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

PetSmart Charities

A lifelong, loving home for every pet

four stars

94.20

19601 North 27th Avenue Phoenix, AZ 85027
tel: (800) 423-7387   Web Site
EIN: 93-1140967

Board Leadership
Steve Marton
Chairperson

CEO
David Haworth
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.20 four stars
  Financial 91.81 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

To improve the quality of life for all pets by creating and supporting programs that save the lives of homeless pets and promote healthy relationships between people and pets.

We support our vision and mission by:

-Funding innovative and collaborative programs that save the lives of homeless pets
-Providing adoption rewards funding to animal-welfare Adoption Partners that participate in PetSmart Charities® Adoption Centers
-Collaborating with thousands of animal-welfare agencies across the U.S. to create innovative animal-welfare solutions that we share with other animal-welfare organizations
-Providing urgently needed emergency relief, for both natural and man-made disasters
-Raising awareness of companion animal-welfare issues
-Promoting healthy and happy relationships between people and pets
-Conducting customer fundraising programs, such as pin pad donations in PetSmart® stores

To improve the quality of life for all pets by creating and supporting programs that save the lives of homeless pets and promote healthy relationships between people and pets.

We support our vision and mission by:

-Funding innovative and collaborative programs that save the lives of homeless pets
-Providing adoption rewards funding to animal-welfare Adoption Partners that participate in PetSmart Charities® Adoption Centers
-Collaborating with thousands of animal-welfare agencies across the U.S. to create innovative animal-welfare solutions that we share with other animal-welfare organizations
-Providing urgently needed emergency relief, for both natural and man-made disasters
-Raising awareness of companion animal-welfare issues
-Promoting healthy and happy relationships between people and pets
-Conducting customer fundraising programs, such as pin pad donations in PetSmart® stores

Financial

four stars

91.81

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
92.5%
  Administrative Expenses 2.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.79
  Program Expenses Growth 2.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by PetSmart Charities on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by PetSmart Charities on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
PetSmart Charities (AZ) 94.20 four stars
Animal Legal Defense Fund (CA) 91.84 four stars
American Humane (DC) 87.26 three stars
Animal Welfare Institute (DC) 92.92 four stars
National Anti-Vivisection Society (IL) 87.33 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $48,308,633
   Federated Campaigns $173,259
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $927,465
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $49,409,357
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $49,409,357
   Other Revenue $3,681,725
TOTAL REVENUE $53,091,082
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $45,917,743
   Administrative Expenses $1,613,266
   Fundraising Expenses $2,045,015
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $49,576,024
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,515,058
   
Net Assets $41,225,006

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
Spay/Neuter $20,998,505 45.7%
Adoption $15,834,224 34.5%
Rescue Waggin' $7,344,267 16.0%

Ratings History
PetSmart Charities has received 14 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-01 03/01/2017 94.20 four stars
2015-01 06/01/2016 97.17 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-01 01/10/2016 92.78 four stars
2014-01 04/01/2015 94.81 four stars
2013-01 02/01/2014 94.45 four stars
2012-01 12/01/2012 94.27 four stars
2011-01 12/01/2011 94.93 four stars
2011-01 11/01/2011 92.14 four stars
2010-01 09/20/2011 96.99 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-01 03/01/2011 98.55 four stars
2009-02 03/01/2010 95.91 four stars
2008-02 12/01/2008 98.67 four stars
2007-01 12/01/2007 98.70 four stars
2006-01 12/01/2006 90.76 four stars
2005-01 11/01/2005 90.40 four stars
2004-01 12/01/2004 90.67 four stars
2002-02 06/09/2003 92.91 four stars
2001-01 02/05/2003 86.97 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 93-1140967
Name in IRS Master File PETSMART CHARITIES INC
NTEE Code D12
NTEE Classification Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution
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 March, 1995
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End January
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • January, 2016
  • February, 2015
  • February, 2014
  • February, 2013
  • January, 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 -- Maurine Dyer Stevens Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
PetSmart Charities (AZ) 94.20 four stars
Last Chance for Animals (CA) 100.00 four stars
Alley Cat Allies (MD) 92.89 four stars
The Fund for Animals (NY) 87.18 three stars
Farm Sanctuary (NY) 89.95 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

PetSmart Charities
19601 North 27th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85027
tel: (800) 423-7387
EIN: 93-1140967

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Board Leadership

Steve Marton
Chairperson

CEO

David Haworth
President

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