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The Trust for Public Land

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

The Trust for Public Land is a land conservation group 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 ...

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Program areas at The Trust for Public Land

Protect - we completed 60 conservation transactions that protected 40,935 acres for recreation, to protect drinking water, and to preserve critically important wildlife habitat.

Plan - we completed 13 projects to help agencies and communities define conservation priorities, identify lands to be protected, and plan and design parks and natural spaces.

Create - we completed 13 projects, including 10 new playgrounds, 1 garden and 2 fitness zone exercise areas.

Form 990s for The Trust for Public Land

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

Financials for The Trust for Public Land

Total grants, contributions, etc.$112,085,166
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

Vendors for The Trust for Public Land

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Microsoft ServicesSoftware2020-03-17
████ ███ ██████ ███Tax accounting; Audit accounting2020-03-10
█████████Fundraising software; Donor Research; CRM software; Marketing software$179,6292020-03-04
██████Content management system software2020-03-04
██████Fundraising software2020-03-04
███████ ███ ████Fundraising software; Payment processing2020-03-04
██ ██████ ████████████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$0July 17, 2019
Cynthia SchererChief Financial Officer and Treasurer$223,997March 31, 2018
██████ ██ ██████Chief of Staff-July 17, 2019
██████ ███Senior Vice President and Chief Philanthropy Officer-July 17, 2019
████████ ███████Vice President Finance / Vice President Director of Finance and Acctg-March 19, 2020
██████ ████████Vice President of Human Resources-July 17, 2019
██████ ██████Senior Vice President and Director of National Programs$247,830July 17, 2019
████ ██████Senior Vice President of Field Programs$210,683July 17, 2019
███████ ███████Senior Vice President$209,124March 31, 2018
██ ███████ ██████Senior Vice President and General Counsel$190,742July 17, 2019
...and seven more key personnel

Peer land conservation organizations

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2National Audubon Society501(c)(3)$133 millionNew York, NY
3Atlantic Coast Conservancy501(c)(3)$328 millionJasper, GA
4National Parks Conservation Association501(c)(3)$42 millionWashington, DC
5Pheasants Forever Incorporated501(c)(3)$76 millionSt Paul, MN
6Trout Unlimited501(c)(3)$53 millionArlington, VA
7Wilderness Society501(c)(3)$42 millionWashington, DC
8Student Conservation Association (SCA)501(c)(3)$41 millionArlington, VA
9River Parks Authority501(c)(3)$41 millionTulsa, OK
10National Trust for Scotland (NTS)501(c)(3)$66 millionUnited Kingdom,
11Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (RMEF)501(c)(3)$53 millionMissoula, MT
12Resources Legacy Fund501(c)(3)$53 millionSacramento, CA
13Monterey Bay Aquarium501(c)(3)$124 millionMonterey, CA
14Natural Resources Defense Council501(c)(3)$182 millionNew York, NY
15National Geographic Society (NGS)501(c)(3)$130 millionWashington, DC
16Environmental Defense Fund (EDF)501(c)(3)$210 millionNew York, NY
17National Wild Turkey Federation501(c)(3)$40 millionEdgefield, SC
18National Wildlife Federation501(c)(3)$83 millionReston, VA
19Central Park Conservancy501(c)(3)$68 millionNew York, NY
20Ocean Conservancy501(c)(3)$37 millionWashington, DC
21The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty To Animals501(c)(3)$267 millionNew York, NY
22Kamehameha Schools (KS)501(c)(3)$408 millionHonolulu, HI
23Shedd Aquarium501(c)(3)$65 millionChicago, IL
24North Shore Animal League America501(c)(3)$40 millionPort Washington, NY
25Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium's501(c)(3)$61 millionOmaha, NE