Caring for our Trees (asheville, NC)


  • Name:debbie emmons
  • Title:director

Organization Address

  • Organization Name:Caring for our Trees
  • Address:14 beaverdam knoll rd
    asheville, NC 28804
    United States

Organization Phone

  • Main phone:828-258-8737

Organization Web

User Address

  • Address:29 N Market Street
    ste 610
    asheville, NC 28801
    United States

User Phone

  • Direct phone:828-255-2660
  • Other fax:828-225-5694

User Email


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  • Mission:
  • To develop a Tree education program in the city of Asheville promoting tree preservation and and tree health using education and awareness programs for both residents and commercial providers. Monthly topics include: • Proper Pruning/Tree Topping concerns • Recognizing Hazardous Defects in Trees, • Insects & Treatment, • Proper Mulching around Tres, • 10 Reasons to Plant Trees, Source of Marketing Tools: Print 54,000 inserts in monthly utility bills, Create pr releases on each topic to be submitted to local newspapers, Create brochures to be handed out in building permit/zoning offices, Set up booths at local festivals and distribute handouts and answer questions, create website so the community can have access to local resources.

  • History:
  • The Western North carolina Alliance is in its 29th year of empowering citizens to be advocates for the natural environment and livable communities of our region. WNCA and the City of Asheville Tree Commission plan to partner an education program: (Caring for our Trees... Nurture & Celebrate Trees) to educate residents, businesses and developers about ordinance related to Tree health and preservation issues.

  • Year established:1982
  • Endowment:Unknown


  • Executive / Trustee board size:5
  • Advisory board size:5
  • Staff size:4


  • Organization type:Grantseeker
  • Country of registration:United States
  • Tax Determination Letter:Received Determination Letter
  • IRS Section:501(c)(3)
  • IRS Subsection:Operating
  • Tax ID:56-1422691

IRS Business Master File Information

  • EIN:561422691
  • Organization Name:MOUNTAINTRUE
  • Sort (Secondary) Name:
  • Care Of Name:
  • Organization Address:29 N MARKET ST STE 610
  • Organization City:ASHEVILLE
  • Organization State:NC
  • Organization Zip:28801-2924
  • Group Exemption Number:0000
  • Subsection Code:03
  • Classification Code(s):1
  • Subsection/Classification Desc.:Charitable Organization
  • Affiliation Code:3
  • Ruling Date:January, 1985
  • Deductibility Code:1
  • Foundation Code:16
  • Foundation Code Desc.:Organization that normally receives no more than one third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes. 509(a)(2)
  • Activity Code(s):123
  • Activity Code Desc.(s):Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
  • Organization Code:1 (Corporation)
  • Exempt Org. Status Code:01 (Unconditional Exemption)
  • Tax Period:December, 2016
  • Filing Requirement Category:01 (990 (all other) or 990EZ return)
  • Accounting Period:December
  • NTEE Code:C013
  • Asset Amount:$693,901
  • Asset Code:5 ($500,000 - $999,999)
  • Income Amount:$1,226,088
  • Income Code:6 ($1,000,000 - $4,999,999)
  • 990 Revenue Amount:$1,180,353
  • Last Updated:2/19/2018 9:20:11 pm

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