EIN 52-1235124

American Forest Foundation

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The American Forest Foundation delivers meaningful conservation impact through the empowerment of family forest owners. They cultivate conservation benefits provided by family-owned forests and work with tens of thousands of landowners as well as collaborate with hundreds of partners to promote sustainable forest management.
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Program areas at American Forest Foundation

Woodlandsaff engages tens of thousands of landowners and collaborates with hundreds of on-the-ground agency, nonprofit, and corporate partners to promote and support sustainable Forest management to protect clean water supplies, reduce wildfire risks, conserve at-risk species, address carbon pollution and increase sustainable wood supplies.aff continues to build on its position as a trusted advisor and innovator to further accelerate and expand the organization's reach to landowners, influence with partners, and impact on the ground. - engaging more than 56,000 landowners with the help of innovative new tools such as landscape management plans and woodscamp, to help increase outcomes on the ground and prepare more landowners to become certified to the American tree farm system standards. - increasing the impact of the atfs by certifying over 1.6 million acres, all focused on increasing outcomes on the ground by protecting sustainable wood supplies, clean water, wildlife habitat and recreational values and supporting 70,000 landowners in their certified stewardship. - working with landowners and partners to increase other conservation outcomes on more than 1 million acres nationwide. - development of a program to effectively allow the 21 million americans that own Forest land to participate in carbon markets.more details on our many accomplishments can be found at www.forestfoundation.org.

Grants made by American Forest Foundation

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Black Family Land Trust (BFLT)Partner in Federal Grant$304,774
Wallowa Resources (WR)Partner in Federal Grant$300,372
McIntosh Sustainable Environment and Economic DevelopmentPartner in Federal Grant$275,932
...and 33 more grants made totalling $2,152,961

Who funds American Forest Foundation

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Richard King Mellon FoundationTo Incentivize Landowners To Adopt Improved Forest-Management Practices To Sequester Carbon That Is Verified and Sold As Credits in the Carbon Markets, Thereby Providing New Funding Streams To Private Forestland Owners$2,500,000
Richard King Mellon FoundationTo Incentivize Landowners To Adopt Improved Forest-Management Practices To Sequester Carbon That Is Verified and Sold As Credits in the Carbon Markets, Thereby Providing New Funding Streams To Private Forestland Owners$2,500,000
The Nature ConservancyConservation Activities$1,315,975
...and 21 more grants received totalling $8,360,655
Federal funding details
Federal agencyProgram nameAmount
Department of AgricultureSOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION$854,566
Department of AgricultureCOOPERATIVE FORESTRY ASSISTANCE$437,986
...and 19 more federal grants / contracts

Personnel at American Forest Foundation

Rita HitePresident and Chief Executive Officer$279,876
Will MartinChief Operating Officer / Executive Vice President , Operations / Executive Vice - President , Operations$0
Glynnis M BreenChief Marketing and Communications Officer / Vice President , Communications / Vice - President , Communications$191,717
Monica PovedaVice President , Finance and Administration / Vice President Finance$203,996
Dawn E SimmonsVice President People and Culture / Vice President , People and Culture / Senior Director , Human Resources / Communications Director , Nafp$126,067
...and 36 more key personnel

Financials for American Forest Foundation

RevenuesFYE 12/2021
Total grants, contributions, etc.$12,298,947
Program services$259,373
Investment income and dividends$2,678,544
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$8,041
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$54,758,418
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$70,003,323

Form 990s for American Forest Foundation

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-122021-09-10990View PDF
2019-122020-11-05990View PDF
2018-122020-01-03990View PDF
2017-122018-12-22990View PDF
2016-122017-10-13990View PDF
...and 8 more Form 990s

Organizations like American Forest Foundation

National Audubon SocietyNew York, NY$150,045,491
American ForestsWashington, DC$21,945,499
Conservation International Foundation (CI)Arlington, VA$290,503,839
Rainforest AllianceNew York, NY$54,800,415
Conservation Law FoundationBoston, MA$28,629,801
Resources Legacy FundSacramento, CA$84,084,998
The Trustees of ReservationsBoston, MA$79,907,362
Friends of the EarthWashington, DC$17,950,451
Natural Resources Defense CouncilNew York, NY$186,185,838
Illinois Audubon SocietySpringfield, IL$33,092,304
Data update history
July 7, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 9 new personnel
June 14, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 1 new vendor, including
May 23, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 3 new vendors, including , , and
May 7, 2023
Received grants
Identified 2 new grant, including a grant for $15,000 from W. L. Lyons Brown Foundation
August 3, 2022
Received grants
Identified 9 new grant, including a grant for $97,585 from Dendrifund
Nonprofit Types
Social advocacy organizationsEnvironmental organizationsHeadquarter / parent organizationsCharities
Land and water conservationEnvironment
LobbyingOperates internationallyNational levelReceives government fundingCommunity engagement / volunteeringTax deductible donations
General information
2000 M St NW 550
Washington, DC 20036
Metro area
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
Website URL
(202) 765-3660
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Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
C30: Natural Resources Conservation and Protection
NAICS code, primary
813312: Environment, Conservation, and Wildlife Organizations
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