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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Michigan Animal Rescue League

A Different Breed of Shelter

three stars

81.55

1624 North Perry Street Pontiac, MI 48340
tel: (248) 335-9290   Web Site
EIN: 38-1557622

Board Leadership
Cindy Howard
President

CEO
Magee Humes
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 81.55 three stars
  Financial 97.97 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 74.00 two stars
This rating was published 09/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Michigan Animal Rescue League (MARL) is one of southeast Michigan's most established animal shelters, serving the community since 1953. Our shelter has been located on the corner of Featherstone and MLK for over 60 years. We have deep roots in Pontiac, Oakland County and beyond. Our history and experience combined with our constant evaluation of trends in animal welfare and sheltering have made us a necessary presence and respected asset within the community we serve.

The Michigan Animal Rescue League (MARL) is one of southeast Michigan's most established animal shelters, serving the community since 1953. Our shelter has been located on the corner of Featherstone and MLK for over 60 years. We have deep roots in Pontiac, Oakland County and beyond. Our history and experience combined with our constant evaluation of trends in animal welfare and sheltering have made us a necessary presence and respected asset within the community we serve.

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Financial

four stars

97.97

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

74.00

This rating was published 09/01/2020 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)
77.9%
  Administrative Expenses 12.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 7.11
  Program Expenses Growth 16.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Michigan Animal Rescue League on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Michigan Animal Rescue League on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Michigan Animal Rescue League (MI) 81.55 three stars
Potter League for Animals (RI) 88.54 three stars
San Diego Humane Society (CA) 91.65 four stars
Bucks County SPCA (PA) 91.66 four stars
Humane Society of the Treasure Coast (FL) 90.02 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,528,401
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $355,035
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,883,436
   Program Service Revenue $114,566
Total Primary Revenue $4,998,002
   Other Revenue $178,711
TOTAL REVENUE $5,176,713
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $949,200
   Administrative Expenses $125,803
   Fundraising Expenses $112,979
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,187,982
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,988,731
   
Net Assets $7,653,038

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
Animal Care and Adoption $947,562 99.8%
Outreach $1,638 0.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 09/01/2020 81.55 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 38-1557622
Name in IRS Master File MICHIGAN ANIMAL RESCUE LEAGUE
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 that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 March, 1958
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
$82,500 6.94% Aeron M. Humes Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Michigan Animal Rescue League (MI) 81.55 three stars
Upper Valley Humane Society (NH) 86.03 three stars
Nashville Humane Association (TN) 92.33 four stars
Pasado's Safe Haven (WA) 98.43 four stars
Hawaiian Humane Society (HI) 97.25 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Michigan Animal Rescue League
1624 North Perry Street
Pontiac, MI 48340
tel: (248) 335-9290
fax: (248) 335-0261
EIN: 38-1557622

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Board Leadership

Cindy Howard
President

CEO

Magee Humes
Executive Director

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