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LAND studio

A non-profit that creates public spaces that complement development and enhance the quality of life in Cleveland

three stars

86.27

1939 West 25th Street Suite 200
Cleveland, OH 44113
tel: (216) 621-5413   Web Site
EIN: 34-1212421

Board Leadership
Leah Gary and Bob O'Brien
Chair

CEO
Gregory Peckham
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.27 three stars
  Financial 84.01 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

LAND studio, created from the successful merger of Cleveland Public Art and ParkWorks, works to identify, create and implement a public space vision for Cleveland. Our mission is to create places and connect people through public art, sustainable building and design, collaborative planning, and dynamic programming. We strive for balance in our portfolio by completing projects in the city's most visible public spaces as well as its disadvantaged communities.

LAND is an acronym naming some of the tools we use to achieve our vision and reinforcing our commitment to being a collaborative participant in the building of a healthy city. We are dedicated to greening our LANDSCAPE, inspiring people with public ART, uniting NEIGHBORHOODS, and supporting sustainable building and DEVELOPMENT.

LAND studio, created from the successful merger of Cleveland Public Art and ParkWorks, works to identify, create and implement a public space vision for Cleveland. Our mission is to create places and connect people through public art, sustainable building and design, collaborative planning, and dynamic programming. We strive for balance in our portfolio by completing projects in the city's most visible public spaces as well as its disadvantaged communities.

LAND is an acronym naming some of the tools we use to achieve our vision and reinforcing our commitment to being a collaborative participant in the building of a healthy city. We are dedicated to greening our LANDSCAPE, inspiring people with public ART, uniting NEIGHBORHOODS, and supporting sustainable building and DEVELOPMENT.

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Financial

three stars

84.01

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 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)
89.6%
  Administrative Expenses 5.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.37
  Program Expenses Growth 9.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 24.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by LAND studio on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by LAND studio on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
LAND studio (OH) 86.27 three stars
Friends of the Urban Forest (CA) 87.89 three stars
City Parks Foundation (NY) 94.26 four stars
Forest Park Forever (MO) 91.55 four stars
Riverfront Recapture (CT) 89.70 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,291,927
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,291,927
   Program Service Revenue $886,933
Total Primary Revenue $2,178,860
   Other Revenue $-30,893
TOTAL REVENUE $2,147,967
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,245,911
   Administrative Expenses $356,024
   Fundraising Expenses $298,179
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,900,114
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,752,147
   
Net Assets $2,640,680

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
Core Park Beautification Project $2,195,861 67.7%
Consultation and Grants $1,050,050 32.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 04/01/2019 86.27 three stars
2016-12 07/01/2018 90.58 four stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 89.48 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 92.22 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 06/01/2015 77.79 two stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 88.66 three stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 91.04 four stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 90.19 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 90.13 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 91.41 four stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 89.43 three stars
2007-12 03/01/2009 93.61 four stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 88.33 three stars
2005-12 12/15/2006 76.37 two stars
2004-12 05/01/2006 70.59 two stars
2003-12 09/01/2005 69.93 one star

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

EIN 34-1212421
Name in IRS Master File L A N D STUDIO 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 (402) Other activity aimed t combating community deterioration
(379) Other conservation, environmental or beautification 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 April, 1977
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$142,231 3.64% Greg Peckham Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$60,501 1.55% Ann M Zoller Former Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
LAND studio (OH) 86.27 three stars
Central Park Conservancy (NY) 87.31 three stars
Forest Park Forever (MO) 91.55 four stars
Madison Square Park Conservancy (NY) 85.67 three stars
Cincinnati Parks Foundation (OH) 90.71 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

LAND studio
1939 West 25th Street
Suite 200
Cleveland, OH 44113
tel: (216) 621-5413
fax: (216) 621-5467
EIN: 34-1212421

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Board Leadership

Leah Gary and Bob O'Brien
Chair

CEO

Gregory Peckham
Executive Director

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