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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Best Friends Animal Society

Save Them All®

87.20

5001 Angel Canyon Road Kanab, UT 84741
tel: (435) 644-2001   Web Site
EIN: 23-7147797

Board Leadership
Francis Battista
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Gregory Castle
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.20
  Financial 81.91
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

81.91

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
74.2%
  Administrative Expenses 8.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 17.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.95
  Program Expenses Growth 13.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 15.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Best Friends Animal Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Best Friends Animal Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Best Friends Animal Society (UT) 87.20
Front Range Equine Rescue (FL) 88.98
Petfinder Foundation (AZ) 92.92
Helen Woodward Animal Center (CA) 85.72
Main Line Animal Rescue (PA) 94.50

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The mission of Best Friends is to end the killing in America's animal shelters and create a time when there are No More Homeless Pets. We do this by building community programs and partnerships all across the nation.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $85,484,292
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $85,484,292
   Program Service Revenue $3,325,318
Total Primary Revenue $88,809,610
   Other Revenue $2,696,836
TOTAL REVENUE $91,506,446
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $57,325,369
   Administrative Expenses $6,506,871
   Fundraising Expenses $13,612,301
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $77,444,541
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $14,061,905
   
Net Assets $79,196,364

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 Activities $18,072,916 31.5%
Campaigns and National Outreach $39,252,453 68.5%
Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-09 12/01/2016 87.20
2013-12 06/01/2016 89.40
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 03/01/2016 90.67
2013-12 07/01/2015 83.89
2012-12 06/01/2014 87.30
2011-12 06/01/2013 91.11
2010-12 02/01/2012 91.11
2009-12 09/20/2011 82.90
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 10/01/2010 81.04
2008-12 11/01/2009 90.71
2007-12 02/01/2009 85.27
2006-12 05/01/2008 80.31
2005-12 12/01/2006 84.75
2004-12 10/01/2005 85.35
2003-12 09/01/2004 82.60
2002-12 08/01/2003 85.68
2001-12 10/15/2002 87.76
2000-12 04/15/2002 82.20

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 23-7147797
Name in IRS Master File BEST FRIENDS ANIMAL SOCIETY
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 (913) Prevention of cruelty to animals
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, 1971
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$202,428 0.26% Gregory Castle Chief Executive Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$230,160 0.29% Virginia Kilmer Chief Financial Officer

The mission of Best Friends is to end the killing in America's animal shelters and create a time when there are No More Homeless Pets. We do this by building community programs and partnerships all across the nation.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Best Friends Animal Society (UT) 87.20
Catskill Animal Sanctuary (NY) 95.90
Animal Welfare League (IL) 92.99
Petco Foundation (TX) 96.66
Equine Advocates (NY) 89.64

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Charity Contact Info

Best Friends Animal Society
5001 Angel Canyon Road
Kanab, UT 84741
tel: (435) 644-2001
fax: (435) 644-2078
EIN: 23-7147797

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Board Leadership

Francis Battista
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Gregory Castle
Chief Executive Officer

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