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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Join us for a showing of The Big Year starring Jack Black, Steve Martin, and Owen Wilson on December 8th! This is part of our Skiing and Birds event and 100 percent of the proceeds benefit the Alta Bird Monitoring Program. For more information and tickets, visit tracyaviary.org/upcoming-events/brewvies ... See MoreSee Less

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Don't forget to enter our Birdhouse contest for Skiing and Birds! You still have a little over one week to get your entries to Tracy Aviary. There will be prizes for 1st , 2nd, and 3rd in each age group! Download entry forms here: bit.ly/2hz58u6 ... See MoreSee Less

Skiing and Birds Birdhouse Contest

November 27, 2017, 9:00am - November 27, 2017, 5:00pm

The partners of Skiing and Birds and the Alta Bird Survey Project are very excited to host their first birdhouse contest! Though we are entering winter, we hope this does not discourage your participa...

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Join Tracy Aviary, Alta Environmental Center, and Friends of Alta for Skiing and Birds on December 8th and 9th! We will have a movie at Brewvies, a kids snowshoe tour, and then we're hitting the slopes at Alta Ski Area. Plus, all attendees to the apres ski at the Albion Grill will recieve the chance to help choose the winners of our Skiing and Birds Birdhouse Contest. We hope you can join us! Visit tracyaviary.org/upcoming-events/skiing-birds for more information! ... See MoreSee Less

Skiing and Birds

December 8, 2017, 6:30pm - December 9, 2017, 7:30pm

Skiing and Birds supports the Alta Bird Monitoring Study- a citizen science program that collects baseline data on Alta’s birds to inform conservation and stewardship of Alta. We will have a movie ...

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Friends of Alta's 2018 calendar is now available and we are running a sale! From now until November 26th, calendars will be 1 for $10 or 5 for $45 (regularly $12). Visit friendsofalta.org/donate/store/ and buy yours today! ... See MoreSee Less

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Support local photographer, Howie Garber, at the Holiday RAWk Show on Wednesday, December 6th at the Complex in Salt Lake. Howie will be one of 30 featured artists at the event and will have framed photos and books for sale. Event starts at 7 pm and will also include live dancers, music, and performing artist. To purchase tickets, visit rawartists.org/howiegarberphotography ... See MoreSee Less

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Don't forget to purchase your tickets for our upcoming Skiing and Birds event! Take advantage of early bird pricing until November 11th! Follow the link in the event page for tickets. ... See MoreSee Less

Skiing and Birds

December 8, 2017, 6:30pm - December 9, 2017, 7:30pm

Skiing and Birds supports the Alta Bird Monitoring Study- a citizen science program that collects baseline data on Alta’s birds to inform conservation and stewardship of Alta. We will have a movie ...

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Looking for a fun activity for your family this weekend? Build a birdhouse for the first Skiing and Birds Birdhouse Contest! Entries will be judged on overall appearance, creativity, craftsmanship, and functionality. Bonus points will be given to those that tie in the Skiing and Birds theme as well as those who use recycled materials! Prizes will be award to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place. For more information visit tracyaviary.org/upcoming-events/skiing-birds ... See MoreSee Less

Skiing and Birds Birdhouse Contest

November 27, 2017, 9:00am - November 27, 2017, 5:00pm

The partners of Skiing and Birds and the Alta Bird Survey Project are very excited to host their first birdhouse contest! Though we are entering winter, we hope this does not discourage your participa...

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