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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Friends for Animals of Metro Detroit

Dedicated to the rescue and protection of animals in the community.

four stars

92.43

2661 Greenfield Dearborn, MI 48120
tel: (313) 943-2697   Web Site
EIN: 38-3171570

Board Leadership
Maryann Wright
Board Chair

CEO
Elaine Greene
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.43 four stars
  Financial 89.30 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Friends for Animals of Metro Detroit are dedicated to the rescue and protection of animals in the community, while inspiring healthy relationships between people and their companion animals. As animal advocates, we are committed to saving all adoptable animals, providing high-quality animal care and adoption services, delivering innovative outreach programs and activities that promote education, promoting animal welfare legislation, and embracing environmental responsibility with earth-friendly practices and facilities.

The Friends for Animals of Metro Detroit are dedicated to the rescue and protection of animals in the community, while inspiring healthy relationships between people and their companion animals. As animal advocates, we are committed to saving all adoptable animals, providing high-quality animal care and adoption services, delivering innovative outreach programs and activities that promote education, promoting animal welfare legislation, and embracing environmental responsibility with earth-friendly practices and facilities.

Financial

three stars

89.30

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
73.8%
  Administrative Expenses 10.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.12
  Program Expenses Growth 12.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Friends for Animals of Metro Detroit on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Friends for Animals of Metro Detroit on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Friends for Animals of Metro Detroit (MI) 92.43 four stars
Sacramento SPCA (CA) 91.28 four stars
Humane Society of Sonoma County (CA) 85.15 three stars
Humane Society of Manatee County (FL) 92.69 four stars
Oshkosh Area Humane Society (WI) 86.08 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,382,491
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $243,935
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $112,500
Total Contributions $1,738,926
   Program Service Revenue $196,362
Total Primary Revenue $1,935,288
   Other Revenue $150,302
TOTAL REVENUE $2,085,590
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,374,297
   Administrative Expenses $140,249
   Fundraising Expenses $181,251
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,695,797
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $389,793
   
Net Assets $6,802,300

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
2019-12 04/01/2021 92.43 four stars
2018-12 06/01/2020 84.67 three stars
2017-12 10/01/2019 86.76 three stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 91.42 four stars
2015-12 10/01/2017 87.71 three stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 75.69 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 38-3171570
Name in IRS Master File FRIENDS FOR THE DEARBORN ANIMAL SHELTER
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)
Activities (998) Unspecified
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 October, 2000
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
$55,274 3.25% Elaine Greene Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Friends for Animals of Metro Detroit (MI) 92.43 four stars
The Animal Medical Center (NY) 88.70 three stars
Humane Society of Utah (UT) 91.64 four stars
Heaven Can Wait Sanctuary Animal Society (NV) 85.38 three stars
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA (CA) 91.14 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Friends for Animals of Metro Detroit
2661 Greenfield
Dearborn, MI 48120
tel: (313) 943-2697
fax: (313) 943-2262
EIN: 38-3171570

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Board Leadership

Maryann Wright
Board Chair

CEO

Elaine Greene
Executive Director

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