The Summer Institute of Linguistics (SIL) is a global, faith-based nonprofit that works with local communities around the world to develop language solutions that expand possibilities for a better life. Their vision is to see people flourishing in communities using the languages they value most. As of 2020, they were involved in approximately 1,350 active language projects in 104 countries. These projects impact more than 1.1 billion people within 1,600 local communities. SIL’s work brings together more than 4,300 staff from 89 countries who work alongside thousands more local partners and community volunteers worldwide. Their services are available without regard to religious belief, political ideology, gender, race or ethnic background.