Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

American Veterinary Medical Foundation

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

four stars

92.38

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

Board Leadership
Michael Topper, DVM
Chair

CEO
TBA
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.38 four stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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.

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Financial

four stars

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
86.2%
  Administrative Expenses 9.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.53
  Program Expenses Growth -23.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.6%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,392,537
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $15,980
   Related Organizations $380,000
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,788,517
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,788,517
   Other Revenue $537,434
TOTAL REVENUE $3,325,951
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,682,798
   Administrative Expenses $243,840
   Fundraising Expenses $127,139
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,053,777
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,272,174
   
Net Assets $6,067,085

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$159,546 7.76% Debborah Harp Executive Director

Mission

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Veterinary Medical Foundation (IL) 92.38 four stars
Humane Farming Association (CA) 93.52 four stars
Animal Welfare Institute (DC) 92.92 four stars
American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation (NC) 95.41 four stars
Friends of Animals (CT) 90.62 four 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

Michael Topper, DVM
Chair

CEO

TBA
Executive Director