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Student Conservation Association (SCA)

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

SCA is a environmental education program based in Arlington, VA that was founded in 1964. As of 2018 they had $41 million in revenue and $28 million in assets.

SCA's mission is to build the next generation of conservation leaders and inspire lifelong stewardship of our environment and communities by engaging young people in hands-on service to the land.

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Program areas at SCA

Conservation interns: 3-12 month internship opportunities for individuals 18 years of age and older, primarily hosted by government agencies on pulic lands. Internships cover a wide range of areas including scientific research, wildlife studies, habitat restoration, and visitor interpretive services.

Community crews: locally based programs for students aged 15-19. Summer and school-year programs offer conservation projects in urban area parks and green spaces that encompass a wide range of activities including trail maintenance, habitat restoration and community service projects as well as career training and development.

Conservation corps teams: teams of interns led by sca staff spend 3-10 months devoted to critical evironmental issues such as wildfire management and education, trail restoration and maintenance, invasive species eradication, desert restoration and environmental education in public schools.

Form 990s for SCA

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-03May 14, 2019990View PDF
2017-03Mar 14, 2018990View PDF
2016-03Jul 21, 2017990View PDF
2015-03Jul 15, 2016990View PDF
2014-03Dec 29, 2014990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for SCA

Total grants, contributions, etc.$41,411,743
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$333,568
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$44,387
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$181,153
Total revenues$41,970,851

Vendors for SCA

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Microsoft ServicesSoftware2020-03-17
█████████Fundraising software; CRM software; Marketing software2020-03-03
██████Content management system software2020-03-03
██████████CRM software2020-03-03
█████████ ███████ ███████ ███ ██ ██Tax accounting; Audit accounting2019-10-02
████████ ███ ███Business Consulting$299,3772018-03-01
█████ ████████ ███Tax accounting; Audit accounting; Audit$217,8852018-03-01
███ ████████████ ███It Consulting$202,5952018-03-01
...and 14 more vendors

Personnel at SCA

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Jaime Berman MatyasPresident and Chief Executive Officer$337,935May 21, 2019
Vincent TaylorChief Financial Officer-Oct. 5, 2019
█████ █████Senior Vice President and Chief Advancement Officer$182,818May 21, 2019
███████ █████████████████Chief Counsel$167,188May 21, 2019
█████ ████████Vice President of Communications-May 21, 2019
██████ ████████████Vice President for Individual Giving and Foundation Relations-May 22, 2019
██████ ████ ████████████Vice President for Individual Giving$124,064May 21, 2019
██████ ████Senior Vice President for Program$116,849May 21, 2019
███ ██████Western Regional Vice President$133,628May 21, 2019
████████ ██████Vice President, Central Region-May 21, 2019
...and eight more key personnel

Peer environmental education organizations

1The Jane Goodall Institute501(c)(3)$20 millionVienna, VA
2National Wild Turkey Federation501(c)(3)$40 millionEdgefield, SC
3National Wildlife Federation501(c)(3)$83 millionReston, VA
4Rainforest Trust501(c)(3)$48 millionWarrenton, VA
5Grand Canyon Association501(c)(3)$11 millionGrand Canyon, AZ
6American Rivers501(c)(3)$23 millionWashington, DC
7Bayorg501(c)(3)$11 millionSan Francisco, CA
8Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs (SEE)501(c)(3)$16 millionCalabasas, CA
9National Geographic Society (NGS)501(c)(3)$130 millionWashington, DC
10Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC)501(c)(3)$43 millionBoston, MA
11NatureBridge501(c)(3)$21 millionSan Francisco, CA
12The Conservancy of Southwest Florida501(c)(3)$15 millionNaples, FL
13Archbold Biological Station (ABS)501(c)(3)$30 millionVenus, FL
14NC Coastal Land Trust501(c)(3)$16 millionWilmington, NC
15Coastal Conservation Association501(c)(3)$15 millionHouston, TX
16Western Rivers Conservancy501(c)(3)$13 millionPortland, OR
17American Forest Foundation501(c)(3)$12 millionWashington, DC
18Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST)501(c)(3)$31 millionPalo Alto, CA
19Pheasants Forever Incorporated501(c)(3)$76 millionSt Paul, MN
20Historic Virginia Land Conservancy501(c)(3)$31 millionWilliamsburg, VA
21North American Land Trust (NALT)501(c)(3)$11 millionChadds Ford, PA
22American Farmland Trust (AFT)501(c)(3)$15 millionWashington, DC
23National Trust for Scotland (NTS)501(c)(3)$66 millionUnited Kingdom,
24American Bird Conservancy (ABC)501(c)(3)$13 millionThe Plains, VA
25Trout Unlimited501(c)(3)$53 millionArlington, VA