About Multiplier

When you’re working for systemic, sustainable impact there is no time to waste — you need a clear path to create change – a strategy, funding, and a strong team. Many foundations and major donors can provide seed funding, but require an established 501(c)(3) organization to receive and steward grants. That’s where Multiplier can help. We are a well-respected and cost-effective home to a select portfolio of projects who are turning game-changing ideas into planet-saving impact. Once approved as a Multiplier project, you get a fast-track to 501(c)(3) status coupled with flexible, adaptable, cost-effective support as a backbone for your success.

Beyond conservation.

Our project portfolio includes crucial land and ocean conservation efforts alongside an array of cross-sector strategies in public health, environmental education, economic development, clean energy, climate resilience, sustainable food systems, energy efficiency, social and environmental equity, and more. Projects are leading change throughout the world, creating strong mission-based outcomes locally, regionally, nationally and internationally with support from many types of funding.

See our list of projects

We feel your pain.

Setting up and running a nonprofit is expensive, time-consuming, and complex. The legal and filing fees associated with forming a nonprofit and applying for IRS tax-exemption can cost upward of $20,000, and you can wait months for IRS approval. Upon approval, you’ll be a 501(c)3, but instead of focusing on bringing your programs to scale, you’ll be consumed by expense accounting, insurance, audits, board meetings, payroll processing and myriad of other administrative and operational requirements.

How can Multiplier help?

 
United Nations Sustainable Development Goals logo The Sustainable Development Goals are the blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all. They address the global challenges we face, including those related to poverty, inequality, climate change, environmental degradation, peace and justice. At Multiplier, we ensure that all of our projects are working in ways to help make achievement of these goals a reality. Click on any of the goals below to see how Multiplier's projects align:

Click on any goal for a list of projects that align with that goal.

Leadership

Team

  • Tiffany Blauert
    HR Administrator
  • Laura Deaton
    Executive Director
  • Kristin Fischer
    Human Resources Director
  • Liz Howard
    Senior Grants Manager
  • Ben Jones
    Director of Strategic Partnerships
  • Jessica Le
    Senior Manager of Financial Operations
  • Trish Lime
    Director of Payroll and Benefits
  • Alice Ng
    Senior Advisor, Fundraising
  • Carolyn Schour, Finance Director
    Carolyn Schour
    Finance Director
  • Darlene Sevilla
    Director of Contracts and Compliance
  • Tenzin Sherpa
    Tenzin Sherpa
    Accounting Manager
  • Kvetka Smith
    Director of Grants and Governmental Awards
  • Dan Taylor
    Sr. Accountant

Board

  • John David Claussen
    Board Chair
  • Ryan Cabinte
    Board Treasurer
  • Melissa Beard Clack
    Board Secretary and Co-Chair, Board Development and Nominating Committee
  • Ashley Ahearn
    Co-Chair, Board Development and Nominating Committee
  • Bernd Cordes
    Chair, Audit and Risk Oversight Committee
  • Giulia Siccardo
    Board Member
  • Miriam Billinger
    Board Member
  • Jonathan Brack
    Board Member
  • Phillip Gover
    Board Member

Board Emeritus

  • Harriet Barlow
  • Gigi Coe
  • Jill Kauffman Johnson
  • Alexis Krivkovich
  • Leslie Leslie
  • Andreas Merkl
  • Joseph Piazza
  • Elena Schmid
  • Rachel Wagner
  • Brad Whitehead
  • Sam Goldman
  • Heather King
  • Robin Nakao

Careers

  • Operations Manager – Global Dialogue on Seafood Traceability

    Project: Global Dialogue on Seafood Traceability Position: Operations Manager Location: Work from Home Office (position is open internationally) The Global Dialogue on Seafood Traceability (GDST) is an international business-to-business initiative with international membership.  The GDST was established to advance seafood…

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  • Southeastern & Equity Farm Outreach Coordinator

    This is a full-time remote position, with a preference for candidates in Georgia. The Rural Investment to Protect our Environment (RIPE) is hiring an agricultural outreach professional to engage farmers, ranchers, livestock producers, and agricultural associations to support a federal…

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  • Finance & Operations Manager/Director

    Rural Investment to Protect our Environment (RIPE) is seeking a skilled and detail-oriented financial and administrative professional to play a critical role in managing and supporting RIPE’s day-to-day operations. If you are excited to use your operational expertise as part…

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  • Director (People & Culture)

    About Us Kitchen Table Advisors (KTA) fuels the economic viability of sustainable small farms and ranches through practical business advising and trusted relationships. Our vision is that regenerative farmers and ranchers are thriving leaders of a vibrant, community-based economy that…

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  • SciPol Scholars Program Coordinator – National Science Policy Network

    Title: SciPol Scholars Program Coordinator Status: Part-time, (30-40 hours per month) Location: Remote Position details: The SciPol Scholars program coordinator will lead and run our Science Policy Scholars In-Residence program, which provides intensive training and professional development for bi-annual cohorts…

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  • Communications and Membership Coordinator – National Science Policy Network

    Title: Communications and Membership Coordinator Position details: Part-time, approximately 15 hours per week, four-month initial term, ideal start January/February 2022 Location: Remote, potential for in-person meetings or events, depending on location Summary: Seeking a highly organized, detail-oriented, creative individual to work…

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  • SciDEAL Program Coordinator – National Science Policy Network

    Title: SciDEAL program coordinator Status: Part-time (20-30 hours per month) Location: Remote Position: The SciDEAL program coordinator will lead and run our Science Diplomacy Exchange and Learning (SciDEAL) program, which provides intensive training and professional development in science diplomacy for…

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  • Graphic Designer

    Graphic Designer [Mid-Senior, Part Time] Job Description Conservify (Conservify.org) is an open conservation technology firm that empowers conservationists and communities to tackle environmental challenges by making effective conservation more accessible. Through the development of new technology built to disrupt the…

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  • Communications and Reporting Program Associate Position

    The Interfaith Sustainable Food Collaborative (ISFC) is seeking an Outreach and Communications Associate to help us achieve our non-profit mission: The Interfaith Sustainable Food Collaborative advances the production of and access to healthy food produced in a sustainable, socially just…

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  • Outreach and Advocacy Program Associate Position

    The Interfaith Sustainable Food Collaborative (ISFC) is seeking an Outreach and Communications Associate to help us achieve our non-profit mission: The Interfaith Sustainable Food Collaborative advances the production of and access to healthy food produced in a sustainable, socially just…

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  • Vice President

    Position: Vice President Location: Work from Home Office Multiplier’s mission is to accelerate impact for initiatives focused on protecting and fostering a healthy, sustainable, resilient, and equitable world. Growing threats to our planet require holistic and creative solutions, both locally…

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  • Communications Manager

    The Organization Azul is a Latinx led and serving environmental justice organization focused on ocean stewardship. We are small, nimble, and extremely mighty. Founded in 2011 by Marcela Gutierrez-Graudiņš to bring Latinxs perspectives and participation to ocean conservation, its work…

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  • Network Director – Ocean Sewage Alliance

    Project: Ocean Sewage Alliance Position: Network Director Location: Remote office  Classification: Full-time, two year position with potential for extension  Reporting to: Ocean Sewage Alliance Steering Committee and Multiplier’s Executive Director    Seeking an experienced fundraiser with strong leadership and partnership…

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  • Community Organizer (Rhode Island)

    The Organization: Azul is a Latinx led and serving environmental justice organization focused on ocean stewardship. We are small, nimble, and extremely mighty. Founded in 2011, Azul has been instrumental in the CA plastic bag ban, shark fin ban, and…

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  • Executive Assistant to the Executive Director

    The Organization: Azul is a Latinx led and serving environmental justice organization focused on ocean stewardship. We are small, nimble, and extremely mighty. Founded in 2011, Azul has been instrumental in the CA plastic bag ban, shark fin ban, and…

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Financial Statements

Multiplier’s financial statements reflect our commitment to fostering local, regional, national and global initiatives that conserve and protect a sustainable and resilient world. Our growing portfolio includes innovative projects in several intersecting realms: habitat and species conservation, sustainable food and agricultural systems, energy efficiency and urban infrastructure, marine and fisheries conservation, emerging conservation technology, and environmental outreach, education, and advocacy.

Financial statements and copies of our IRS 990 Informational Tax Return from previous years are also available by contacting us directly.