Landscape Performance Series
Focusing on measurable value, these initiatives provide tools to quantify benefits and make the case for sustainable landscape solutions.
The mission of the Landscape Architecture Foundation (LAF) is to support the preservation, improvement, and enhancement of the environment. Through its leadership and philanthropic activities, LAF advances the body of knowledge and supports innovative projects and initiatives needed not only for the landscape architecture discipline but for the many other individuals and organizations who share LAF’s mission and are critical to its success.
LAF invests in research, scholarships, and leadership initiatives to increase the capacity of the landscape architecture discipline by:
Through thought leadership, signature programs, and strategic initiatives, LAF provides resources, knowledge sharing, and inspiration to help landscape architects make their vital contribution.
Our annual reports offer a snapshot of significant activities and accomplishments. In 2022, LAF continued to empower the next generation and invest in the future of landscape architecture. Highlights include:
- $422,000 given out through our signature programs
- 400+ attendees at our Grounding the Green New Deal Summit
- $167,000 in scholarships awarded to 27 students
- Marking 15 years of our Olmsted Scholars Program and 5 years of the LAF Fellowship for Innovation and Leadership
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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.