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Environment : Botanical Gardens, Parks, and Nature Centers

Planting Fields Foundation

Preserving and interpreting Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park

three stars

88.59

1395 Planting Fields Road Oyster Bay, NY 11771
tel: (516) 922-8680   Web Site
EIN: 11-1770097

Board Leadership
Michael D. Coe
Chairman

CEO
Henry B. Joyce
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.59 three stars
  Financial 94.08 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

94.08

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
81.8%
  Administrative Expenses 10.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.28
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 11.14
  Program Expenses Growth 12.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Planting Fields Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Planting Fields Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Planting Fields Foundation (NY) 88.59 three stars
Friends of Acadia (ME) 97.00 four stars
Yellowstone Association (WY) 90.71 four stars
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy (CA) 91.88 four stars
Grand Teton National Park Foundation (WY) 92.83 four stars

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Established by William Robertson Coe, Planting Fields Foundation preserves and interprets Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park as the premier public garden and Gold Coast estate for today and tomorrow by educating, enriching, and entertaining the visiting public. Since 1979, the Planting Fields Foundation has worked in partnership with the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation to staff, interpret, and preserve Coe Hall and the historic structures and landscape features throughout the former estate. The arboretum is comprised of over 409 acres of greenhouses, rolling lawns, formal gardens, woodland paths, and outstanding plant collections. Original historic estate buildings remain including the 65 room Tudor Revival mansion Coe Hall.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $175,548
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $53,245
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $228,793
   Program Service Revenue $146,364
Total Primary Revenue $375,157
   Other Revenue $2,102,411
TOTAL REVENUE $2,477,568
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,749,690
   Administrative Expenses $263,208
   Fundraising Expenses $159,986
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,172,884
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $304,684
   
Net Assets $25,955,971

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
Operation, maintenance and improvement $1,544,078 88.2%
Education $205,612 11.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 88.59 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 82.63 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 89.01 three stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 78.57 two stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 80.17 three stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 69.63 one star
2009-12 09/20/2011 70.85 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2011 60.54 one star
2008-12 11/01/2010 73.61 two stars
2007-12 09/01/2008 78.27 two stars
2006-12 09/01/2007 86.18 three stars
2005-12 12/01/2006 75.68 two stars
2004-12 12/01/2005 92.17 four stars
2003-12 07/01/2005 92.30 four stars

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

EIN 11-1770097
Name in IRS Master File PLANTING FIELDS FOUNDATION
NTEE Code C11
NTEE Classification Single Organization Support
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (161) Scientific research (diseases)
(180) Contact or sponsored scientific research for industry
(59) Other school related activities
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 June, 1954
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$133,192 6.12% Henry Joyce Executive Director

Established by William Robertson Coe, Planting Fields Foundation preserves and interprets Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park as the premier public garden and Gold Coast estate for today and tomorrow by educating, enriching, and entertaining the visiting public. Since 1979, the Planting Fields Foundation has worked in partnership with the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation to staff, interpret, and preserve Coe Hall and the historic structures and landscape features throughout the former estate. The arboretum is comprised of over 409 acres of greenhouses, rolling lawns, formal gardens, woodland paths, and outstanding plant collections. Original historic estate buildings remain including the 65 room Tudor Revival mansion Coe Hall.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Planting Fields Foundation (NY) 88.59 three stars
Grand Teton National Park Foundation (WY) 92.83 four stars
Yellowstone Association (WY) 90.71 four stars
Friends of Acadia (ME) 97.00 four stars
Yellowstone Park Foundation (MT) 91.43 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Planting Fields Foundation
1395 Planting Fields Road
Oyster Bay, NY 11771
tel: (516) 922-8680
fax: (516) 922-9226
EIN: 11-1770097

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 660
Oyster Bay, NY 11771

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Board Leadership

Michael D. Coe
Chairman

CEO

Henry B. Joyce
Executive Director

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