Environment : Botanical Gardens, Parks, and Nature Centers

American Public Gardens Association

A world where public gardens are indispensable.

three stars

83.24

351 Longwood Road Kennett Square, PA 19348
tel: (610) 708-3010   Web Site
EIN: 23-7110058

Board Leadership
Brian Vogt
President

CEO
Casey Sclar
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.24 three stars
  Financial 76.31 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

American Public Gardens Association serves public gardens and advances them as leaders, advocates, and innovators. We advance the field by encouraging best practices, offering educational and networking opportunities, and advocating on behalf of our members, our programs and public gardens worldwide. We work together with our members and others to strengthen and shape public horticulture, providing the tools and support industry professionals need to better serve the public while preserving and celebrating plants creatively and sustainably.

American Public Gardens Association serves public gardens and advances them as leaders, advocates, and innovators. We advance the field by encouraging best practices, offering educational and networking opportunities, and advocating on behalf of our members, our programs and public gardens worldwide. We work together with our members and others to strengthen and shape public horticulture, providing the tools and support industry professionals need to better serve the public while preserving and celebrating plants creatively and sustainably.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2019
Number of attendees at our professional development events
2,357
Total number of organization members
9,709
This impact information is current as of August 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

two stars

76.31

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
72.1%
  Administrative Expenses 26.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.40
  Program Expenses Growth 13.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 29.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Public Gardens Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Public Gardens Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $262,910
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $812,515
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $509,753
Total Contributions $1,585,178
   Program Service Revenue $734,086
Total Primary Revenue $2,319,264
   Other Revenue $54,296
TOTAL REVENUE $2,373,560
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,911,623
   Administrative Expenses $650,890
   Fundraising Expenses $37,729
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,600,242
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-226,682
   
Net Assets $921,582

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$158,739 6.10% Casey Sclar Executive Director

Mission

American Public Gardens Association serves public gardens and advances them as leaders, advocates, and innovators. We advance the field by encouraging best practices, offering educational and networking opportunities, and advocating on behalf of our members, our programs and public gardens worldwide. We work together with our members and others to strengthen and shape public horticulture, providing the tools and support industry professionals need to better serve the public while preserving and celebrating plants creatively and sustainably.

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American Public Gardens Association (PA) 83.24 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

American Public Gardens Association
351 Longwood Road
Kennett Square, PA 19348
tel: (610) 708-3010
fax: (610) 444-3594
EIN: 23-7110058

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Board Leadership

Brian Vogt
President

CEO

Casey Sclar
Executive Director