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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Animal Refuge League

A Life-saving Organization

three stars

86.72

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 86.72 three stars
  Financial 81.22 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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

three stars

81.22

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2020 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)
71.8%
  Administrative Expenses 14.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.22
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.99
  Program Expenses Growth 25.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 27.3%
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) 86.72 three stars
Mohawk Hudson Humane Society (NY) 88.91 three stars
Coulee Region Humane Society (WI) 91.19 four stars
Blue Mountain Humane Society (WA) 89.19 three stars
Humane Society of Vero Beach and Indian River County (FL) 88.76 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,582,396
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $250,404
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,832,800
   Program Service Revenue $1,126,444
Total Primary Revenue $2,959,244
   Other Revenue $583,550
TOTAL REVENUE $3,542,794
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,810,387
   Administrative Expenses $450,623
   Fundraising Expenses $486,007
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,747,017
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-204,223
   
Net Assets $11,989,502

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 $2,810,387 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 07/01/2020 86.72 three stars
2018-12 12/01/2019 86.42 three stars
2017-12 02/01/2019 86.09 three stars
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
(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
$107,002 2.85% Patricia Murphy Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Animal Refuge League (ME) 86.72 three stars
Humane Society of South Mississippi (MS) 89.56 three stars
Arizona Humane Society (AZ) 91.24 four stars
Upper Valley Humane Society (NH) 86.03 three stars
Bangor Humane Society (ME) 86.11 three 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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