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

Regional Parks Foundation

Supporting East Bay regional parks

four stars

90.50

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

Board Leadership
John Dilsaver
President

CEO
Carol Johnson
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.50 four stars
  Financial 87.18 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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

three stars

87.18

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
83.9%
  Administrative Expenses 8.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.07
  Program Expenses Growth -5.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.3%
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 $2,420,105
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $863,486
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,283,591
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,283,591
   Other Revenue $191,451
TOTAL REVENUE $3,475,042
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,142,119
   Administrative Expenses $267,326
   Fundraising Expenses $240,079
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,649,524
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,825,518
   
Net Assets $6,285,354

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
Not compensated -- Carol Johnson Executive Director $173,975

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.

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Regional Parks Foundation (CA) 90.50 four stars
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Greater Newark Conservancy (NJ) 92.75 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

John Dilsaver
President

CEO

Carol Johnson
Executive Director