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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Alley Cat Rescue

An Alliance for Cat Protection

two stars

71.41

P.O. Box 585 Mt. Rainier, MD 20712
tel: (301) 277-5595   Web Site
EIN: 52-2279100

Board Leadership
Louise Holton
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 71.41 two stars
  Financial 63.80 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 82.00 three stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Alley Cat Rescue is leading the way in promoting humane care for all cats. ACR is committed to helping stray and outdoor community cats in the United States and around the world through compassionate, nonlethal care to improve cats' lives. ACR works to reduce the number of feral cats living in colonies through a proven method called Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR), and provides support to cat caretakers and cat owners alike through low-cost spay/neuter programs, assisting with behavioral issues to keep cats in homes, and educating the public on the benefits of TNR and how to get involved.

Alley Cat Rescue is leading the way in promoting humane care for all cats. ACR is committed to helping stray and outdoor community cats in the United States and around the world through compassionate, nonlethal care to improve cats' lives. ACR works to reduce the number of feral cats living in colonies through a proven method called Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR), and provides support to cat caretakers and cat owners alike through low-cost spay/neuter programs, assisting with behavioral issues to keep cats in homes, and educating the public on the benefits of TNR and how to get involved.

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Financial

one star

63.80

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

82.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
68.4%
  Administrative Expenses 5.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 25.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.24
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.75
  Program Expenses Growth 3.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 20.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Alley Cat Rescue on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
Joint Cost Allocation Adjustment applied. Learn more.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Alley Cat Rescue on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Alley Cat Rescue (MD) 71.41 two stars
Days End Farm Horse Rescue (MD) 89.33 three stars
Petco Foundation (TX) 96.46 four stars
Catskill Animal Sanctuary (NY) 95.64 four stars
Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter (MD) 87.25 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,557,059
   Federated Campaigns $58,141
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,615,200
   Program Service Revenue $3,215
Total Primary Revenue $2,618,415
   Other Revenue $49,651
TOTAL REVENUE $2,668,066
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $1,336,242
   Administrative Expenses $135,713
   Fundraising Expenses $598,394
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,070,349
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $597,717
   
Net Assets $1,318,046

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Low-Cost Spay/Neuter Clinic $487,101 28.9%
Rescue, Care & Adoption $319,816 19.0%
Education & Training $281,096 16.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-07 10/01/2019 71.41 two stars
2018-07 09/03/2019 65.36 one star
2017-07 09/01/2018 64.13 one star
2016-07 11/01/2017 68.81 one star
2015-07 07/01/2016 75.41 two stars
2014-07 06/01/2016 77.14 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-07 04/01/2016 78.53 two stars
2014-07 10/01/2015 76.26 two stars
2013-07 10/01/2014 66.33 one star
2012-07 12/01/2013 74.19 two stars
2011-07 08/01/2012 62.47 one star
2010-07 09/20/2011 68.46 one star
 
CN 1.0
2009-07 12/01/2010 79.95 two stars
2008-07 12/15/2009 74.91 two stars
2007-07 12/01/2008 85.90 three stars
2006-07 10/01/2007 88.55 three stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 52-2279100
Name in IRS Master File ALLEY CAT RESCUE INC
NTEE Code D20
NTEE Classification Animal Protection and Welfare
NTEE Type Animal-Related
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date January, 2001
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End July
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • July, 2018
  • July, 2017
  • July, 2016
  • July, 2015
  • July, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$74,431 3.59% Louise Holton Barnes President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Alley Cat Rescue (MD) 71.41 two stars
Helen Woodward Animal Center (CA) 85.91 three stars
Animal Welfare Society (ME) 95.24 four stars
Equine Advocates (NY) 89.84 three stars
Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter (MD) 87.25 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Alley Cat Rescue
P.O. Box 585
Mt. Rainier, MD 20712
tel: (301) 277-5595
EIN: 52-2279100

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Board Leadership

Louise Holton
President

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