TREE CARE INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION FOUNDATION INC

Address
136 HARVEY RD SUITE 101
LONDONDERRY, NH 03053-7411
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.
 20172016201520142013
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation2005
Subsection code03
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Metropolitan statistical area1123
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation $0.00 $0.00$0.00
Number of employees 0 00
Number of people compensated >$100k 0 00
Number of volunteers 55 5050
Number of highly compensated contractors 0 0 
Personnel
Caldwell, Kevin
Title    Past Chairman
Name of key/compensated person    Kevin Caldwell
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
Garvin, Mark
Title Secretary SecretarySecretary
Name of key/compensated person Mark Garvin Mark GarvinMark Garvin
Position of compensated person
Current officer True TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org 12.00 10.001.00
Reportable compensation from org $0.00 $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $35,169.00 $29,848.00$23,885.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $279,699.00 $256,503.00$239,077.00
Guffey, Jack
Title Vice Chair Chairman/Past TreasurerTreasurer
Name of key/compensated person Jack W Guffey Jr Jack W Guffey JrJack Guffey
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True TrueTrue
Current officer True TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org 0.50 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
Maley, Will
Title    Chair/Past Treasurer
Name of key/compensated person    Will 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
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
Title Chair Treasurer/Past Chairman 
Name of key/compensated person Andrew T Ross Andrew T Ross 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True True 
Current officer True True 
Average hours per week working for org 0.50 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
Title Treasurer   
Name of key/compensated person Peter Sortwell   
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   
Tresselt, Benjamin
Title   Past Vice ChairmanVice Chairman
Name of key/compensated person   Benjamin G Tresselt IIIBenjamin Tresselt
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   TrueTrue
Current officer   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org   0.500.50
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
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activities 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
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
Program revenue $125,859.00 $172,704.00$166,407.00
Program description 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
Program revenue $42,950.00 $35,650.00$40,755.00
Program description 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
Program revenue    $2,231.00
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.
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 description 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. 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$348,335.00$326,074.00 $1,018,101.00$348,883.00
Revenue from contributions (total) $110,490.00 $780,950.00$114,884.00
Investment income, current yr $28,865.00 $10,318.00$1,613.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr $110,490.00 $780,950.00$114,884.00
Total unrelated business revenue    $0.00
Other revenue, current yr $17,474.00 $17,739.00$22,993.00
Net unrelated business taxable revenue $0.00 $0.00$0.00
Program service revenue (total) $169,245.00 $209,094.00$209,393.00
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
Other types of revenue
Investment income $16,035.00 $5,396.00$1,613.00
Net income from fundraising events $17,474.00 $17,739.00$22,993.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all $200,479.00 $134,523.00$140,438.00
Total functional expenses: program service  $143,352.00 $103,251.00$139,598.00
Total functional expenses: management and general $50,019.00 $30,149.00$0.00
Total functional expenses: fundraising $7,108.00 $1,123.00$840.00
Fees for services
Legal fees (total) $6,275.00 $228.00$997.00
Fundraising service fees (total) $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$2,625,986.00$2,420,888.00 $1,321,782.00$478,802.00
Total assets, beginning of year $2,312,282.00 $478,802.00$309,735.00
Total liabilities $44,943.00 $30,508.00$37,325.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year $32,325.00 $37,325.00$76,703.00
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
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
Net assets, beginning of year $2,279,957.00 $441,477.00$233,032.00
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
Savings & temp cash investment $458,491.00 $273,963.00$471,792.00
Accounts receivable, net $13,616.00 $21,625.00$6,975.00
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges $4,230.00 $27.00$35.00
Accounts payable & accrued expenses $11,285.00 $5,758.00$6,075.00
Deferred revenue $33,658.00 $24,750.00$31,250.00
Total net assets or fund balances $2,375,945.00 $1,291,274.00$441,477.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members 3 33
Number of independent voting members 3 33
Financial sheets were audited True TrueTrue
Audit on consolidated basis True TrueTrue
Accrual accounting True TrueTrue
Tax year start date 2015-09-01 2013-09-012012-09-01
Tax year end date2017-08-012016-08-012015-08-012014-08-012013-08-01
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF 990 990990
IRS schema version 2015v2.1 2013v4.02012v2.1
Filing identifier 201643559349300409 201530129349300508201430139349300238
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