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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

SAVE, A Friend to Homeless Animals

Protecting the health and welfare of homeless companion animals since 1941

89.32

1010 Route 601 Skillman, NJ 08558
tel: (609) 309-5214   Web Site
EIN: 22-6082741

Board Leadership
Pamela Murdoch
President

CEO
Heather L. Achenbach
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.32
  Financial 84.90
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 09/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1941, SAVE, A Friend to Homeless Animals is a 501(c)3 independent non-profit animal shelter dedicated to protecting the health and welfare of homeless companion animals in the greater Princeton area. SAVE depends primarily on private contributions to supports its six core programs of Rescue, Shelter, Health and Welfare, Spay/Neuter, Adoption, and Humane Education. SAVE focuses on the rehabilitation and successful placement of treatable and adoptable animals. SAVE endeavors to build, foster, and strengthen the human-animal bond. SAVE operates as a limited admission shelter with contracts to serve Princeton Township, Princeton Borough, Montgomery, Hopewell, Cranbury, and Lawrence Township animal control centers. The shelter facility houses approximately 100 dogs and cats at a time, and helps an average of 500 animals a year.

Founded in 1941, SAVE, A Friend to Homeless Animals is a 501(c)3 independent non-profit animal shelter dedicated to protecting the health and welfare of homeless companion animals in the greater Princeton area. SAVE depends primarily on private contributions to supports its six core programs of Rescue, Shelter, Health and Welfare, Spay/Neuter, Adoption, and Humane Education. SAVE focuses on the rehabilitation and successful placement of treatable and adoptable animals. SAVE endeavors to build, foster, and strengthen the human-animal bond. SAVE operates as a limited admission shelter with contracts to serve Princeton Township, Princeton Borough, Montgomery, Hopewell, Cranbury, and Lawrence Township animal control centers. The shelter facility houses approximately 100 dogs and cats at a time, and helps an average of 500 animals a year.

Financial

84.90

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 09/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
71.9%
  Administrative Expenses 23.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.32
  Program Expenses Growth 3.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by SAVE, A Friend to Homeless Animals on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by SAVE, A Friend to Homeless Animals on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
SAVE, A Friend to Homeless Animals (NJ) 89.32
Macomb County Humane Society (MI) 86.35
The SPCA for Monterey County (CA) 94.60
Humane Society of Utah (UT) 92.61
Humane Society of Vero Beach and Indian River County (FL) 85.16

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $791,461
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $791,461
   Program Service Revenue $231,740
Total Primary Revenue $1,023,201
   Other Revenue $139,170
TOTAL REVENUE $1,162,371
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,027,502
   Administrative Expenses $330,443
   Fundraising Expenses $37,421
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,395,366
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-232,995
   
Net Assets $7,382,382

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
Operate Shelter $1,027,502 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-06 09/01/2021 89.32
2019-06 06/01/2020 90.86
2018-06 06/01/2019 93.06
2017-06 07/01/2018 90.29
2016-06 05/01/2017 80.62
2015-06 06/01/2016 76.99
 
CN 2.0
2015-06 02/01/2016 76.90
2014-06 08/01/2015 77.72
2013-06 02/01/2014 78.40
2012-06 08/01/2013 70.07

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

EIN 22-6082741
Name in IRS Master File S A V E - A FRIEND TO HOMELESS ANIMALS INC
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, 1967
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$109,000 7.81% Heather L. Achenbach Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
SAVE, A Friend to Homeless Animals (NJ) 89.32
Nashville Humane Association (TN) 89.71
Humane Society of Greater Dayton (OH) 90.16
Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region (CO) 92.79
York County SPCA (PA) 86.87

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Charity Contact Info

SAVE, A Friend to Homeless Animals
1010 Route 601
Skillman, NJ 08558
tel: (609) 309-5214
fax: (609) 921-6013
EIN: 22-6082741

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Board Leadership

Pamela Murdoch
President

CEO

Heather L. Achenbach
Executive Director

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