Our Mission & Vision

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Mission Statement: Everybody Solar works to protect the environment and strengthen U.S. communities through solar energy projects.  By providing solar power to local charities we help them reduce electricity costs and direct their limited resources to the communities they serve.

Vision Statement: Our Vision is to create healthy and sustainable communities. We want current and future generations to have equal access to essential social services while living on a thriving and sustainable planet.

What We Do

We aim to improve our communities by giving the gift of clean energy to organizations that need it most; nonprofits on the front lines, serving our most vulnerable populations.
 
Everybody Solar helps bring solar to nonprofits by offsetting 100% of the costs to the nonprofit for the installation. We achieve this through grant writing, sponsorships, crowd-sourcing and fundraising events. In addition, we work directly with industry experts to research local regulations, contact and evaluate solar installers, establish long-term partnerships with manufacturers, and provide technical support to the nonprofits to make the installations come to life.
 
By greatly reducing the electricity costs for nonprofits we help them maximize their impact on their direct cause. With our help, these organizations are able to invest funds directly into their missions: to feed children, provide counseling, support a shelter, or start a movement. By saving thousands of dollars for those who need it most, and harnessing the power of the sun, we help local communities thrive. Check out our current projects here.

Clean Energy

Solar PV

Solar PV

Photovoltaic (PV) solar energy is the fastest growing form of solar energy technology and is what most people think of when they think ‘solar energy’. Learn More
Solar Thermal

Solar Thermal

Solar thermal technology is the second most used solar technology. Learn More
Other Renewable Sources

Other Renewable Sources

Solar technologies provide the most sustainable energy solution for Everybody Solar and our partner charities; however there are other existing and emerging clean energy technologies... Learn More

Board of Directors

Chair - Robert Tempchin

Chair - Robert Tempchin

Robert owns and operates an e-commerce clothing business based out of Encinitas, California. He previously worked as Chief Technology Officer of White Lantern, a photography and virtual tour company, which he also co-founded.

Secretary - Youness Scally

Secretary - Youness Scally

Youness is a Co-Founder of Everybody Solar and proudly serves as the organizations first Executive Director. Youness guides Everybody Solar to run efficiently and grow its impact in bringing clean energy to outstanding local nonprofits. 

Board Member - Elizabeth Oh

Board Member - Elizabeth Oh

Liz Oh is a seasoned clean tech marketing and communications professional with 15 years of broad marketing experience. Liz co-founded Solar Marketing Group (www.solarmarketinggroup.com)

Board Member - Kian Salehizadeh

Board Member - Kian Salehizadeh

In addition to his role at Everybody Solar, Kian is also an Analyst at Reality Shares, an ETF issuer and index provider. His primary experience is in the corporate finance, investment finance, and marketing industries. He previously co-founded and led Raging Productions LLC,

Board Member - Emmett Miranker

Board Member - Emmett Miranker

In his professional life, Emmett works as a Regional Sales Manager for Civic Solar, a national wholesale solar distributor with offices in Austin, Boston, and San Francisco. Prior to returning to his hometown of Austin, Emmett enjoyed a stay in San

Board Member - Richard Marino

Board Member - Richard Marino

Rich retired with the rank of Commander, United States Navy, after 22 years of service to our nation.  He now works in his second career in the corporate world as Director of Program Management for II-VI, Inc., a global leader in engineered materials and optoelectronic

Our Staff

Executive Director

Executive Director

Youness Scally
Youness is a Co-Founder of Everybody Solar and proudly serves as the organizations first Executive Director. Youness guides Everybody Solar to run efficiently and grow its impact in bringing clean energy to outstanding local non-profits. His passion for clean energy and his concern for current and future generations drives his

Director of Operations & Development

Director of Operations & Development

Myriam Scally
Myriam has spent her professional career working in the non-profit sector, specifically focusing on health, social justice and environmental protection. She obtained her Master in Public Health and Tropical Medicine from James Cook University in Australia and her Bachelors in Biology from the University of California San Diego. Both

Volunteer Secretary & Editor

Volunteer Secretary & Editor

Madeleine Seneor
Madeleine graduated as an architect from The Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Belgium. Having run her own firm in Casablanca, Morocco, for 15 years, she mainly worked on designing schools under a government plan to eradicate illiteracy in the country. Her designs maximized efficiency by utilizing natural light whenever possible,

Interns

Student Intern - summer 2017

Student Intern - summer 2017

Support the environment by being a Student Intern! Tyler Braun is a Senior at Indiana University focusing his studies in Nonprofit Management and Information Systems. He earned a position as a perennial Juror for the Indiana University Conduct Board his Freshman year and was elected Treasurer of the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance his Sophomore and Junior year. In the last 3 years, Tyler has donated over 100 hours to his community through volunteering mostly with local food banks, homeless shelters, and art festivals. Tyler spent most of last summer in East China at a Taoist Temple practicing martial arts. During a lecture, Tyler's professor mentioned Everybody Solar during a lecture and the description immediately sparked his interest. He fell in love with the idea of helping nonprofit organizations become more viable while creating a more sustainable planet in the process, so he decided to apply! He enthusiastically hopes that he can contribute to Everybody Solar's success!

Our Partners

Partnership plays a key role in Everybody Solar's efforts to support communities and the environment. Lasting environmental change and community impact is best achieved through collaboration with a broad range of partners, including local governments, businesses, foundations, individual donors, nonprofits and the communities they serve. These collaborations allow us to move forward and bring solar to more communities across the U.S. The following are our sponsorship levels and partners:

Zeus

Zeus

Greek king of the gods   - $25,000

Helios

Helios

Greek god of the sun      - $10,000

Apollo

Apollo

Greek god of light           - $5,000

Neaera

Neaera

Greek goddess of the rising sun - $2,500

Eos

Eos

Greek goddess of dawn - $1,000

Archimedes

Archimedes

Greek astronomer          - <$999

Transparency

Bylaws & Meeting Minutes

Please see below for a link to Everybody Solar's official company bylaws, our annual board of directors meeting minutes, our articles of incorporation with the state of California and our 501(c)(3) determination letter.

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Everybody Solar is a registered California public benefit corporation and a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Please see our first Annual Report, covering 2012 and 2013 and our financial statements for the fiscal years ended December 31st, 2011 and 2012 attached below.

We believe in transparent accounting and donor stewardship and will continue to make pertinent financial information public as it becomes available.



Everybody Solar Privacy Statement

By visiting the Website, you are accepting the policies described in this Privacy Policy.

Last updated: March 8, 2018

Everybody Solar takes your privacy very seriously and cares about how your information is collected, used, stored, and shared.  We are providing this Privacy Statement to explain our practices and the choices that you can make about the way your information is used by Everybody Solar. The Privacy Statement describes our practices in connection with the information we collect through our website, operated by us from which you are accessing this Privacy Statement (the “Websites”), through the software applications made available by us for use on or through computers and mobile devices (the “Apps”), through our social media pages that we control through which you are accessing this Privacy Statement (collectively, our “Social Media Pages”), as well as through HTML-formatted email messages that we send to you that link to this Privacy Statement and through offline interactions that we may have with you (collectively, including the Websites, the Apps and our Social Media Pages). 

By providing Personal Information to Everybody Solar, you agree to this Privacy Statement. 

Personal Information We May Collect 

We may collect Personal Information including name, email address, postal address, phone number, profile picture, social media ID, and similar contact information and credit card or other payment information. If you choose to provide your payment or credit card information to Everybody Solar, we will use that information for the purposes for which it was provided.   

If you submit any Personal Information relating to other people to us or to our service providers in connection with the Services, you represent that you have the authority to do so and to permit us to use the information in accordance with this Privacy Statement. 

How We May Collect Personal Information: 

Everybody Solar may collect Personal Information in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to: 

  • We may collect Personal Information you provide to us over the phone, in email, through a face-to-face conversation, or through online and offline forms such as e-newsletters, surveys, donation forms, event registration/participation (including volunteering) and advocacy action alerts that you populate. 
  • We may use third-party postal address, phone number, and email address products to provide accurate and updated contact information.
  • We may collect information from social media platforms used by you or people with whom you are friends or otherwise connected on social media platforms.
  • We may also collect information from or about you from other online and offline sources, in addition to your use of the Services or when you communicate with us. 

How Everybody Solar Uses Personal Information 

Everybody Solar may use Personal Information to: 

  • Send you information regarding Everybody Solar, our affiliates, and our partners. 
  • Process and respond to inquiries and for the purposes for which you provided the information, such as to process donations, register or renew you as a donor or supporter, or receive information about a project, special event, and service.
  • Personalize the content, improve the navigability of the Services, and customize your experience on the Services, including targeted content, offers, and advertising on the Services, or via email or text message.
  • Respond to your questions and comments.
  • Notify you about special programs, offers, products and services that may be of interest to you, either from Everybody Solar or on behalf of our affiliates or other third parties. 
  • Alert you to administrative information such as information regarding the Services’ features, changes to our terms, conditions, and policies.
  • Conduct surveys to measure your satisfaction with aspects of Everybody Solar’s activities.
  • Analyze data, usage trend identification, promotional campaign development, audit, fraud monitoring or prevention, new product or service development, Services’ enhancement, interaction improvement, or operating and expansion purposes.
  • Protect the security or integrity of the Services and Everybody Solar, such as by protecting against fraud, unauthorized transactions, claims and other liabilities, and managing risk exposure, including by identifying potential hackers and other unauthorized users.
  • To enforce our Terms of Use or other program terms.
  • Credit card information will be used for the purpose for which it was provided.
  • As otherwise described to you at the point of collection. 

How Everybody Solar May Disclose Personal Information 

We are the sole owners of the information collected on this site. We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone.

We will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us. Except as described elsewhere in this policy, we will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your request, e.g. to ship an order. Unless you ask us not to, we may contact you via email in the future to tell you about specials, new products or services, or changes to this privacy policy.

Your Personal Information may be disclosed: 

  • To trusted third parties:  including grantors, grantees, other charities, collaborative partners, sponsors, to meet contractual or other obligations.
  • By you:  If you post information or materials on our message boards, chat, profile pages, blogs, and other services. Please note that any information you post or disclose through these services will become public and may be available to users of the Services and to the general public.  We urge you to be very careful when deciding to disclose any information on the Services.

Other Uses and Disclosures 

  • Pursuant to Legal Requirements: For disclosure purposes as necessary or appropriate: (a) under applicable law, including laws outside your country of residence; (b) to comply with legal process; (c) to respond to requests from public and government authorities, including public and government authorities outside your country of residence.
  • To Protect Our Website and Users: We will disclose your information when we believe disclosure is necessary to investigate, prevent or take action regarding illegal activity, suspected fraud or other wrongdoing; to protect and defend the rights, property or safety of our organization, our employees, our Site users or others; or to enforce our website terms and conditions or other agreements or policies. 

Your Access to and Control Over Information
You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the email address or phone number given on our website:

  • See what data we have about you, if any.
  • Change/correct any data we have about you.
  • Have us delete any data we have about you.
  • Express any concern you have about our use of your data.

Accessing, Modifying, Updating, and Deleting Your Information: We strive to keep our records as accurate as possible. You may, under applicable laws, have a right to access, correct, modify, or request the deletion of your Personal Information that you have previously provided to us at any time.  To do so, please contact us at info@everybodysolar.org.

In your request, please make clear what Personal Information you would like to have changed, whether you would like to have your Personal Information suppressed from our database or otherwise let us know what limitations you would like to put on our use of your Personal Information.  For your protection, we may only implement requests with respect to the Personal Information associated with the particular email address that you use to send us your request, and we may need to verify your identity before implementing your request.  We will try to comply with your request as soon as reasonably practicable.  

Please note that we may need to retain certain information for recordkeeping purposes and/or to complete any transactions that you began prior to requesting a change or deletion (e.g., when you make a donation you may not be able to change or delete the Personal Information provided until after the completion of such donation). There may also be residual information that will remain within our databases and other records, which will not be removed. 

How We Protect Information 

Everybody Solar uses appropriate and reasonable organizational, electronic, physical, administrative, and technical measures to help safeguard Personal Information from unauthorized access or disclosure. We take these and other appropriate precautions to help ensure the security, integrity and confidentiality of customer information; however, no transmission or electronic storage of information can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. If you have reason to believe that your use of the Services or engagement with us is no longer secure, please immediately notify us as described in the “Questions/Contact Information” section below. 

Wherever we collect sensitive information (such as credit card data), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a lock icon in the address bar and looking for "https" at the beginning of the address of the Web page.

Sensitive Information 

Unless explicitly requested, we ask that you not send us, and you not disclose, any sensitive Personal Information (e.g., social security numbers, information related to racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religion or other beliefs, health, biometrics or genetic characteristics, criminal background or trade union membership) on or through the Services or otherwise to us. 

Changes to this Privacy Statement 

Everybody Solar may, from time to time, amend this Privacy Statement. We will post any revisions to the Services, and we advise you to check back periodically. The “Effective Date” reference at the top of this page indicates when we last revised this Privacy Statement. Any changes to this Privacy Statement will become effective when we post the revised Privacy Statement on the Services. Your continued use of the Services or engagement in the Interactions after we implement such changes will also constitute your affirmative consent to the revised Privacy Statement. 

Questions/Contact Information 

If you have any questions, concerns, or suggestions regarding this Privacy Statement or our privacy practices, you may send us an email at info@everybodysolar.org

Because email communications are not always secure, please do not include credit card or other sensitive information in your emails to us.

Terms of Use

Everybody Solar reserves the right to block access from a particular Internet address.

Legal Disclosure and Terms of Use

June 11, 2018

PLEASE READ THIS AGREEMENT CAREFULLY; THIS IS A BINDING CONTRACT. This website is a service offered by Everybody Solar. This Terms of Use Agreement describes the terms and conditions applicable to your access and use of this Website and Everybody Solar's services. Everybody Solar may revise this Agreement at any time by posting the amended Terms of Use on this Website, and you agree that you will be bound by any changes to the Terms of Use. For your convenience, the date of last revision is included at the top of this page. Everybody Solar may make changes in the services described on this Website at any time. You understand that Everybody Solar may discontinue or restrict your use of this Website for any reason.

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LINKS TO THIS SITE AND USE OF MARKS. The Website may contain links to websites operated by other parties. Everybody Solar provides these links to other websites as a convenience, and use of these sites is at your own risk. The linked sites are not owned or operated by or under the control of Everybody Solar, and Everybody Solar is not responsible for the content available on the other sites. Such links do not imply Everybody Solar's endorsement of information or material on any other site and Everybody Solar disclaims all liability regarding your access to and use of such linked Websites.

LINKS TO EVERYBODY SOLAR WEBSITES. Unless otherwise set forth in a written agreement between you and Everybody Solar, you must adhere to Everybody Solar's linking policy as follows: (i) the appearance, position and other aspects of the link may not be such as to damage or dilute the goodwill associated with Everybody Solar's names and trademarks, (ii) the appearance, position and other attributes of the link may not create the false appearance that your organization or entity is sponsored by, affiliated with, endorsed by, or otherwise associated with Everybody Solar, (iii) when selected by a user, the link must display this Website on full-screen and not within a "frame" on the linking Website, and (iv) Everybody Solar reserves the right to revoke its consent to the link at any time and in its sole discretion. Use or misrepresentation of any of Everybody Solar's logos, designs, images, photographs, slogans, trademarks or service marks in conjunction with the external links is not permitted.

LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES. Everybody Solar, in its sole discretion, may provide links to other sites on the World Wide Web for your convenience in locating related information, products, and services. These sites have not necessarily been reviewed by Everybody Solar and are maintained by third parties over which Everybody Solar exercises no control. Use of these sites is at your own risk. Accordingly, Everybody Solar expressly disclaims any responsibility for the content, the materials, the accuracy of the information, and/or quality of the products or services provided by, available through, or advertised on these third-party web sites and Everybody Solar disclaims all liability with regard to your access to and use of such linked websites. Moreover, these links do not imply an endorsement by Everybody Solar with respect to any third party, any information or material on any other site, any candidate for political office identified in a third-party site or any web site or the products or services provided by any third party.

TRADEMARKS. Everybody Solar, Everybody Solar Logos, Everybody Solar Inc. are registered or common law trademarks of Everybody Solar in the United States. Unauthorized use of any Everybody Solar trademark, service mark or logo may be a violation of federal and state law.

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