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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Cat Adoption Team

Love, laughter & companionship await you!

three stars

89.24

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

Board Leadership
Sandi Martin
President

CEO
Karen Green
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.24 three stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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 3,000 cats and kittens each year; provides spay/neuter surgeries for approximately 1,500 cats (including low-cost surgery for publicly owned cats and all CAT cats and kittens prior to adoption); and provides information and resources to cat owners throughout the Portland Metro region and beyond. In 2019, CAT found a home for its 50,000th cat! CAT is a founding partner of the Animal Shelter Alliance of Portland (ASAP); working together over the past 10 years, ASAP partners have increased feline lifesaving in the Portland metro area to over 95% - 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 3,000 cats and kittens each year; provides spay/neuter surgeries for approximately 1,500 cats (including low-cost surgery for publicly owned cats and all CAT cats and kittens prior to adoption); and provides information and resources to cat owners throughout the Portland Metro region and beyond. In 2019, CAT found a home for its 50,000th cat! CAT is a founding partner of the Animal Shelter Alliance of Portland (ASAP); working together over the past 10 years, ASAP partners have increased feline lifesaving in the Portland metro area to over 95% - making our community one of the safest for homeless pets!

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2017
Number of animal adoptions
3,172
Number of sheltered animals
3,232
Number of animals spayed and neutered
2,373
Number of kittens fostered
768
This impact information is current as of January 2020, 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

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 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)
85.5%
  Administrative Expenses 5.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.36
  Program Expenses Growth 14.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.5%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Cat Adoption Team (OR) 89.24 three stars
Humane Society of Pulaski County (AR) 93.23 four stars
Humane Society of Tampa Bay (FL) 91.83 four stars
Purrfect Pals (WA) 89.23 three stars
Friends for Life (TX) 89.05 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,162,530
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $125,058
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,287,588
   Program Service Revenue $540,971
Total Primary Revenue $1,828,559
   Other Revenue $109,842
TOTAL REVENUE $1,938,401
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,751,041
   Administrative Expenses $112,179
   Fundraising Expenses $180,742
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,043,962
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-105,561
   
Net Assets $6,162,601

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 $1,751,041 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 12/01/2019 89.24 three stars
2017-12 04/01/2019 89.24 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 88.74 three stars
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$102,675 5.02% Karen Green Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Cat Adoption Team (OR) 89.24 three stars
MaxFund (CO) 92.80 four stars
Atlanta Humane Society (GA) 89.03 three stars
Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons (NY) 94.58 four stars
Purrfect Pals (WA) 89.23 three stars

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Official Charity Response

Cat Adoption Team is committed to transparency and integrity. We follow accounting best practices for daily and monthly financial reconciliation, and retain the services of a CPA. Each year, we participate in an independent auditor's review (conducted by a third-party firm, McDonald Jacobs). An auditor’s review is more efficient and cost-effective than a full audit, and it is not unusual or inappropriate for a nonprofit of our size to have independent reviews rather than annual audits in most years.

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

Sandi Martin
President

CEO

Karen Green
Executive Director

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