America in Bloom

Columbus, OH   |  www.americainbloom.org

Mission

America in Bloom is an independent, non-profit 501(C)(3) organization dedicated to promoting nationwide beautification programs, and both personal and community involvement through the use of flowers, plants, trees, and other environmental and lifestyle enhancements, and to providing educational programs and resources to that end

Ruling year info

2003

Executive Director

Laura Kunkle

Main address

PO Box 44005

Columbus, OH 43204 USA

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EIN

01-0622507

NTEE code info

Environmental Beautification (C50)

IRS filing requirement

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

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Programs and results

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Our programs

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National Awards Program

There are immediate and long-term benefits of participating in our National Awards Program. Residents, businesses, and organizations come together to collaborate on common goals that benefit the whole community. Experience economic development, improved quality of life, greater civic pride, and renewed sense of community vitality.

The written evaluation includes observations and suggestions in all of the evaluated criteria, and provides a valuable roadmap and planning tool for future projects and improvements.

More than 245 communities have seen the impact and transformation that happens with America in Bloom.

Population(s) Served

Recognizing excellence in community development and beautification efforts, this three-day program provides educational programs and awards recognition.

Population(s) Served

Where we work

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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America in Bloom

Board of directors
as of 1/30/2020
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Leslie Pittenger

Marvin Miller

Ball Horticultural Company

Jack Clasen

Marshall Dirks

Proven Winners

Linda Hart

Holland Visitors Bureau

Walter Heath

John Manchester

City of Lewisburg, West Virginia

Leslie Pittenger

City of Belpre, Ohio

Mason Day

JR Peters

Tony Abruscato

Chicago Flower Show

Linda Cromer

Dorothy Skowrunski

Rick Webb

Webb Perennials

Lori Kelly

Bob's Market

Katy Moss Warner

Stephen Pategas

Hortus Oasis

Karin Rindal

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? No
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? No
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? No
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No