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

American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation

Helping dogs live longer, healthier lives!

three stars

83.60

8051 Arco Corporate Drive Suite 300
Raleigh, NC 27617
tel: (888) 682-9696   Web Site
EIN: 13-3813813

Board Leadership
J. Charles Garvin, MD
Chairman

CEO
Diane E. Brown, DVM, PhD
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.60 three stars
  Financial 76.82 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of the American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation, Inc. (CHF) is to advance the health of all dogs and their owners by funding sound scientific research and supporting the dissemination of health information to prevent, treat, and cure canine disease.

The mission of the American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation, Inc. (CHF) is to advance the health of all dogs and their owners by funding sound scientific research and supporting the dissemination of health information to prevent, treat, and cure canine disease.

Results Information

Reported Results
Total in 2016
Total dollar amount of grants awarded
1,880,000
Number of reports written/published
38
Total number of grants awarded
35
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Financial

two stars

76.82

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2017 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)
73.9%
  Administrative Expenses 15.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.01
  Program Expenses Growth -3.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 22.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation (NC) 83.60 three stars
Humane Farming Association (CA) 89.28 three stars
American Humane (DC) 87.26 three stars
PetSmart Charities (AZ) 94.20 four stars
Animal Legal Defense Fund (CA) 91.84 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,688,230
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $71,919
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,760,149
   Program Service Revenue $27,177
Total Primary Revenue $4,787,326
   Other Revenue $374,277
TOTAL REVENUE $5,161,603
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,236,008
   Administrative Expenses $537,515
   Fundraising Expenses $205,417
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,978,940
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,182,663
   
Net Assets $12,734,537

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
Research $1,629,713 72.9%
Education $503,984 22.5%
Clinician-Scientist Fellowship Program $102,311 4.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 11/01/2017 83.60 three stars
2016-12 10/01/2017 85.51 three stars
2015-12 12/21/2016 88.41 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 88.66 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 80.23 three stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 92.85 four stars
2012-12 12/20/2013 90.74 four stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 94.32 four stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 84.40 three stars
2010-12 12/01/2011 84.15 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 83.85 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 11/01/2010 78.24 two stars
2008-12 10/01/2009 90.83 four stars
2007-12 02/01/2009 93.00 four stars
2006-12 10/01/2007 95.22 four stars
2005-12 12/15/2006 91.48 four stars
2004-12 11/01/2005 94.52 four stars
2003-12 11/01/2004 89.49 three stars
2002-12 10/01/2003 86.33 three stars
2001-12 02/05/2003 91.85 four 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 13-3813813
Name in IRS Master File AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB CANINE HEALTH FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code D12
NTEE Classification Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution
NTEE Type Animal-Related
Classification Organization to Prevent Cruelty to Animals
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 May, 1995
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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
$165,848 5.56% Diane Brown Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation (NC) 83.60 three stars
The Humane Society of the United States (DC) 85.40 three stars
Alley Cat Allies (MD) 93.98 four stars
Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation (KY) 86.37 three stars
American Anti-Vivisection Society (PA) 90.15 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation
8051 Arco Corporate Drive
Suite 300
Raleigh, NC 27617
tel: (888) 682-9696
fax: (919) 334-4011
EIN: 13-3813813

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 900061
Raleigh, NC 27675

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Board Leadership

J. Charles Garvin, MD
Chairman

CEO

Diane E. Brown, DVM, PhD
Chief Executive Officer

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