Environment : Botanical Gardens, Parks, and Nature Centers (Grantmaking)

Regional Parks Foundation

Supporting East Bay regional parks

four stars

93.97

P.O. Box 21074 Crestmont Station
Oakland, CA 94620
tel: (510) 544-2202   Web Site
EIN: 23-7011877

Board Leadership
Jess Brown
President

CEO
Carol Johnson
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.97 four stars
  Financial 95.13 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Regional Parks Foundation was established in 1969 to support the East Bay Regional Park District. The Foundation's mission is to support our Regional Parks through fundraising that provides broader public access, resource protection and preservation, education and recreational programs, and the acquisition of parklands. One of the top priorities is to ensure that underserved populations have equal access to the East Bay Regional Park District's parks, trails, programs, and services.

The Regional Parks Foundation was established in 1969 to support the East Bay Regional Park District. The Foundation's mission is to support our Regional Parks through fundraising that provides broader public access, resource protection and preservation, education and recreational programs, and the acquisition of parklands. One of the top priorities is to ensure that underserved populations have equal access to the East Bay Regional Park District's parks, trails, programs, and services.

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Financial

four stars

95.13

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
82.5%
  Administrative Expenses 9.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.14
  Program Expenses Growth 8.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Regional Parks Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Regional Parks Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,723,727
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $986,827
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,710,554
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,710,554
   Other Revenue $453,773
TOTAL REVENUE $3,164,327
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,400,733
   Administrative Expenses $335,681
   Fundraising Expenses $246,046
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,982,460
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,181,867
   
Net Assets $6,877,827

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
Not compensated -- Carol Johnson Executive Director $188,415

Mission

The Regional Parks Foundation was established in 1969 to support the East Bay Regional Park District. The Foundation's mission is to support our Regional Parks through fundraising that provides broader public access, resource protection and preservation, education and recreational programs, and the acquisition of parklands. One of the top priorities is to ensure that underserved populations have equal access to the East Bay Regional Park District's parks, trails, programs, and services.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Regional Parks Foundation (CA) 93.97 four stars
Vermont Institute of Natural Science (VT) 85.91 three stars
Blandford Nature Center (MI) 87.81 three stars
Outdoor Discovery Center Macatawa Greenway (MI) 87.03 three stars
Shelburne Farms (VT) 90.40 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Regional Parks Foundation
P.O. Box 21074
Crestmont Station
Oakland, CA 94620
tel: (510) 544-2202
EIN: 23-7011877

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Board Leadership

Jess Brown
President

CEO

Carol Johnson
Executive Director