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Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy (GTRLC)

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

GTRLC is a land conservation group based in Traverse City, MI that was founded in 1991. As of 2019 they had $14 million in revenue and $59 million in assets.

We protect significant natural, scenic, and farm lands, and advance stewardship, now and for future generations. We serve a regional community that includes Antrim, Benzie, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska and Manistee counties in northwest Lower Michigan.

Traverse City
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Program areas at GTRLC

Conservation easement development rights extinguished in tax year 2019 totaled $3,175,994, as described in schedule d, part xiii. 520 acres of land valued at $3,309,275 were acquired by purchase or donation and permanently protected, bringing the total of land preserves permanently protected to 7,843 acres valued at $21,427,011. Grand traverse regional land conservancy expended $893,800 to assist antrim county's milton township's acquisition of camp maplehurst, a 389 acre, public preserve. Additionally, $1,079,944 of costs were capitalized during the tax year on the construction of the arcadia marsh universal access trail, completed july 31, 2019. Land held for transfer valued at $6,526,018 consists of land projects where the final disposition of the property is not completed. The land may be intended for sale with a conservation easement, to become the property of a state or local government or be financed land acquisitions that, when paid in full, become a part of ...

Form 990s for GTRLC

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-06Jan 15, 2020990View PDF
2018-06Mar 15, 2019990View PDF
2017-06Dec 22, 2017990View PDF
2016-06Mar 31, 2017990View PDF
2015-06Feb 1, 2016990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for GTRLC

Total grants, contributions, etc.$13,902,027
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$6,531
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$388,384
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$70,612
Total revenues$14,367,554

Vendors for GTRLC

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
SalesforceMarketing software2020-03-01
█████████Content management system software2020-03-01
███ ███Tax accounting2019-03-04
███████ ██████ ██████████ ██Engineering Services$116,4012018-06-01
████ ██████ ███████ ███████████Construction Services$106,9982018-06-01
████████ ██████Health Services$276,8872018-06-01
█████ ██████████ ███Construction Services$203,1402018-06-01
█████████ ███████Construction Services$215,8942018-06-01
...and one more vendors

Personnel at GTRLC

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Glen ChownExecutive Director$175,127Aug. 6, 2019
Birgit ConwayDirector of Finance and Administration-Aug. 6, 2019
████████ ███Director of Communications and Engagement-Aug. 6, 2019
███████ ██████Director of Development-Aug. 6, 2019
█████ █████Director of Stewardship-Aug. 6, 2019
█████ ████████Director of Land Protection-Aug. 6, 2019
████ ████████Office Manager-Aug. 6, 2019
█████ ██████Manager of Information Technology, Salesforce Systems and Risk Analysis-Aug. 6, 2019
████ ████Manager of Easement Stewardship-Aug. 6, 2019
████████ ███Board Member$0June 21, 2018
...and five more key personnel

Peer land conservation organizations

1Leelanau Conservancy501(c)(3)$3.6 millionLeland, MI
2Wildlife Heritage Foundation501(c)(3)$6.4 millionLincoln, CA
3National Parks Conservation Association501(c)(3)$42 millionWashington, DC
4Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests501(c)(3)$7.1 millionConcord, NH
5The Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust501(c)(3)$3.8 millionSeattle, WA
6Elkhorn Slough Foundation501(c)(3)$10 millionMoss Landing, CA
7New Jersey Conservation Foundation501(c)(3)$14 millionFar Hills, NJ
8Natural Lands501(c)(3)$28 millionMedia, PA
9Wissahickon Valley Watershed Association501(c)(3)$4.7 millionAmbler, PA
10Wildlands Conservancy501(c)(3)$7.1 millionEmmaus, PA
11The Land Trust of North Alabama501(c)(3)$3.7 millionHuntsville, AL
12Historic Virginia Land Conservancy501(c)(3)$3.9 millionWilliamsburg, VA
13Chesapeake Conservancy501(c)(3)$4.3 millionAnnapolis, MD
14Watershed Agricultural Council (WAC)501(c)(3)$18 millionWalton, NY
15Tall Timbers Research501(c)(3)$8.0 millionTallahassee, FL
16Columbia Land Trust501(c)(3)$9.8 millionVancouver, WA
17Open Space Institute Land Trust (OSI)501(c)(3)$27 millionNew York, NY
18Tar River Land Conservancy (TRLC)501(c)(3)$4.1 millionLouisburg, NC
19Save the Redwoods League501(c)(3)$29 millionSan Francisco, CA
20The Wildlands Conservancy501(c)(3)$6.2 millionOak Glen, CA
21The Natomas Basin Conservancy A Calif Non-Profit Public Benefit Corporation501(c)(3)$3.8 millionSacramento, CA
22Lancaster County Conservancy501(c)(3)$3.6 millionLancaster, PA
23Rainforest Trust501(c)(3)$48 millionWarrenton, VA
24The Pacific Forest Trust501(c)(3)$9.2 millionSan Francisco, CA
25The Land Conservancy of New Jersey501(c)(3)$5.8 millionBoonton, NJ

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