Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Friends of Animals

Working to free animals from cruelty and institutionalized exploitation

three stars

89.45

777 Post Road Suite 205
Darien, CT 06820
tel: (203) 656-1522   Web Site
EIN: 13-6018549

Board Leadership
Priscilla Feral
President

CEO
Priscilla Feral
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.45 three stars
  Financial 85.09 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Friends of Animals (FoA), founded in 1957, works to cultivate a respectful view of nonhuman animals, free-living and domestic.
Our goal is to free animals from cruelty and institutionalized exploitation around the world. The organization has evolved from its beginnings as the most comprehensive low-cost spay neuter program in the country, funding more than 2.5 million procedures.

Friends of Animals now places critical habitat, wildlife protection and veganism at the core of animal advocacy. We inform members about animal advocacy issues and our progress in addressing them through our magazine, Action Line, and our website.

Friends of Animals (FoA), founded in 1957, works to cultivate a respectful view of nonhuman animals, free-living and domestic.
Our goal is to free animals from cruelty and institutionalized exploitation around the world. The organization has evolved from its beginnings as the most comprehensive low-cost spay neuter program in the country, funding more than 2.5 million procedures.

Friends of Animals now places critical habitat, wildlife protection and veganism at the core of animal advocacy. We inform members about animal advocacy issues and our progress in addressing them through our magazine, Action Line, and our website.

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Financial

three stars

85.09

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
90.8%
  Administrative Expenses 5.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.43
  Program Expenses Growth 2.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Friends of Animals on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Friends of Animals on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,959,200
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,959,200
   Program Service Revenue $1,502,731
Total Primary Revenue $4,461,931
   Other Revenue $211,734
TOTAL REVENUE $4,673,665
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,753,992
   Administrative Expenses $312,879
   Fundraising Expenses $114,934
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,181,805
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-508,140
   
Net Assets $5,760,374

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$125,276 2.41% Priscilla Feral President
Other Salaries of Note
$207,646 4.00% Michael Harris Wildlife Law Program Director

Mission

Friends of Animals (FoA), founded in 1957, works to cultivate a respectful view of nonhuman animals, free-living and domestic.
Our goal is to free animals from cruelty and institutionalized exploitation around the world. The organization has evolved from its beginnings as the most comprehensive low-cost spay neuter program in the country, funding more than 2.5 million procedures.

Friends of Animals now places critical habitat, wildlife protection and veganism at the core of animal advocacy. We inform members about animal advocacy issues and our progress in addressing them through our magazine, Action Line, and our website.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Friends of Animals (CT) 89.45 three stars
American Anti-Vivisection Society (PA) 85.00 three stars
American Humane (DC) 90.49 four stars
Farm Sanctuary (NY) 86.41 three stars
American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation (NC) 95.41 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Friends of Animals
777 Post Road
Suite 205
Darien, CT 06820
tel: (203) 656-1522
fax: (203) 656-0267
EIN: 13-6018549

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Board Leadership

Priscilla Feral
President

CEO

Priscilla Feral
President