Arts, Culture, and Humanities

Island Culture Archival Support

aka ICAS

San Marcos, CA


Island Culture Archival Support (ICAS) is an international 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the archival preservation of cultural identity and memory belonging to national and public archives, libraries, cultural centers, organizations and institutions of the South Pacific countries of Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia who are underprivileged, underfunded and understaffed. The specific purposes for which this nonprofit corporation was formed are to support national, university and private archives of the South Pacific Island countries and help preserve records created for business, accountability or cultural purposes. The organization will make every effort to bring the locals into the decision-making process, and will not impose individual views or processes on local people. However, the organization will endeavor to add value by advising, encouraging and working with local people to support their efforts in building their future and preserving their past.

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Principal Officer

Mr. Brandon Oswald

Main Address

2105 Sun Valley Rd.

San Marcos, CA 92078


nonprofit, non-profit, non profit, south pacific, archives, melanesia, micronesia, polynesia





Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Arts, Cultural Organizations - Multipurpose (A20)

Single Organization Support (Q11)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.


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