Environment : Botanical Gardens, Parks, and Nature Centers

San Francisco Parks Alliance

Improving and sustaining our park and open spaces system.

four stars

94.35

1074 Folsom Street San Francisco, CA 94103
tel: (415) 621-3260   Web Site
EIN: 23-7131784

Board Leadership
Liz Farrell
Board Chair

CEO
Drew Becher
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.35 four stars
  Financial 93.09 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Mission
San Francisco Parks Alliance's mission is to inspire and promote civic engagement and philanthropy to protect, sustain, and enrich San Francisco parks and green open spaces.

The San Francisco Parks Alliance (SFPA) launched in October 2011, and combines San Francisco's two preeminent parks advocacy and support organizations, Neighborhood Parks Council (founded 1996) and San Francisco Parks Trust (founded 1971), to create a new, stronger, more effective voice for parks. SFPA brings together the best in advocacy and philanthropy, combining 55 years of experience toward a common goal-to engage citizens in improving their public spaces and providing healthy, safe recreation for all.

Mission
San Francisco Parks Alliance's mission is to inspire and promote civic engagement and philanthropy to protect, sustain, and enrich San Francisco parks and green open spaces.

The San Francisco Parks Alliance (SFPA) launched in October 2011, and combines San Francisco's two preeminent parks advocacy and support organizations, Neighborhood Parks Council (founded 1996) and San Francisco Parks Trust (founded 1971), to create a new, stronger, more effective voice for parks. SFPA brings together the best in advocacy and philanthropy, combining 55 years of experience toward a common goal-to engage citizens in improving their public spaces and providing healthy, safe recreation for all.

Financial

four stars

93.09

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 04/01/2021 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)
90.7%
  Administrative Expenses 3.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.76
  Program Expenses Growth 5.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by San Francisco Parks Alliance on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by San Francisco Parks Alliance on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $16,387,651
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $100,076
   Fundraising Events $136,940
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $3,401,744
Total Contributions $20,026,411
   Program Service Revenue $2,293,283
Total Primary Revenue $22,319,694
   Other Revenue $762,155
TOTAL REVENUE $23,081,849
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $15,424,578
   Administrative Expenses $791,050
   Fundraising Expenses $761,540
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $16,977,168
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $6,104,681
   
Net Assets $28,763,843

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$147,513 0.86% Drew Becher Chief Executive Officer

Mission

Mission
San Francisco Parks Alliance's mission is to inspire and promote civic engagement and philanthropy to protect, sustain, and enrich San Francisco parks and green open spaces.

The San Francisco Parks Alliance (SFPA) launched in October 2011, and combines San Francisco's two preeminent parks advocacy and support organizations, Neighborhood Parks Council (founded 1996) and San Francisco Parks Trust (founded 1971), to create a new, stronger, more effective voice for parks. SFPA brings together the best in advocacy and philanthropy, combining 55 years of experience toward a common goal-to engage citizens in improving their public spaces and providing healthy, safe recreation for all.

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San Francisco Parks Alliance (CA) 94.35 four stars
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Friends of the High Line (NY) 91.57 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

San Francisco Parks Alliance
1074 Folsom Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
tel: (415) 621-3260
EIN: 23-7131784

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Board Leadership

Liz Farrell
Board Chair

CEO

Drew Becher
Chief Executive Officer