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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Animal Refuge League

A Life-saving Organization

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three stars

84.61

217 Landing Road Westbrook, ME 04092
tel: (207) 854-9771   Web Site
EIN: 01-0212541

Board Leadership
Kevin Mahoney
President

CEO
Patsy Murphy
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.61 three stars
  Financial 79.76 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland nurtures the connection between pets and people to advance animal welfare and improve the quality of life in our community.

The ARLGP provides temporary care and shelter for stray, abandoned, confiscated and relinquished animals, and places as many pets as possible into responsible and caring homes; we create awareness and support for the humane treatment of all animals; we strive to end animal overpopulation through education and the promotion of spaying and neutering; we make end-of-life decisions based on safety and animal welfare considerations.

The Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland nurtures the connection between pets and people to advance animal welfare and improve the quality of life in our community.

The ARLGP provides temporary care and shelter for stray, abandoned, confiscated and relinquished animals, and places as many pets as possible into responsible and caring homes; we create awareness and support for the humane treatment of all animals; we strive to end animal overpopulation through education and the promotion of spaying and neutering; we make end-of-life decisions based on safety and animal welfare considerations.

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Financial

two stars

79.76

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 02/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
72.7%
  Administrative Expenses 10.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 16.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 6.06
  Program Expenses Growth 7.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 29.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Animal Refuge League on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Animal Refuge League on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Animal Refuge League (ME) 84.61 three stars
The Anti-Cruelty Society (IL) 91.30 four stars
Humane Society of Harrisburg Area (PA) 88.15 three stars
Charleston Animal Society (SC) 94.16 four stars
Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando (FL) 87.62 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,787,583
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $162,232
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,949,815
   Program Service Revenue $821,669
Total Primary Revenue $2,771,484
   Other Revenue $810,964
TOTAL REVENUE $3,582,448
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,632,762
   Administrative Expenses $262,853
   Fundraising Expenses $314,665
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,210,280
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,372,168
   
Net Assets $12,377,705

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
Operation of Animal Shelter $1,632,762 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 02/01/2018 84.61 three stars
2015-12 12/01/2016 87.60 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 87.92 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 88.19 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 86.53 three stars
2012-12 08/01/2014 87.96 three stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 84.08 three stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 81.43 three stars
2010-12 10/01/2012 81.81 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 01-0212541
Name in IRS Master File ANIMAL REFUGE LEAGUE OF GREATER PORTLAND
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 August, 1942
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$103,151 4.66% Patsy Murphy Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Animal Refuge League (ME) 84.61 three stars
Connecticut Humane Society (CT) 94.93 four stars
Columbus Humane (OH) 87.61 three stars
National Mill Dog Rescue (CO) 87.01 three stars
Muttville (CA) 95.50 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Animal Refuge League
217 Landing Road
Westbrook, ME 04092
tel: (207) 854-9771
EIN: 01-0212541

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 336
Westbrook, ME 04098

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Board Leadership

Kevin Mahoney
President

CEO

Patsy Murphy
Executive Director

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