Environmental Quality Protection, Beautification

Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy, Inc.

  • Buffalo, NY
  • https://www.bfloparks.org/

Mission Statement

Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy, Inc., an independent not-for-profit community organization, promotes, preserves, restores, enhances and ensures maintenance of Olmsted-designed parks and parkways in the Greater Buffalo area to guarantee Olmsted park experiences for current and future generations.

Service Areas

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New York

The Conservancy works to preserve and celebrate authentic Olmsted landscapes throughout the Buffalo/Niagara region.

ruling year

1986

Executive Director since 2015

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Ms. Stephanie Crockatt

Keywords

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conservancy, historical, olmsted, parks, beautification,urban

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EIN

22-2720927

 Number

7977886287

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Environmental Quality, Protection, and Beautification N.E.C. (C99)

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (C01)

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (S01)

IRS Filing Requirement

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

Programs + Results

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Program 1

The Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy manages the Olmsted Park and Parkway System in Buffalo, New York. We have a zone gardening maintenace program for park clean-up and upkeeraking and pruning, amung other things. The Conservancy has a 50+ member Advisory Board, which provides input into park policy and the 20 Year Management Plan. The Conservancy holds 2 major fundraising events annually. The Frederick Law Olmsted Gala (summer event) and the Party for the Parks (early fall event). Proceeds from these community events go back into the parks.

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Service Areas

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New York

The Conservancy works to preserve and celebrate authentic Olmsted landscapes throughout the Buffalo/Niagara region.

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BUFFALO OLMSTED PARKS CONSERVANCY INC
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy, Inc.

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Executive Director

Ms. Stephanie Crockatt

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Mr. Kevin Kelly

Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy

Term: May 2014 - May 2017

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