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Trust for Public Land (TPL)

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

TPL 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 creates parks and protects land for people, ensuring healthy, livable communities for generations to come.

(415) 495-4014
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Program areas at TPL

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 TPL

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-06Aug 13, 2019990View PDF
2018-03May 14, 2019990View PDF
2017-03Nov 28, 2017990View PDF
2016-03Jan 24, 2017990View PDF
2015-03Jan 15, 2016990View PDF
...and six more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for TPL

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$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$159
Total revenues$137,307,989

Vendors for TPL

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
█████████ ██████████ ███████ ██ ███Project Fundraising$75,6292018-03-01
████████████ ███████████ ████████Construction$2,916,5082018-03-01
...and 20 more vendors

Personnel at TPL

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

1Rainforest Trust501(c)(3)$48 millionWarrenton, VA
2National Audubon Society501(c)(3)$140 millionNew York, NY
3Atlantic Coast Conservancy501(c)(3)$105 millionJasper, GA
4National Parks Conservation Association501(c)(3)$42 millionWashington, DC
5Pheasants Forever Incorporated501(c)(3)$62 millionSt Paul, MN
6National Trust for Scotland (NTS)501(c)(3)$66 millionUnited Kingdom,
7Trout Unlimited (TU)501(c)(3)$53 millionArlington, VA
8Student Conservation Association (SCA)501(c)(3)$41 millionArlington, VA
9River Parks Authority501(c)(3)$41 millionTulsa, OK
10Wilderness Society501(c)(3)$42 millionWashington, DC
11Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (RMEF)501(c)(3)$66 millionMissoula, MT
12Resources Legacy Fund501(c)(3)$53 millionSacramento, CA
13Natural Resources Defense Council501(c)(3)$182 millionNew York, NY
14Monterey Bay Aquarium501(c)(3)$124 millionMonterey, CA
15National Wildlife Federation501(c)(3)$94 millionReston, VA
16Environmental Defense Fund (EDF)501(c)(3)$210 millionNew York, NY
17National Wild Turkey Federation501(c)(3)$40 millionEdgefield, SC
18National Geographic Society (NGS)501(c)(3)$130 millionWashington, DC
19Central Park Conservancy501(c)(3)$68 millionNew York, NY
20Ocean Conservancy501(c)(3)$37 millionWashington, DC
21Clearwater Marine Aquarium501(c)(3)$36 millionClearwater, FL
22People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)501(c)(3)$52 millionNorfolk, VA
23National Park Foundation (NPF)501(c)(3)$81 millionWashington, DC
24National Arbor Foundation501(c)(3)$58 millionLincoln, NE
25Lutheran World Relief501(c)(3)$50 millionBaltimore, MD