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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter

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three stars

87.25

2490 Giles Road 2490 Giles Road
Baltimore, MD 21225
tel: (410) 396-4695   Web Site
EIN: 86-1130456

Board Leadership
Kathy Harvey
Chair

CEO
Jen Brause
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.25 three stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

BARCS is a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization operating Maryland's largest animal shelter and pet adoption center. We are an open-admission shelter, granting refuge to every abandoned, neglected, abused, lost or surrendered animal that comes through our door. A staggering 30 or more animals are surrendered to BARCS every day. No matter what the circumstance, we do not turn away any animal in need of shelter, food, medical care and a loving touch. Yearly, this equates to more than 11,000 dogs, cats, kittens, puppies, and even wildlife and exotic animals that need care and placement.

BARCS is a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization operating Maryland's largest animal shelter and pet adoption center. We are an open-admission shelter, granting refuge to every abandoned, neglected, abused, lost or surrendered animal that comes through our door. A staggering 30 or more animals are surrendered to BARCS every day. No matter what the circumstance, we do not turn away any animal in need of shelter, food, medical care and a loving touch. Yearly, this equates to more than 11,000 dogs, cats, kittens, puppies, and even wildlife and exotic animals that need care and placement.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Number of animal adoptions
4,858
Number of animals rescued
1,466
Number of animals euthanized
1,029
This impact information is current as of March 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

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 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)
89.9%
  Administrative Expenses 5.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.37
  Program Expenses Growth 16.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 19.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter (MD) 87.25 three stars
New England Anti-Vivisection Society (MA) 90.20 four stars
Animal Welfare League of Alexandria (VA) 85.68 three stars
Wildlife Rescue & Rehabilitation (TX) 96.19 four stars
Animal Welfare Society (ME) 95.24 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,099,505
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,287,628
Total Contributions $3,387,133
   Program Service Revenue $313,975
Total Primary Revenue $3,701,108
   Other Revenue $713,842
TOTAL REVENUE $4,414,950
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,074,230
   Administrative Expenses $228,107
   Fundraising Expenses $280,162
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,582,499
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-167,549
   
Net Assets $1,473,734

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
Rescue & Rehabilitation of Abused Animals $4,074,230 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 10/01/2019 87.25 three stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 87.25 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 86-1130456
Name in IRS Master File BALTIMORE ANIMAL RESCUE AND CARE SHELTER INC
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 April, 2005
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$122,002 2.66% Jennifer Brause Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter (MD) 87.25 three stars
FixNation (CA) 91.07 four stars
St. Hubert's Animal Welfare Center (NJ) 98.23 four stars
Wildlife Rescue & Rehabilitation (TX) 96.19 four stars
Humane America Animal Foundation (Adopt-a-Pet.com) (CA) 89.37 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter
2490 Giles Road
2490 Giles Road
Baltimore, MD 21225
tel: (410) 396-4695
EIN: 86-1130456

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Board Leadership

Kathy Harvey
Chair

CEO

Jen Brause
Executive Director

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