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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

86.67

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

Board Leadership
John de Jong
Chair

CEO
Janet Donlin
Interim Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.67 three stars
  Financial 88.60 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF) is the charitable arm of the AVMA. For more than 55 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 AVMA, founded in 1863, is one of the oldest and largest veterinary medical organizations in the world, with more than 94,000 current members.

The American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF) is the charitable arm of the AVMA. For more than 55 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 AVMA, founded in 1863, is one of the oldest and largest veterinary medical organizations in the world, with more than 94,000 current members.

Financial

three stars

88.60

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 12/01/2020 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)
80.1%
  Administrative Expenses 13.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.61
  Program Expenses Growth -9.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.5%
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) 86.67 three stars
Humane Farming Association (CA) 93.56 four stars
Born Free USA (MD) 86.96 three stars
Friends of Animals (CT) 89.45 three stars
International Fund for Animal Welfare (MA) 86.43 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,988,360
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $30,000
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,018,360
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,018,360
   Other Revenue $137,905
TOTAL REVENUE $3,156,265
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,541,593
   Administrative Expenses $256,325
   Fundraising Expenses $141,243
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,939,161
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,217,104
   
Net Assets $7,475,798

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 $844,500 54.8%
Animal Welfare $525,455 34.1%
Disaster Relief $60,720 3.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 12/01/2020 86.67 three stars
2018-12 11/01/2019 89.13 three stars
2017-12 04/01/2019 92.38 four stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 96.53 four stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 91.96 four stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 91.45 four stars
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

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]
Ruling Date November, 1964
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
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Veterinary Medical Foundation (IL) 86.67 three stars
Kentucky Horse Park Foundation (KY) 89.30 three stars
Farm Sanctuary (NY) 85.16 three stars
North Carolina Veterinary Medical Foundation (NC) 94.34 four stars
American Anti-Vivisection Society (PA) 85.97 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

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Board Leadership

John de Jong
Chair

CEO

Janet Donlin
Interim Executive Director

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