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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Tony La Russa's Animal Rescue Foundation

People rescuing animals . . .animals rescuing people

98.21

2890 Mitchell Drive Walnut Creek, CA 94598
tel: (800) 567-1273   Web Site
EIN: 68-0240341

Board Leadership
Tony La Russa
Co-founder, Chairman of the Board

CEO
Elena Bicker
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 98.21
  Financial 97.47
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

97.47

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
86.3%
  Administrative Expenses 7.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.36
  Program Expenses Growth 5.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Tony La Russa's Animal Rescue Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Tony La Russa's Animal Rescue Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Tony La Russa's Animal Rescue Foundation (CA) 98.21
Cat Care Society (CO) 86.18
SPCA of Westchester (NY) 96.40
Pets in Need (CA) 91.53
Charlottesville Abermarle SPCA (VA) 91.16

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Tony La Russa's Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF) was created in 1991 by Tony and Elaine La Russa to address the needs of companion animals. ARF saves dogs and cats who have run out of time at public shelters and brings people and animals together to enrich each others' lives. ARF strives to create a world where every loving dog and cat has a home, where every lonely person has a companion animal, and where children learn to care. ARF is an organization that can not only aid abandoned and homeless animals, but also promote the concept that people's lives can be enhanced by strengthening the bonds between humans and animals.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,574,075
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,116,920
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,690,995
   Program Service Revenue $744,953
Total Primary Revenue $7,435,948
   Other Revenue $707,415
TOTAL REVENUE $8,143,363
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,036,731
   Administrative Expenses $430,124
   Fundraising Expenses $380,360
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,847,215
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,296,148
   
Net Assets $31,859,731

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 Care & Adoption $2,362,382 46.9%
Clinic $1,539,171 30.6%
People Connect $542,743 10.8%
Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 06/01/2016 98.21
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 96.51
2014-06 09/01/2015 95.51
2013-06 11/01/2014 92.03
2012-06 12/20/2013 91.07
2012-06 08/01/2013 90.63
2011-06 04/01/2012 90.34
2010-06 09/20/2011 93.05
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 05/01/2011 90.90
2009-06 06/01/2010 94.49
2008-06 04/01/2009 91.60
2007-06 03/01/2008 91.14
2006-06 03/01/2007 83.92
2005-06 02/01/2006 72.96
2004-06 03/01/2005 69.89
2003-06 06/01/2004 82.40
2002-06 08/01/2003 66.84
2001-06 02/05/2003 66.08
2000-06 10/15/2002 67.71

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

EIN 68-0240341
Name in IRS Master File TONY LARUSSAS ANIMAL RESCUE FOUNDATION
NTEE Code D20
NTEE Classification Animal Protection and Welfare
NTEE Type Animal-Related
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (320) Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, etc.
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 July, 1996
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 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
$247,868 4.23% Elena Bicker Executive Director

Tony La Russa's Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF) was created in 1991 by Tony and Elaine La Russa to address the needs of companion animals. ARF saves dogs and cats who have run out of time at public shelters and brings people and animals together to enrich each others' lives. ARF strives to create a world where every loving dog and cat has a home, where every lonely person has a companion animal, and where children learn to care. ARF is an organization that can not only aid abandoned and homeless animals, but also promote the concept that people's lives can be enhanced by strengthening the bonds between humans and animals.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Tony La Russa's Animal Rescue Foundation (CA) 98.21
Humane Society of Tampa Bay (FL) 91.16
The Humane Society Naples (FL) 97.23
Northwest Organization for Animal Help (WA) 90.47
Atlanta Humane Society (GA) 91.55

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Charity Contact Info

Tony La Russa's Animal Rescue Foundation
2890 Mitchell Drive
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
tel: (800) 567-1273
fax: (925) 977-9079
EIN: 68-0240341

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Board Leadership

Tony La Russa
Co-founder, Chairman of the Board

CEO

Elena Bicker
Executive Director

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