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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Cat Welfare Association

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

82.26

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

Board Leadership
Katie Thomas
President

CEO
Helen Desantis
Executive Director

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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.26
  Financial 90.00
  Accountability & Transparency 77.00
This rating was published 08/01/2022 and includes data from FY2020, 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

Financial

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

77.00

This rating was published 08/01/2022 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
86.8%
  Administrative Expenses 8.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.47
  Program Expenses Growth -1.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.0%
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) 82.26
SPCA Cincinnati (OH) 85.30
Lexington Humane Society (KY) 96.59
Sacramento SPCA (CA) 91.67
Animal Protective Association of Missouri (MO) 95.09

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $601,766
   Federated Campaigns $234,193
   Membership Dues $17,225
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $91,100
Total Contributions $944,284
   Program Service Revenue $53,421
Total Primary Revenue $997,705
   Other Revenue $211,018
TOTAL REVENUE $1,208,723
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,144,540
   Administrative Expenses $107,426
   Fundraising Expenses $60,369
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,312,335
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-103,612
   
Net Assets $4,782,712

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 $969,217 84.7%
Spay/Neuter Program $175,323 15.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-12 08/01/2022 82.26
2019-12 03/01/2021 84.85
2018-12 04/01/2020 85.68

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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- Helen Desantis Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Cat Welfare Association (OH) 82.26
Animal Friends Alliance (CO) 89.83
Capital Humane Society (NE) 90.55
Animal Protective Association of Missouri (MO) 95.09
Yavapai Humane Society (AZ) 91.42

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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

Katie Thomas
President

CEO

Helen Desantis
Executive Director

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