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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Bonanza Flat Informational Forum

February 21, 2017, 5:00pm - February 21, 2017, 8:00pm

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Kicking into high gear, Utah Open Lands receives $100,000 commitment from Zions Bank & $300,000 Challenge Grant. Help us match it!! www.SaveBonanzaFlats.org

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February 23, 2017, 5:00pm - February 23, 2017, 8:00pm

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Join Alta for its 8th annual community Alta Earth Day on Saturday, April 15, 2017. This event encourages environmental stewardship, responsible recreation and awareness of the relationship between climate change and the future of the ski industry in Little Cottonwood Canyon and beyond. ... See MoreSee Less

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