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Best Friends Animal Society
5001 Angel Canyon Road
Kanab, UT 84741
tel: (435) 644-2001
fax: (435) 644-2078
EIN: 23-7147797

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Board Leadership

Francis Battista
Chairman of the Board


Gregory Castle
Chief Executive Officer

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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Best Friends Animal Society

Save Them All®

(out of 100)
Overall 90.67 4 stars
  Financial 87.44 3 stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 4 stars
This rating was published 03/01/2016 using data for FY2013, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial Performance Metrics (Data from FY2013 990)
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity’s total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
  Administrative Expenses 7.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 17.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Primary Revenue Growth 13.7%
  Program Expenses Growth 13.9%
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.99
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Best Friends Animal Society on the FY2013 990 they filed with the IRS

Income Statement     (FYE 12/2013)

   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $60,273,604
   Federated Campaigns $245,768
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $60,519,372
   Program Service Revenue $3,118,266
Total Primary Revenue $63,637,638
   Other Revenue $1,861,580
TOTAL REVENUE $65,499,218
   Program Expenses $45,198,043
   Administrative Expenses $4,782,730
   Fundraising Expenses $10,738,456
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $4,779,989
Net Assets $65,474,614


Compensation of Leaders     (FYE 12/2013)

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$186,964 0.30% Gregory Castle Chief Executive Officer


The mission of Best Friends is to end the killing in America's animal shelters and create a time when there are No More Homeless Pets. We do this by building community programs and partnerships all across the nation.

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