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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Little Shelter Animal Rescue and Adoption Center

Dedicated to saving all companion animals whose lives are in jeopardy

two stars

71.39

33 Warner Road Huntington, NY 11743
tel: (631) 368-8770   Web Site
EIN: 11-6000821

Board Leadership
MaryAnn Chernovsky
President

CEO
David Ceely
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 71.39 two stars
  Financial 69.00 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 74.00 two stars
This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Little Shelter Animal Rescue and Adoption Center, one of Long Island's oldest no-kill shelters, is dedicated to saving all companion animals whose lives are in jeopardy. Through rescue from kill facilities, rehabilitation of sick and un-socialized pets, and a 100% spay/neuter program, Little Shelter hopes to end pet overpopulation and place all dogs and cats in loving homes. Located in Huntington, Little Shelter celebrates over 85 years of saving lives.

Little Shelter Animal Rescue and Adoption Center, one of Long Island's oldest no-kill shelters, is dedicated to saving all companion animals whose lives are in jeopardy. Through rescue from kill facilities, rehabilitation of sick and un-socialized pets, and a 100% spay/neuter program, Little Shelter hopes to end pet overpopulation and place all dogs and cats in loving homes. Located in Huntington, Little Shelter celebrates over 85 years of saving lives.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2019
Number of animals rescued
573
Number of animal adoptions
514
Number of animals spayed and neutered
514
Number of animals provided with long term care
10
Average cost per spay/neuter surgery
35
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

one star

69.00

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

74.00

This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
64.0%
  Administrative Expenses 3.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 32.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.36
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.65
  Program Expenses Growth 13.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 19.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Little Shelter Animal Rescue and Adoption Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
Joint Cost Allocation Adjustment applied. Learn more.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Little Shelter Animal Rescue and Adoption Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Little Shelter Animal Rescue and Adoption Center (NY) 71.39 two stars
Wayside Waifs (MO) 88.33 three stars
IndyHumane (IN) 92.92 four stars
Humane Society of Pulaski County (AR) 93.23 four stars
Purrfect Pals (WA) 89.23 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,996,352
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,996,352
   Program Service Revenue $146,235
Total Primary Revenue $3,142,587
   Other Revenue $158,424
TOTAL REVENUE $3,301,011
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $2,425,527
   Administrative Expenses $110,986
   Fundraising Expenses $1,129,722
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,666,235
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-365,224
   
Net Assets $2,117,883

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
Shelter Operations $2,267,690 75.4%
Animal Welfare Education $613,400 20.4%
Sanctuary $51,704 1.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 07/01/2020 71.39 two stars
2017-12 10/01/2019 71.69 two stars
2017-12 06/01/2019 68.25 one star
2016-12 06/01/2018 71.32 two stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 71.74 two stars
2014-12 10/01/2016 69.53 one star
2014-12 06/01/2016 68.00 one star
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 03/01/2016 63.45 one star
2013-12 02/01/2016 62.34 one star
2013-12 07/01/2015 60.73 one star
2012-12 06/01/2014 59.13 one star
2011-12 03/01/2013 66.11 one star
2011-12 02/01/2013 64.50 one star
2010-12 10/01/2012 71.88 two stars
2010-12 09/01/2012 70.41 two stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 60.72 one star
2009-12 09/20/2011 61.93 one star
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 86.06 three stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 87.78 three stars
2007-12 05/01/2009 87.03 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 11-6000821
Name in IRS Master File LITTLE SHELTER ANIMAL ADOPTION CENTER INC
NTEE Code D20
NTEE Classification Animal Protection and Welfare
NTEE Type Animal-Related
Classification Organization to Prevent Cruelty to Animals
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (284) Dog club
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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, 1933
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$99,558 2.71% David Ceely Secretary, Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Little Shelter Animal Rescue and Adoption Center (NY) 71.39 two stars
SPCA of Texas (TX) 95.93 four stars
Humane Animal Welfare Society of Waukesha County (WI) 93.36 four stars
Nevada Humane Society (NV) 94.13 four stars
Humane Animal Rescue (PA) 93.84 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Little Shelter Animal Rescue and Adoption Center
33 Warner Road
Huntington, NY 11743
tel: (631) 368-8770
EIN: 11-6000821

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Board Leadership

MaryAnn Chernovsky
President

CEO

David Ceely
Executive Director

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