Operations & By-Laws

The SDSN Association is an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization in the United States and a nonprofit Association 1901 in France. These entities host the Secretariat of the SDSN, which supports and manages the SDSN’s programs and projects. The SDSN Association serves as the institutional home of the SDSN, managing its relations with donors and partners, and ensuring that the work of the SDSN complies with all US and international laws. The Executive Committee of the SDSN serves as an Advisory Board to the SDSN Association. The SDSN Association reports on all fiduciary, legal, and operational matters to its Board of Directors.


Financial support makes it possible for the SDSN to advance its mission. As part of our commitment to transparency, our audited financial statements are available below: