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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter

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three stars

87.25

301 Stockholm Street Baltimore, MD 21230
tel: (410) 396-4695   Web Site
EIN: 86-1130456

Board Leadership
Joe Dent
Chair

  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 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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 July 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

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 08/01/2018 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)
89.8%
  Administrative Expenses 6.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.48
  Program Expenses Growth 14.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.3%
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
RedRover (CA) 96.95 four stars
Animal Welfare League (IL) 89.96 three stars
Animal Welfare League of Alexandria (VA) 85.68 three stars
Actors and Others for Animals (CA) 85.26 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,424,444
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,185,114
Total Contributions $3,609,558
   Program Service Revenue $350,908
Total Primary Revenue $3,960,466
   Other Revenue $539,297
TOTAL REVENUE $4,499,763
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,522,056
   Administrative Expenses $246,295
   Fundraising Expenses $109,772
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,878,123
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $621,640
   
Net Assets $1,641,283

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 $3,522,056 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$117,988 3.04% 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
Animal Welfare League of Alexandria (VA) 85.68 three stars
Habitat for Horses (TX) 91.16 four stars
Petco Foundation (TX) 96.46 four stars
Humane America Animal Foundation (Adopt-a-Pet.com) (CA) 88.96 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter
301 Stockholm Street
Baltimore, MD 21230
tel: (410) 396-4695
EIN: 86-1130456

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Board Leadership

Joe Dent
Chair

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