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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Animal Friends

Thinking outside the cage

four stars

91.69

Caryl Gates Gluck Resource Center 562 Camp Horne Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15237
tel: (412) 847-7000   Web Site
EIN: 25-0951565

Board Leadership
Gina Carlos
Board Chair

CEO
David Swisher
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.69 four stars
  Financial 88.65 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Animal Friends, a premier companion animal resource center, is committed to nurturing and promoting the animal-human bond and creating a community where our relationship with companion animals is guided by compassion. Our mission is to ensure the well being of companion animals, while ending overpopulation, abuse and unwarranted euthanasia. It is our vision to: reduce the number of unwanted animals through aggressive spay/neuter programs; provide for the well-being of companion animals in need, while adhering to our no-kill tradition, and find each a lifelong, loving home; promote the animal-human bond through education and outreach programs; and act as an advocate on behalf of animals in crisis and as an enforcer of their rights and protection.

Animal Friends, a premier companion animal resource center, is committed to nurturing and promoting the animal-human bond and creating a community where our relationship with companion animals is guided by compassion. Our mission is to ensure the well being of companion animals, while ending overpopulation, abuse and unwarranted euthanasia. It is our vision to: reduce the number of unwanted animals through aggressive spay/neuter programs; provide for the well-being of companion animals in need, while adhering to our no-kill tradition, and find each a lifelong, loving home; promote the animal-human bond through education and outreach programs; and act as an advocate on behalf of animals in crisis and as an enforcer of their rights and protection.

Financial

three stars

88.65

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
86.1%
  Administrative Expenses 5.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.37
  Program Expenses Growth 2.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 15.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Animal Friends on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Animal Friends on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Animal Friends (PA) 91.69 four stars
The Humane Society Naples (FL) 96.18 four stars
Jacksonville Humane Society (FL) 92.10 four stars
Atlanta Humane Society (GA) 89.56 three stars
Save-A-Pet Adoption Center (IL) 92.18 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,565,691
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $5,110
   Fundraising Events $846,043
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,416,844
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $6,416,844
   Other Revenue $241,466
TOTAL REVENUE $6,658,310
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,740,790
   Administrative Expenses $359,695
   Fundraising Expenses $517,786
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,618,271
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,040,039
   
Net Assets $17,629,476

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
Finding Homes $2,872,532 60.6%
Spay/Neuter Programs $928,493 19.6%
Outreach Programs $656,227 13.8%

Ratings History
Animal Friends has received 10 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 05/01/2018 91.69 four stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 94.54 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 90.43 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 92.53 four stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 90.41 four stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 91.05 four stars
2011-12 12/01/2012 93.00 four stars
2010-12 12/01/2011 93.94 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 93.12 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 93.25 four stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 91.44 four stars
2007-12 07/01/2009 90.78 four stars
2006-12 05/01/2008 89.64 three stars
2005-12 12/15/2006 86.07 three stars
2004-12 11/01/2005 95.51 four stars
2003-12 10/01/2004 90.41 four stars
2002-12 03/01/2004 90.33 four stars
2001-12 04/15/2003 92.84 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 25-0951565
Name in IRS Master File ANIMAL FRIENDS 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
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 May, 1959
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
$136,372 2.42% David Swisher President, CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Animal Friends (PA) 91.69 four stars
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PAWS Chicago (IL) 100.00 four stars
Animal Defense League of Texas (TX) 97.86 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Animal Friends
Caryl Gates Gluck Resource Center
562 Camp Horne Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15237
tel: (412) 847-7000
fax: (412) 847-7001
EIN: 25-0951565

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Board Leadership

Gina Carlos
Board Chair

CEO

David Swisher
President and CEO

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