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The Trust for Public Land

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The Trust for Public Land is a environment, conservation, or wildlife organization based in San Francisco, CA that was founded in 1972. As of 2018 they had $137 million in revenue and $287 million in assets.

The trust for public land and affiliates (the trust) are charitable, not-for-profit corporations which were created to serve the public's need for open space preservation in metropolitan, rural and natural areas. The trust's principal objective is to ...

San Francisco, CA
C34: Land Resources Conservation

Form 990s for The Trust for Public Land

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-03May 14, 2019990 PDF
2017-03Nov 28, 2017990 PDF
2016-03Jan 24, 2017990 PDF
2015-03Jan 15, 2016990 PDF
2014-03Dec 2, 2014990 PDF
...and four more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for The Trust for Public Land


Federated campaigns$0
Membership dues$0
Fundraising event contributions$1,802,789
Related organizations$0
Government grants (contributions)$12,528,757
Normal grants, contributions, etc.$97,753,620
Non-cash contributions$31,449,045
Program services$22,744,509
Investment income and dividends$2,606,668
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$178,662
Net income from fundraising events$-307,175
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$159
Total revenues$137,307,989


Grants to govts. and orgs. in USA$61,983,874
Grants to individuals in USA$0
Grants to govts., orgs., and individuals outside USA$0
Benefits paid to or for members$0
Compensation of current officers, etc.$3,513,828
Compensation not included above, to disqualified persons$0
Non-officer salaries and wages$30,259,182
Pension/retirement accruals and contributions$713,708
Other employee benefits$4,220,677
Payroll taxes$2,541,105
Management fees$0
Legal fees$142,716
Accounting fees$246,742
Lobbying fees$153,500
Pro. fundraising fees$1,282,972
Investment mgmt fees$179,057
Other fee-for-service$5,042,789
Advertising and promotion$578,782
Office expenses$1,561,564
Information tech. expenses$674,426
Royalty expenses$0
Public official travel and entertainment$0
Conferences, meetings, etc.$776,181
Payments to affiliates$0
Depreciation, amortization, etc.$267,550
All other expenses$32,821,447
Total expenses$155,172,161


Cash (non-interest-bearing)$0
Savings, short-term investments, etc.$890,658
Pledges and grants receivable$16,697,719
Accounts receivable$13,130,299
Loans receivable from officers, directors, etc.$0
Loans receivable from other disqualified persons$0
Notes and loans receivable$1,146,667
Inventories for use$0
Prepaid expenses and deferred charges$50,883
Buildings, equipment, etc. post-depreciation$725,963
Investments, publicly traded securities$31,832,353
Investments, other securities$63,381,910
Investments, program-related$0
Intangible assets$0
Other assets$160,002,438
Total assets$287,858,890


Accounts payable and accrued expenses$12,838,847
Grants payable$0
Deferred revenue$6,958,944
Tax-exempt bond liabilities$0
Escrow or custodial account liability$0
Loans payable to officers and disqualified persons$0
Secured mortgages and notes payable to unrelated third parties$0
Unsecured notes and loans payable to unrelated third parties$48,674,535
Other liabilities$53,386,216
Total liabilities$121,858,542

Net asset restrictions

Unrestricted net assets$13,575,797
Temporarily restricted net assets$127,853,403
Permanently restricted net assets$24,571,148

Performance indicators

Total margin-13%
Working capital$12,118,435
Current assets$31,916,226
Current liabilities$19,797,791
Days cash on hand2.0 days
Acid test liquidity ratio1.55

Vendors for The Trust for Public Land

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Hood and Strong LLPTax accounting; Audit accounting2019-05-03
█████████Fundraising software; Donor Research; CRM software; Marketing software$179,6292018-05-18
██████Content management system software2018-05-18
██████Fundraising software2018-05-18
█████████ ████████Software2018-05-18
███████ ███ ████Fundraising software; Payment processing2018-05-18
██ ██████ ████████████Construction$2,041,8502018-03-01
█████Online Fundraising$264,0002018-03-01
...and 20 more vendors

Personnel at The Trust for Public Land

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Diane RegasPresident and Chief Executive Officer$0Jan. 8, 2019
███████ ███████Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer$223,997March 31, 2018
████ ████████Chief Marketing Officer$254,902March 31, 2017
██████ ███Senior Vice President and Chief Philanthropy Officer-Jan. 8, 2019
██████ ██████Senior Vice President and Director of City Park Development$247,830Jan. 8, 2019
████ ██████Senior Vice President of Field Programs$210,683Jan. 8, 2019
███████ ███████Senior Vice President$209,124March 31, 2018
██████ █████████Philanthropy Operations Director-June 23, 2016
████████ ███████Vice President Director of Finance and Acctg-May 3, 2019
█████ ██████Director of Philanthropy-June 30, 2016
...and 15 more key personnel

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