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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Fairmount Park Conservancy

Believing in the power of open spaces and the importance of nature to urban communities.

four stars

90.34

1617 John F. Kennedy Blvd Suite 1670
Philadelphia, PA 19103
tel: (215) 988-9334   Web Site
EIN: 23-2977645

Board Leadership
John K. Binswanger
Chairman

CEO
Rick Magder
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.34 four stars
  Financial 93.48 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 88.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2017 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

93.48

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

88.00

This rating was published 02/01/2017 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
79.7%
  Administrative Expenses 9.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.48
  Program Expenses Growth 16.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 18.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Fairmount Park Conservancy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Fairmount Park Conservancy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Fairmount Park Conservancy (PA) 90.34 four stars
Nature and Culture International (CA) 96.46 four stars
Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative (MT) 95.77 four stars
Conservation International (VA) 90.81 four stars
Wild Earth Allies, Inc. (formerly known as Fauna & Flora International, Inc.) (MD) 100.00 four stars

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Fairmount Park Conservancy exists to champion Philadelphia's parks. Our mission is to work as a collaborative partner to lead and support efforts that preserve and improve the parks and recreation system in order to enhance the quality of life and stimulate economic development of the Greater Philadelphia Region. We fulfill our mission by leading capital projects and historic preservation efforts, fostering neighborhood park stewardship, attracting and leveraging resources for the parks, and developing innovative programs throughout the 10,200 acres that include Fairmount Park and more than 100 neighborhood parks around the city. The Fairmount Park system is one of the largest urban park systems in the world and includes some of the region's most famous attractions.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,715,880
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $422,331
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $552,276
Total Contributions $2,690,487
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,690,487
   Other Revenue $2,684
TOTAL REVENUE $2,693,171
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,513,836
   Administrative Expenses $227,202
   Fundraising Expenses $241,077
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,982,115
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $711,056
   
Net Assets $3,495,042

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

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Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-06 02/01/2017 90.34 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 85.79 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 03/01/2016 86.13 three stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 23-2977645
Name in IRS Master File Fairmount Park Conservancy
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification
Subsection  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status
Deductibility
Affiliation
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Filing Requirement
Fiscal Year End
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2014
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
Not compensated -- Kathy Ott Lovell Executive Director $113,876

Fairmount Park Conservancy exists to champion Philadelphia's parks. Our mission is to work as a collaborative partner to lead and support efforts that preserve and improve the parks and recreation system in order to enhance the quality of life and stimulate economic development of the Greater Philadelphia Region. We fulfill our mission by leading capital projects and historic preservation efforts, fostering neighborhood park stewardship, attracting and leveraging resources for the parks, and developing innovative programs throughout the 10,200 acres that include Fairmount Park and more than 100 neighborhood parks around the city. The Fairmount Park system is one of the largest urban park systems in the world and includes some of the region's most famous attractions.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Fairmount Park Conservancy (PA) 90.34 four stars
Nature and Culture International (CA) 96.46 four stars
Rocky Mountain Conservancy (CO) 95.41 four stars
Appalachian Trail Conservancy (WV) 96.39 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

Fairmount Park Conservancy
1617 John F. Kennedy Blvd
Suite 1670
Philadelphia, PA 19103
tel: (215) 988-9334
fax: (215) 988-9335
EIN: 23-2977645

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Board Leadership

John K. Binswanger
Chairman

CEO

Rick Magder
Executive Director

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