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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Cleveland Animal Protective League

Adopt * Protect * Love

90.85

1729 Willey Avenue Cleveland, OH 44113
tel: (216) 771-4616   Web Site
EIN: 34-0714644

Board Leadership
Kathy Tatman
Chairperson

CEO
Sharon A. Harvey
President, CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.85
  Financial 87.06
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 05/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Cleveland Animal Protective League's (APL) mission is to foster compassion and end animal suffering. Incorporated in 1913, it is a private, independent humane society that is located in Cleveland's Tremont neighborhood. The APL's Humane Investigations team investigates reports of animal cruelty in Cuyahoga County and assists with the prosecution of those cases. The APL provides shelter to animals that have been relinquished by their guardians or rescued by the APL from abuse or neglect, and to stray or abandoned cats. It has achieved 100 percent placement of healthy, friendly animals. The APL also provides veterinary care to sick or injured animals that are admitted into our shelter, can be safely and humanely treated, rehabilitated in foster homes, and then placed into loving homes. The APL offers outreach programs in the community that reduce the birthrate of unwanted litters of cats and dogs and provide resources and support to pet owners in targeted, under-served areas.

The Cleveland Animal Protective League's (APL) mission is to foster compassion and end animal suffering. Incorporated in 1913, it is a private, independent humane society that is located in Cleveland's Tremont neighborhood. The APL's Humane Investigations team investigates reports of animal cruelty in Cuyahoga County and assists with the prosecution of those cases. The APL provides shelter to animals that have been relinquished by their guardians or rescued by the APL from abuse or neglect, and to stray or abandoned cats. It has achieved 100 percent placement of healthy, friendly animals. The APL also provides veterinary care to sick or injured animals that are admitted into our shelter, can be safely and humanely treated, rehabilitated in foster homes, and then placed into loving homes. The APL offers outreach programs in the community that reduce the birthrate of unwanted litters of cats and dogs and provide resources and support to pet owners in targeted, under-served areas.

Financial

87.06

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2021 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)
75.8%
  Administrative Expenses 6.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 18.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.98
  Program Expenses Growth 7.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Cleveland Animal Protective League on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Cleveland Animal Protective League on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Cleveland Animal Protective League (OH) 90.85
Nebraska Humane Society (NE) 92.72
Muttville (CA) 94.39
Humane Society of South Coastal Georgia (GA) 94.04
Oshkosh Area Humane Society (WI) 86.08

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,806,394
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $529,485
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,335,879
   Program Service Revenue $1,038,829
Total Primary Revenue $7,374,708
   Other Revenue $1,584,507
TOTAL REVENUE $8,959,215
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,515,662
   Administrative Expenses $357,096
   Fundraising Expenses $1,087,365
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,960,123
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,999,092
   
Net Assets $33,291,799

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
Animal Sheltering, Care, & Outreach $2,733,234 60.5%
Shelter Veterinary Services $955,706 21.2%
Humane Investigations $474,152 10.5%

Ratings History
Cleveland Animal Protective League has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 05/01/2021 90.85
2018-12 10/01/2019 90.11
2017-12 12/01/2018 90.02
2016-12 02/01/2018 91.59
2015-12 07/01/2017 91.47
2015-12 06/01/2017 90.13
2014-12 07/01/2016 91.21
2014-12 06/01/2016 90.95
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 11/01/2015 88.24
2013-12 12/22/2014 87.24
2012-12 12/20/2013 85.80
2011-12 04/01/2013 88.34
2010-12 03/01/2012 87.41
2010-12 02/01/2012 86.43
2009-12 09/20/2011 81.60
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/22/2010 78.06
2008-12 12/01/2009 76.94
2007-12 12/17/2008 66.80
2006-12 03/01/2008 76.25
2005-12 02/01/2007 87.46

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

EIN 34-0714644
Name in IRS Master File THE CLEVELAND ANIMAL PROTECTIVE LEAGUE
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
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 November, 1948
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$156,166 2.62% Sharon A. Harvey President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Cleveland Animal Protective League (OH) 90.85
Asheville Humane Society (NC) 90.25
The Humane League (MD) 90.33
Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue (PA) 88.98
Humane Society of Greater Dayton (OH) 90.16

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Charity Contact Info

Cleveland Animal Protective League
1729 Willey Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44113
tel: (216) 771-4616
fax: (216) 771-2810
EIN: 34-0714644

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Board Leadership

Kathy Tatman
Chairperson

CEO

Sharon A. Harvey
President, CEO

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