The Center for Sustainable Development

Strengthen Communities, Protect the Environment, Act on Climate Change

For 15 years we have helped individuals & 500 top nonprofits master skills they need to solve challenges

We bridge between online training & working hand-in-hand with community members on real projects.

Expert teachers guide you in connecting communities with proven solutions—in the field—not a classroom.


Adaptation to Climate Change

Project Design, Funding, Management

Food: Family, Community and Urban Gardens

International Adaptation to Climate Change

International Sustainable Development

Breaking News: Positive Climate Change Actions

Don’t waste your valuable time or money

Only CSDi has all the critical factors to deliver real results

Get real employable skills

Our quality curriculum is designed so you learn the high-impact skills that top organizations want.

Project-based, active learning

Learn by doing in real-world projects using hands-on activities and techniques that lead to real skills mastery.

Learn on your schedule

Self-paced learning – whenever and wherever you want. Graduate while learning part-time for 2 – 3 hrs/week.

The help you need, when you need it
Reach out to our mentors and have your questions answered quickly so you can keep learning.

Strength in numbers


CSDi course participants and counting


Students are from 154 countries


Community members impacted by hundreds of different types of student projects