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Charity Name Animal Legal Defense Fund The Humane Society of the United States International Fund for Animal Welfare American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation The Fund for Animals
Location Cotati, CA Washington, DC Yarmouth Port, MA Raleigh, NC New York, NY
   
Overall Rating
 
four stars
(90.51)
three stars
(85.40)
three stars
(85.00)
three stars
(88.41)
three stars
(87.18)
   
Financial Rating three stars
(87.20)
two stars
(79.75)
two stars
(79.18)
three stars
(83.62)
three stars
(82.32)
   
A&T Rating four stars
(96.00)
four stars
(96.00)
four stars
(96.00)
four stars
(100.00)
four stars
(96.00)
   
Financial Metrics
Program Expenses 75.2% 77.6% 77.8% 80.2% 84.3%
Admin Expenses 12.1% 3.0% 8.9% 11.2% 4.2%
Fund Expenses 12.6% 19.3% 13.2% 8.5% 11.3%
Fund Efficiency $0.10 $0.20 $0.14 $0.08 $0.13
Program Growth 12.6% 5.9% 2.7% -2.6% 5.5%
Working Capital 1.61 1.39 2.04 2.02 0.67
Liabilitites to Assets 11.7% 18.7% 29.5% 26.6% 51.1%
Total Revenue $13,404,636 $133,322,929 $19,962,995 $4,207,688 $6,876,860
Total Expenses $8,844,061 $139,799,262 $19,476,714 $3,116,233 $8,076,674
Excess/Deficit $4,560,575 $-6,476,333 $486,281 $1,091,455 $-1,199,814
Net Assets $11,982,279 $202,715,933 $40,982,476 $10,449,872 $6,026,548
CEO Compensation
% of Expenses
$140,333
1.58%
$392,107
0.28%
$337,282
1.73%
$163,077
5.23%
$22,834
0.28%
   
Accountability & Transparency Metrics
Information Provided on the Form 990      
Independent Voting Board Members
No Material diversion of assets
Audited financials prepared by independent accountant
Does Not Provide Loan(s) to or Receive Loan(s) From related parties
Documents Board Meeting Minutes
Provided copy of Form 990 to organization's governing body in advance of filing
Conflict of Interest Policy
Whistleblower Policy
Records Retention Policy
CEO listed with salary
Process for determining CEO compensation
Does Not Compensate Any Board Members
Does the charity's website include readily accessible information about the following:
Donor Privacy Policy
Board Members Listed
Audited Financials
Form 990
Key staff listed
       

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