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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Furkids

Georgia's Largest Animal Rescue and No-Kill Shelters

four stars

91.16

2650 Pleasantdale Road Atlanta, GA 30340
tel: (770) 613-0880   Web Site
EIN: 01-0766844

Board Leadership
Samantha Shelton
President & CEO

CEO
Samantha Shelton
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.16 four stars
  Financial 87.50 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Furkids, headquartered in Atlanta, GA, operates the largest cage-free, no-kill shelter in the Southeast for rescued cats, and Sadie's Place, a no-kill shelter for dogs. Furkids also operates one of the only facilities in the Southeast dedicated to the care of FIV positive cats. The Furkids mission is to rescue homeless animals, provide them with the best medical care and nurturing environment while working to find them a forever home. Furkids heals the whole animal, physically and emotionally, restoring its health and its spirit.

Furkids, headquartered in Atlanta, GA, operates the largest cage-free, no-kill shelter in the Southeast for rescued cats, and Sadie's Place, a no-kill shelter for dogs. Furkids also operates one of the only facilities in the Southeast dedicated to the care of FIV positive cats. The Furkids mission is to rescue homeless animals, provide them with the best medical care and nurturing environment while working to find them a forever home. Furkids heals the whole animal, physically and emotionally, restoring its health and its spirit.

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Financial

three stars

87.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
90.9%
  Administrative Expenses 4.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.38
  Program Expenses Growth 12.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 24.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Furkids on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Furkids on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Furkids (GA) 91.16 four stars
Heart of the Valley Animal Shelter (MT) 89.49 three stars
Jacksonville Humane Society (FL) 87.54 three stars
Mountain Humane (ID) 92.81 four stars
League for Animal Welfare (OH) 89.57 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,186,722
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $27,240
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,213,962
   Program Service Revenue $427,392
Total Primary Revenue $1,641,354
   Other Revenue $316,854
TOTAL REVENUE $1,958,208
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,778,530
   Administrative Expenses $90,383
   Fundraising Expenses $87,283
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,956,196
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,012
   
Net Assets $706,213

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
No-kill Shelter $1,778,530 100.0%

Ratings History
Furkids has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 06/01/2019 91.16 four stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 90.71 four stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 92.38 four stars
2014-12 05/01/2017 92.38 four stars
2014-12 03/01/2017 84.81 three stars
2014-12 02/01/2017 74.94 two 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 01-0766844
Name in IRS Master File FURKIDS INC
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 September, 2003
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
$74,733 3.82% Samantha Shelton President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Furkids (GA) 91.16 four stars
Humane Animal Welfare Society (WI) 89.77 three stars
Humane Society of Pinellas (FL) 85.53 three stars
Seattle Humane (WA) 92.82 four stars
Tri County Humane Society (FL) 95.73 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Furkids
2650 Pleasantdale Road
Atlanta, GA 30340
tel: (770) 613-0880
fax: (866) 811-3373
EIN: 01-0766844

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Board Leadership

Samantha Shelton
President & CEO

CEO

Samantha Shelton
President & CEO

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