Annual Report and Financials

2015-2016 Financial Report

Achievements

  • FOA holds 19 conservation easements
  • 4 properties owned and conserved by FOA
  • 18% increase in contributions
  • 3.8% increase in revenue
  • 66 first-time contributors

Goals for 2017

  • Raise $296k in revenue, of which $229k is generated from donations
  • Be a voice for conservation in local and regional planning initiatives
  • Acquire privately held undeveloped land for open space conservation
  • Stop any effort to transfer water rights from the SL Valley up to Albion Basin
  • Be the organization of choice for those seeking to conserve Alta’s character

June 30, 2016 Annual Report

Revenue

Donations 1 $200,669
Donations to Conservation Fund $13,030
Donations to Bill Levitt Fellowship $2,730
Donations to Alta Defense Fund/Litigation $7,225
Fundraising Programs 2 $6,776
Special Events $15,635
Investment Income $24,021
Total Revenue$270,086

Expenses

Operations$57,862
Alta Community and Government Relations$27,270
Environmental Education, Studies & Sustainability 3$47,285
Land Conservation 4 $22,580
Litigation Against the State Engineer$39,598
Fundraising $45,556
Conservation Fund Management Fees$3,931
Total Expenses$244,082

1. Individual Donations, Business Sponsors, Bequests, Securities, Love Utah Give Utah, Grants

2. Alta Mid-Winter Study Group, Memorial Tree Program, Merchandise

3. Alta School Science Grant, Friends of Utah Avalanche Center Snow Safety Education Grant, Alta Summer Booth, Summer Stewardship Programs, Alta Bird Study, Wetland Study, GIS mapping

4. Conservation Easement Monitoring, Land Trust Alliance membership, Insurance, Conservation Resources & Planning

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5 days ago

Friends of Alta

Spend your summer up at Alta! We are currently looking for our 2018 Summer Bill Levitt Fellow. The summer fellowship mainly consists of environmental stewardship work, scientific data collection, and outreach with the public. Applications are due June 4th! For more information follow the link below to see the full job posting:
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2 weeks ago

Friends of Alta

Tomorrow is the last day of the Alta Gala online auction! Follow the link below to make your bids. Bidding closes tomorrow, May 15th at 9:50pm MST. Happy bidding!
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2 weeks ago

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4 tickets to see Kimbra at the Urban Lounge
BIDDING STARTS AT $32 VALUE $80
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2 weeks ago

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Don't forget to check out our online auction for the Alta Gala! We have a lot of amazing items available including backpacks, artwork, and much more! All proceeds benefit Alta's three nonprofits. Auction ends May 15th! Follow the link below to start bidding today!
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4 weeks ago

Friends of Alta

Alta Gala online auction is now open! Participate today to help support Alta's three non-profits, auction ends May 15th. Follow the link below to start bidding!
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1 month ago

Friends of Alta

Alta Environmental Center is currently taking applications for their 2018 Summer Intern! Follow the link below to submit today, applications are due May 4th.

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Apply today: bit.ly/2HbVLN2Alta Environmental Center is currently hiring for a Summer Stewardship Internship. As an intern, you will be a representative, teacher, and land steward. You'll also be learning about Alta’s sensitive alpine ecosystem, sustainability efforts, work with dedicated volunteers, visitors, and partners. The position closes May 4th. #aec #greenalta

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1 month ago

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Public Meeting Notice - Learn about upcoming changes to the Summer Program, this Thursday at the Albion Grill from 6 - 7pm. The Forest Service will implement a pilot solution during the summer of 2018 in which Alta Ski Lifts will take over management of the Albion Basin under their current Special Use Term Permit. Alta Ski Lifts will manage visitor services, including traffic management, and maintain roads, trails, trailheads and trailhead facilities as part of their summer operations. ... See MoreSee Less

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