Disable all preview features

Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Pet Adoption Fund

Pet Adoption Fund is an all breed, 501 (C) (3), Non-Profit, No-Kill Dog & Cat rescue and adoption organization in CA.

three stars

82.91

7507 Deering Avenue Canoga Park, CA 91303
tel: (818) 340-1186   Web Site
EIN: 95-3842460

Board Leadership
Margaret Turner
Chairman

CEO
Margaret Turner
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.91 three stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 78.00 two stars
This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Pet Adoption Fund is an all breed, 501 (C) (3), Non-Profit, No-Kill Dog & Cat rescue and adoption organization founded in 1983, and it is located in the city of Canoga Park, Los Angeles county, CA. We are staffed primarily by volunteers, and exist solely on donations. Our mission is to rescue, shelter, and find loving permanent homes for the many wonderful, yet previously abandoned, neglected or abused companion animals. Since our inception in 1983, we have cared for, rehabilitated, and found responsible and happy homes for the thousands of pets who have come through our doors.

Pet Adoption Fund is an all breed, 501 (C) (3), Non-Profit, No-Kill Dog & Cat rescue and adoption organization founded in 1983, and it is located in the city of Canoga Park, Los Angeles county, CA. We are staffed primarily by volunteers, and exist solely on donations. Our mission is to rescue, shelter, and find loving permanent homes for the many wonderful, yet previously abandoned, neglected or abused companion animals. Since our inception in 1983, we have cared for, rehabilitated, and found responsible and happy homes for the thousands of pets who have come through our doors.

Impact Information

Looking for Impact Information?

Charity Navigator is collaborating with GuideStar, GlobalGiving, Classy, and ImpactMatters to display impact-related information for rated nonprofits. However, not all rated nonprofits have provided impact information yet. Each of these partners has supplied Charity Navigator with the impact information they receive directly from nonprofits. Submissions must be made on our partner's websites and we plan to update the display of this information regularly.

If you are interested in seeing this charity provide its impact information, please click below. Note, this is simply an indication of your interest.

Financial

four stars

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

78.00

This rating was published 02/01/2019 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)
93.6%
  Administrative Expenses 1.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 6.18
  Program Expenses Growth -5.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Pet Adoption Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Pet Adoption Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Pet Adoption Fund (CA) 82.91 three stars
The Humane Society Naples (FL) 96.66 four stars
Heart of the Valley Animal Shelter (MT) 89.49 three stars
SPCA of Westchester (NY) 100.00 four stars
Faithful Friends Animal Society (DE) 89.95 three stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,281,464
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,281,464
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,281,464
   Other Revenue $21,623
TOTAL REVENUE $1,303,087
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $504,427
   Administrative Expenses $10,422
   Fundraising Expenses $34,257
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $549,106
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $753,981
   
Net Assets $3,685,683

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
Adoption Program $485,445 96.2%
Newsletters $17,636 3.5%
Mailings $1,346 0.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 02/01/2019 82.91 three stars
2016-12 12/01/2017 84.81 three stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 82.26 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 82.26 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 78.16 two stars
2014-12 12/22/2015 76.54 two stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 78.03 two stars
2012-12 07/01/2014 80.26 three stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 78.47 two stars
2011-12 12/20/2012 81.38 three stars
2010-12 09/01/2012 68.41 one star
2010-12 12/01/2011 61.56 one star
2009-12 09/20/2011 60.95 one star
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/22/2010 85.21 three stars
2008-12 02/01/2010 81.74 three stars
2007-12 12/01/2008 82.49 three stars
2006-12 12/01/2007 94.26 four stars
2005-12 10/01/2006 90.21 four stars
2004-12 11/01/2005 79.20 two stars
2003-12 10/01/2004 83.50 three 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 95-3842460
Name in IRS Master File PET ADOPTION FUND
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
(408) Community service organization
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, 1983
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Margaret Turner President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Pet Adoption Fund (CA) 82.91 three stars
League for Animal Welfare (OH) 89.57 three stars
Humane Society of Greater Miami (FL) 92.12 four stars
SPCA of Westchester (NY) 100.00 four stars
Northeast Animal Shelter (MA) 85.92 three stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

This charity has an official representative registered with Charity Navigator.

Charity Contact Info

Pet Adoption Fund
7507 Deering Avenue
Canoga Park, CA 91303
tel: (818) 340-1186
EIN: 95-3842460

Visit Web Site

Board Leadership

Margaret Turner
Chairman

CEO

Margaret Turner
President

Join Our Mailing List

Join over 400,000 other informed givers and get updates on charity ratings, new features, hot topics, and tips for donating.