Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

SAVE, A Friend to Homeless Animals

Protecting the health and welfare of homeless companion animals since 1941

four stars

93.06

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

Board Leadership
Pamela Murdoch
Chair

CEO
Heather Achenbach
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.06 four stars
  Financial 91.05 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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.

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Financial

four stars

91.05

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 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)
71.2%
  Administrative Expenses 22.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 6.37
  Program Expenses Growth 12.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.4%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $493,005
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $493,005
   Program Service Revenue $145,564
Total Primary Revenue $638,569
   Other Revenue $320,596
TOTAL REVENUE $959,165
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $934,002
   Administrative Expenses $316,155
   Fundraising Expenses $81,872
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,332,029
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-372,864
   
Net Assets $8,016,955

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- Heather L. Achenbach Executive Director

Mission

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.

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SAVE, A Friend to Homeless Animals (NJ) 93.06 four stars
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Michigan Anti-Cruelty Society (MI) 94.63 four stars
Tri-County Humane Society (MN) 87.47 three stars
The Humane Society for Tacoma and Pierce County (WA) 91.13 four stars

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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
Chair

CEO

Heather Achenbach
Executive Director