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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

PAWS (Progressive Animal Welfare Society)

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four stars

92.49

15305 44th Ave W Lynnwood, WA 98087
tel: (425) 787-2500   Web Site
EIN: 91-6073154

Board Leadership
Leslie Chandler
President

CEO
Annette Laico
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.49 four stars
  Financial 89.39 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

PAWS is a champion for animals--rehabilitating injured and orphaned wildlife, sheltering and adopting homeless cats and dogs, and educating people to make a better world for animals.

PAWS is a champion for animals--rehabilitating injured and orphaned wildlife, sheltering and adopting homeless cats and dogs, and educating people to make a better world for animals.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2017
Number of animals rehabilitated
1,261
Number of animal adoptions
3,764
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This impact information is current as of October 2018, 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

three stars

89.39

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2018 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)
76.7%
  Administrative Expenses 4.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 18.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.55
  Program Expenses Growth 6.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by PAWS (Progressive Animal Welfare Society) on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by PAWS (Progressive Animal Welfare Society) on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
PAWS (Progressive Animal Welfare Society) (WA) 92.49 four stars
National Mill Dog Rescue (CO) 87.01 three stars
Charleston Animal Society (SC) 94.16 four stars
Animal Rescue League of Boston (MA) 86.86 three stars
Kentucky Humane Society (KY) 88.15 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,238,822
   Federated Campaigns $21,618
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $580,024
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,840,464
   Program Service Revenue $734,917
Total Primary Revenue $7,575,381
   Other Revenue $26,051
TOTAL REVENUE $7,601,432
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,510,468
   Administrative Expenses $194,444
   Fundraising Expenses $769,764
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,474,676
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,126,756
   
Net Assets $26,399,947

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
Companion Animal Services $1,858,549 52.9%
Wildlife Services $1,208,106 34.4%
Education and Outreach $443,813 12.6%

Ratings History
PAWS (Progressive Animal Welfare Society) has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 12/01/2018 92.49 four stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 90.14 four stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 90.26 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 88.17 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 79.86 two stars
2014-12 11/01/2015 79.08 two stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 82.96 three stars
2012-12 12/20/2013 80.16 three stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 85.68 three stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 87.17 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 88.75 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/01/2010 88.50 three stars
2008-12 02/01/2010 85.27 three stars
2007-12 02/01/2009 72.67 two stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 74.15 two stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 77.45 two stars
2004-12 01/01/2006 72.26 two stars
2003-12 11/01/2004 68.64 one star
2002-12 12/01/2003 71.00 two stars
2001-12 02/05/2003 71.70 two 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 91-6073154
Name in IRS Master File PROGRESSIVE ANIMAL WELFARE SOCIETY INC
NTEE Code D20
NTEE Classification Animal Protection and Welfare
NTEE Type Animal-Related
Classification Organization to Prevent Cruelty to Animals
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 December, 1967
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, 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
$106,349 2.37% Annette Laico CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
PAWS (Progressive Animal Welfare Society) (WA) 92.49 four stars
SAVE, A Friend to Homeless Animals (NJ) 90.29 four stars
Humane Society of Harrisburg Area (PA) 88.15 three stars
Animal Humane Society (MN) 87.42 three stars
The Marin Humane Society (CA) 96.31 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

PAWS (Progressive Animal Welfare Society)
15305 44th Ave W
Lynnwood, WA 98087
tel: (425) 787-2500
fax: (425) 742-5711
EIN: 91-6073154

Mail donations to:
PO Box 1037
Lynnwood, WA 98046

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Board Leadership

Leslie Chandler
President

CEO

Annette Laico
Chief Executive Officer

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