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Environment : Botanical Gardens, Parks, and Nature Centers

Piedmont Park Conservancy

Enhancing and preserving Piedmont Park

81.62

400 Park Drive, NE Atlanta, GA 30306
tel: (404) 875-7275   Web Site
EIN: 58-1551369

Board Leadership
Chris McDaid
Board Chair

CEO
Mark Banta
President, CEO

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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 81.62
  Financial 74.01
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 12/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Piedmont Park Conservancy's (PPC) mission is to enhance and preserve Piedmont Park as a vital, urban green space and as a cultural and recreational resource that enhances the quality of life for all Atlantans. Since 1989, the Conservancy has raised and invested more than $60 million in private funds to transform the once dilapidated Park into the most visited in green space in Atlanta. In addition to raising funds for capital improvements throughout the 185-acre park, the Conservancy manages more than 90 percent of the Park's daily maintenance care and security.

Piedmont Park Conservancy's (PPC) mission is to enhance and preserve Piedmont Park as a vital, urban green space and as a cultural and recreational resource that enhances the quality of life for all Atlantans. Since 1989, the Conservancy has raised and invested more than $60 million in private funds to transform the once dilapidated Park into the most visited in green space in Atlanta. In addition to raising funds for capital improvements throughout the 185-acre park, the Conservancy manages more than 90 percent of the Park's daily maintenance care and security.

Financial

74.01

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
72.3%
  Administrative Expenses 8.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 19.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.31
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.20
  Program Expenses Growth 2.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Piedmont Park Conservancy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Piedmont Park Conservancy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Piedmont Park Conservancy (GA) 81.62
Madison Square Park Conservancy (NY) 90.34
Seattle Parks Foundation (WA) 94.34
Discovery Green Conservancy (TX) 90.20
Friends of the High Line (NY) 91.57

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,444,263
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $449,884
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $615,232
Total Contributions $2,509,379
   Program Service Revenue $105,540
Total Primary Revenue $2,614,919
   Other Revenue $187,470
TOTAL REVENUE $2,802,389
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,493,357
   Administrative Expenses $392,413
   Fundraising Expenses $637,314
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,523,084
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-720,695
   
Net Assets $3,925,976

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.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Park Events & Activities $1,211,588 48.6%
On-Going Park Maintenance and Beautification $1,281,769 51.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-12 12/01/2021 81.62
2019-12 12/01/2020 80.52
2018-12 10/01/2019 83.72
2017-12 09/01/2018 83.89
2016-12 08/01/2017 80.15
2015-12 11/01/2016 80.25
2014-12 06/01/2016 82.02
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 71.58
2013-12 12/22/2014 75.25
2012-12 10/01/2013 87.01
2011-12 11/06/2012 81.31
2010-12 07/01/2012 74.69
2010-12 02/01/2012 74.21
2009-12 09/20/2011 96.76
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 03/01/2011 96.55
2008-12 05/01/2010 86.29
2007-12 12/17/2008 92.24
2006-12 12/15/2007 87.62
2005-12 12/15/2006 66.66
2004-12 01/01/2006 72.27

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

EIN 58-1551369
Name in IRS Master File PIEDMONT PARK CONSERVANCY INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (297) Community recreational facilities (park, playground, etc)
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date April, 1984
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$202,595 5.75% Mark Banta President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Piedmont Park Conservancy (GA) 81.62
City Parks Foundation (NY) 93.77
San Francisco Parks Alliance (CA) 93.98
Discovery Green Conservancy (TX) 90.20
Park Pride (GA) 92.38

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Charity Contact Info

Piedmont Park Conservancy
400 Park Drive, NE
Atlanta, GA 30306
tel: (404) 875-7275
fax: (404) 875-0530
EIN: 58-1551369

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 7795
Atlanta, GA 30357

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Board Leadership

Chris McDaid
Board Chair

CEO

Mark Banta
President, CEO

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