Neighborhood Gardens Trust

Land Trusts

We Conserve PA Member
Mission or Purpose

The Neighborhood Gardens Trust (NGT) is a land trust dedicated to preserving and supporting community gardens and other shared open spaces across the city. NGT’s work is grounded in the belief that an equitable and sustainable city is one in which all neighborhoods have vibrant green spaces for residents to cultivate food, flowers, and community.

Contact Information

100 N. 20th Street
5th Floor
Philadelphia, PA, 19103
(215) 988-8800
http://www.ngtrust.org

Organizational Information
Type of Organization
Year Founded

1986

Number of Staff

2

PA Counties of Operation
Adopted S&P

Yes

Land Conservation Figures
Conserved Acres in PA

11

Conserved Acres in US

Conserved Acres in PA

8

Acres Owned in PA

Acres Under Easement

Acres Transferred to Public Agency†

Other Acres Protected‡

3

Notes

† 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.