Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy

Organization Overview

Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy is located in San Francisco, CA. The organization was established in 1985. According to its NTEE Classification (C11) the organization is classified as: Single Organization Support, under the broad grouping of Environment and related organizations. As of 09/2019, Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy employed 548 individuals. This organization is an independent organization and not affiliated with a larger national or regional group of organizations.

For the year ending 09/2019, Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy generated $67.5m in total revenue. This represents relatively stable growth, over the past 5 years the organization has increased revenue by an average of 6.6% each year. All expenses for the organization totaled $59.0m during the year ending 09/2019. While expenses have increased by 1.5% per year over the past 5 years. They've been increasing with an increasing level of total revenue. You can explore the organizations financials more deeply in the financial statements section below.

Mission & Program ActivityExcerpts From the 990 Filing

TAX YEAR

2019

Describe the Organization's Mission:

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PRESERVE GOLDEN GATE NATIONAL PARKS; ENHANCE VISITOR EXPERIENCE; BUILD A DEDICATED COMMUNITY.

Describe the Organization's Program Activity:

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IN FY19 THE GOLDEN GATE NATIONAL PARKS CONSERVANCY WELCOMED NEW PRESIDENT & CEO CHRISTINE LEHNERTZ, WHO JOINED THE CONSERVANCY AFTER A LONG AND DISTINGUISHED CAREER AT THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE (NPS) AND OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES. HERE ARE SOME OF THE HIGHLIGHTS FROM FY19, ACHIEVED IN CONCERT WITH THE NPS, PRESIDIO TRUST, AND OTHER KEY PARTNERS:PARK ENHANCEMENTS, RESTORATION, AND STEWARDSHIP:WELCOMED THE FIRST SOIL DELIVERIES FOR THE PRESIDIO TUNNEL TOPS, A MAJOR MILESTONE FOR THE NEW 14-ACRE PARKLAND THAT WILL HAVE A STRONG COMMUNITY FOCUS. THE TUNNEL TOPS, SET TO OPEN IN 2021, WILL SIT ATOP THE PRESIDIO PARKWAY AND RECONNECT THE MAIN POST TO CRISSY FIELD, OFFERING A CENTRAL DESTINATION FOR VISITORS, LOCALS, AND YOUTH FROM AROUND THE REGION.HELPED THE NPS KICK OFF ITS MULTI-YEAR REDWOOD RENEWAL PROJECT AT MUIR WOODS. THE PARKS CONSERVANCY'S PUBLIC INFORMATION COORDINATORS GUIDED VISITORS THROUGH CHANGES TO TRAILS AND TO REDWOOD CREEK, WHERE CREWS INSTALLED "WOODY DEBRIS" TO HELP ENDANGERED COHO SALMON.CELEBRATED 15 YEARS OF STEWARDSHIP OF THE ALCATRAZ HISTORIC GARDENS. THE GARDENS, ONCE TENDED BY ALCATRAZ PRISONERS, HAD FALLEN INTO DISREPAIR BUT ARE CURRENTLY THRIVING THANKS TO THE DEDICATION OF STAFF AND A TEAM OF VOLUNTEERS, MANY OF WHOM HAVE FORMED PERSONAL BONDS ALONG THE WAY.RELEASED THE PARTNERSHIP IMPACT MODEL, BASED ON THE SUCCESSES OF THE ONE TAM PARTNERSHIP. INDEPENDENT RESEARCHERS QUANTIFIED THE POSITIVE IMPACT ON MOUNT TAMALPAIS WHEN THE NPS, CALIFORNIA STATE PARKS, THE MARIN MUNICIPAL WATER DISTRICT, MARIN COUNTY PARKS AND PARKS CONSERVANCY COMBINED RESOURCES TO ENSURE A VIBRANT FUTURE FOR THE MOUNTAIN.


PARK INTERPRETATION AND VISITOR SERVICES:MADE A SPLASH WITH A LIFE-SIZED BLUE WHALE SCULPTURE AT CRISSY FIELD. THE MONTEREY BAY AQUARIUM'S BLUE WHALE ART INSTALLATION BROUGHT THE ISSUE OF OCEAN POLLUTION TO MORE THAN 94,000 VISITORS OVER SIX MONTHS. THE 82-FOOT SCULPTURE WAS MADE FROM RECYCLED PLASTIC COLLECTED IN CALIFORNIA.CELEBRATED THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF BEING THE MOST-VISITED NATIONAL PARK SITE IN THE NATION. IN 2019, MORE THAN 15 MILLION PEOPLE VISITED THE GOLDEN GATE NATIONAL RECREATION AREA, SPENDING $1.2 BILLION IN COMMUNITIES NEAR THE PARKS, ACCORDING TO THE NPS.


YOUTH, VOLUNTEER, AND COMMUNITY PROGRAMS:RECEIVED NATIONWIDE MEDIA COVERAGE FOR PARKRX, WHICH WAS FEATURED ON PBS NEWSHOUR, TIME MAGAZINE, AND OUTSIDE MAGAZINE, AMONG OTHERS. THE CONSERVANCY'S INSTITUTE AT THE GOLDEN GATE HAS LONG SUPPORTED AND TRACKED PARK PRESCRIPTION PROGRAMS ACROSS THE COUNTRY, AND THE CONSERVANCY HAS WORKED TO CONNECT LOCAL GROUPS LIKE THE SAN FRANCISCO VETERANS AFFAIRS MEDICAL CENTER WITH THE HEALING POWER OF NATURE.WITH THE NPS AND PRESIDIO TRUST, BROUGHT THE SAN FRANCISCO PUBLIC LIBRARY'S SUMMER STRIDE TO THE PRESIDIO. THE SUMMER-LONG PROGRAM FEATURED A KICKOFF EVENT AND A BIKE PARADE FINISH, ALONG WITH THREE STORYWALKS, ALL IN THE PRESIDIO.SERVED NEARLY 20,000 YOUTH FROM MORE THAN 70 SCHOOLS ACROSS THE BAY AREA VIA FREE OR LOW-COST PROGRAMS AT THE CRISSY FIELD CENTER. MANY OF THE YOUTH LEADERS IN PROGRAMS LIKE URBAN TRAILBLAZERS OR I-YEL (INSPIRING YOUNG EMERGING LEADERS) ARE FORMER PROGRAM PARTICIPANTS THEMSELVES, SO DEDICATED TO THE CENTER THAT THEY RETURN SUMMER AFTER SUMMER.


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Outside Vendors & Contractors

Vendor Name (Service)Compensation
Plant Construction Company
Construction Services
$1,938,249
Xantrion
It Support Services
$512,303
Alcatraz Cruises
Ticketing Services
$1,336,451
Antenna Audio
Headset Rentals
$325,000
Mal Warwick & Associates Inc
Direct Marketing Services
$723,047
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Financial Statements

Statement of Revenue
Total Revenue from Contributions, Gifts, Grants & Similar$30,290,009
Investment income $832,525
Tax Exempt Bond Proceeds $0
Royalties $63,630
Net Rental Income $0
Net Gain/Loss on Asset Sales $252,205
Net Income from Fundraising Events -$372,836
Net Income from Gaming Activities $0
Net Income from Sales of Inventory $13,734,930
Miscellaneous Revenue$0
Total Revenue $67,544,820

Grants Recieved

Over the last fiscal year, we have identified 13 grants that Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy has recieved totaling $1,222,597.

Awarding OrganizationAmount
San Simeon Fund

San Francisco, CA

PURPOSE: CRISSY FIELD SCIENCE LAB AND OUTPOST SPACES

$1,000,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc

Newark, DE

PURPOSE: GENERAL SUPPORT

$61,200
Masud Mehran Foundation

San Ramon, CA

PURPOSE: GENERAL SUPPORT

$50,000
Network For Good Inc

Washington, DC

PURPOSE: Unrestricted

$29,875
Resources Legacy Fund

Sacramento, CA

PURPOSE: LAND OR MARINE CONSERVATION, PROMOTION OF EDUCATION AND/OR HEALTHY COMMUNITIES

$25,000
Dan And Stacey Case Family Foundation

San Francisco, CA

PURPOSE: CHARITABLE PURPOSES.

$15,000
View Grant Recipient Profile

Endowment Analysis

Beg. Balance$8,760,088
Earnings-$246
Other Expense$331,265
Ending Balance$8,428,577

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