Institute For Local Government

Promoting Good Government at the Local Level

aka ILG   |   Sacramento, CA   |  www.ca-ilg.org

Mission

ILG empowers local government leaders and delivers real-world expertise to help them navigate complex issues, increase their capacity, and build trust in their communities.

Ruling year info

1962

Executive Director and CEO

Ms. Erica Manuel

Main address

1400 K St Suite 205

Sacramento, CA 95814-3916 USA

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Formerly known as

Institute for Local Self Government

EIN

94-1537757

NTEE code info

Research Institutes and/or Public Policy Analysis (V05)

IRS filing requirement

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

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Programs and results

What we aim to solve

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Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Multiple Programs

SUMMARY OF CURRENT INSTITUTE PROGRAMS

California Climate Action Network: To help California communities play a leadership role both to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to prepare for the consequences of climate change. 
Public Engagement: To assist local officials in supporting informed and effective civic engagement in public decision-making and to help local officials in California successfully navigate among the growing number of community engagement options that bring the public's voice to the table on important issues.
The Healthy Neighborhoods: To provide resources to promote community health through policies and decisions.
Intergovernmental Conflict Resolution: To encourage local agencies to consider alternatives to litigation for resolving disputes among local public agencies.
Land Use and Environment: To provide resources and education to local officials on the linkages between land use patterns and public health outcomes.
Local Government 101: To provide information about the nuts and bolts of local government structures and processes for newly-elected officials, newly-hired staff, the media and members of the public.
Public Service Ethics: To promote public confidence and trust in local agency decision-making by helping local officials understand the unique legal and ethical obligations of being a public servant

Population(s) Served
Adults

Where we work

Awards

Public Integrity Award 2009

American Society for Public Administration, International City/County Management Association, Council of State Governments, and Council on Governmental Ethics Laws

Our Sustainable Development Goals

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Institute For Local Government

Board of directors
as of 02/22/2022
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Rod Gould


Board co-chair

Teresa Acosta

Mark S. Gaughan

Genesee Group

James Keene

Retired

Graham Knaus

California State Association of Counties

Carolyn Coleman

League of California Cities

Patricia Martel

City Manager Liaison Member

Randi Johl

League of Cities Board Liaison Member

Michele Beal-Bagneris

City of Pasadena

Rod Gould

Retired

Brett Channing

City of Lake Forest

Nat Rojanasathira

Town of Danville

Neil McCormick

California Special Districts Association

Stanley Caldwell

Municipal Management Association of Southern California

Lydia Romero

City of Lemon Grove

Sue Novasel

El Dorado County

Hilary Straus

Citrus Heights Water District

Virginia Bass

Humboldt County Supervisor, Dist. 4

Monica Davis

MMANC President

Paolo Kespradit

MMASC Vice President

Dallin Kimble

Executive Officer, Mariposa County

Richard Montgomery

Councilmember, City of Manhattan Beach CA

Hilary Straus

Citrus Heights Water District

Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 6/22/2021

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Black/African American/African
Gender identity
Female
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

 

Sexual orientation

Disability

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Equity strategies

Last updated: 06/22/2021

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Data
  • We disaggregate data to adjust programming goals to keep pace with changing needs of the communities we support.
  • We employ non-traditional ways of gathering feedback on programs and trainings, which may include interviews, roundtables, and external reviews with/by community stakeholders.
Policies and processes
  • We seek individuals from various race backgrounds for board and executive director/CEO positions within our organization.
  • We have community representation at the board level, either on the board itself or through a community advisory board.