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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Gentle Giants Draft Horse Rescue

Rescue, Rehab, Retrain, Rehome.

three stars

82.64

17250 Old Frederick Road Mount Airy, MD 21771
tel: (443) 285-3835   Web Site
EIN: 59-3822764

Board Leadership
Kelly Double
Board Chair

CEO
Christine Hajek
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.64 three stars
  Financial 75.45 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Gentle Giants Draft Horse Rescue facilitates the rescue of draft and draft cross horses from slaughter, abuse, and neglect.

Gentle Giants promotes the benefits and uses of Draft horses of all breeds as trail mounts, schooling mounts, and competition mounts. We educate the public through the use of brochures, pamphlets, and public presentations on the topics of: horse slaughter and cruelty, the responsibilities of horse ownership, the over-population and over-breeding of horses, and how over-breeding contributes to the horse slaughter industry.

Gentle Giants Draft Horse Rescue facilitates the rescue of draft and draft cross horses from slaughter, abuse, and neglect.

Gentle Giants promotes the benefits and uses of Draft horses of all breeds as trail mounts, schooling mounts, and competition mounts. We educate the public through the use of brochures, pamphlets, and public presentations on the topics of: horse slaughter and cruelty, the responsibilities of horse ownership, the over-population and over-breeding of horses, and how over-breeding contributes to the horse slaughter industry.

Financial

two stars

75.45

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/23/2020 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)
69.1%
  Administrative Expenses 7.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 23.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.19
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.93
  Program Expenses Growth 14.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 45.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Gentle Giants Draft Horse Rescue on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Gentle Giants Draft Horse Rescue on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Gentle Giants Draft Horse Rescue (MD) 82.64 three stars
Petfinder Foundation (AZ) 92.92 four stars
Animal Welfare League (IL) 89.86 three stars
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Vegan Outreach (CA) 85.52 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,231,571
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,231,571
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $4,231,571
   Other Revenue $-40,607
TOTAL REVENUE $4,190,964
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,098,075
   Administrative Expenses $265,160
   Fundraising Expenses $739,108
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,102,343
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $88,621
   
Net Assets $3,619,995

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 12/23/2020 82.64 three stars
2018-12 08/01/2020 71.53 two stars
2018-12 07/01/2020 69.62 one star
2017-12 06/01/2019 78.28 two stars
2016-12 02/01/2019 76.67 two stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 70.30 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 59-3822764
Name in IRS Master File GENTLE GIANTS DRAFT HORSE RESCUE SOCIETY LTD
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 April, 2007
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
$102,296 2.49% Christine Hajek Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Gentle Giants Draft Horse Rescue (MD) 82.64 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

Gentle Giants Draft Horse Rescue
17250 Old Frederick Road
Mount Airy, MD 21771
tel: (443) 285-3835
EIN: 59-3822764

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Board Leadership

Kelly Double
Board Chair

CEO

Christine Hajek
Executive Director

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