Audited Financial Statements and IRS Form 990

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Statements for Year Ended December 31, 2022
Statements for Year Ended December 31, 2021
Statements for Year Ended December 31, 2020
Statements for Year Ended December 31, 2019
Statements for Year Ended December 31, 2018
Statements for Year Ended December 31, 2017
Statements for Year Ended December 31, 2016
Statements for Year Ended December 31, 2015
Statements for Year Ended December 31, 2014
Statements for Year Ended December 31, 2013

Articles of Incorporation

Mohonk Preserve, Inc. Certificate of Incorporation

Strong Financial Oversight

The Preserve conducts its financial affairs in accordance with the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) of the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB). The Preserve undergoes an independent annual audit. An Audit Committee helps determine that the Preserve acts with fiduciary responsibility and the Preserve follows best practices in internal controls and risk management. Budgets are developed annually; financial statements are reviewed quarterly to ensure adherence of expenditures to the budget. Sound investment policies and procedures guide management of financial assets, and the Preserve has a spending rule of 5 percent of the market value of invested assets. For more information, contact the Associate Director of Accounting, HR and Administration.

Responsible Fundraising

The Preserve adheres to standards of the National Council on Planned Giving and the Association of Fundraising Professionals. As an organization defined under Section 501c(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, the Preserve adheres to the regulations, rules, and guidelines of the U.S. Department of the Treasury. We comply with charity laws of all states. See our Candid charity profile for more information. Mohonk Preserve has achieved the Candid Platinum Seal of Transparency, demonstrating the Preserve’s deep commitment to nonprofit transparency and accountability. We are also accredited by the Better Business Bureau, having met their 20 Standards for Charity Accountability covering governance, effectiveness, finances, and fundraising. See our Better Business Bureau review for more information.

More than 70 percent of the Preserve’s annual budget is spent directly on programs. Contribute magazine’s 2007 listing of the top 200 charities in the NY/NJ/CT tri-state area named the Mohonk Preserve as one of the top donor-worthy charities in recognition of institutional stability and lean and efficient operations.

All contributions to the Preserve are used consistent with donors’ intent and as promised in fundraising solicitations. Donor-directed funds are used only in accordance with written agreements, and permanently restricted donor endowments are invested with the principal being non-invadable. The Preserve has Gift Acceptance and Acknowledgment Policies and Procedures for all types of gifts. The administration and accounting of charitable gifts and memberships are reviewed regularly.

For more information, contact the Mallory Pierce, our director of development, at mpierce@mohonkpreserve.org or call 845-255-0919, ext. 1240.

Banner photo by Karen Maloy Brady