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American Community Gardening Association Organization Name provided in the GuideStar Exchange* as of 04/02/2014: American Community Gardening Association

Organization Name as listed in the IRS Business Master File as of 06/09/2014: AMERICAN COMMUNITY GARDENING ASSOC

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AKA  American Community Gardening Association
Columbus, OH

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Basic Organization Information

American Community Gardening Association Organization Name provided in the GuideStar Exchange* as of 04/02/2014: American Community Gardening Association

Organization Name as listed in the IRS Business Master File as of 06/09/2014: AMERICAN COMMUNITY GARDENING ASSOC

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Also Known As: American Community Gardening Association
Physical Address: Columbus, OH 43203 2040
EIN: 23-2161919
Web URL: www.communitygarden.org 
NTEE Category: S Community Improvement, Capacity Building
S99 Community Improvement, Capacity Building N.E.C.
C Environmental Quality Protection, Beautification
C99 Environmental Quality, Protection, and Beautification N.E.C.
K Agriculture, Food, Nutrition
K99 Other Food, Agriculture, and Nutrition N.E.C.
Year Founded: 1979 
Ruling Year: 1984 


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Mission Statement

To foster the creation, development, and expansion of community gardens throughout the US and Canada in order to improve people's quality of life through well-developed methods of social interaction, self-reliance, and healthy eating habits while at the same time reducing people's food budgets and neighborhood blight, and, finally, assisting community and economic development efforts by beautifying neighborhoods, producing nutritious food, conserving resources and creating opportunities for recreation, exercise, therapy and education.

Legitimacy Information

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Fiscal Year Starting: January 1, 2014
Fiscal Year Ending: December 31, 2014

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Mr. William Maynard

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Since Feb 2014

Profile:

A graduate of University of CA Davis, there is nothing Bill doesn't know about community gardening. He is from the Sacramento Area and heads the Community Garden Coalition of Sacramento, CA. He has been a volunteer and a leader with ACGA for many years.

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