The Foundation for Sustainable Development
is an American volunteer-based organization specializing in
international development. FSD is a 501
based in San Francisco, California, with operations in Nicaragua, Bolivia, Argentina, Kenya, Uganda, and India.
FSD's volunteers are primarily college students or recent
graduates, and focus their work in one of several development
areas, including health, education, community development, women's
empowerment, human rights, micro-enterprise
, and the environment. In
April 2009, FSD won the "Best of West" award from Great Nonprofits'
2009 Green Choice Awards.