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American Farmland Trust (AFT)

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

AFT is a agricultural organization based in Washington, DC that was founded in 1980. As of 2018 they had $15 million in revenue and $35 million in assets.

To save the land that sustains us by protecting farmland, promoting sound farming practices, and keeping farmers on the land.

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Program areas at AFT

State, local and federal programs -aft launched a national movement to advance conservation agriculture across the country. Since its founding in 1980, aft has helped save 6.5 million acres of Farmland from development and has led the way for the adoption of conservation practices on millions of acres more. Aft continued and expanded programming that protects Farmland, promotes sound farming practices and keep farmers on the land. Aft does this work through its headquarters in Washington, dc and six regional offices.protecting irreplaceable Farmland and ranchland:fertile, productive land is the foundation of American farming and ranching the source of food, enterprise, and life itself. Making sure farmers and ranchers have enough high-quality land to grow food and crops is at the heart of aft's mission. Since its start, over 6.5 million acres of the nation's best Farmland and ranchland have been protected for future generations.a sampling of 2018 achievements:aft released the ...

Communication and media outreach -aft continuously engages the public through our direct communications with our members, various publications, and media outreach.

Public education -advocate - aft fights for programs and policies that save Farmland, support farmers and enhance our environment.educate - aft educates the public about our nation's farms, Farmland and farmers.innovate - aft pioneers cutting-edge techniques that protect Farmland and protect natural resources.investigate - aft conducts respected research as the foundation of our programs.collaborate - aft builds coalitions to achieve large-scale solutions and lasting change.

Form 990s for AFT

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-09Sep 14, 2019990View PDF
2017-09Oct 16, 2018990View PDF
2016-09Aug 25, 2017990View PDF
2015-09Jan 18, 2017990View PDF
2015-09Jul 25, 2016990View PDF
...and seven more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for AFT

Total grants, contributions, etc.$15,600,174
Program services$15,985
Investment income and dividends$107,952
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$74,132
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$45,634
Total revenues$15,843,877

Vendors for AFT

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Marcum LLPTax accounting; Audit accounting2020-03-21
█████████CRM software; Marketing software2019-09-04
█████████ ████████Software2019-09-04
█████ ████Advocacy software; Fundraising software; Marketing software2019-09-03
█████████Content management system software2019-09-03
██████████ █████████Direct Mail Production$1,225,3882018-09-01
███████ ██████████████Direct Mail$202,9502018-09-01
████████████ ███████ ████████Consulting Services$153,5642018-09-01
...and four more vendors

Personnel at AFT

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
John PiottiPresident and Chief Executive Officer$294,973May 27, 2020
Lynn ClarksonChairman and Chief Executive Officer , Clarkson Grain Co. / Director / Chairman and CEO, Clarkson Grain Co.$0May 27, 2020
██████ ██████Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance and Administration / Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance and Admin.$139,241May 27, 2020
██████ █████Vice President of Communications-May 27, 2020
████ ██████Vice President of Development / Director of Development Operations-May 27, 2020
████ █████████Vice President of Programs-May 27, 2020
████ ██████Senior Vice President$192,456May 27, 2020
█████ ██████Agriculture Conservation Innovations Director / Director , Agriculture Conservation Innovations-May 27, 2020
████ ██████Media Relations Director-May 27, 2020
███ ████Federal Policy Director-May 27, 2020
...and 52 more key personnel

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