDF
2014-12Jan 29, 2016990View PDF
...and six more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Local Government Commission

Field2018
Total grants, contributions, etc.$6,898,937
Program services$610,037
Investment income and dividends$2,777
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$7,511,751

Vendors for Local Government Commission

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
SalesforceCRM software2020-04-23
██████ ███Software2020-04-23
█████████Content management system software2020-04-09
████████ ███████Marketing software2020-04-09
█████████Marketing software2020-04-09
███████ ██████████ ███Tax accounting; Audit accounting2019-11-08

Personnel at Local Government Commission

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Linda CloudChief Financial Officer$86,057Dec. 31, 2018
Kate MeisExecutive Director$150,801June 8, 2020
███████ ██████Director of Operations$105,480Dec. 31, 2018
████ ██████████Director of Finance-Aug. 16, 2019
█████ ██████Board Chair$0Aug. 12, 2019
███ ████████Board Member$0Aug. 12, 2019
███████ ████████Secretary and Treasurer$0Dec. 31, 2018

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