Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Animal Welfare Institute

Dedicated to alleviating suffering inflicted on animals by humans

four stars

99.99

900 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE Washington, DC 20003
tel: (202) 337-2332   Web Site
EIN: 13-5655952

Board Leadership
Cynthia Wilson
Chair

CEO
Cathy Liss
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 99.99 four stars
  Financial 99.99 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Since 1951, the Animal Welfare Institute has been dedicated to reducing animal suffering caused by people. We seek better treatment of animals everywhere - in the laboratory, on the farm, at home, and in the wild. Through engagement with policymakers, scientists, industry, and the public, AWI seeks to abolish factory farms, support high-welfare family farms, and achieve humane slaughter for animals raised for food; improve the housing and handling of animals in research, and encourage the development and implementation of alternatives to experimentation on live animals; end the use of steel-jaw leghold traps and reform other brutal methods of capturing and killing wildlife; preserve species threatened with extinction, and protect wildlife from harmful exploitation and destruction of critical habitat; protect companion animals from cruelty and violence, including appalling conditions in commercial trade; and prevent injury and death of animals caused by harsh transport conditions.

Since 1951, the Animal Welfare Institute has been dedicated to reducing animal suffering caused by people. We seek better treatment of animals everywhere - in the laboratory, on the farm, at home, and in the wild. Through engagement with policymakers, scientists, industry, and the public, AWI seeks to abolish factory farms, support high-welfare family farms, and achieve humane slaughter for animals raised for food; improve the housing and handling of animals in research, and encourage the development and implementation of alternatives to experimentation on live animals; end the use of steel-jaw leghold traps and reform other brutal methods of capturing and killing wildlife; preserve species threatened with extinction, and protect wildlife from harmful exploitation and destruction of critical habitat; protect companion animals from cruelty and violence, including appalling conditions in commercial trade; and prevent injury and death of animals caused by harsh transport conditions.

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Financial

four stars

99.99

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
90.7%
  Administrative Expenses 7.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.60
  Program Expenses Growth 10.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Animal Welfare Institute on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Animal Welfare Institute on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,026,800
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,026,800
   Program Service Revenue $1,111
Total Primary Revenue $5,027,911
   Other Revenue $236,951
TOTAL REVENUE $5,264,862
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,729,529
   Administrative Expenses $297,109
   Fundraising Expenses $65,173
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,091,811
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,173,051
   
Net Assets $16,064,718

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$112,079 2.73% Cathy Liss President
Other Salaries of Note
$98,788 2.41% Nadia S Adawi Executive Director

Mission

Since 1951, the Animal Welfare Institute has been dedicated to reducing animal suffering caused by people. We seek better treatment of animals everywhere - in the laboratory, on the farm, at home, and in the wild. Through engagement with policymakers, scientists, industry, and the public, AWI seeks to abolish factory farms, support high-welfare family farms, and achieve humane slaughter for animals raised for food; improve the housing and handling of animals in research, and encourage the development and implementation of alternatives to experimentation on live animals; end the use of steel-jaw leghold traps and reform other brutal methods of capturing and killing wildlife; preserve species threatened with extinction, and protect wildlife from harmful exploitation and destruction of critical habitat; protect companion animals from cruelty and violence, including appalling conditions in commercial trade; and prevent injury and death of animals caused by harsh transport conditions.

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Animal Welfare Institute (DC) 99.99 four stars
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Friends of Animals (CT) 89.45 three stars
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (NY) 85.60 three stars
North Carolina Veterinary Medical Foundation (NC) 94.34 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Animal Welfare Institute
900 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003
tel: (202) 337-2332
fax: (202) 446-2131
EIN: 13-5655952

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Board Leadership

Cynthia Wilson
Chair

CEO

Cathy Liss
President