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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Whidbey Animals Improvement Foundation

Saving and protecting companion animals

four stars

93.83

60 Rhododendron Park Road Coupeville, WA 98239
tel: (360) 678-8900   Web Site
EIN: 91-1488861

Board Leadership
Serene Armstrong
President

CEO
Charles Vreeland
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.83 four stars
  Financial 96.55 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1990, WAIF (Whidbey Animals' Improvement Foundation) is a non-profit organization on Whidbey Island, in the state of Washington, that helps pets and their people. WAIF's mission is to save and protect companion animals, provide compassionate care, advocate for their welfare and positively promote the human-animal connection. We envision a world where every companion animal has a safe and loving home. Our greatest strength is the community's passion, commitment, and generosity. People working together for animals is the heart and soul of WAIF.

Founded in 1990, WAIF (Whidbey Animals' Improvement Foundation) is a non-profit organization on Whidbey Island, in the state of Washington, that helps pets and their people. WAIF's mission is to save and protect companion animals, provide compassionate care, advocate for their welfare and positively promote the human-animal connection. We envision a world where every companion animal has a safe and loving home. Our greatest strength is the community's passion, commitment, and generosity. People working together for animals is the heart and soul of WAIF.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of animal adoptions
368
Number of animals euthanized
41
Number of released animals
629
Number of sheltered animals
696
Number of animals spayed and neutered
205
Number of Prevent A Litter Coupons issued (s/n subsidy).
331
Number of low income pet owners given medical assistance for their pets.
92
This impact information is current as of October 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

96.55

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
81.7%
  Administrative Expenses 8.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.07
  Program Expenses Growth 12.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Whidbey Animals Improvement Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Whidbey Animals Improvement Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Whidbey Animals Improvement Foundation (WA) 93.83 four stars
San Diego Humane Society (CA) 91.65 four stars
Fort Collins Cat Rescue & Spay/Neuter Clinic (CO) 88.73 three stars
Muttville (CA) 96.73 four stars
Potter League for Animals (RI) 88.54 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $636,298
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $50,750
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $687,048
   Program Service Revenue $200,995
Total Primary Revenue $888,043
   Other Revenue $765,217
TOTAL REVENUE $1,653,260
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,449,084
   Administrative Expenses $140,067
   Fundraising Expenses $145,085
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,734,236
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-80,976
   
Net Assets $4,831,878

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
Thrift Stores $672,210 46.4%
Animal Shelters $594,088 41.0%
Cat Adoption Centers $106,319 7.3%

Ratings History
Whidbey Animals Improvement Foundation has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 07/01/2019 93.83 four stars
2016-12 07/01/2018 92.65 four stars
2015-12 08/01/2017 89.33 three 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 91-1488861
Name in IRS Master File WHIDBEY ANIMALS IMPROVEMENT FOUNDATION
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 (320) Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, etc.
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 June, 1995
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
$77,518 4.46% Charles E. Vreeland Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Whidbey Animals Improvement Foundation (WA) 93.83 four stars
Capital Humane Society (NE) 87.57 three stars
Berkshire Humane Society (MA) 87.58 three stars
Humane Society of Manatee County (FL) 98.16 four stars
SPCA of Wake County (NC) 91.77 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Whidbey Animals Improvement Foundation
60 Rhododendron Park Road
Coupeville, WA 98239
tel: (360) 678-8900
EIN: 91-1488861

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 1108
Coupeville, WA 98239

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Board Leadership

Serene Armstrong
President

CEO

Charles Vreeland
Executive Director

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