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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Cat Adoption Team

Helping cats land on their feet

three stars

80.95

14175 Southwest Galbreath Drive Sherwood, OR 97140
tel: (503) 925-8903   Web Site
EIN: 20-0773189

Board Leadership
Claudine Mellett-Wilson
President

CEO
Karen Green
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 80.95 three stars
  Financial 84.46 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 78.00 two stars
This rating was published 02/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in May 1998, the Cat Adoption Team (CAT) is the Pacific Northwest's largest nonprofit, adoption-guarantee cat-only shelter. Our mission is to save the lives of homeless, unwanted, sick, and injured cats and to work with our community to provide feline expertise and quality programs and services for people and cats.

CAT takes in and finds homes for more than 2,500 cats and kittens each year; provides subsidized spay/neuter surgeries for approximately 1,500 publicly-owned cats (and spays/neuters all CAT cats and kittens prior to adoption); and provides information and resources to cat owners throughout the Portland Metro region and beyond. In 2015, CAT found a home for its 35,000th cat! CAT is a founding partner of the Animal Shelter Alliance of Portland (ASAP); working together over the past 9 years, ASAP partners have reduced euthanasia in the Portland metro area by 89% - making our community one of the safest for homeless pets!

Founded in May 1998, the Cat Adoption Team (CAT) is the Pacific Northwest's largest nonprofit, adoption-guarantee cat-only shelter. Our mission is to save the lives of homeless, unwanted, sick, and injured cats and to work with our community to provide feline expertise and quality programs and services for people and cats.

CAT takes in and finds homes for more than 2,500 cats and kittens each year; provides subsidized spay/neuter surgeries for approximately 1,500 publicly-owned cats (and spays/neuters all CAT cats and kittens prior to adoption); and provides information and resources to cat owners throughout the Portland Metro region and beyond. In 2015, CAT found a home for its 35,000th cat! CAT is a founding partner of the Animal Shelter Alliance of Portland (ASAP); working together over the past 9 years, ASAP partners have reduced euthanasia in the Portland metro area by 89% - making our community one of the safest for homeless pets!

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Financial

three stars

84.46

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

78.00

This rating was published 02/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
83.6%
  Administrative Expenses 6.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.02
  Program Expenses Growth 1.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 21.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Cat Adoption Team on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Cat Adoption Team on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Cat Adoption Team (OR) 80.95 three stars
Humane Society of Pulaski County (AR) 92.92 four stars
Operation Kindness (TX) 90.11 four stars
Southern Oregon Humane Society (OR) 91.45 four stars
Bideawee (NY) 86.77 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,114,011
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $40,475
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,154,486
   Program Service Revenue $388,106
Total Primary Revenue $1,542,592
   Other Revenue $53,787
TOTAL REVENUE $1,596,379
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,177,448
   Administrative Expenses $91,103
   Fundraising Expenses $132,771
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,401,322
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $195,057
   
Net Assets $2,572,709

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
Shelter and Adoption Services $1,177,448 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 02/01/2017 80.95 three stars
2014-12 07/01/2016 80.29 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 78.27 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 80.83 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 78.49 two stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 78.89 two stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 80.02 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 20-0773189
Name in IRS Master File CAT ADOPTION TEAM
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 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 June, 2004
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$80,538 5.74% Karen Green Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Cat Adoption Team (OR) 80.95 three stars
San Antonio Humane Society (TX) 88.05 three stars
Save-A-Pet Adoption Center (IL) 96.65 four stars
Richmond SPCA (VA) 90.08 four stars
North Shore Animal League America (NY) 86.99 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Cat Adoption Team
14175 Southwest Galbreath Drive
Sherwood, OR 97140
tel: (503) 925-8903
EIN: 20-0773189

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Board Leadership

Claudine Mellett-Wilson
President

CEO

Karen Green
Executive Director

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