EIN 23-7222333

The Trust for Public Land

IRS 501(c) type
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The Trust for Public Land creates and protects land for people, ensuring healthy, livable communities for generations to come. In the past year, they aided communities in planning and funding parks and conservation efforts. They completed 47 conservation transactions, protecting over 126,000 acres for recreation, drinking water, and preserving wildlife habitats. Additionally, they helped pass 7 state and local ballot measures generating $662 million in public funds for parks and natural spaces.
Related structure
The Trust for Public Land is a parent organization to a group of 2 other organizations.
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Program areas at The Trust for Public Land

Protect - we completed 47 conservation transactions that protected 126,862 acres for recreation, to protect drinking water, and to preserve critically important wildlife habitat.
Fund - we helped pass 7 state and local ballot measures -- a 78 percent success rate -- that generated $662,687,701 in Public funds for parks and natural spaces.
Create - we completed 18 new schoolyards and 4 new parks.

Grants made by The Trust for Public Land

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (RMEF)Stewardship$2,000,000
Cleveland Metroparks Parks Employees AssociationStewardship$1,009,980
Ala Kahakai Trail AssociationStewardship, Land Conservation$770,000
...and 55 more grants made totalling $7,832,838

Who funds The Trust for Public Land

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Banning Ranch ConservancyFunding for Acquisition Price of the Banning Ranch Property.$6,830,610
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)Conservation Projects$2,282,368
Schwab Charitable FundEnvironmental and Animals$1,621,110
...and 162 more grants received totalling $23,259,720

Personnel at The Trust for Public Land

Diane RegasPresident and Chief Executive Officer$499,283
James H ObendorfChief Financial Administration Officer$285,059
Jim ObendorfSenior Vice President and Chief Financial and Administrative Officer
Patricia WatsonSenior Vice President, Chief Philanthropy Officer$366,724
Yvonne WolfChief People and Culture Officer
...and 56 more key personnel

Financials for The Trust for Public Land

RevenuesFYE 06/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$151,611,898
Program services$31,545,827
Investment income and dividends$3,279,526
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$1,069,498
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$5,919,326
Net income from fundraising events$-116,865
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$193,309,210

Form 990s for The Trust for Public Land

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-062023-05-09990View PDF
2021-062022-05-13990View PDF
2020-062021-05-11990View PDF
2019-062021-01-28990View PDF
2018-062019-08-13990View PDF
...and 10 more Form 990s

Organizations like The Trust for Public Land

Open Space Institute Land Trust (OSI)New York, NY$53,815,893
National Parks Conservation AssociationWashington, DC$48,480,006
National TrustUnited Kingdom, $776,377,000
American Prairie (APR)Bozeman, MT$63,644,878
Conservation International (CI)Arlington, VA$235,131,545
World Wildlife Fund (WWF)Washington, DC$372,835,343
Rainforest AllianceNew York, NY$84,314,209
Ocean ConservancyWashington, DC$48,602,165
Ducks UnlimitedMemphis, TN$339,454,630
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (RMEF)Missoula, MT$66,007,163
Data update history
February 4, 2024
Received grants
Identified 50 new grant, including a grant for $500,000 from Inland Empire Community Foundation (TCF)
January 29, 2024
Updated personnel
Identified 9 new personnel
December 25, 2023
Received grants
Identified 161 new grant, including a grant for $6,830,610 from Banning Ranch Conservancy
November 25, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2021
July 24, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
Nonprofit Types
Social advocacy organizationsEnvironmental organizationsHeadquarter / parent organizationsCharities
Land and water conservationEnvironment
Political advocacyLobbyingConservation easementFundraising eventsNational levelReceives government fundingEndowed supportCommunity engagement / volunteeringTax deductible donations
General information
23 Geary St 1000
San Francisco, CA 94108
Metro area
San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA
San Francisco County, CA
Website URL
(415) 495-4014
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
Fiscal year end
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
C34: Land Resources Conservation
NAICS code, primary
813312: Environment, Conservation, and Wildlife Organizations
Parent/child status
Parent of group exemption
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