Recreation, Sports, Leisure, Athletics

DISCOVERY GREEN CONSERVANCY

  • Houston, TX
  • http://www.discoverygreen.com

Mission Statement

Discovery Green's mission is to operate an urban park that serves as a village green, a source of health and happiness for our citizens, and a window into the diverse talents and traditions that enrich life in Houston.

Main Programs

  1. Healthy Living Series
  2. Art
  3. Family and Children Series

ruling year

2005

chief executive for fy 2010

Mr. Barry Mandel

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Keywords

Houston downtown park, healthy living series, free concerts, children's activities, venue rentals

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EIN

20-1951465

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Parks and Playgrounds (N32)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Impact statement

Discovery Green Conservancy operates a public park, open year-round. The park offers a healthy living series of free classes including yoga and other exercise classes, a series of free events for children that includes classes and concerts, as well as permanent and temporary art exhibits, free to the public.

Programs

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Program 1

Healthy Living Series

Fitness in the Park - free yoga and exercise classes, Recycling Saturdays and Bicycle Repair workshops

Category

Recreation & Sports

Budget

Population Served

General Public/Unspecified

Program 2

Art

Art exhibits, films, multimedia shows, concerts - free and open to the public

Category

Arts, Culture & Humanities

Budget

Population Served

General Public/Unspecified

Program 3

Family and Children Series

Not available

Category

Youth Development

Budget

Population Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

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Financials

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Discovery Green Conservancy
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

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DISCOVERY GREEN CONSERVANCY

Leadership

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CHIEF EXECUTIVE FOR FISCAL YEAR

Mr. Barry Mandel

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Dr. Larry Faulkner

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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CEO OVERSIGHT

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