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Animals : Wildlife Conservation

Noah's Lost Ark

Where the forgotten are remembered

one star

60.44

8424 Bedell Road Berlin Center, OH 44401
tel: (330) 584-7835   Web Site
EIN: 34-1934016

Board Leadership
Ellen Karnofel
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 60.44 one star
  Financial 61.95 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 59.00 one star
This rating was published 12/21/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Noah's Lost Ark is committed to educating people everywhere of the escalating epidemic of neglected, abused and unwanted exotic animals. By model of bestowing safe havens for mistreated exotic animals, along with educational programs, Noah's Lost Ark is instilling compassion, respect and responsibility towards the preservation and conservation of all animals, ultimately safeguarding the natural environment for future generations. Our facility is dedicated to providing a permanent safe haven for unwanted and abused exotic animals. We are a no-kill facility that allows these magnificent animals the opportunity to live out the rest of their lives in a safe and caring environment.

Noah's Lost Ark is committed to educating people everywhere of the escalating epidemic of neglected, abused and unwanted exotic animals. By model of bestowing safe havens for mistreated exotic animals, along with educational programs, Noah's Lost Ark is instilling compassion, respect and responsibility towards the preservation and conservation of all animals, ultimately safeguarding the natural environment for future generations. Our facility is dedicated to providing a permanent safe haven for unwanted and abused exotic animals. We are a no-kill facility that allows these magnificent animals the opportunity to live out the rest of their lives in a safe and caring environment.

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Financial

one star

61.95

Accountability & Transparency

one star

59.00

This rating was published 12/21/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
49.0%
  Administrative Expenses 5.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 45.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.45
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.29
  Program Expenses Growth 2.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Noah's Lost Ark on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Noah's Lost Ark on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Noah's Lost Ark (OH) 60.44 one star
The Wildcat Sanctuary (MN) 92.60 four stars
Performing Animal Welfare Society (CA) 95.70 four stars
American Eagle Foundation (TN) 97.03 four stars
The Elephant Sanctuary (TN) 98.47 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,953,213
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,953,213
   Program Service Revenue $94,237
Total Primary Revenue $2,047,450
   Other Revenue $367
TOTAL REVENUE $2,047,817
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $869,656
   Administrative Expenses $84,079
   Fundraising Expenses $848,344
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,802,079
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $245,738
   
Net Assets $2,260,368

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
Exotic Animal Sanctuary $869,656 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 12/21/2018 60.44 one star
2016-12 03/01/2018 55.81 one star
2015-12 02/01/2017 55.81 one star
2014-12 06/01/2016 56.97 one star
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 60.91 one star
2012-12 05/01/2014 61.74 one star
2011-12 07/01/2013 59.88 one star
2010-12 11/01/2011 61.52 one star
2009-12 09/20/2011 61.32 one star
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/22/2010 73.78 two stars
2008-12 11/01/2009 73.76 two stars
2007-12 12/01/2008 54.24 zero star
2006-12 10/01/2007 54.77 zero star
2005-12 04/01/2007 52.35 zero star

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

EIN 34-1934016
Name in IRS Master File NOAHS LOST ARK INC
NTEE Code D60
NTEE Classification Other Services - Specialty Animals
NTEE Type Animal-Related
Classification Educational 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 May, 2001
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$50,000 2.77% Ellen Karnofel President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Noah's Lost Ark (OH) 60.44 one star
The Elephant Sanctuary (TN) 98.47 four stars
Animals Asia Foundation Limited (CA) 85.07 three stars
The Wildcat Sanctuary (MN) 92.60 four stars
Center for Great Apes (FL) 95.55 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Noah's Lost Ark
8424 Bedell Road
Berlin Center, OH 44401
tel: (330) 584-7835
EIN: 34-1934016

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Board Leadership

Ellen Karnofel
President

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