Environment : Botanical Gardens, Parks, and Nature Centers

Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy

Restoring the park system to excellence

three stars

83.84

45 South 23rd Street Suite 101
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
tel: (412) 682-7275   Web Site
EIN: 23-2882145

Board Leadership
Daniel I. Booker
Board Chair

CEO
Jayne Miller
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.84 three stars
  Financial 78.60 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy was founded in December 1996 by a group of citizens concerned with the deteriorating conditions of Pittsburgh's historic city parks. A nonprofit organization, the Parks Conservancy has worked closely with the City of Pittsburgh since 1998 under an official public-private partnership agreement to restore the city's four regional parks: Frick, Highland, Riverview, and Schenley. To date, the Parks Conservancy has raised over $100 million for parks and has completed 17 major improvement projects. Currently active in 22 parks, the Parks Conservancy has expanded into community and neighborhood parks throughout Pittsburgh.

The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy was founded in December 1996 by a group of citizens concerned with the deteriorating conditions of Pittsburgh's historic city parks. A nonprofit organization, the Parks Conservancy has worked closely with the City of Pittsburgh since 1998 under an official public-private partnership agreement to restore the city's four regional parks: Frick, Highland, Riverview, and Schenley. To date, the Parks Conservancy has raised over $100 million for parks and has completed 17 major improvement projects. Currently active in 22 parks, the Parks Conservancy has expanded into community and neighborhood parks throughout Pittsburgh.

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Financial

two stars

78.60

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 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)
80.1%
  Administrative Expenses 8.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.44
  Program Expenses Growth -5.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 15.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,172,314
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $885,452
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,212,500
Total Contributions $5,270,266
   Program Service Revenue $1,476,516
Total Primary Revenue $6,746,782
   Other Revenue $1,021,192
TOTAL REVENUE $7,767,974
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,647,416
   Administrative Expenses $866,816
   Fundraising Expenses $865,418
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,379,650
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,388,324
   
Net Assets $17,455,290

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$191,631 3.00% Jayne Miller President, CEO

Mission

The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy was founded in December 1996 by a group of citizens concerned with the deteriorating conditions of Pittsburgh's historic city parks. A nonprofit organization, the Parks Conservancy has worked closely with the City of Pittsburgh since 1998 under an official public-private partnership agreement to restore the city's four regional parks: Frick, Highland, Riverview, and Schenley. To date, the Parks Conservancy has raised over $100 million for parks and has completed 17 major improvement projects. Currently active in 22 parks, the Parks Conservancy has expanded into community and neighborhood parks throughout Pittsburgh.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy (PA) 83.84 three stars
Madison Square Park Conservancy (NY) 85.67 three stars
Randall's Island Park Alliance (NY) 89.46 three stars
Hermann Park Conservancy (TX) 91.72 four stars
City Parks Foundation (NY) 94.26 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy
45 South 23rd Street
Suite 101
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
tel: (412) 682-7275
fax: (412) 622-0160
EIN: 23-2882145

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Board Leadership

Daniel I. Booker
Board Chair

CEO

Jayne Miller
President, CEO