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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

American Veterinary Medical Foundation

Dedicated to developing resources to advance the science and practice of veterinary medicine.

three stars

88.81

1931 North Meacham Road Suite 100
Schaumburg, IL 60173
tel: (847) 285-6690   Web Site
EIN: 36-6117739

Board Leadership
Jan Strother, DVM
Chair

CEO
Deborrah Hap
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.81 three stars
  Financial 95.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 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)
91.6%
  Administrative Expenses 4.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.57
  Program Expenses Growth 55.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Veterinary Medical Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Veterinary Medical Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Veterinary Medical Foundation (IL) 88.81 three stars
PetSmart Charities (AZ) 94.20 four stars
The Humane Society of the United States (DC) 85.40 three stars
American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation (NC) 88.41 three stars
Farm Sanctuary (NY) 91.93 four stars

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The American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF) is the charitable arm of the AVMA. For over 50 years, the AVMF has been dedicated to our mission of developing resources to advance the science and practice of veterinary medicine to improve animal and human health. Charitable contributions and support to the Foundation help veterinarians help animals.

The AVMF provides programs in Education, Advocacy, Research and Service.

Established by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) in 1963, AVMF's national headquarters is based in northwest suburban Chicago. The AVMF has awarded more than $10 million in grants since its founding in 1963. The AVMA, founded in 1863, is one of the oldest and largest veterinary medical organizations in the world, with more than 89,000 current members.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,634,693
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $50,000
   Related Organizations $260,000
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,944,693
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,944,693
   Other Revenue $197,636
TOTAL REVENUE $4,142,329
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,255,610
   Administrative Expenses $281,318
   Fundraising Expenses $267,574
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,804,502
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-3,662,173
   
Net Assets $5,712,504

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
Education and Public Awareness $4,002,696 55.2%
Student Enhancement $1,974,022 27.2%
Humane Outreach and Animal Welfare $603,989 8.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 88.81 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 88.65 three stars
2013-12 12/22/2014 97.11 four stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 99.22 four stars
2011-12 11/06/2012 98.96 four stars
2010-12 09/20/2011 96.57 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 09/01/2010 66.71 one star
2008-12 03/01/2010 55.32 one star
2007-12 02/01/2009 69.10 one star
2006-12 09/01/2007 89.56 three stars
2005-12 09/01/2006 76.40 two stars
2004-12 04/01/2006 55.85 one star
2003-12 10/01/2004 56.45 one star
2002-12 12/01/2003 58.57 one star
2001-12 02/05/2003 57.80 one star

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

EIN 36-6117739
Name in IRS Master File AMERICAN VETERINARY MEDICAL FOUNDATION
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 (40) Scholarships (other)
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]
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
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$234,084 2.99% Michael Cathey Executive Director

The American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF) is the charitable arm of the AVMA. For over 50 years, the AVMF has been dedicated to our mission of developing resources to advance the science and practice of veterinary medicine to improve animal and human health. Charitable contributions and support to the Foundation help veterinarians help animals.

The AVMF provides programs in Education, Advocacy, Research and Service.

Established by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) in 1963, AVMF's national headquarters is based in northwest suburban Chicago. The AVMF has awarded more than $10 million in grants since its founding in 1963. The AVMA, founded in 1863, is one of the oldest and largest veterinary medical organizations in the world, with more than 89,000 current members.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Veterinary Medical Foundation (IL) 88.81 three stars
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (NY) 86.14 three stars
Humane Farming Association (CA) 89.01 three stars
National Anti-Vivisection Society (IL) 87.19 three stars
American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation (NC) 88.41 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

American Veterinary Medical Foundation
1931 North Meacham Road
Suite 100
Schaumburg, IL 60173
tel: (847) 285-6690
fax: (847) 303-6240
EIN: 36-6117739

Mail donations to:
Department 20-1122
P.O. Box 5940
Carol Stream, IL 60197

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Board Leadership

Jan Strother, DVM
Chair

CEO

Deborrah Hap
Executive Director

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