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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

89.48

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 89.48 three stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 07/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
90.4%
  Administrative Expenses 4.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.76
  Program Expenses Growth 61.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 23.1%
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) 89.48 three stars
Riverfront Recapture (CT) 89.17 three stars
Seattle Parks Foundation (WA) 96.19 four stars
The Battery Conservancy (NY) 92.63 four stars
Discovery Green Conservancy (TX) 90.47 four stars

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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.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,190,980
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,190,980
   Program Service Revenue $878,472
Total Primary Revenue $5,069,452
   Other Revenue $1,225
TOTAL REVENUE $5,070,677
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $11,790,812
   Administrative Expenses $345,674
   Fundraising Expenses $407,095
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $12,543,581
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-7,472,904
   
Net Assets $5,326,617

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
Project Management, Fundraising Support and Fiscal Services $9,735,329 82.6%
Parks, Sustainable Design, and Art Programs $2,055,483 17.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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, 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
$137,563 1.09% Ann M. Zoller Executive Director

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
LAND studio (OH) 89.48 three stars
Seattle Parks Foundation (WA) 96.19 four stars
City Parks Foundation (NY) 95.47 four stars
Madison Square Park Conservancy (NY) 89.96 three stars
Cincinnati Parks Foundation (OH) 91.45 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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