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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

CN Advisory: High Concern

Central Coast Equine Rescue and Retirement

P.O. Box 223520 Carmel, CA 93922
tel: (831) 236-7575
EIN: 45-2996164


On November 14, 2018, The Sierra Sun Times reported on the charges of improper conduct taking place at Central Coast Equine Rescue and Retirement in an article titled, "California Attorney General Recovers Nearly $8.8 Million Against Corrupt Operators of Sham Charity for Wounded Veterans." For this reason, we have issued a High Concern CN Advisory on Central Coast Equine Rescue and Retirement. For more information regarding the charges reported, please see The Sierra Sun Times article.

  • On April 17, 2017, NBC7-San Diego published an article titled, "Attorney General Sues 2 Veterans Charities for Fraudulent Use of Donations." For more information, please see the NBC7-San Diego article.

The concerns raised about illegal activity, improper conduct, or organizational mismanagement are serious both in nature and scope and have thus warranted this CN Advisory. We have published this advisory to provide donors with content that they may find useful when making their giving decisions. The views and opinions expressed here are those of the authors of sources used for the reported information, and not those of Charity Navigator. Charity Navigator is not responsible for the nature or content of the information presented through such external sources and websites. For more information on how or when we decide to publish a CN Advisory, please review our methodology.

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EIN 45-2996164
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)
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, 2012
Filing Requirement 990 - Required to file Form 990-N - Income less than $50,000 per year
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014

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Charity Contact Info

Central Coast Equine Rescue and Retirement
P.O. Box 223520
Carmel, CA 93922
tel: (831) 236-7575
EIN: 45-2996164

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