Environment : Botanical Gardens, Parks, and Nature Centers

Cincinnati Parks Foundation

Supporting the conservation and enhancement of our City's parks and green spaces

four stars

90.71

421 Oak Street Cincinnati, OH 45219
tel: (513) 861-0023   Web Site
EIN: 31-1429016

Board Leadership
Cathy S. Caldemeyer
President

CEO
Jennifer Hafner-Spieser
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.71 four stars
  Financial 87.50 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Cincinnati Parks Foundation's mission is to build broad-based private/public partnerships supporting the conservation and enhancement of our City's parks and green spaces. The Foundation provides beautiful, tranquil places where families can exercise and relax, children can play, and the splendor of nature can soothe and nurture our souls as individuals and a community. Cincinnati Parks constitutes more than 5,000 acres, which amounts to approximately 10 percent of the City's total land area.

The Cincinnati Parks Foundation's mission is to build broad-based private/public partnerships supporting the conservation and enhancement of our City's parks and green spaces. The Foundation provides beautiful, tranquil places where families can exercise and relax, children can play, and the splendor of nature can soothe and nurture our souls as individuals and a community. Cincinnati Parks constitutes more than 5,000 acres, which amounts to approximately 10 percent of the City's total land area.

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Financial

three stars

87.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
90.6%
  Administrative Expenses 6.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.69
  Program Expenses Growth -39.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Cincinnati Parks Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Cincinnati Parks Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,052,838
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,052,838
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,052,838
   Other Revenue $810,334
TOTAL REVENUE $2,863,172
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $871,522
   Administrative Expenses $257,924
   Fundraising Expenses $171,841
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,301,287
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,561,885
   
Net Assets $13,775,373

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$106,796 8.20% Jennifer M. Spieser Executive Director

Mission

The Cincinnati Parks Foundation's mission is to build broad-based private/public partnerships supporting the conservation and enhancement of our City's parks and green spaces. The Foundation provides beautiful, tranquil places where families can exercise and relax, children can play, and the splendor of nature can soothe and nurture our souls as individuals and a community. Cincinnati Parks constitutes more than 5,000 acres, which amounts to approximately 10 percent of the City's total land area.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Cincinnati Parks Foundation (OH) 90.71 four stars
Mill River Park Collaborative (CT) 91.45 four stars
The Battery Conservancy (NY) 92.17 four stars
Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy (PA) 86.39 three stars
Randall's Island Park Alliance (NY) 89.46 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Cincinnati Parks Foundation
421 Oak Street
Cincinnati, OH 45219
tel: (513) 861-0023
EIN: 31-1429016

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Board Leadership

Cathy S. Caldemeyer
President

CEO

Jennifer Hafner-Spieser
Executive Director