Tree Care Industry Association Foundation

Address
136 Harvey Rd Suite 101
Londonderry, NH 03053
Contact
Website: http://www.tciaf.org
Phone: +1 (603) 314-5380
Nonprofit
NTEE: M40 - Safety Education
EIN: 59-3828176

Mission

To advance education and professional development in the green industry, to disseminate information key to practitioners and consumers about proper tree care, to improve safety and reduce accident rates in the tree care industry, and to engage in all lawful activities consistent with the preceding purpose of the foundation.
 20162015201420132012
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation2005
Metropolitan statistical area1123
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$0.00 $0.00$0.00$0.00
Number of employees0 000
Number of people compensated >$100k0 000
Number of volunteers55 505050
Number of highly compensated contractors0 0  
Personnel
Caldwell, Kevin
Title   Past ChairmanChair/Past Treasurer
Name of key/compensated person   Kevin CaldwellKevin Caldwell
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   TrueTrue
Current officer   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org   0.500.00
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00$0.00
Garvin, Mark
TitleSecretary SecretarySecretarySecretary
Name of key/compensated personMark Garvin Mark GarvinMark GarvinMark Garvin
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrue TrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org12.00 10.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00 $0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$35,169.00 $29,848.00$23,885.00$32,274.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $279,699.00 $256,503.00$239,077.00$228,448.00
Guffey, Jack
TitleVice Chair Chairman/Past TreasurerTreasurer 
Name of key/compensated personJack W Guffey Jr Jack W Guffey JrJack Guffey 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue TrueTrue 
Current officerTrue TrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org0.50 0.500.50 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00 $0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00 $0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00 $0.00$0.00 
Jamieson, Scott
Title    Past Chairman
Name of key/compensated person    Scott Jamieson
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Current officer    True
Average hours per week working for org    0.00
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Maley, Will
Title   Chair/Past TreasurerTreasurer
Name of key/compensated person   Will MaleyWill Maley
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   TrueTrue
Current officer   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org   0.500.00
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00$0.00
Maley, William
Title  Vice Chairman/Past Chair  
Name of key/compensated person  William P Maley  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True  
Current officer  True  
Average hours per week working for org  0.50  
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00  
Ross, Andrew
TitleChair Treasurer/Past Chairman  
Name of key/compensated personAndrew T Ross Andrew T Ross  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue True  
Current officerTrue True  
Average hours per week working for org0.50 0.50  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00 $0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00 $0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00 $0.00  
Sortwell, Peter
TitleTreasurer    
Name of key/compensated personPeter Sortwell    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Current officerTrue    
Average hours per week working for org0.50    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Tresselt, Benjamin
Title  Past Vice ChairmanVice ChairmanVice Chairman
Name of key/compensated person  Benjamin G Tresselt IIIBenjamin TresseltBenjamin Tresselt
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrueTrue
Current officer  TrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org  0.500.500.00
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00$0.00$0.00
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesTo advance education and professional development in the green industry, to disseminate information key to practitioners and consumers about proper tree care, to improve safety and reduce accident rates in the tree care industry, and to engage in all lawful activities consistent with the preceding purpose of the foundation. To advance education and professional development in the green industry, to disseminate information key to practitioners and consumers about proper tree care, to improve safety and reduce accident rates in the tree care industry, and to engage in all lawful activities consistent with the preceding purpose of the foundation.To advance education and professional development in the green industry, to disseminate information key to practitioners and consumers about proper tree care, to improve safety and reduce accident rates in the tree care industry, and to engage in all lawful activities consistent with the preceding purpose of the foundation.To advance education and professional development in the green industry, to disseminate information key to practitioners and consumers about proper tree care, to improve safety and reduce accident rates in the tree care industry, and to engage in all lawful activities consistent with the preceding purpose of the foundation.
Program service expenses, total$143,352.00 $103,251.00$139,598.00$103,325.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
A Loss Control Program was begun in 2009 to reduce accidents and increase safety in the industry. The Loss Control Program is funded through a payment made by Tree Care Industry Association, Inc. (TCIA) of 50% of the royalties it receives from the ArborMAX Insurance Program.
Program expenses$50,282.00 $53,935.00$90,302.00$63,470.00
Program revenue$125,859.00 $172,704.00$166,407.00$126,889.00
Program descriptionA Loss Control Program was begun in 2009 to reduce accidents and increase safety in the industry. The Loss Control Program is funded through a payment made by Tree Care Industry Association, Inc. (TCIA) of 50% of the royalties it receives from the ArborMAX Insurance Program. A Loss Control Program was begun in 2009 to reduce accidents and increase safety in the industry. The Loss Control Program is funded through a payment made by Tree Care Industry Association, Inc. (TCIA) of 50% of the royalties it receives from the ArborMAX Insurance Program.A Loss Control Program was begun in 2009 to reduce accidents and increase safety in the industry. The Loss Control Program is funded through a payment made by Tree Care Industry Association, Inc. (TCIA) of 50% of the royalties it receives from the ArborMAX Insurance Program.A Loss Control Program was begun in 2009 to reduce accidents and increase safety in the industry. The Loss Control Program is funded through a payment made by Tree Care Industry Association, Inc. (TCIA) of 50% of the royalties it receives from the ArborMAX Insurance Program.
Held in conjunction with TCIA EXPO, TCIAF (the Foundation) sponsors student career development days (Student Career Days) to advance education and professional development in the green industry.
Program expenses$32,822.00 $36,284.00$33,559.00$37,201.00
Program revenue$42,950.00 $35,650.00$40,755.00$36,525.00
Program descriptionHeld in conjunction with TCIA EXPO, TCIAF (the Foundation) sponsors student career development days (Student Career Days) to advance education and professional development in the green industry. Held in conjunction with TCIA EXPO, TCIAF (the Foundation) sponsors student career development days (Student Career Days) to advance education and professional development in the green industry.Held in conjunction with TCIA EXPO, TCIAF (the Foundation) sponsors student career development days (Student Career Days) to advance education and professional development in the green industry.Held in conjunction with TCIA EXPO, TCIAF (the Foundation) sponsors student career development days (Student Career Days) to advance education and professional development in the green industry.
Memorial Fund was established to support the TCIA goal of achieving a safe work environment for all arborists in the Tree Care Industry. The Foundation also has other miscellaneous activity intended to support the Tree Care Industry.
Program expenses   $15,737.00$2,654.00
Program revenue   $2,231.00$1,862.00
Program description   Memorial Fund was established to support the TCIA goal of achieving a safe work environment for all arborists in the Tree Care Industry. The Foundation also has other miscellaneous activity intended to support the Tree Care Industry.Memorial Fund was established to support the TCIA goal of achieving a safe work environment for all arborists in the Tree Care Industry. The Foundation also has other miscellaneous activity intended to support the Tree Care Industry.
The Arborist Safety Training Institute Endowment was established in 2014, a portion of the earnings from the endowment will provide low cost and in some instances free safety training and education to minimize injuries and promote overall workforce safety that is critical for the tree care industry.
Program expenses$54,311.00 $12,405.00  
Program revenue$0.00    
Program descriptionThe Arborist Safety Training Institute Endowment was established in 2014, a portion of the earnings from the endowment will provide low cost and in some instances free safety training and education to minimize injuries and promote overall workforce safety that is critical for the tree care industry. The Arborist Safety Training Institute Endowment was established in 2014, a portion of the earnings from the endowment will provide low cost and in some instances free safety training and education to minimize injuries and promote overall workforce safety that is critical for the tree care industry.  
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$326,074.00 $1,018,101.00$348,883.00$195,785.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$110,490.00$1,070,658.00$780,950.00$114,884.00$5,000.00
Investment income, current yr$28,865.00 $10,318.00$1,613.00$1,140.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$110,490.00 $780,950.00$114,884.00$5,000.00
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00 $0.00$0.00$0.00
Other revenue, current yr$17,474.00 $17,739.00$22,993.00$24,369.00
Net unrelated business taxable revenue$0.00 $0.00$0.00$0.00
Program service revenue (total)$169,245.00$158,241.00$209,094.00$209,393.00$165,276.00
Gross receipts$626,141.00 $1,053,702.00$367,410.00$214,106.00
Sources of contributions
Contributions from related organizations  $200,000.00$100,100.00 
Revenue from all other contributions$110,490.00 $580,950.00$14,784.00$5,000.00
Other types of revenue
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$16,035.00 $5,396.00$1,613.00$1,140.00
Net rental income $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Net income from fundraising events$17,474.00 $17,739.00$22,993.00$24,369.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$200,479.00 $134,523.00$140,438.00$107,755.00
Total functional expenses: program service $143,352.00 $103,251.00$139,598.00$103,325.00
Total functional expenses: management and general$50,019.00 $30,149.00$0.00$0.00
Total functional expenses: fundraising$7,108.00 $1,123.00$840.00$4,430.00
Fees for services
Legal fees (total)$6,275.00 $228.00$997.00$314.00
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00 $0.00$0.00$0.00
General management fees (total)$38,474.00 $28,360.00  
Investment management fees (total)$5,270.00 $1,086.00  
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$2,420,888.00$2,312,282.00$1,321,782.00$478,802.00$309,735.00
Total assets, beginning of year$2,312,282.00 $478,802.00$309,735.00$206,528.00
Total liabilities$44,943.00$32,325.00$30,508.00$37,325.00$76,703.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$32,325.00 $37,325.00$76,703.00$61,526.00
Pledges & accounts receivable, net$773,327.00 $552,176.00  
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$998,289.00 $750,898.00$441,477.00$233,032.00
Permanently restricted net assets, end of yr$1,377,656.00 $540,376.00  
Net assets$2,375,945.00 $1,291,274.00$441,477.00$233,032.00
Net assets, beginning of year$2,279,957.00 $441,477.00$233,032.00$145,002.00
Investments: publicly traded securities$915,467.00 $209,057.00  
Cash: non-interest bearing$255,757.00 $264,934.00  
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$253,310.00    
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$125,595.00 $883,578.00$208,445.00$88,030.00
Savings & temp cash investment$458,491.00 $273,963.00$471,792.00$281,395.00
Accounts receivable, net$13,616.00 $21,625.00$6,975.00$28,230.00
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$4,230.00 $27.00$35.00$110.00
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$11,285.00 $5,758.00$6,075.00$3,042.00
Deferred revenue$33,658.00 $24,750.00$31,250.00$73,661.00
Total net assets or fund balances$2,375,945.00 $1,291,274.00$441,477.00$233,032.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members3 333
Number of independent voting members3 333
Financial sheets auditedTrue TrueTrueTrue
Audit on consolidated basisTrue TrueTrue 
Accrual accountingTrue TrueTrueTrue
Tax year start date2015-09-01 2013-09-012012-09-012011-09-01
Tax year end date2016-08-012015-08-012014-08-012013-08-012012-08-01
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990 990990990
Date e-filing submitted2017-04-19 2015-01-282014-03-132013-02-21
IRS schema version2015v2.1 2013v4.02012v2.12011v1.2
Filing identifier201643559349300409 201530129349300508201430139349300238201330109349300123
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