EIN 77-0039294

The Land Conservancy of San Luis Obispo County (LCSLO)

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
26
Year formed
1984
Most recent tax filings
2020-06
Description
The Land Conservancy of San Luis Obispo County works cooperatively with both landowners and government agencies to find positive, mutually beneficial solutions. Their organization has permanently protected over 14,000 acres of land in San Luis Obispo.

Program areas at LCSLO

The Land conservation program establishes voluntary Land protection agreements (conservation easements) with family farmers, ranchers, and landowners. The Land Conservancy also buys properties in fee title and receives gifts/donations of Land. The program focuses on identifying and protecting San Luis Obispo County lands with important scenic, agricultural, habitat and cultural values. The Land Conservancy staff prepare grant applications and proposals, draft agreements, identify Land management goals and objectives, and conduct monitoring of each property on an annual basis. The Conservancy has protected 25,076 acres to-date.
The outreach and volunteer support program focuses on engaging community members in The mission of The organization and educating The public about Land resources in San Luis Obispo County. The program works to build support for The organization through collaborative partnerships, volunteer activities, educational events, and outreach opportunities throughout The County. Currently The organization has 1,300 individual/household members (non-voting) and 140 business members (non-voting). The organization newsletter and e-newsletter reach 4,300, and The annual report goes out to approximately 1,600 people.
The stewardship and restoration program implements projects that focus on supporting healthy wildlife habitat, improving water quality, sustaining our local water supply, and protecting man-made infrastructure and farm fields. The program focuses on streams, wetlands, coastal dunes, and historic landmarks. Restoration and stewardship care program staff develop grant proposals, prepare permit applications and restoration plans, implement restoration activities, and monitor project results.

Form 990s for LCSLO

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-062020-09-16990View PDF
2018-062019-10-12990View PDF
2017-062018-11-15990View PDF
2016-062017-08-11990View PDF
2015-062016-03-25990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s

Who funds The Land Conservancy of San Luis Obispo County (LCSLO)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
The Community Foundation San Luis Obispo County (SLOCCF)Annual Distrbution Per Donor.$20,000
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...and 1 more grants received
Federal funding details
Federal agencyProgram nameAmount
Department of DefenseNATIONAL GUARD MILITARY OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE (O&M) PROJECTS$1,983,040
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...and 1 more federal grants / contracts

Financials for LCSLO

RevenuesFYE 06/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$15,245,696
Program services$32,076
Investment income and dividends$41,588
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$132,271
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$15,451,631

Personnel at LCSLO

NameTitleCompensation
Kaila DettmanExecutive Director
Jon HallStewardship Director
Jon Hall -StewardshipDirector
 Subscribe to viewOperations Manager
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...and 9 more key personnel

Organizations like LCSLO

OrganizationLocationRevenue
New Jersey Conservation FoundationFar Hills, NJ$8,449,929
NC Coastal Land TrustWilmington, NC$5,655,697
Katy Prairie ConservancyHouston, TX$4,901,494
Pheasants Forever IncorporatedSt Paul, MN$67,643,527
Montana Land RelianceHelena, MT$4,636,398
Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation (JDCF)Elizabeth, IL$4,205,409
Society for the Protection of New Hampshire ForestsConcord, NH$11,745,751
Southeast Land Trust of New Hampshire (SELT)Exeter, NH$7,132,156
California Waterfowl AssociationRoseville, CA$11,680,900
Lake Forest Open Lands Association (LFOLA)Lake Forest, IL$5,147,594
Teatown Lake ReservationOssining, NY$3,991,702
Land Trust of Santa Cruz CountySanta Cruz, CA$6,294,715
Sempervirens FundLos Altos, CA$7,857,590
Western Reserve Land ConservancyMoreland Hills, OH$20,423,938
Conserving CarolinaHendersonville, NC$6,350,751
Sierra Foothill Conservancy (SFC)Mariposa, CA$5,559,408
Mainspring Conservation Trust (LTLT)Franklin, NC$5,246,809
Appalachian Trail ConservancyHarpers Ferry, WV$9,512,573
Lancaster Farmland TrustStrasburg, PA$5,212,418
Colorado West Land TrustGrand Junction, CO$4,201,596
The Land Conservancy of New JerseyBoonton, NJ$3,904,298
Conservation Trust for North CarolinaRaleigh, NC$4,918,357
Dutchess Land ConservancyMillbrook, NY$4,987,201
The Natomas Basin Conservancy A Calif Non-Profit Public Benefit CorporationSacramento, CA$6,527,609
Chesapeake ConservancyAnnapolis, MD$6,497,288
Nonprofit Types
Issues
Characteristics
Key performance indicators
Total revenues
$15,451,631
2020
Yearly growth
169%
% of revenues
n/a
Total expenses
$5,056,346
2020
Yearly growth
31.7%
% of expenses
n/a
Total assets
$35,873,818
2020
Yearly growth
41%
% of assets
n/a
Num. employees
26
2020
Yearly growth
0%
% of total
n/a
General information
Address
1137 Pacific Street Ste A
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Metro area
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, CA
Website URL
lcslo.org/ 
Phone
(805) 544-9096
Facebook page
The-Land-Conservancy-of-San-Luis-Obispo-County 
IRS details
EIN
77-0039294
Fiscal year end
June
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1984
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
C34: Land Resources Conservation
NAICS code, primary
813312: Environment, Conservation, and Wildlife Organizations
Parent/child status
Independent