Charity ReviewIssued: May 2015 Expires: May 2017
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy
Standards for Charity Accountability
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
"to preserve the Golden Gate National Parks (the "Parks"), enhance the park visitor experience, and build a community dedicated to conserving the Parks for the future. The Parks, also known as the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, stretch across 80,000 acres north and south of the Golden Gate Bridge, constituting one of the world's largest national parks in an urban setting."
Also Known As: GGNPC
Park interpretation and visitor services include the operation and delivery of tours of Alcatraz Island and Muir Woods; sales of interpretive publications, theme-related sales items and products from interpretive demonstrations; and the production of trail signage and free publications to enhance the park visitor experience.
Park enhancements, restoration and stewardship encompass building and maintaining multi-use (pedestrian, bike, equestrian) trails, restoring sensitive ecosystems, protecting endangered species, growing native plants, rehabilitating historic structures, constructing overlooks, installing visitor amenities, and creating new park experiences for the entire community.
Youth, volunteer and community programs include programs conducted at the Crissy Field Center (an urban environmental education center) and the Institute at the Golden Gate, through the Conservancy’s other various programs, and under the auspices of the Park Youth Collaborative.
Board Chair: Mark Buell, Civic Leader
CEO: Greg Moore, President and CEO Compensation:* $354,846
Board Size: 23
Staff: 409* Compensation includes annual salary and, if applicable, benefit plans, expense accounts and other allowances.
% of Related Contributions on Fundraising: 4.78%
This organization is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. It is eligible to receive contributions deductible as charitable donations for federal income tax purposes.
The following information is based on Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ending Tuesday, September 30, 2014.
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