Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

PAWS Chicago

Pets are worth saving

four stars

100.00

1997 North Clybourn Ave. Chicago, IL 60614
tel: (773) 935-7297   Web Site
EIN: 36-4219778

Board Leadership
Paula Fasseas
Founder and Chair

CEO
Kristin Leonard Pearson
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 100.00 four stars
  Financial 100.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

PAWS Chicago is the city's largest no kill humane organization, focused on implementing solutions to end the killing of homeless pets. Since PAWS Chicago's founding in 1997, the number of homeless dogs and cats killed annually has dropped by nearly 80 percent: from more than 42,000 homeless pets killed in 1997 to under 10,000. PAWS Chicago is working to build a no kill Chicago - a city where pets are no longer destroyed just because they are homeless. PAWS Chicago will find new homes for nearly 6,000 homeless pets this year at the state-of-the-art Pippen Fasseas Lincoln Park Adoption, the satellite Glenn L. Felner North Shore Adoption Center and nearly weekly on- and off-site adoption events. The PAWS Chicago Lurie Spay/Neuter Clinic, the largest free spay/neuter clinic in Midwest, will sterilize more than 18,000 pets of low-income families this year.

PAWS Chicago is the city's largest no kill humane organization, focused on implementing solutions to end the killing of homeless pets. Since PAWS Chicago's founding in 1997, the number of homeless dogs and cats killed annually has dropped by nearly 80 percent: from more than 42,000 homeless pets killed in 1997 to under 10,000. PAWS Chicago is working to build a no kill Chicago - a city where pets are no longer destroyed just because they are homeless. PAWS Chicago will find new homes for nearly 6,000 homeless pets this year at the state-of-the-art Pippen Fasseas Lincoln Park Adoption, the satellite Glenn L. Felner North Shore Adoption Center and nearly weekly on- and off-site adoption events. The PAWS Chicago Lurie Spay/Neuter Clinic, the largest free spay/neuter clinic in Midwest, will sterilize more than 18,000 pets of low-income families this year.

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Financial

four stars

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2018 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)
89.4%
  Administrative Expenses 5.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.89
  Program Expenses Growth 11.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by PAWS Chicago on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by PAWS Chicago on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $11,506,960
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,852,896
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $14,359,856
   Program Service Revenue $2,140,595
Total Primary Revenue $16,500,451
   Other Revenue $-72,715
TOTAL REVENUE $16,427,736
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,552,054
   Administrative Expenses $733,215
   Fundraising Expenses $550,472
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $10,835,741
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $5,591,995
   
Net Assets $46,840,827

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$160,000 1.47% Kristin Pearson Chief Executive Officer
Other Salaries of Note
None reported -- Jessica Von Waldau Chief Veterinarian

Mission

PAWS Chicago is the city's largest no kill humane organization, focused on implementing solutions to end the killing of homeless pets. Since PAWS Chicago's founding in 1997, the number of homeless dogs and cats killed annually has dropped by nearly 80 percent: from more than 42,000 homeless pets killed in 1997 to under 10,000. PAWS Chicago is working to build a no kill Chicago - a city where pets are no longer destroyed just because they are homeless. PAWS Chicago will find new homes for nearly 6,000 homeless pets this year at the state-of-the-art Pippen Fasseas Lincoln Park Adoption, the satellite Glenn L. Felner North Shore Adoption Center and nearly weekly on- and off-site adoption events. The PAWS Chicago Lurie Spay/Neuter Clinic, the largest free spay/neuter clinic in Midwest, will sterilize more than 18,000 pets of low-income families this year.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
PAWS Chicago (IL) 100.00 four stars
Lange Foundation (CA) 95.05 four stars
Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA (VA) 86.45 three stars
Humane Society of Pinellas (FL) 90.41 four stars
Save-A-Pet Adoption Center (IL) 92.18 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

PAWS Chicago
1997 North Clybourn Ave.
Chicago, IL 60614
tel: (773) 935-7297
fax: (773) 281-8146
EIN: 36-4219778

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Board Leadership

Paula Fasseas
Founder and Chair

CEO

Kristin Leonard Pearson
Chief Executive Officer