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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 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: 2023 Leadership Circle, Annual Benefit sponsors, Olmsted Scholars Program sponsors, Landscape Performance Series sponsors

2023 Leadership Circle

LAF is grateful to the many individuals and organizations that provide unrestricted support to LAF’s Annual Fund. 

LAF's Leadership Circle recognizes those who have made total contributions of $1,000 or more to the Annual Fund in a calendar year. The generosity of these donors provides the core financial support for fulfilling LAF’s mission. Thank you to our Leadership Circle donors from 2023!


Gifts of $20,000 or more

  • Logo of the Kresge Foundation - white words in all caps on a blue background
  • Landscape Forms logo
  • Maglin logo
  • Bill and Kathy Main, Hon. ASLA
  • Olin logo
  • Sasaki
  • SmithGroup logo


Gifts of $10,000 - $19,999

Burton Landscape Architecture Studio
Field Operations
William Johnson in honor of Carl Johnson and Clarence Roy
Brian and Sherry Ramsay
TBG Partners
Beth Wehrle


Gifts of $5,000 - $9,999

Natalia Beard
Jim Burnett
Alexa Bush
Mark Carlos
Robert Chipman
Connie Chung
Permaloc Corporation
Gonzalo Cruz
Glen Dake
Alma Du Solier
Rob Gray
Michael Grove
Reed Hilderbrand
Hoerr Schaudt Landscape Architects
Elaine Kearney
Clarence Lacy
Jeanne Lalli
Lamar Johnson Collaborative
Alexis Landes
Lauren Leighty
Jacinta McCann and Joe Brown
Emily McCoy
Signe Nielsen
OJB Landscape Architecture
Richard Roark
Lucinda Sanders
Steve Schepers
Margie Simmons
Roana Tirado
Trinity Simons Wagner
Keiko Tsuruta Cramer
University of Pennsylvania Weitzman School of Design Department of Landscape Architecture
Ernest Wong


Gifts of $2,500 - $4,999

Arterra Landscape Architects
Atelier Ten
John Chipman
Andrea Cochran
Barbara Deutsch
Dix.Hite + Partners, Inc.
ETM Associates
Fluidity Design Consultants
Four and One
Future Green Studio
Moody Graham
Hargreaves Jones
Hood Design Studio
Mikyoung Kim Design
PWP Landscape Architecture
Rundell Ernstberger Associates
Santa Fe Community Foundation
Sami Sikanas
Laura Solano
Starr Whitehouse Landscape Architects and Planners
Christine Ten Eyck
Susan Weiler


Gifts of $1,000 - $2,499

ASLA Southeast Regional Conference 
Calvin Abe
Asakura Robinson
Seth Bockholt
Kofi Boone
Campion Hruby Landscape Architects
Dennis Carmichael
Roger Courtenay
Curtis + Rogers Design Studio
Elen Deming
ECOncrete Inc.
Barbara Faga
Dorothy Faris
Kenneth Francis
Jay Patrick Graham
Leah Hales
Richard Heriford
Hocker Design Group
Hord | Coplan | Macht
Joni L. Janecki & Associates, Inc.
Brian Kane
William Kuhl
Marsha Lea
Lee and Associates
Livable Cities Studio
Mahan Rykiel Associates
Mukul Malhotra
James Manskey
Mark K Morrison Landscape Architecture
Dennis McGlade
Michael Miller
Jennifer Mok
Thomas Mroz
National Philanthropic Trust
Alpa Nawre
Oehme, van Sweden
Lorraine Osmundson
Mary Padua
Pamela Burton & Company
Stephanie Pankiewicz
April Philips
PORT Urbanism
Rabben/Herman design office
Rhodeside & Harwell, Inc.
Stephanie Rolley
Rooflite, A Division of Skyland USA
Roberto Rovira
Schmidt Design Group, Inc.
Sebastian & Associates
Robert Snieckus
Steven Spears
Stoss Landscape Urbanism
Biff Sturgess
Surfacedesign, Inc.
Swift Company LLC
TEN x TEN Studio
Terremoto Landscape
Kate Tooke
Unknown Studio
Michael Vergason
John Wacker
William Ward
William Wenk

Additional in-kind support

In-kind support of more than $125,000 provided by the American Society of Landscape Architects

2024 Annual Benefit Sponsors

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

Sponsors of LAF's Annual Benefit receive high-quality brand association and opportunities to connect to key target audiences. For information on becoming a sponsor, contact cchard [at] (cchard[at]lafoundation[dot]org).

Diamond Sponsor

  • Ironsmith logo

Platinum Sponsor

  • BrightView logo
  • Landscape Forms logo

Gold Sponsor

  • Maglin logo
  • Urbidermis Smith & Cole group

Silver Sponsor

  • Logo for ASLA Stone with the ASL in decorative lettering
  • Permaloc Corporation logo
  • The words "site pieces" in lowercase black script surrounded by a circle
  • Logo of The Sustainable Sites Initiative (SITES)
  • Tuornesol logo

Bronze Sponsor

  • Hanover Architectural Products logo
  • Land F/X logo
  • mmcite logo small

Promotion Partner

  • ASLA logo

2023 Leadership Events Sponsors

LAF is grateful to the following organizations who invest in our research, scholarships, and leadership initiatives by sponsoring the 2023 LAF Innovation + Leadership Symposium and Awards Dinner.

Title Sponsor

  • Landscape Forms logo

Major Sponsor

  • BrightView logo

Supporting Sponsor

  • Anova logo
  • Tuornesol 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.

Annual Sponsor

  • Coldspring logo
  • Design Workshop logo
  • EDSA logo
  • Square with 5 maroon rectangles laid out like bricks. TEXT: "Hart Howerton, New York, San Francisco"
  • HOK logo
  • Ironsmith logo
  • LandDesign logo
  • OJB logo
  • Olin logo
  • Sasaki logo
  • Stantec logo
  • Logo for SWA Group
  • Steven G. King, FASLA
  • Bill and Kathy Main, Hon. ASLA

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

  • SmithGroup logo

Annual Sponsors

  • Design Workshop logo
  • Logo for SWA Group

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.