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Neighborhood Gardens Trust

Pennsylvania Land Trust Association member

Contact Information
100 N. 20th Street
5th Floor
Philadelphia, PA, 19103
Phone: (215) 988-8761

Organizational Information
Type of Organization Land Trust
Year Founded 1986
PA Counties of Operation Philadelphia
Adopted S&P yes

Mission or Purpose
The Neighborhood Gardens Trust acquires and preserves community gardens and shared open space in order to enhance the quality of life in Philadelphia neighborhoods. With more than 30 gardens, NGT is a leader in sustaining local green space and advancing community gardening. The Trust is in a strategic alliance with the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society.

Land Conservation Figures
PennsylvaniaOut of State
Total Acres Conserved 11
Acres Owned 8
Acres Under Easement
Acres Transferred to Public Agency†
Other Acres Protected‡ 3

Figures accurate as of 12/31/2017.

† Pertains to land that has been acquired by the land trust and than reconveyed to a local, county or state, state or federal government entity for conservation purposes.
‡ Other pertains to assistance in transactions including preparation and negotiation work and/or the reconveyance of land to another private conservation organization.