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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Stray Cat Alliance

From Adoptions to Programs like 'I Spayed LA', Stray Cat Alliance is leading the help for cats in need.

three stars

80.89

P.O. Box 661277 Los Angeles, CA 90066
tel: (310) 281-6973   Web Site
EIN: 95-4787231

Board Leadership
Betsy Liley
Chair

CEO
Christi Metropole
Founder and Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 80.89 three stars
  Financial 79.85 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 82.00 three stars
This rating was published 04/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Stray Cat Alliance educates and empowers communities to advocate for every cat's right to be safe, healthy and valued. From Adoptions to Programs like 'I Spayed LA', Stray Cat Alliance is leading the help for cats in need. We began a revolution of the best kind, one that would change the stray cat paradigm in this nation forever, and for the better. Where no resources formerly existed to help cats, now a solid and respected organization flourishes with the promise of more good works to come for cats. We envision a time when all cats are valued and safe whether in homes or communities, and when shelters serve as temporary safe havens.

Stray Cat Alliance educates and empowers communities to advocate for every cat's right to be safe, healthy and valued. From Adoptions to Programs like 'I Spayed LA', Stray Cat Alliance is leading the help for cats in need. We began a revolution of the best kind, one that would change the stray cat paradigm in this nation forever, and for the better. Where no resources formerly existed to help cats, now a solid and respected organization flourishes with the promise of more good works to come for cats. We envision a time when all cats are valued and safe whether in homes or communities, and when shelters serve as temporary safe havens.

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Financial

two stars

79.85

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

82.00

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)
84.5%
  Administrative Expenses 3.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.14
  Program Expenses Growth 42.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 37.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Stray Cat Alliance on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Stray Cat Alliance on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Stray Cat Alliance (CA) 80.89 three stars
Habitat for Horses (TX) 87.90 three stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,672,493
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $177,787
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $35,000
Total Contributions $2,885,280
   Program Service Revenue $93,108
Total Primary Revenue $2,978,388
   Other Revenue $27,852
TOTAL REVENUE $3,006,240
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,495,233
   Administrative Expenses $96,388
   Fundraising Expenses $236,655
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,828,276
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $177,964
   
Net Assets $296,907

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
Adoptions $896,325 35.9%
I Spayed LA $866,407 34.7%
Care for Community Cats $732,501 29.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 04/01/2020 80.89 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 95-4787231
Name in IRS Master File STRAY CAT ALLIANCE
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 May, 2000
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$71,885 2.54% Christienne Metropole President & CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Stray Cat Alliance (CA) 80.89 three stars
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Animal Welfare Society (ME) 95.24 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

Stray Cat Alliance
P.O. Box 661277
Los Angeles, CA 90066
tel: (310) 281-6973
EIN: 95-4787231

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Board Leadership

Betsy Liley
Chair

CEO

Christi Metropole
Founder and Executive Director

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