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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Brother Wolf Animal Rescue

Saving Lives Together

four stars

92.52

31 Glendale Avenue Asheville, NC 28803
tel: (828) 505-3440   Web Site
EIN: 20-8787719

Board Leadership
Elise Lewis
Board President

CEO
Leah Craig Fieser
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.52 four stars
  Financial 92.07 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2021 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Mission: To better the lives of companion animals and the people who love them.

Founded in 2007, Brother Wolf Animal Rescue works across county lines with the goal of saving the greatest number of lives possible through strategic, creative, and impactful programming.

Through adoption and pet retention programs, two low-cost mobile spay and neuter clinics, lifesaving shelter transfer partnerships, extensive volunteer and foster networks, and a trap-neuter-return program for community cats, Brother Wolf Animal Rescue impacts the lives of thousands of animals each year in the Western North Carolina region.

We operate an adoption center in the heart of Asheville where you can meet your next best friend. We are a community-based organization and rely on the generosity of our donors to continue our impactful work for animals as we receive no government funding. We know that together we can create a kinder world - join us!

Mission: To better the lives of companion animals and the people who love them.

Founded in 2007, Brother Wolf Animal Rescue works across county lines with the goal of saving the greatest number of lives possible through strategic, creative, and impactful programming.

Through adoption and pet retention programs, two low-cost mobile spay and neuter clinics, lifesaving shelter transfer partnerships, extensive volunteer and foster networks, and a trap-neuter-return program for community cats, Brother Wolf Animal Rescue impacts the lives of thousands of animals each year in the Western North Carolina region.

We operate an adoption center in the heart of Asheville where you can meet your next best friend. We are a community-based organization and rely on the generosity of our donors to continue our impactful work for animals as we receive no government funding. We know that together we can create a kinder world - join us!

Financial

four stars

92.07

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 03/01/2021 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)
83.5%
  Administrative Expenses 10.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.55
  Program Expenses Growth 20.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 17.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Brother Wolf Animal Rescue on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Brother Wolf Animal Rescue on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Brother Wolf Animal Rescue (NC) 92.52 four stars
Arizona Animal Welfare League & SPCA (AZ) 93.96 four stars
Tony La Russa's Animal Rescue Foundation (CA) 98.11 four stars
Jacksonville Humane Society (FL) 91.62 four stars
Cat Care Society (CO) 94.11 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,243,996
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $29,884
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,273,880
   Program Service Revenue $313,613
Total Primary Revenue $2,587,493
   Other Revenue $329,097
TOTAL REVENUE $2,916,590
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,049,420
   Administrative Expenses $401,319
   Fundraising Expenses $158,375
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,609,114
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-692,524
   
Net Assets $1,762,953

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
2018-12 03/01/2021 92.52 four stars
2018-12 05/01/2020 64.90 one star
2017-12 02/01/2020 78.05 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 20-8787719
Name in IRS Master File BROTHER WOLF ANIMAL RESCUE INC
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 October, 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
$46,876 1.29% Paul Berry Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$48,937 1.35% Denise Bitz President, Founder

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Brother Wolf Animal Rescue (NC) 92.52 four stars
Humane Animal Welfare Society of Waukesha County (WI) 93.52 four stars
Friends For Life Animal Shelter (TX) 89.05 three stars
Cat Care Society (CO) 94.11 four stars
Lange Foundation (CA) 93.50 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Brother Wolf Animal Rescue
31 Glendale Avenue
Asheville, NC 28803
tel: (828) 505-3440
EIN: 20-8787719

Mail donations to:
PO Box 8195
Asheville, NC 28814

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Board Leadership

Elise Lewis
Board President

CEO

Leah Craig Fieser
Executive Director

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