For more than two decades, the Foundation (a 501c3) of the National Association of Landscape Professionals has been focused on supporting the education of future landscape industry professionals. Through the generous support of its donors, the Foundation has awarded more than $1.5 million in academic scholarships to college landscape and horticulture students.

Foundation Mission & Vision

Vision – The public understands the value of landscapes and the professionals that make them possible.

Mission – Strengthening the landscape and lawn care industry through education, scholarships, and research for the benefit of the nation’s green spaces.

Foundation Board of Directors

 Teddy Russell
Russell Landscape

 Will Pereira
President- Elect
Brightview Landscape Development

 Marty Grunder
Immediate Past President
Grunder Landscaping Co.

 Chris Joyce
Secretary Treasurer
Joyce Landscaping

Steve Bromell
Pro Cutters Lawnscapes, Inc.

Mike Bogan
LandCare, LLC.

Dan Carrothers
FMC Corporation

Edward Castro
Ed Castro Landscape, Inc.

Christianna Denelsbeck
Landscape Workshop

Paul Fraynd, Landscape Industry Certified
Sun Valley Landscaping

Michael Hommel
Designs By Sundown

Bob Jones
Ruppert Landscape

Joe Ketter

Mark Schmidt
Landscape Stewardship Institute

Don Winsett
Davey Tree

Britt Wood
National Association of Landscape Professionals