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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

International Fund for Animal Welfare

IFAW protects animals and the places they call home.

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three stars

80.88

290 Summer Street Yarmouth Port, MA 02675
tel: (508) 744-2000   Web Site
EIN: 31-1594197

Board Leadership
Kathleen Savesky Buckley
Chair

CEO
Azzedine Downes
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 80.88 three stars
  Financial 73.14 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

IFAW protects animals and the places they call home.

Our vision is to see a world where animals are respected and protected. IFAW engineers solutions that benefit animals, people and the planet, and activate where we are needed the most.

IFAW protects animals and the places they call home.

Our vision is to see a world where animals are respected and protected. IFAW engineers solutions that benefit animals, people and the planet, and activate where we are needed the most.

Impact Information

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This impact information is current as of November 2018, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. Impact information published on this organization's rating page has no effect on its rating at this time.

Financial

two stars

73.14

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 08/01/2018 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)
74.4%
  Administrative Expenses 9.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 16.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.85
  Program Expenses Growth 1.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 28.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by International Fund for Animal Welfare on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by International Fund for Animal Welfare on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
International Fund for Animal Welfare (MA) 80.88 three stars
Humane Farming Association (CA) 86.88 three stars
National Anti-Vivisection Society (IL) 88.55 three stars
Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation (KY) 85.25 three stars
Alley Cat Allies (MD) 93.98 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $9,440,771
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $184,985
   Related Organizations $10,935,286
   Government Grants $884,258
Total Contributions $21,445,300
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $21,445,300
   Other Revenue $952,995
TOTAL REVENUE $22,398,295
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $16,535,319
   Administrative Expenses $2,253,905
   Fundraising Expenses $4,212,448
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $23,001,672
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-603,377
   
Net Assets $40,229,960

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
Landscape Conservation $6,343,776 38.4%
Wildlife Crime $4,340,964 26.3%
Animal Rescue $2,146,106 13.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 08/01/2018 80.88 three stars
2016-06 10/01/2017 84.52 three stars
2015-06 05/01/2017 85.12 three stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 79.09 two stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 80.42 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 82.26 three stars
2013-06 11/01/2014 72.79 two stars
2012-06 09/01/2013 78.74 two stars
2011-06 12/01/2012 72.07 two stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 83.21 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 06/01/2011 77.32 two stars
2009-06 08/01/2010 68.75 one star
2008-06 08/01/2009 92.71 four stars
2007-06 04/01/2009 94.97 four stars
2006-06 06/01/2007 92.69 four stars
2005-06 09/01/2006 89.99 three stars
2004-06 10/01/2005 71.08 two stars
2003-06 08/01/2004 67.26 one star
2002-06 08/01/2003 66.67 one star
2001-06 10/15/2002 72.55 two 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 31-1594197
Name in IRS Master File INTERNATIONAL FUND FOR ANIMAL WELFARE INC
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 (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(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 May, 1998
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$350,275 1.52% Azzedine T. Downes President, Chief Executive Officer

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
International Fund for Animal Welfare (MA) 80.88 three stars
PetSmart Charities (AZ) 93.79 four stars
American Anti-Vivisection Society (PA) 89.90 three stars
Born Free USA united with Animal Protection Institute (DC) 88.05 three stars
North Carolina Veterinary Medical Foundation (NC) 94.34 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

International Fund for Animal Welfare
290 Summer Street
Yarmouth Port, MA 02675
tel: (508) 744-2000
fax: (508) 744-2009
EIN: 31-1594197

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Board Leadership

Kathleen Savesky Buckley
Chair

CEO

Azzedine Downes
President and CEO

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