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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Animal Welfare League of Alexandria

Helping Animals, Supporting Community

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three stars

85.68

4101 Eisenhower Ave Alexandria, VA 22304
tel: (703) 746-4774   Web Site
EIN: 54-0796610

Board Leadership
Jeff Lutton
Chair

CEO
Megan Webb
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.68 three stars
  Financial 79.75 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of Animal Welfare League of Alexandria is to inspire compassion for all living things, to provide shelter to animals in need, and to promote adoptions, animal welfare, and responsible pet ownership in our community. The League is an animal sheltering and welfare organization focused on community responsiveness, professional animal care, dynamic education, compatible adoptions and a philosophy of compassion in all we do. We offer animal adoptions, citizen's assistance, a reduced cost spay/neuter program, animal control, help for wildlife, city animal licensing, pet bereavement services, and a reduced cost rabies clinic.

The mission of Animal Welfare League of Alexandria is to inspire compassion for all living things, to provide shelter to animals in need, and to promote adoptions, animal welfare, and responsible pet ownership in our community. The League is an animal sheltering and welfare organization focused on community responsiveness, professional animal care, dynamic education, compatible adoptions and a philosophy of compassion in all we do. We offer animal adoptions, citizen's assistance, a reduced cost spay/neuter program, animal control, help for wildlife, city animal licensing, pet bereavement services, and a reduced cost rabies clinic.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of animals rescued
666
Number of animal adoptions
1,500
Average length of stay (in days)
17
Number of Facebook followers
26,874
Number of volunteers
395
This impact information is current as of September 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

two stars

79.75

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 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)
76.6%
  Administrative Expenses 7.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.32
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.32
  Program Expenses Growth 4.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Animal Welfare League of Alexandria on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Animal Welfare League of Alexandria on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Animal Welfare League of Alexandria (VA) 85.68 three stars
Vegan Outreach (CA) 87.64 three stars
Main Line Animal Rescue (PA) 86.15 three stars
Mercy For Animals (CA) 85.19 three stars
RedRover (CA) 96.95 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,149,901
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,149,901
   Program Service Revenue $1,336,255
Total Primary Revenue $2,486,156
   Other Revenue $274,478
TOTAL REVENUE $2,760,634
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,112,031
   Administrative Expenses $228,950
   Fundraising Expenses $547,498
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,888,479
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-127,845
   
Net Assets $3,682,268

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
Animal Care and Shelter Facility $693,725 32.8%
Veterinary Care $559,335 26.5%
Adoptions and Support Services $434,422 20.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 09/03/2019 85.68 three stars
2017-06 09/01/2018 90.45 four stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 84.52 three stars
2016-06 10/01/2017 84.26 three stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 82.09 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 83.15 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 05/01/2015 79.01 two stars
2013-06 11/01/2014 80.31 three stars
2012-06 07/01/2013 82.61 three stars
2011-06 02/01/2013 96.23 four stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 95.29 four stars
2010-06 12/01/2011 89.71 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 88.09 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 05/01/2011 87.25 three stars
2009-06 11/01/2010 87.92 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 54-0796610
Name in IRS Master File ANIMAL WELFARE LEAGUE OF ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA INCORPORATED
NTEE Code D20
NTEE Classification Animal Protection and Welfare
NTEE Type Animal-Related
Classification Organization to Prevent Cruelty to Animals
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 April, 1966
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$162,393 5.62% Megan Webb Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Animal Welfare League of Alexandria (VA) 85.68 three stars
New England Anti-Vivisection Society (MA) 96.33 four stars
Main Line Animal Rescue (PA) 86.15 three stars
Catskill Animal Sanctuary (NY) 96.35 four stars
Days End Farm Horse Rescue (MD) 90.30 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Animal Welfare League of Alexandria
4101 Eisenhower Ave
Alexandria, VA 22304
tel: (703) 746-4774
fax: (703) 746-4775
EIN: 54-0796610

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Board Leadership

Jeff Lutton
Chair

CEO

Megan Webb
Executive Director

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