EIN 04-2105780

The Trustees of Reservations

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
924
City
Year formed
1891
Most recent tax filings
2020-03
Description
The Trustees of Reservations is a non-profit land conservation and historic preservation organization dedicated to preserving natural and historical places in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Program areas at The Trustees of Reservations

Property stewardship - The Trustees owns and manages a statewide system of special places called "Reservations". Over 26,000 acres on more than 100 properties from The berkshire mountains in western Massachusetts to The beaches of ipswich, and The islands of nantucket and martha's vineyard - all of which are open for public use, education, and enjoyment. The care of these properties is handled by over 100 employees skilled in landscape management, horticulture, arboriculture and historic resources. Over two million people visit The Reservations each year to walk, swim, farm, camp, paddle and enjoy The outdoors with family and friends.
Resource protection and planninghistoric resources - historic resource staff members are responsible for The stewardship and presentation of The Trustees' historic properties including 6 national landmarks, historic house museums, archival and object collections, gardens and designed landscapes. The department also advises on projects of an archaeological nature where appropriate. Structural resources - The structural resource program works with regional and administrative staff to understand The needs of The Trustees' more than 250 buildings and structures. They develop stratgies to replace deferred maintenance with predictable scheduled capital renewal. The department also provides building resources, develops policy and advises in The oversight of building projects.
Education and engagement - through an average of 5,000 programs per year, The Trustees has developed a focused education initiative using its Reservations for engaging The surrounding communites in place-based education. The goal of The educational outreach is to provide programs that will promote The communities' understanding and appreciation of their natural and cultural resources. The program also strives to develop The next generation of conservationists with a focus on engaging youth and diverse, urban audiences in major population centers.

Form 990s for The Trustees of Reservations

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-032020-08-19990View PDF
2018-032019-06-19990View PDF
2017-032018-04-10990View PDF
2016-032017-07-24990View PDF
2015-032016-07-18990View PDF
...and 5 more Form 990s

Who funds The Trustees of Reservations

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
Fidelity Non-Profit Management FoundationPublic Spaces and Art$3,200,000
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...and 140 more grants received
Federal funding details
Federal agencyProgram nameAmount
Department of the InteriorRIVERS TRAILS & CONSERVATION ASSISTANCE$222,760
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...and 9 more federal grants / contracts

Financials for The Trustees of Reservations

RevenuesFYE 03/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$26,075,555
Program services$7,382,666
Investment income and dividends$3,034,682
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$1,063,472
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$4,553,704
Net income from fundraising events$378,846
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$2,289,288
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$44,778,213

Personnel at The Trustees of Reservations

NameTitleCompensation
Barbara J. EricksonPresident and Chief Executive Officer$468,278
Noah SchneidermanChief Financial and Administrative Officer$172,340
Paul LeechChief, Finance and Administration$88,342
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...and 19 more key personnel

Organizations like The Trustees of Reservations

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Pheasants Forever IncorporatedSt Paul, MN$67,643,527
Massachusetts Audubon SocietyLincoln, MA$38,308,793
Rainforest AllianceNew York, NY$46,704,876
National Parks Conservation AssociationWashington, DC$47,029,978
Open Space Institute (OSI)New York, NY$30,427,919
Save the Redwoods LeagueSan Francisco, CA$41,553,584
American Farmland Trust (AFT)Washington, DC$12,957,883
Wilderness SocietyWashington, DC$35,045,245
Natural LandsMedia, PA$18,738,979
Forterra NWSeattle, WA$15,699,200
Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy (SAHC)Asheville, NC$18,992,771
Land Trust Alliance IncorporatedWashington, DC$13,271,021
National Audubon SocietyNew York, NY$157,358,989
California Waterfowl AssociationRoseville, CA$11,680,900
Maine Coast Heritage Trust (MCHT)Topsham, ME$29,333,003
Amazon Conservation Team (ACT)Arlington, VA$12,297,093
Tall Timbers ResearchTallahassee, FL$11,305,469
Western Pennsylvania Conservancy (WPC)Pittsburgh, PA$24,653,253
OpenlandsChicago, IL$12,415,232
Trout UnlimitedArlington, VA$60,391,561
Natural Resources Defense CouncilNew York, NY$181,821,968
Shedd AquariumChicago, IL$73,772,254
Watershed Agricultural Council (WAC)Walton, NY$17,837,843
The Wildlands ConservancyOak Glen, CA$20,330,008
International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW)Yarmouth Port, MA$28,963,895
Nonprofit Types
Issues
Characteristics
Key performance indicators
Total revenues
$44,778,213
2020
Yearly growth
4.9%
% of revenues
n/a
Total expenses
$43,512,319
2020
Yearly growth
16.5%
% of expenses
n/a
Total assets
$264,912,067
2020
Yearly growth
-5.5%
% of assets
n/a
Num. employees
924
2020
Yearly growth
13.5%
% of total
n/a
General information
Address
200 High Street 4TH Floor
Boston, MA 02110
Metro area
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH
Website URL
thetrustees.org/ 
Phone
(978) 921-1944
Facebook page
thetrustees 
Twitter profile
@thetrustees 
IRS details
EIN
04-2105780
Fiscal year end
March
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1891
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
Central organization