The Interface Environmental Foundation
Contributing to a sustainable Earth
Honorariums for Interface®
speakers are payable to the Interface Environmental Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization. The monies received are “recycled” into worthwhile environmental initiatives sponsored by organizations such as the National Wildlife Federation, River Keepers, American Jewish Committee, the Possible Women Foundation, and the Land Institute.
In addition, Interface has established the Interface Environmental Education Grant program that encourages environmental education in schools worldwide. Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, the Grant program awards up to 30 grants each year to teachers whose classroom projects advance environmental awareness and responsibility. During the 2007-2008 school year, the program reached over 7,800 students. Since 1999, the Interface Environmental Foundation has contributed more then $150,000 USD to more than 40,000 students in the global communities where Interface associates work and live.
To inspire and financially support the creation of the next industrial revolution. To assure a sustainable society.
Goals: Broad adoption of sustainability strategies by business and industry. Creation of the prototypical model of the sustainable industrial enterprise.
Projects: Research into sustainable technologies and practices. Education of workforce in sustainability principles.
As a tax-exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, contributions to the Interface Environmental Foundation are tax-deductible to the maximum extent provided by law. Its tax identification number is 58-2413898 Interface Environmental Foundation, Inc. does not use its monies to lobby Congress.