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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Beagle Freedom Project

Rescue. Rehab. Repeat.

two stars

71.25

4804 Laurel Canyon Boulevard Suite #534
Valley Village, CA 91607
tel: (818) 382-6500   Web Site
EIN: 55-0882647

Board Leadership
Zoltan Teglas
Board Chair

CEO
Shannon Keith
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 71.25 two stars
  Financial 92.77 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 60.00 one star
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Beagle Freedom Project is a non-profit animal rescue and advocacy organization and the world's leading organization for rescuing and rehoming animals used in experimental research. BFP is dedicated to the rescue and rehabilitation of animals used in testing and research and subjected to other forms of unique cruelty, abuse and neglect. BFP strives to end this cruelty through its educational programs, campaign initiatives and lobbying efforts to make the world a better, safer and healthier place for both animals and people alike.

Beagle Freedom Project is a non-profit animal rescue and advocacy organization and the world's leading organization for rescuing and rehoming animals used in experimental research. BFP is dedicated to the rescue and rehabilitation of animals used in testing and research and subjected to other forms of unique cruelty, abuse and neglect. BFP strives to end this cruelty through its educational programs, campaign initiatives and lobbying efforts to make the world a better, safer and healthier place for both animals and people alike.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Number of animals rehomed
254
Number of animals rehabilitated
254
This impact information is current as of January 2020, 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

92.77

Accountability & Transparency

one star

60.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 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)
77.2%
  Administrative Expenses 12.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.43
  Program Expenses Growth 23.7%
  Liabilities to Assets < 0.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Beagle Freedom Project on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Beagle Freedom Project on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Beagle Freedom Project (CA) 71.25 two stars
RedRover (CA) 90.76 four stars
Catskill Animal Sanctuary (NY) 96.35 four stars
Animal Welfare Association (NJ) 89.41 three stars
St. Hubert's Animal Welfare Center (NJ) 98.23 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,582,321
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,582,321
   Program Service Revenue $36,512
Total Primary Revenue $1,618,833
   Other Revenue $179,000
TOTAL REVENUE $1,797,833
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,336,209
   Administrative Expenses $181,889
   Fundraising Expenses $214,330
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,732,428
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $65,405
   
Net Assets $2,267,290

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
Rescues and Adoption $1,315,751 98.5%
Education and Outreach $20,458 1.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 02/01/2020 71.25 two stars
2017-06 11/01/2019 70.85 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 55-0882647
Name in IRS Master File RESCUE-FREEDOM PROJECT
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
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 December, 2004
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$124,770 7.20% Shannon Keith President

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Beagle Freedom Project (CA) 71.25 two stars
St. Hubert's Animal Welfare Center (NJ) 98.23 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

Beagle Freedom Project
4804 Laurel Canyon Boulevard
Suite #534
Valley Village, CA 91607
tel: (818) 382-6500
EIN: 55-0882647

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Board Leadership

Zoltan Teglas
Board Chair

CEO

Shannon Keith
President

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