Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

Morris Animal Foundation

Advancing the health of animals through science

three stars

83.27

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

Board Leadership
Walter N. George, III
Chair of the Board

CEO
Tiffany Grunert
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.27 three stars
  Financial 76.35 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Established in 1948, Morris Animal Foundation is dedicated to improving and protecting the health of animals through scientific innovation, education and inspiration. Our investment in research has yielded life-saving vaccines, new treatments for critical diseases, superior screening tests, and advanced diagnostic tools. We respond to emerging animal health threats that endanger entire species, and make new discoveries in basic animal biology to support applied research. With every study we fund - more than 2,600 to date - we strive to advance the science of veterinary medicine, honoring the founding principles of Dr. Mark L. Morris Sr. to benefit animals worldwide. Learn more at morrisanimalfoundation.org.

Established in 1948, Morris Animal Foundation is dedicated to improving and protecting the health of animals through scientific innovation, education and inspiration. Our investment in research has yielded life-saving vaccines, new treatments for critical diseases, superior screening tests, and advanced diagnostic tools. We respond to emerging animal health threats that endanger entire species, and make new discoveries in basic animal biology to support applied research. With every study we fund - more than 2,600 to date - we strive to advance the science of veterinary medicine, honoring the founding principles of Dr. Mark L. Morris Sr. to benefit animals worldwide. Learn more at morrisanimalfoundation.org.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2019
Number of periodicals distributed
992,952
Number of program graduates
27
Number of books published for previously published writers
3
Number of media partnerships developed
10
Number of print, radio, or online ads developed
150
Number of different periodicals published
4
Number of national media pieces on the topic
100
Number of press articles published
60
Number of reports written/published
25
Number of media citations of advocate research or products
1,174,810,000
This impact information is current as of August 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

two stars

76.35

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 10/01/2020 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)
70.6%
  Administrative Expenses 11.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 17.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.18
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.65
  Program Expenses Growth 0.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.5%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $11,926,167
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $11,926,167
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $11,926,167
   Other Revenue $1,563,592
TOTAL REVENUE $13,489,759
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,396,214
   Administrative Expenses $1,036,058
   Fundraising Expenses $1,915,745
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $10,348,017
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,141,742
   
Net Assets $90,012,636

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$199,970 1.93% Tiffany Grunert President & CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$219,280 2.11% John Reddington Former President & CEO

Mission

Established in 1948, Morris Animal Foundation is dedicated to improving and protecting the health of animals through scientific innovation, education and inspiration. Our investment in research has yielded life-saving vaccines, new treatments for critical diseases, superior screening tests, and advanced diagnostic tools. We respond to emerging animal health threats that endanger entire species, and make new discoveries in basic animal biology to support applied research. With every study we fund - more than 2,600 to date - we strive to advance the science of veterinary medicine, honoring the founding principles of Dr. Mark L. Morris Sr. to benefit animals worldwide. Learn more at morrisanimalfoundation.org.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Morris Animal Foundation (CO) 83.27 three stars
Humane Farming Association (CA) 91.28 four stars
American Humane (DC) 90.09 four stars
PetSmart Charities (AZ) 95.95 four stars
Animal Welfare Institute (DC) 99.99 four stars

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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

Walter N. George, III
Chair of the Board

CEO

Tiffany Grunert
President & CEO