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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Cat Welfare Association

Dedicated to the care of and education about cats and kittens.

three stars

85.68

741 Wetmore Road Columbus, OH 43214
tel: (614) 268-6096   Web Site
EIN: 31-6049232

Board Leadership
RoseAnn Ballangee
President

CEO
Helen DeSantis
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.68 three stars
  Financial 93.03 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 04/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Cat Welfare Association is dedicated to the care of and education about cats and kittens. Our pledge is to cherish, nurture and provide veterinary care for homeless, abused, injured, and abandoned felines. We strive to find each cat an appropriate, safe and loving home, allowing those not placed to live their lives in the care and comfort of our shelter. The Cat Welfare Association was founded in 1945 by a small group of people who saw the need for an organization designed specifically to help the many stray and abused cats in the Columbus area

Cat Welfare Association is dedicated to the care of and education about cats and kittens. Our pledge is to cherish, nurture and provide veterinary care for homeless, abused, injured, and abandoned felines. We strive to find each cat an appropriate, safe and loving home, allowing those not placed to live their lives in the care and comfort of our shelter. The Cat Welfare Association was founded in 1945 by a small group of people who saw the need for an organization designed specifically to help the many stray and abused cats in the Columbus area

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Financial

four stars

93.03

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

81.00

This rating was published 04/01/2020 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)
86.7%
  Administrative Expenses 9.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.24
  Program Expenses Growth 3.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Cat Welfare Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Cat Welfare Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Cat Welfare Association (OH) 85.68 three stars
Dane County Humane Society (WI) 90.79 four stars
MSPCA-Angell (MA) 89.57 three stars
Cleveland Animal Protective League (OH) 90.11 four stars
Humane Society for Southwest Washington (WA) 89.84 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,019,879
   Federated Campaigns $193,794
   Membership Dues $15,665
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,229,338
   Program Service Revenue $49,721
Total Primary Revenue $1,279,059
   Other Revenue $249,645
TOTAL REVENUE $1,528,704
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,269,881
   Administrative Expenses $104,419
   Fundraising Expenses $73,946
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,448,246
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $80,458
   
Net Assets $4,534,724

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
Cat Shelter $1,140,015 89.8%
Spay/Neuter Program $129,866 10.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 04/01/2020 85.68 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 31-6049232
Name in IRS Master File CAT WELFARE ASSOCIATION INCORPORATED
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 (213) Tourist bureau
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, 1956
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- Helen DeSantis Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Cat Welfare Association (OH) 85.68 three stars
Humane Society of Greater Dayton (OH) 92.12 four stars
Dumb Friends League (CO) 93.06 four stars
Humane Pennsylvania (PA) 94.84 four stars
Kansas Humane Society (KS) 86.50 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Cat Welfare Association
741 Wetmore Road
Columbus, OH 43214
tel: (614) 268-6096
EIN: 31-6049232

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Board Leadership

RoseAnn Ballangee
President

CEO

Helen DeSantis
Executive Director

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