EIN 51-0110625

Longwood Gardens

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
Unknown
Year formed
1971
Most recent tax filings
2019-09
NTEE code, primary
Financials as of 2019-09
Revenues
$57.4m
-$47m
-44.9%
 
$40m: Misc rev
 
$8m: Invst income
 
$7m: Non-invt sales, net
 
$2m: Misc other revenues
Expenses
$84m
+$4m
4.4%
 
$28m: Expense, other
 
$22m: Salaries, non-officers
 
$14m: Fee-for-service, other
 
$20m: Misc other expenses
Assets
$983m
-$20m
-2.0%
 
$691m: Other sec
 
$206m: Bldg & equip
 
$42m: Stocks & bonds
 
$43m: Misc other assets
Liabilities
$48.2m
+$11m
30.8%
 
$40m: Other lia
 
$7m: Accts pay
 
$1m: Defer rev
Description
Longwood Gardens is the living legacy of Pierre S. du Pont, inspiring people through excellence in garden design horticulture, education and the art. We proudly offer a vibrant selection of world-class learning opportunities for both children and adul...

Program areas at Longwood Gardens

Longwood Gardens, Inc., located in kennett square, Pennsylvania, is the living legacy of pierre s. du pont, inspiring people through excellence in garden design, horticulture, education, and the arts. Longwood Gardens is open year-round and during the year ended september 30, 2019 served in excess of 1.5 million visitors. Longwood Gardens sponsors an annual meeting of the visiting committee, which reviews the overall operation of the Gardens and issues a consensus report offering various methods for improvement. Longwood Gardens also offers a wide variety of continuing education courses dealing with various horticultural subjects.
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Seed your future - Longwood Gardens has taken over this program which is aimed at encouraging and developing young farmers and horticulturalists.
Admission income accounts for 56% of operating income and 39% of total income without which our goal of providing a world-class horticultural display would be impossible to accomplish.
Continuing education courses are horticulturally related, thereby creating greater understanding and appreciation of Longwood's exempt purpose.
Longwood sponsors performances in its outdoor amphitheater, and in other garden locations, with the intention of adding to the Gardens visitation experience and cultivating a greater horticultural interest in those who attend.
Facility rentals attract new attendees and give them access to Longwood's displays and events.
Miscellaneous income includes refunds and reimbursements that offset expenses incurred during the normal course of business.

Form 990s for Longwood Gardens

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-092021-01-11990PFView PDF
2018-092019-10-12990PFView PDF
2017-092018-10-16990PFView PDF
2016-092017-10-27990PFView PDF
2015-092016-12-28990PFView PDF
...and 4 more Form 990s

Who funds Longwood Gardens

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerGrantmaker tax periodDescriptionAmount
Longwood Foundation (LF)2018-09Operating Support.$11,000,000
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...and 2 more grants received

Grants made by Longwood Gardens

GranteeGrant descriptionGrant yearAmount
American Society for Horticultural ScienceOperational Support2019-09$250,000
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...and 1 more grants made

Financials for Longwood Gardens

RevenuesFYE 09/2019
Total grants, contributions, etc.$2,077,165
Investment income and dividends$7,905,521
Net rental income$-145,349
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$7,024,045
Gross sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$40,195,696
Total revenues$57,351,339

Personnel at Longwood Gardens

NameTitleCompensationDate of data
Paul B RedmanPresident and Chief Executive Offic$558,5892019-09-30
Dennis FisherChief Financial Officer and Vice President, Administration$250,4422021-01-11
Marnie ConleyVice President, Marketing and Communications$239,0652019-09-30
 Subscribe to viewVice President of Facilities / Vice President Facilities$228,5222020-05-28
 Subscribe to viewVice President Guest Services$226,3552019-09-30
...and 5 more key personnel

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Nonprofit Types
Issues
Characteristics
Key performance indicators
Total revenues
$57,351,339
2019
Yearly growth
-44.9%
% of revenues
n/a
Total expenses
$84,018,064
2019
Yearly growth
4.4%
% of expenses
n/a
Total assets
$983,044,406
2019
Yearly growth
-2%
% of assets
n/a
Num. employees
n/a
General information
Address
Route 1
Kennett Square, PA19348
Metro area
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD
Website URL
longwoodgardens.org/ 
Phone
(610) 388-1000
Facebook page
LongwoodGardens 
Twitter profile
@longwoodgardens 
IRS details
Fiscal year end
September
Taxreturn type
Form 990-PF
Year formed
1971
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
T21: Corporate foundations
NAICS code, primary
813211: Grantmaking Foundations
Parent/child status
Independent
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