Animals : Wildlife Conservation

Performing Animal Welfare Society

Dedicated to the protection of performing animals

four stars

94.64

P.O. Box 849 Galt, CA 95632
tel: (209) 745-2606   Web Site
EIN: 94-3005157

Board Leadership
Ed Stewart
President

CEO
Ed Stewart
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.64 four stars
  Financial 92.43 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Performing Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) is dedicated to the protection of performing animals, to providing sanctuary to abused, abandoned and retired captive wildlife, to enforcing the best standards of care for all captive wildlife, to the preservation of wild species and their habitat and to promoting public education about captive wildlife issues. Founded in 1984, by former Hollywood animal trainer and author, Pat Derby, and her partner, Ed Stewart, PAWS maintains three sanctuaries for captive wildlife - 30 acres in Galt, California, 100 acres (The Amanda Blake Wildlife Refuge) in Herald, California and 2,300 acres of pristine, natural habitat (ARK 2000) in San Andreas, California.

The Performing Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) is dedicated to the protection of performing animals, to providing sanctuary to abused, abandoned and retired captive wildlife, to enforcing the best standards of care for all captive wildlife, to the preservation of wild species and their habitat and to promoting public education about captive wildlife issues. Founded in 1984, by former Hollywood animal trainer and author, Pat Derby, and her partner, Ed Stewart, PAWS maintains three sanctuaries for captive wildlife - 30 acres in Galt, California, 100 acres (The Amanda Blake Wildlife Refuge) in Herald, California and 2,300 acres of pristine, natural habitat (ARK 2000) in San Andreas, California.

Financial

four stars

92.43

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2018 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)
87.9%
  Administrative Expenses 9.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.95
  Program Expenses Growth 2.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Performing Animal Welfare Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Performing Animal Welfare Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,328,005
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,328,005
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,328,005
   Other Revenue $435,936
TOTAL REVENUE $2,763,941
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,075,417
   Administrative Expenses $357,323
   Fundraising Expenses $101,865
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,534,605
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-770,664
   
Net Assets $16,300,006

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$60,000 1.69% Edward Stewart President, Co-Founder

Mission

The Performing Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) is dedicated to the protection of performing animals, to providing sanctuary to abused, abandoned and retired captive wildlife, to enforcing the best standards of care for all captive wildlife, to the preservation of wild species and their habitat and to promoting public education about captive wildlife issues. Founded in 1984, by former Hollywood animal trainer and author, Pat Derby, and her partner, Ed Stewart, PAWS maintains three sanctuaries for captive wildlife - 30 acres in Galt, California, 100 acres (The Amanda Blake Wildlife Refuge) in Herald, California and 2,300 acres of pristine, natural habitat (ARK 2000) in San Andreas, California.

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Charity Contact Info

Performing Animal Welfare Society
P.O. Box 849
Galt, CA 95632
tel: (209) 745-2606
fax: (209) 745-1809
EIN: 94-3005157

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Board Leadership

Ed Stewart
President

CEO

Ed Stewart
President