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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

MaxFund

A true no-kill shelter

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Impact Information is available from our partner, GuideStar

four stars

93.74

720 West 10th Avenue Denver, CO 80204
tel: (720) 266-6081   Web Site
EIN: 84-1116882

Board Leadership
Elizabeth Grice
President

CEO
Nanci Suro
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.74 four stars
  Financial 91.15 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The MaxFund Animal Adoption Center was established in 1988 to provide medical care for injured pets with no known owners, and to seek out new homes for these animals once they have recovered. The MaxFund provides emergency care and a home for injured animals until the owner is located or a suitable home is found. This service is provided, without cost, to the caring person who notifies the MaxFund. The MaxFund is a true no-kill shelter. We also provide low-cost vaccinations, pet food, and spay/neuter clinics for pets of low income families; no-fee adoptions for senior citizens and AIDS patients; and a therapy program which takes pets to visit senior centers, the VA Hospital and nursing homes.

The MaxFund Animal Adoption Center was established in 1988 to provide medical care for injured pets with no known owners, and to seek out new homes for these animals once they have recovered. The MaxFund provides emergency care and a home for injured animals until the owner is located or a suitable home is found. This service is provided, without cost, to the caring person who notifies the MaxFund. The MaxFund is a true no-kill shelter. We also provide low-cost vaccinations, pet food, and spay/neuter clinics for pets of low income families; no-fee adoptions for senior citizens and AIDS patients; and a therapy program which takes pets to visit senior centers, the VA Hospital and nursing homes.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2017
Number of animals rehomed
1,527
Number of animals euthanized
0
Number of animals rescued
1,352
Number of animal adoptions
1,227
Number of sheltered animals
1,670
Average number of days of shelter stay for animals
69
Number of dogs walked daily by our volunteers
60
Number of animals spayed and neutered
3,344
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This impact information is current as of January 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

91.15

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2019 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)
84.6%
  Administrative Expenses 10.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.48
  Program Expenses Growth 1.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by MaxFund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by MaxFund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
MaxFund (CO) 93.74 four stars
Save-A-Pet Adoption Center (IL) 91.33 four stars
The NOAH Center (WA) 90.70 four stars
Tri County Humane Society (FL) 100.00 four stars
Berkeley-East Bay Humane Society (CA) 88.17 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,301,867
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $35,587
   Fundraising Events $93,586
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,431,040
   Program Service Revenue $1,539,018
Total Primary Revenue $3,970,058
   Other Revenue $69,891
TOTAL REVENUE $4,039,949
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,334,475
   Administrative Expenses $364,777
   Fundraising Expenses $90,569
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,789,821
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,250,128
   
Net Assets $10,335,170

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
Shelter Operations $1,164,511 49.9%
Vetrinary Clinic $1,077,499 46.2%
Outreach $92,465 4.0%

Ratings History
MaxFund has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 03/01/2019 93.74 four stars
2016-12 09/01/2018 99.83 four stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 86.56 three stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 97.16 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 97.44 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 91.37 four stars
2014-12 11/01/2015 84.62 three stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 85.73 three stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 93.07 four stars
2011-12 09/01/2013 95.95 four stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 95.06 four stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 93.93 four stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 90.55 four stars
2010-12 12/01/2011 80.17 three stars
2009-12 11/01/2011 92.65 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 74.34 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/01/2010 90.41 four stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 93.94 four stars
2007-12 02/01/2009 91.29 four stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 91.42 four stars

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

EIN 84-1116882
Name in IRS Master File THE MAXFUND INC
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 (913) Prevention of cruelty to animals
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 March, 1990
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$106,000 3.79% Nanci Suro Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
MaxFund (CO) 93.74 four stars
Save-A-Pet Adoption Center (IL) 91.33 four stars
Furkids (GA) 90.71 four stars
Austin Pets Alive (TX) 93.92 four stars
Humane Society of Tampa Bay (FL) 87.92 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

MaxFund
720 West 10th Avenue
Denver, CO 80204
tel: (720) 266-6081
fax: (303) 595-0192
EIN: 84-1116882

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Board Leadership

Elizabeth Grice
President

CEO

Nanci Suro
Executive Director

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