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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Furkids Animal Rescue and Shelters

Georgia's Largest Animal Rescue and No-Kill Shelters

four stars

92.38

5235 Union Hill Road Cumming, GA 30040
tel: (770) 613-0880   Web Site
EIN: 01-0766844

Board Leadership
Darren Margolias
Board President

CEO
Samantha Shelton
CEO and Founder

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.38 four stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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

four stars

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

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)
91.1%
  Administrative Expenses 4.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.73
  Program Expenses Growth 12.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 37.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Furkids Animal Rescue and Shelters on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Furkids Animal Rescue and Shelters on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Furkids Animal Rescue and Shelters (GA) 92.38 four stars
Tri County Humane Society (FL) 96.66 four stars
PAWS Chicago (IL) 93.60 four stars
Greenville Humane Society (SC) 96.46 four stars
SPCA of Texas (TX) 95.93 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,263,745
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $20,685
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,284,430
   Program Service Revenue $379,890
Total Primary Revenue $2,664,320
   Other Revenue $589,323
TOTAL REVENUE $3,253,643
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,259,565
   Administrative Expenses $85,481
   Fundraising Expenses $98,567
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,443,613
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $810,030
   
Net Assets $1,516,898

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 $2,259,565 100.0%

Ratings History
Furkids Animal Rescue and Shelters has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 92.38 four stars
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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$85,000 3.47% Samantha Shelton President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Furkids Animal Rescue and Shelters (GA) 92.38 four stars
Purrfect Pals (WA) 89.23 three stars
Humane Animal Welfare Society of Waukesha County (WI) 93.36 four stars
Tri County Humane Society (FL) 96.66 four stars
SPCA of Westchester (NY) 100.00 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Furkids Animal Rescue and Shelters
5235 Union Hill Road
Cumming, GA 30040
tel: (770) 613-0880
fax: (866) 811-3373
EIN: 01-0766844

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Board Leadership

Darren Margolias
Board President

CEO

Samantha Shelton
CEO and Founder

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