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Conservation Legacy (SCC)

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

SCC is a land conservation group based in Durango, CO that was founded in 1998. As of 2019 they had $25 million in revenue and $11 million in assets.

Southwest Conservation Corps (SCC) operates conservation service programs across Southern Colorado and Northern New Mexico that empower individuals to positively impact their lives, their communities and the environment.

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: Southwest Conservation Corps.

(970) 259-8607
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Program areas at SCC

Stewards individual placements - stewards individual placement program provides individuals with service and career opportunities to strengthen communities and preserve natural resources. Participants work with federal agencies, tribal governments, and nonprofits to build institutional capacity, develop community relationships, and support ecosystem health. In 2018, the stewards program completed 465,000 hours of service, leveraged $4,492,965 in grants to support capacity building in local communities, leveraged 221,153 of in-kind resources in support of communities and public lands, mapped/surveyed/analyzed over 3 million acres of land, and collected over 10,000 surveys/samples in support of land and water management needs.

Arizona conservation corps - Arizona conservation corps (azcc) operates programs across Arizona and southern new mexico to engage individuals and strengthen communities through service and conservation. Azcc connects youth, young adults and recent era military veterans with conservation service work projects on public lands. In 2018, azcc completed 292,000 hours of service, improved 14,000 acres of land, and maintained or created 287 miles of trail.

Southwest conservation corps (scc) operates conservation service programs across southern Colorado and northern new mexico to engage youth, young adults and veterans on public lands. Scc fosters inclusive opportunities and collaborative partnerships for positive growth through development of knowledge, leadership, and compassion towards our lands and communities. In 2018, scc completed 339,000 hours of service, improved 8,406 acres of land, and maintained or created 413 miles of trail.

Form 990s for SCC

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Nov 22, 2019990View PDF
2017-12Dec 22, 2018990View PDF
2016-12Jan 18, 2018990View PDF
2015-12Feb 8, 2017990View PDF
2014-12Dec 15, 2015990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for SCC

Total grants, contributions, etc.$21,707,958
Program services$3,776,282
Investment income and dividends$6,129
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$12,895
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$14,924
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$95,710
Total revenues$25,613,898

Vendors for SCC

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Marcum LLPTax accounting; Audit accounting2019-10-24
█████████ ████████Software2019-08-28
██████Fundraising software; Payment processing2019-08-17
████ ███ ██████████ ███Management Consulting$125,6542018-12-01
████ █████ ████████ ███Conservation Services$149,1772018-12-01
█████████ █████ █████Conservation Services$192,2282018-12-01
█████ ████████ █████ █████Conservation Services$272,3542018-12-01
██████ ████ ███ ███████Tax accounting2014-12-29

Personnel at SCC

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Amy SovocoolChief Executive Officer and Chief External Affairs Officer$118,350Dec. 31, 2018
David R CrittonChief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer$110,824Dec. 31, 2018
█████ ████████Chief Executive Officer - As of 11 and 2018$32,722Dec. 31, 2018
███ ██████Executive Director-Aug. 10, 2019
████ ████████Region Program Director in December 2016-Aug. 10, 2019
██████ ██████████Program Director-Aug. 10, 2019
██████████ ███████Navajo Program Director-Aug. 10, 2019
███████ ████Program Director-Nov. 12, 2017
████ █████████Regional Director-Aug. 10, 2019
█████ ██████Associate Director-Aug. 10, 2019
...and 14 more key personnel

Peer land conservation organizations

1Montana Conservation Corps (MCC)501(c)(3)$7.4 millionBozeman, MT
2North American Land Trust (NALT)501(c)(3)$11 millionChadds Ford, PA
3Forterra NW501(c)(3)$14 millionSeattle, WA
4Maine Coast Heritage Trust (MCHT)501(c)(3)$20 millionTopsham, ME
5Peconic Land Trust501(c)(3)$6.9 millionSouthampton, NY
6Openlands501(c)(3)$9.6 millionChicago, IL
7Historic Virginia Land Conservancy501(c)(3)$31 millionWilliamsburg, VA
8National Parks Conservation Association501(c)(3)$42 millionWashington, DC
9Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests501(c)(3)$7.1 millionConcord, NH
10Natural Lands501(c)(3)$28 millionMedia, PA
11Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST)501(c)(3)$31 millionPalo Alto, CA
12Center for Natural Lands Management (CNLM)501(c)(3)$51 millionTemecula, CA
13The Trustees of Reservations501(c)(3)$36 millionBoston, MA
14American Conservation Experience (ACE)501(c)(3)$20 millionFlagstaff, AZ
15Friends of Acadia501(c)(3)$10 millionBar Harbor, ME
16Columbia Land Trust501(c)(3)$9.8 millionVancouver, WA
17Tall Timbers Research501(c)(3)$8.0 millionTallahassee, FL
18Denver Language School501(c)(3)$6.8 millionDenver, CO
19Appalachian Trail Conservancy501(c)(3)$10 millionHarpers Ferry, WV
20Land Trust Alliance Incorporated501(c)(3)$14 millionWashington, DC
21Massachusetts Audubon Society501(c)(3)$48 millionLincoln, MA
22Natural Heritage Trust501(c)(3)$20 millionAlbany, NY
23Mohonk Preserve501(c)(3)$8.4 millionGardiner, NY
24Placer Land Trust501(c)(3)$8.2 millionAuburn, CA
25Acres501(c)(3)$6.8 millionHuntertown, IN