LiKEN incorporated as a non-profit in the Commonwealth of Kentucky in 1990 (under the name Kentucky Environmental Foundation).  We are partners and members of various networks for collaborative, multistakeholder, policy-relevant, knowledge exchange and translation: Kentucky Nonprofit Network, National Rural Assembly, Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative Association, Rising Voices: Collaborative Science with Indigenous Knowledge for Climate Solutions, National Climate Assessment, National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR).