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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 donors provides the core financial support for fulfilling LAF’s mission.


$20,000+ Annual Contribution

  • Ironsmith logo
  • Landscape Forms logo
  • TEXT: Patrick Phillips


$10,000 - $19,999 Annual Contribution

Ignacio Bunster-Ossa
James Corner Field Operations
Bill Main
Sasaki Associates
TBG Partners


$5,000 - $9,999 Annual Contribution

!melk landscape architecture & urban design
Jestena Boughton
Burton Landscape Architecture Studio
Robert Chipman
Civitas, Inc.
Design Workshop
Alma Du Solier
Four and One, LLC
Michael Grove
James Manskey
Deborah Marton
Permaloc Corporation
PWP Landscape Architecture
SWA Group
The Office of James Burnett
University of Pennsylvania
Stan Wall
Beth Wehrle
Monte Wilson


$2,500 - $4,999 Annual Contribution

Calvin Abe
Frank Arentowicz and Sara Nichols
Elen Deming
Hargreaves Associates
Hoerr Schaudt Landscape Architects
Hart Howerton
Mikyoung Kim Design
The Ramsay Family
Stoss Landscape Urbanism
Christine Ten Eyck
Barbara Wilks


$1,000 - $2,499 Annual Contribution

J. Dwane Baumgardner
BFS Landscape Architects
Kofi Boone
Perry Cardoza
Carmichael Associates
Clinton & Associates
Andrea Cochran
Council of Landscape Architectural Registration Boards (CLARB)
Lisa Delplace
Barbara Deutsch
Terrence DeWan
GLS Landscape | Architecture
Stephanie Grigsby
HR&A Advisors
Landscape Structures
Marsha Lea
Mahan Rykiel Associates
Margaret A. Frank Fund
Michael Vergason Landscape Architects
Norris Design
Office of Cheryl Barton
Mary Padua
Pamela Burton & Company
Parker Rodriguez Inc.
April Philips
Rabben/Herman design office
Reed Hilderbrand
Ridge Landscape Architects
Sebastian & Associates
site design group
SiteWorks Landscape Architecture
The Rolley Foundation
Virginia Horticulture Foundation
Don Vita
Weintraub Diaz

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
  • SiteOne Landscape Supply

Platinum Sponsor

  • Landscape Forms logo
  • BrightView logo

Gold Sponsor

  • Ruppert Landscape logo
  • Coldspring logo
  • Environmental Design logo
  • Jacobs Engineering logo

Silver Sponsor

  • Landscape Structures logo
  • Maglin Site Furniture logo
  • The Toro Company logo
  • Anova logo
  • Permaloc Corporation logo
  • Tournesol Siteworks logo
  • Sweeney and Associates logo
  • Martin Aquatic Design & Engineering logo
  • Vectorworks logo
  • Stantec logo
  • Santa & Cole logo
  • mmcite logo
  • Roman Fountains logo

Bronze Sponsor

  • Ewing logo
  • Hunter Industries logo
  • Kornegay Desgin logo
  • BK Lighting and TEKA Illumination logo
  • Hanover Architectural Products logo
  • Makaira Landscape and Pools

Promotion Partner

  • ASLA logo

Leadership Events Sponsors

LAF is grateful to the following organizations who invest in our research, scholarships, and leadership initiatives by sponsoring the LAF Leadership Events while demonstrating a commitment to innovation and leadership in the discipline.

Contact Christina Sanders at csanders [at] (subject: Leadership%20events%20sponsorship)  or 202-331-7070 x13 for more information.

Title Sponsor

  • Landscape Forms logo

Major Sponsor

  • BrightView logo
  • Land FX logo
  • Roman Fountains logo

Supporting Sponsor

  • Permaloc Corporation 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
  • 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.