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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services (Fundraising)

Morris Animal Foundation

Research to protect, treat and cure animals

90.18

720 S. Colorado Blvd. Ste. 174A
Denver, CO 80246
tel: (800) 243-2345   Web Site
EIN: 84-6032307

Board Leadership
Walt George
Chair of the Board

CEO
John Reddington
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.18
  Financial 86.71
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 10/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

86.71

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

This rating was published 10/01/2016 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)
78.1%
  Administrative Expenses 6.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.22
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.77
  Program Expenses Growth 7.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Morris Animal Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Morris Animal Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Morris Animal Foundation (CO) 90.18
FACT (IL) 94.31
Alley Cat Allies (MD) 92.89
PetSmart Charities (AZ) 97.17
National Anti-Vivisection Society (IL) 86.97

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Founded in 1948, Morris Animal Foundation (MAF) improves the health and well-being of companion animals and wildlife by funding humane health studies and disseminating information about those studies. MAF has been at the forefront of funding health breakthroughs that have helped animals on all seven continents. Our funded research helps a wide variety of animals, including companion animals such as dogs, cats, horses, llamas/alpacas, as well as wildlife including mountain gorillas, elephants, rhinoceros, wolves, sea otters, and many varieties of birds, reptiles, amphibians and fish. More than 50 of the world's most respected research institutions, colleges of veterinary medicine, and zoos are conducting nearly 200 MAF-sponsored studies and veterinary student projects.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $9,806,280
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $9,806,280
   Program Service Revenue $355,155
Total Primary Revenue $10,161,435
   Other Revenue $1,592,409
TOTAL REVENUE $11,753,844
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $11,519,497
   Administrative Expenses $1,167,496
   Fundraising Expenses $2,247,097
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $14,934,090
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-3,180,246
   
Net Assets $85,272,549

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 Health Studies $9,158,218 79.5%
Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 10/01/2016 90.18
2014-06 06/01/2016 87.16
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 80.01
2013-06 10/01/2014 84.71
2012-06 07/01/2013 94.56
2011-06 06/01/2012 94.10
2010-06 11/01/2011 95.09
2010-06 09/20/2011 94.66
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 05/01/2011 93.07
2009-06 08/01/2010 82.15
2008-06 07/01/2009 92.82
2007-06 04/01/2008 92.71
2006-06 05/01/2007 84.24
2005-04 05/01/2006 87.92
2004-04 01/05/2005 91.15
2003-04 12/01/2003 79.86
2002-04 04/15/2003 87.81
2001-04 10/15/2002 79.38

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

EIN 84-6032307
Name in IRS Master File MORRIS ANIMAL FOUNDATION
NTEE Code D05
NTEE Classification Research Institutes and/or Public Policy Analysis
NTEE Type Animal-Related
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (161) Scientific research (diseases)
(180) Contact or sponsored scientific research for industry
(59) Other school related activities
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 July, 1956
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

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
Not compensated -- Walter N. George Interim President, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$177,786 1.19% John David Haworth President, CEO

Founded in 1948, Morris Animal Foundation (MAF) improves the health and well-being of companion animals and wildlife by funding humane health studies and disseminating information about those studies. MAF has been at the forefront of funding health breakthroughs that have helped animals on all seven continents. Our funded research helps a wide variety of animals, including companion animals such as dogs, cats, horses, llamas/alpacas, as well as wildlife including mountain gorillas, elephants, rhinoceros, wolves, sea otters, and many varieties of birds, reptiles, amphibians and fish. More than 50 of the world's most respected research institutions, colleges of veterinary medicine, and zoos are conducting nearly 200 MAF-sponsored studies and veterinary student projects.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Morris Animal Foundation (CO) 90.18
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (NY) 86.14
Friends of Animals (CT) 86.86
Humane Farming Association (CA) 89.01
PetSmart Charities (AZ) 97.17

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Charity Contact Info

Morris Animal Foundation
720 S. Colorado Blvd.
Ste. 174A
Denver, CO 80246
tel: (800) 243-2345
fax: (303) 790-4066
EIN: 84-6032307

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Board Leadership

Walt George
Chair of the Board

CEO

John Reddington
President

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