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Animals Asia Foundation Limited

Devoted to ending bear bile farming and improving the welfare of animals in China and Vietnam

three stars

85.34

6060 Center Drive 10th Flr
Los Angeles, CA 90045
tel: (424) 282-5305   Web Site
EIN: 31-1802788

CEO
Paula Burton
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.34 three stars
  Financial 79.27 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Animals Asia is devoted to ending the barbaric practice of bear bile farming and improving the welfare of animals in China and Vietnam. We promote compassion and respect for all animals and work to bring about long-term change. Founded in 1998, the Animals Asia team has been rescuing moon bears since 1994 and is the only organization with a bear sanctuary in China. Our founder and CEO, Jill Robinson, is widely recognized as the world's leading expert on the cruel bear bile industry, having campaigned against it since 1993. From its small beginnings in Hong Kong, Animals Asia has grown into a respected international NGO with over 300 staff and offices in Australia, China, Germany, Italy, the UK, US and Vietnam.

Animals Asia is devoted to ending the barbaric practice of bear bile farming and improving the welfare of animals in China and Vietnam. We promote compassion and respect for all animals and work to bring about long-term change. Founded in 1998, the Animals Asia team has been rescuing moon bears since 1994 and is the only organization with a bear sanctuary in China. Our founder and CEO, Jill Robinson, is widely recognized as the world's leading expert on the cruel bear bile industry, having campaigned against it since 1993. From its small beginnings in Hong Kong, Animals Asia has grown into a respected international NGO with over 300 staff and offices in Australia, China, Germany, Italy, the UK, US and Vietnam.

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Financial

two stars

79.27

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 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)
69.2%
  Administrative Expenses 13.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 17.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.33
  Program Expenses Growth 8.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Animals Asia Foundation Limited on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Animals Asia Foundation Limited on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Animals Asia Foundation Limited (CA) 85.34 three stars
The Wildcat Sanctuary (MN) 95.03 four stars
Sheldrick Wildlife Trust USA (CA) 96.46 four stars
The Wild Animal Sanctuary (CO) 92.92 four stars
The Elephant Sanctuary (TN) 98.47 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,789,977
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,789,977
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,789,977
   Other Revenue $1,641
TOTAL REVENUE $1,791,618
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,373,618
   Administrative Expenses $246,477
   Fundraising Expenses $288,397
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,908,492
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-116,874
   
Net Assets $597,687

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 85.34 three stars
2017-12 06/01/2019 85.07 three stars
2016-12 07/01/2018 86.12 three stars
2015-12 09/01/2017 87.89 three stars
2015-12 08/01/2017 79.83 two stars
2014-12 12/01/2016 91.01 four stars
2014-12 09/01/2016 84.61 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 74.81 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 74.98 two stars
2013-12 09/01/2015 61.66 one star

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

EIN 31-1802788
Name in IRS Master File ANIMALS ASIA FOUNDATION LIMITED
NTEE Code D30
NTEE Classification Wildlife Preservation, Protection
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 January, 2002
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
$95,000 4.97% Paula Burton Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Animals Asia Foundation Limited (CA) 85.34 three stars
Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary (NY) 91.47 four stars
Big Cat Rescue (FL) 93.85 four stars
The Wildcat Sanctuary (MN) 95.03 four stars
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (PA) 88.64 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Animals Asia Foundation Limited
6060 Center Drive
10th Flr
Los Angeles, CA 90045
tel: (424) 282-5305
EIN: 31-1802788

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CEO

Paula Burton
Executive Director

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