Charity Ratings

Find us on GuideStar, a useful source of financial information and IRS filings.


JMLT puts 84 cents of every dollar directly into land acquisition, stewardship, and other programs. That would earn an A rating by most charity rating services, if we were national in scope and eligible to be rated by them. See Charity Watch for instance. We’d love to be rated!

See our condensed financial statements from JMLT's 2021 annual report.


In 2007, the rating service Charity Navigator discontinued rating land trusts, after deciding that its algorithm is poorly suited to accommodate the large swings in net assets that routinely occur as land trusts buy and sell land each year.  More about Charity Navigator