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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Helen Woodward Animal Center

People helping animals and animals helping people

three stars

85.43

6461 El Apajo Road P.O. Box 64
Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067
tel: (858) 756-4117   Web Site
EIN: 23-7228287

Board Leadership
Bryce W. Rhodes
Chairman

CEO
Michael Arms
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.43 three stars
  Financial 85.88 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Helen Woodward Animal Center is a unique organization in San Diego County that for over 40 years has been committed to the philosophy of people helping animals and animals helping people. The Center's passionate belief that animals help people and people help animals through trust, unconditional love, and respect, creates a legacy of caring. Sharing this philosophy with others, the Center inspires and teaches, locally and globally, the importance of the animal-human bond. Located on 12 acres in Rancho Santa Fe, our nationally recognized Center provides a variety of services that benefit the community through educational and therapeutic programs for people, and humane care and adoption for animals.

Helen Woodward Animal Center is a unique organization in San Diego County that for over 40 years has been committed to the philosophy of people helping animals and animals helping people. The Center's passionate belief that animals help people and people help animals through trust, unconditional love, and respect, creates a legacy of caring. Sharing this philosophy with others, the Center inspires and teaches, locally and globally, the importance of the animal-human bond. Located on 12 acres in Rancho Santa Fe, our nationally recognized Center provides a variety of services that benefit the community through educational and therapeutic programs for people, and humane care and adoption for animals.

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Financial

three stars

85.88

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
72.9%
  Administrative Expenses 8.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 18.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.26
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.19
  Program Expenses Growth 9.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Helen Woodward Animal Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Helen Woodward Animal Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Helen Woodward Animal Center (CA) 85.43 three stars
RedRover (CA) 90.76 four stars
Humane America Animal Foundation (Adopt-a-Pet.com) (CA) 89.37 three stars
Actors and Others for Animals (CA) 85.26 three stars
Idaho Humane Society (ID) 93.66 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,572,969
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $534,672
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,107,641
   Program Service Revenue $5,120,829
Total Primary Revenue $11,228,470
   Other Revenue $1,812,828
TOTAL REVENUE $13,041,298
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $8,105,019
   Administrative Expenses $936,274
   Fundraising Expenses $2,164,344
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $11,205,637
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,835,661
   
Net Assets $34,596,784

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 06/01/2019 85.43 three stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 85.77 three stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 83.58 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 85.72 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 88.37 three stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 77.92 two stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 75.76 two stars
2010-12 08/01/2012 76.41 two stars
2010-12 06/01/2012 72.18 two stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 75.66 two stars
2009-12 11/01/2011 83.37 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 72.82 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 78.72 two stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 64.94 one star
2007-12 07/01/2009 69.13 one star
2006-12 04/01/2008 66.26 one star
2005-12 04/01/2007 91.25 four stars
2004-12 06/01/2006 92.47 four stars
2003-12 04/01/2005 89.66 three stars
2002-12 03/01/2004 82.04 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 23-7228287
Name in IRS Master File HELEN WOODWARD ANIMAL CENTER
NTEE Code D20
NTEE Classification Animal Protection and Welfare
NTEE Type Animal-Related
Classification Organization to Prevent Cruelty to Children
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (995) Described in section 509(a)(2) of the Code
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 December, 1972
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
$354,492 3.16% Michael M. Arms President, CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Helen Woodward Animal Center (CA) 85.43 three stars
Petco Foundation (TX) 96.46 four stars
Homeward Pet Adoption Center (WA) 86.92 three stars
St. Hubert's Animal Welfare Center (NJ) 98.23 four stars
Vegan Outreach (CA) 87.64 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Helen Woodward Animal Center
6461 El Apajo Road
P.O. Box 64
Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067
tel: (858) 756-4117
fax: (858) 756-1466
EIN: 23-7228287

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 64
Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067

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Board Leadership

Bryce W. Rhodes
Chairman

CEO

Michael Arms
President & CEO

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