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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

North Shore Animal League America

The world's largest no-kill shelter

83.11

25 Davis Avenue Port Washington, NY 11050
tel: (516) 883-7575   Web Site
EIN: 11-1666852

Board Leadership
J. John Stevenson
President/Director

CEO
J. John Stevenson
President/Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.11
  Financial 84.31
  Accountability & Transparency 82.00
This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

84.31

Accountability & Transparency

82.00

This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
81.8%
  Administrative Expenses 4.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.01
  Program Expenses Growth 7.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 24.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by North Shore Animal League America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by North Shore Animal League America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
North Shore Animal League America (NY) 83.11
Tree House Humane Society (IL) 91.13
Tri County Humane Society (FL) 96.59
Cat Care Society (CO) 86.18
Seattle Humane (WA) 94.35

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A national pioneer in the no-kill shelter movement, North Shore Animal League America is committed to saving and mending the lives of homeless companion animals and educating the public about the joys and responsibilities of rescue. Founded in 1944, we are the largest, most comprehensive no-kill rescue organization in the world, with over 2,000 shelter partners across the country and around the globe. Headquartered in Port Washington, N.Y., we rescue, nurture, and adopt nearly 18,000 pets annually into responsible, loving homes, plus assist in the adoptions of tens of thousands more through our global partnerships. Over the years, we've introduced such lifesaving practices as mobile adoption, puppy mill rescue, national low-cost spay/neuter referral, humane relocation, and most recently, the Mutt-i-grees® Curriculum, a humane education program based on social-emotional learning that's strengthening the human-animal bond for more than 3,000,000 students across North America.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $50,398,860
   Federated Campaigns $80,279
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $462,222
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $50,941,361
   Program Service Revenue $6,712,508
Total Primary Revenue $57,653,869
   Other Revenue $1,048,042
TOTAL REVENUE $58,701,911
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $32,108,122
   Administrative Expenses $1,576,336
   Fundraising Expenses $5,305,147
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $38,989,605
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $19,712,306
   
Net Assets $37,581,064

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
Veterinary Care and Spay/Neuter $13,779,529 42.9%
Pet Rescue and Adoption $13,222,852 41.2%
Humane Education $5,105,741 15.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 12/01/2016 83.11
2014-12 11/01/2016 82.57
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 79.10
2013-12 06/01/2015 78.08
2012-12 04/01/2014 74.09
2011-12 03/01/2014 70.16
2011-12 06/01/2013 69.56
2010-12 12/01/2011 74.61
2009-12 09/20/2011 70.56
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 71.87
2008-12 03/01/2010 68.27
2007-12 07/01/2009 61.81
2006-12 06/01/2008 66.68
2005-12 10/01/2006 61.62
2004-12 11/01/2005 61.68
2003-12 10/01/2004 61.73
2002-12 11/01/2003 67.74
2001-12 10/15/2002 69.03
2000-12 04/15/2002 80.17

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

EIN 11-1666852
Name in IRS Master File NORTH SHORE ANIMAL LEAGUE AMERICA 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 (927) Fundraising
(399) Other housing activities
(917) Thrift ship, retail outlet, etc.
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 June, 1948
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, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 2010

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
$347,938 0.89% J. John Stevenson President

A national pioneer in the no-kill shelter movement, North Shore Animal League America is committed to saving and mending the lives of homeless companion animals and educating the public about the joys and responsibilities of rescue. Founded in 1944, we are the largest, most comprehensive no-kill rescue organization in the world, with over 2,000 shelter partners across the country and around the globe. Headquartered in Port Washington, N.Y., we rescue, nurture, and adopt nearly 18,000 pets annually into responsible, loving homes, plus assist in the adoptions of tens of thousands more through our global partnerships. Over the years, we've introduced such lifesaving practices as mobile adoption, puppy mill rescue, national low-cost spay/neuter referral, humane relocation, and most recently, the Mutt-i-grees® Curriculum, a humane education program based on social-emotional learning that's strengthening the human-animal bond for more than 3,000,000 students across North America.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
North Shore Animal League America (NY) 83.11
SPCA of Westchester (NY) 96.40
MaxFund (CO) 97.44
Lange Foundation (CA) 95.00
Northwest Organization for Animal Help (WA) 90.47

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Charity Contact Info

North Shore Animal League America
25 Davis Avenue
Port Washington, NY 11050
tel: (516) 883-7575
EIN: 11-1666852

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Board Leadership

J. John Stevenson
President/Director

CEO

J. John Stevenson
President/Director

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