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NATIONAL SPACE SOCIETY

SpacEdge Fundraising Committee Member:

Task: Seek out financial resources for National Space Society SpacEdge Education. SpacEdge Education has various projects and contests/competitions to fund as well as its administrative efforts. Fund raising resources such as individual, corporations, and government grants are desired.

Skill set: Expertise in/willingness to find financial resource solutions for exciting space-related programs.

For further information, please contact: frances.dellutri@nss.org.

Websites: National Space Society: space.nss.org
SpacEdge Education lesson repository: spacedge.academy

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About NATIONAL SPACE SOCIETY

Location:

11130 SUNRISE VALLEY DR STE 350, RESTON, VA 20191, US

Mission Statement

The National Space Society (NSS) is an independent, nonpartisan, educational, grassroots, non-profit organization dedicated to the creation of a spacefaring civilization. For more details on what NSS stands for, visit our Statement of Philosophy Web page or download a PDF version. NSS Vision: "People living and working in thriving communities beyond the Earth, and the use of the vast resources of space for the dramatic betterment of humanity." NSS Mission: "to promote social, economic, technological, and political change in order to expand civilization beyond Earth, to settle space and to use the resulting resources to build a hopeful and prosperous future for humanity." NSS Rationale - Why Our Mission is Important: Survival, Growth, Prosperity, and Curiosity NSS Principles - What Does NSS Stand For? NSS Beliefs - What Does NSS Support?

Description

For U.S. tax purposes, NSS is a tax-exempt, 501(c)(3) educational, non-profit corporation. All donations to NSS are fully tax deductible (as allowed by your local laws).

NSS’ grassroots political activities are governed by the 501(h) election, which permits a limited amount of activity aimed at influencing U.S. legislation.

History

NSS was originally founded as the National Space Institute in 1974 (based on the leadership of Wernher Von Braun) and the L5 Society in 1975 (based on the ideas of Princeton physicist Gerard K. O’Neill). The two organizations merged to form NSS in 1987.

Widely acknowledged as the preeminent citizen’s voice on space, NSS has chapters in the United States and around the world. The society also publishes Ad Astra magazine, an award-winning periodical chronicling the most important developments in space, and organizes the annual International Space Development Conference (ISDC).

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
International

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Donor Management
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Community Outreach
  • Resource Development / Management
  • STEM

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Time commitment is flexible.
  • Fund raising experience/interest. A person who is cooperative, creative, persistent, intuitive, and motivated by bringing cutting-edge STEM experiences to all ages

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