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As a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, LAF relies on the support of our many donors to advance our mission.

Generous support from individuals and organizations allows LAF to strengthen and embolden the landscape architecture profession with innovative and influential initiatives like the New Landscape Declaration, as well as our transformative programs, including the Landscape Performance Series, the LAF Fellowship for Innovation and Leadership, and numerous scholarships to support the next generation of landscape architects.

Special thanks to these sponsors

Many of LAF’s donors invest in the Foundation across multiple initiatives. Their cumulative support is instrumental in the successful delivery of LAF’s annual programs.

  • 50 & Forward Benefactor, Annual Benefit sponsor, Leadership Circle Benefactor

  • 50 & Forward Benefactor, Annual Benefit sponsor, Landscape Performance Series sponsor

  • 50 & Forward Patron, Annual Benefit Sponsor, Leadership Circle Patron

  • 50 & Forward Benefactor, Olmsted Scholars Program sponsor, Leadership Circle Patron

  • Promotion Partner, providing annual in-kind support of over $125,000


See our supporters by initiative: Leadership Circle, Annual Benefit sponsors, Olmsted Scholars Program sponsors, Landscape Performance Series sponsors

Leadership Circle

LAF is grateful to the many individuals and organizations that provide unrestricted support to LAF’s Annual Fund. The generosity of these leadership donors provides the core financial support for fulfilling LAF’s mission.


$20,000+ Annual Contribution

  • Ironsmith logo
  • Landscape Forms logo


$10,000 - $19,999 Annual Contribution

Anonymous Gift in Memory of Burton Sperber
James Corner Field Operations
Sasaki Associates
TBG Partners


$5,000 - $9,999 Annual Contribution

AHBE Landscape Architects
Ignacio Bunster-Ossa
Burton Landscape Architecture Studio
Robert Chipman
Civitas, Inc.
Mark Dawson
Design Workshop
Four and One, LLC
James Manskey
Deborah Marton
PWP Landscape Architecture
SWA Group
The Office of James Burnett
University of Pennsylvania
Stan Wall
Monte Wilson


$2,500 - $4,999 Annual Contribution

Elen Deming
Hart Howerton
Michael Vergason Landscape Architects
Mikyoung Kim Design
Oehme, van Sweden & Associates
Ten Eyck Landscape Architects Inc.
Barbara Wilks


$1,000 - $2,499 Annual Contribution

Frank Arentowicz and Sara Nichols
Thomas Balsley
John Baumgardner
Jestena Boughton
Dennis Carmichael
Columbia Green
Barbara Deutsch
Terrence DeWan
Barbara Faga
GLS Landscape | Architecture
Hargreaves Associates
Hoerr Schaudt Landscape Architects
Hunter Industries
Landscape Architecture Bureau
Landscape Technologies
Marsha Lea
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
Mahan Rykiel Associates
Dennis McGlade
Moody Graham
Patrick Moore
Ann Mullins
NC Green Industry Council
Darwina L. Neal
Norris Design
Office of Cheryl Barton
Parker Rodriguez Inc.
PGAdesign, Inc.
Pharis Design, Inc.
Rabben/Herman design office
Sherry Ramsay
Reed Hilderbrand
Ridge Landscape Architects
The Rolley Foundation
Sebastian & Associates
Site Design Group
SiteWorks Landscape Architecture
Starr Whitehouse Landscape Architects and Planners
T.B. Penick & Sons, Inc
Thomas Succop
Barbara Swift
Swift Company
US Green Building Council - MO Gateway Chapter
William Wenk

Additional in-kind support

Andrew Schmidt
Land8: landscape architects network
Landscape Communications

Annual Benefit Sponsors

LAF is grateful to the following organizations who invest in our research, scholarships, and leadership initiatives by sponsoring the LAF Annual Benefit, one of the profession’s best-attended events.

Contact Christina Sanders at csanders [at] or 202-331-7070 x13 for more information.

Diamond Sponsor

  • Ironsmith logo

Platinum Sponsor

  • Landscape Forms logo
  • BrightView logo

Gold Sponsor

  • Ruppert Landscape logo
  • Coldspring logo
  • Roman Fountains logo
  • Kompan logo
  • Environmental Design logo

Silver Sponsor

  • Landscape Structures logo
  • Maglin Site Furniture logo
  • The Toro Company logo
  • Anova logo
  • Permaloc Corporation logo
  • Tournesol Siteworks logo
  • QCP logo
  • Jacobs Engineering logo
  • Sweeney and Associates logo
  • Aquatic Design & Engineering logo
  • Vectorworks logo
  • Landtech Design small logo
  • Stantec logo

Bronze Sponsor

  • Ewing logo
  • Hunter Industries logo
  • Kornegay Desgin logo
  • BK Lighting and TEKA Illumination logo
  • Park West Companies logo
  • Hanover Architectural Products logo
  • Marmiro Stones logo

Promotion Partner

  • ASLA logo

Olmsted Scholars Program Sponsors

With a commitment to supporting the next generation of landscape architects, LAF is grateful to the following supporters who provide the financial support that makes the Olmsted Scholars Program possible.

Lead Sponsor

  • The Toro Company logo

Annual Sponsor

  • HOK logo
  • Olin logo
  • Sasaki logo
  • Ironsmith logo
  • LandDesign logo
  • Kimley Horn logo
  • deeproot logo
  • Bill Main, Hon. ASLA
  • Steven G. King, FASLA
  • Thomas C. and Gerry D. Donnelly

Promotion Partner

  • ASLA logo

Landscape Performance Series Sponsors

In their commitment to advancing landscape performance research, LAF is grateful to the following organizations for supporting the Landscape Performance Series, our award-winning online platform and set of initiatives.

Founding Partner

  • JJR Roy Fund logo

Lead Sponsor

  • Landscape Structures logo

Annual Sponsor

  • CLASS Fund logo
  • AILA/Yamagami/Hope Fellowship

Promotion Partner

  • ASLA logo

LAF is grateful to the many individuals and organizations that provide financial support towards fulfilling our mission to support the preservation, improvement, and enhancement of the environment.

Much of what LAF is able to accomplish would not be possible without the thought leadership and financial investment of our major supporters, including ASLA, which provides over $125,000 of in-kind support annually.