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2019 Annual Report San Antonio Botanical Garden


2019 Board of Directors Executive Committee

Jeff Rochelle Member-at-Large

Lou Celia Frost

Ex-Officio

Mandy Garrahan

Linde Murphy Vice President

Sabina Carr, CEO

Jim Greenwood

Janie Dodier

Linda Gunter

Michael Swanson Treasurer

Mayor Ron Nirenberg

Erika Ivanyi

Xavier Urrutia

Cora (Cally) Kothmann

Members

Madison Marceau

Claire Alexander, Chair Board Management

Omar Akhil

David Meyers II

Bennett Allison

Belinda Nixon

Carlos Moreno, Chair Buildings and Gardens

Candace Andrews

Michael Posey Janet Putman

Susan Ghertner, Chair Science and Education

Tisha Beck Lauren Browning

Dennis Quinn

Kristen Casey

Allen Sikes

Sarah Cochran

Bette Vexler

Roberto Espinosa Member-at-Large

Courtney Collins

Michael Wargovich

Patrick Deely

Julie Roberts Wilkinson

Robin Howard Member-at-Large

Caroleene Dobson

Julie Zacher

John Troy President

Karen Greenwood Secretary

Gabriel Durand-Hollis Chair, Long Range Planning

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Fern Lee “Missy� Finck

Magdalena Gaona


Letter from the Board President Looking back at 2019, we see a year of great transition for the San Antonio Botanical Garden. The Garden continued its mission to inspire the people of San Antonio and South Texas to connect with plants and understand their importance in our lives, just as it has done for the past 39 years. Through the success of the GROW Campaign Phase II, the Garden is poised to meet a new decade of stunning botanical collections; rare and endangered plant conservation; life-changing educational programming for children, adults, and families; and events celebrating art, music, and fun for everyone in the community. 2019 was pivotal for the Garden as we transitioned from a city entity to a private nonprofit. The Garden also became fully engaged with a dedicated team of professionals, including horticulturalists, gardeners, educators, program managers, staff, and volunteers. Highlighting the impact of this world-class garden, 2019 brought the best botanical displays in the region and programs such as the Children’s Vegetable Garden—one of the oldest such gardens in the U.S., CHEF (Culinary Health Education for Families) teaching children and parents healthy eating and cooking at home, nature walks and yoga for overall wellness, and school tours and camps serving children of all ages and economic backgrounds. These were just a few of the accomplishments and proud moments for the Garden with much more to see and experience in the coming year. The 2019 year also ended with new and exciting leadership for the Garden. After an extensive nationwide search, we were extremely pleased to welcome Sabina Carr as the Garden’s new chief executive officer. Sabina came to us from the Atlanta Botanical Garden with a wealth of experience and knowledge. Additionally, we were very happy to welcome Karen Greenwood as the new board president for 2020 and wish her the best. It has been my great honor to serve as board president of this beautiful garden. Looking ahead, the Garden will begin an exciting transformational journey under Sabina’s leadership as we anticipate the many milestones and accomplishments to be celebrated in the Garden’s 40th year and beyond.

John S. Troy 2019 Board President, San Antonio Botanical Garden 2019 Annual Report 3


The mission of the San Antonio Botanical Garden is to inspire people to connect with the plant world and understand the importance of plants in our lives.

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Financial Information For the Period Ended December 31, 2019 Contributions

$1,341,837

Admissions

Net Assets

1,068,341

Memberships

523,814

Net Assets without Restrictions

Programs

337,636

General Operations 12/31/18

Fundraising Events

200,961

Operating Revenues

3,975,568

Guest Experience

180,289

Net Assets Released

7,586,509

Rentals

135,960

Operating Expenses

(5,190,686)

Event & Exhibit Sponsorships

121,800

General Operations 12/31/19

30,951,090

Net Assets without Restrictions 12/31/19

30,951,090

Investment Income

24,579,699

64,930

Operating Revenues

3,975,568

Payroll

2,405,423

Facilities

1,454,388

Office and Administrative

370,216

Other Expense

359,300

Cost of Programs

333,457

Development

192,309

Marketing

75,594

Operating Expenses

5,190,686

Net Assets with Restrictions Endowments

2,717,737

Capital Campaign

4,082,926

Educational, Garden Maintenance, Other Net Assets with Donor Restrictions 12/31/19 Total Net Assets 12/31/19

Operating Revenues

443,790 7,244,453

$38,195,543

Operating Expenses

3% Event and Exhibit Sponsorship; 121,800

3% Rentals; 135,960

4% Development; 192,309

2% Investment Income; 64,930

5% Guest Experience; 180,289

34% Contributions; $1,341,837

359,300

2% Marketing; 75,594

5% Fundraising

6% Cost of Program;

Events; 200,961

333,457

7% Office and

8% Programs; 337,636

Administrative; 370,216

13% Memberships;

28% Facilities;

523,814

7% Other Expenses;

27% Admissions;

1,454,388

1,068,341

46% Payroll; 2,405,423

The financial information presented in this report can be found on the San Antonio Botanical Garden’s audited 2019 consolidated financial statements. This information is available upon request.

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Thank you to our donors

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$1,000,000+

$100,000+

$25,000-$49,999

City of San Antonio Department of Parks

H-E-B

Candace Andrews and Uwe Pontius*

and Recreation*

Holt Foundation

Joan Cheever and Dennis Quinn

$750,000+

John L. Santikos Charitable Foundation,

Tena Gorman and the late Jim Gorman*

The Greehey Family Foundation*

a fund of the San Antonio Area

Karen and Jim Greenwood*

$500,000+ The Ewing Halsell Foundation* Joan and Herb Kelleher Charitable

Foundation* $50,000-$99,999 Claire and John Alexander*

Foundation*

Capital Group*

Kronkosky Charitable Foundation*

Daniel J. Sullivan Family Charitable

$250,000+

Foundation*

Circle Bar Foundation*

Leroy Friedlander Revocable Trust

Judy Morton

C.H. Guenther & Son* San Antonio Area Foundation

Robert J. Kleberg, Jr. and Helen C. Kleberg Foundation Vicki L. McLaughlin Scott Petty Family Foundation* The RWM Foundation William and SalomĂŠ Scanlan Foundation* The Gretchen Swanson Family Foundation, Inc.

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Carol and Jack McGuire San Antonio River Authority The Steves Foundation The Louis H. and Mary Patricia Stumberg Foundation* Claire and George Vaughan Bette and Jack Vexler Kristen Winget-Casey and Richard J. Casey Carole Wong $2,500-$4,999 Alison and James Barrow Argent Financial Group Audi Dominion Barbara and David Shannon Candy and Buddy Gardner Carolyn and Larry Biedenharn Catharine and Jeff Vexler $10,000-$24,999

$5,000-$9,999

Frost Bank*

Ann G. Ash

Gunn Family Foundation

Alice Ball and William R. Strunk

Erika Ivanyi and Matthias Schubnell

Mary Ann and Mark Beach

Barbara C. Kyse*

Broadway National Bank

Mays Family Foundation

Michael Casey

McGuire Family Foundation

Nancy and Charles Cheever

Nancy Moorman

Elizabeth Huth Coates Charitable

Barbara and Jeffrey Moss*

Foundation of 1992*

The Nordan Trust*

Culligan Water

Myra Stafford Pryor Charitable Trust*

Sarah and Hugh Fitzsimons, III

Anne and Jeff Rochelle*

The Alfred S. Gage Foundation

San Antonio Livestock Exposition

Barbara and Ty Goletz

Kay and Dennis Stein*

Hixon Properties Incorporated

Valero

Jefferson Bank

Julie and Warren Wilkinson*

Jessie and Richard Kardys

Ann and Forrest Word Family

Estee and Luke Kellogg*

Foundation

Luther King Capital Management

Karen Lee and David Zachry

Martha Mares Lebo Children’s Education Fund of the San Antonio Area

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Cheever Books Community Housing Resource Partners, Inc. Daniela Oliver de Portillo and Guillermo Portillo Elizabeth and Robert Lende Elizabeth Barnes Gary W. Cox and Michael Simon Jacqueline Roberts Joel K. Erben John Newman Family Charitable Trust of the San Antonio Area Foundation John S. Troy, Landscape Architect Inc.* Kopplow Construction Company Inc Lana K. Macrum Laura and Don McDonald Laura Powell and John Hartman Lauren and John Browning* Linda and Jack Gunter Marty and Steve Hixon

Foundation

Mary West and Richard Traylor

Dana McGinnis

Natalee Newell and Royce Brewer Vogt


Pamela and Ryland Howard

Kathy and J. Patrick Deely*

Shannon and Carlos Moreno

Pearl Brewery

Lourdes and Roberto Espinosa

Deborah and Frank Morrill

Phil Weddle

Euclid Media Group LLC

Meredith K. Morrill

River City Hospice

Justine and David R. Fisher

Belinda and William Nixon

Robin and Mark Howard*

Katy and Ted Flato

Alice and James Norman

San Antonio Water System

Lou Celia and Don Frost

Patricia and Henrik Palme

Shirley and Michael Swanson*

Anne and Marco Gamboa

Laura and Atlee Parr

The Smothers Foundation

Magdalena and Raul Gaona

Janice and Mark Penner

Susan and Larry Todd

Mandy and William Garrahan

Julianne and Michael Posey

Terry Hookstra

Susan Ghertner

Mary Quandt

Tisha and Kyle Beck

Toni and Richard Goldsmith

The Arch and Stella Rowan

William Petrella

Helen K. Groves

Foundation, Inc.

Zukini

Exencial Wealth Advisors- Nancy Higuchi

Jenny and Rick Schimpff

$1,000-$2,499

Christopher C. Hill

Jordan and Albert Shannon

The Ruth and Edward Austin Foundation

Holt Atherton Educational Fund

Penelope Speier and Edward E. Collins

Beldon Roofing Company

John and Sue Jockusch Charitable Fund

Lisa Spielhagen

Phyllis Browning Company

of the San Antonio Area Foundation

Straus Family Charitable Trust

Alisa Wilma and Paul Butler

Kathleen and David Kelleher

The Garden Club of America*

Patricia and Royce Caldwell

Klesse Foundation

Janet E. Travis Revocable Living Trust

Caroline and William Carrington

Cally and Will Kothmann*

The Vaughan Foundation

Aida Castro-Snyder and

Helen B. Kyse

Vaulkshire LLC

Edward C. Snyder

Marline and Clint Lawson

Bob Webster

Center for Plant Conservation

Little Red Barn Steakhouse

Tracy and Jack Williams

Harriet Christian

Annabelle McGee

Sarah and Jon Cochran

Jack McGuire

Wiede and Jon Cutshall

Hannah and Jeff McManus

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2019 By the numbers

38

ACRES OF NATURE

SPACE

890

MUSEUMS

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170,000

ANNUAL VISITORS

9,351

ATTENDEES OF SPECIAL

EVENTS


25,507 SERVED

THROUGH

EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMMING

564

163,987 VOLUNTEER

HOURS

VOLUNTEERS

6,359 SUPPORTIVE

MEMBERS

13

ENDANGERED

AND RARE

SPECIES IN CARE

59

FULL-TIME AND PART-TIME

EMPLOYEES

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