EIN 23-1352265

Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS)

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The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) is a not-for-profit membership organization founded in 1827. PHS provides great events, activities and publications for novice gardeners, experienced horticulturists, and flower lovers of all ages. PHS also produces and manages a variety of shows, competitions, and programs, including City Harvest, Plant One Million, the Junior Flower Show, the Fall Garden Festival, PHeaSt, and City Gardens Contest. Proceeds from the PHS Philadelphia Flower Show support PHS's community-building work.
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Program areas at PHS

The philadelphia flower show is a nine-day event featuring Horticultural exhibits and educational programs. It is The oldest and largest annual indoor flower show in The world attracting over 125,000 people, in The current fiscal year. Proceeds from The show help support The Society's greening programs.
Phs's educational programs provide Horticultural information and training to members, volunteers and other constituents in The phildelphia region through workshops, lectures, tours, events and publications. It includes one of The largest Horticultural libraries in The country with nearly 15,000 volumes.
See schedule ophs's greening program has been a noted force in urban revitalization since 1974 and serves as a national model for transforming communities through horticulture. Together we create beautiful, healthy and sustainable communities. We work to increase access to fresh food by supporting 171 community gardens and urban farms to grow and share produce in their neighborhoods. We support 104 healthy food distribution sites with 10,471 gardeners growing or sharing food in their communities. Partinering with The city of philadelphia, we clean, green and maintain over 13,116 lots across The city, turning blighted lots into neighborhood assets. Through training and networking, we've helped over 250 people find meaningful employment when returning to The community after incarceration. We've trained over 6,000 tree tenders to plant and take care of trees. Together with our partners, we've planted over 554,000 trees in The region since 2011. Under contract with The philadelphia water department, we have installed 4,186 rain barrels and provided stormwater management education to 9,995 residents. We maintain 18 public green spaces across philadelphia utilzing organic land care practices.

Grants made by PHS

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Meadowbrook FarmGeneral Support$759,196
Fairmount Park ConservancyGeneral Support$34,178
Perkiomen Watershed ConservancyGeneral Support$17,064
...and 9 more grants made

Who funds Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
William Penn FoundationGeneral Operating Funds To Support the Philadelphia Horticultural Society?s Community Programs$2,000,000
Vanguard Charitable Endowment ProgramFor Recipient's Exempt Purpose$362,727
William Penn FoundationPHS 2021 - Green Workforce Southwest$250,000
...and 61 more grants received totalling $4,511,450

Personnel at PHS

Malini DoddamaniChief Marketing Officer$154,723
Casey KuklickChief of Staff
David ChrystalChief Development Officer
Julianne Schrader OrtegaVice President and Chief of Healthy Neighborhoods / Vice President , Chief of Healthy Neighborhoods$124,907
James OwensVice President of Business Development / Vice President , Business Development / Vice President Business Development$132,566
...and 34 more key personnel

Financials for PHS

RevenuesFYE 06/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$16,730,055
Program services$9,257,291
Investment income and dividends$1,081,916
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$1,126,310
Net income from fundraising events$60,654
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$28,256,226

Form 990s for PHS

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-062023-05-12990View PDF
2021-062022-07-11990View PDF
2020-062021-05-26990View PDF
2019-062021-01-21990View PDF
2018-062019-11-04990View PDF
...and 8 more Form 990s
Data update history
February 4, 2024
Received grants
Identified 26 new grant, including a grant for $2,000,000 from William Penn Foundation
October 25, 2023
Received grants
Identified 2 new grant, including a grant for $15,000 from TD Charitable Foundation
August 19, 2023
Received grants
Identified 37 new grant, including a grant for $250,000 from William Penn Foundation
July 21, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
July 10, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 7 new vendors, including , , , , , , and
Nonprofit Types
Professional associationsBusiness and community development organizationsEnvironmental organizationsHeadquarter / parent organizationsCharities
EnvironmentCommunity improvementBusiness and industry
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General information
100 N 20th St 205
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Metro area
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD
Philadelphia County, PA
Website URL
(215) 988-8800
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Form 990
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Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
C03: Environment Professional Societies and Associations
NAICS code, primary
813920: Professional Associations
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Central organization
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