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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

American Anti-Vivisection Society

Working to end the use of animals in science

three stars

87.61

801 Old York Road Suite 204
Jenkintown, PA 19046
tel: (800) 729-2287   Web Site
EIN: 23-0341990

Board Leadership
Sue A. Leary
President

CEO
Sue A. Leary
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.61 three stars
  Financial 82.74 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/21/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1883, the American Anti-Vivisection Society (AAVS) is the oldest non-profit animal advocacy and educational organization in the United States dedicated to ending experimentation on animals in research, testing, and education. AAVS also opposes and works to end other forms of cruelty to animals. We work with students, grassroots groups, individuals, teachers, the media, other national organizations, government officials, members of the scientific community, and advocates in other countries to legally and effectively end the use of animals in science through education, advocacy, and the development of alternative methods to animal use.

Founded in 1883, the American Anti-Vivisection Society (AAVS) is the oldest non-profit animal advocacy and educational organization in the United States dedicated to ending experimentation on animals in research, testing, and education. AAVS also opposes and works to end other forms of cruelty to animals. We work with students, grassroots groups, individuals, teachers, the media, other national organizations, government officials, members of the scientific community, and advocates in other countries to legally and effectively end the use of animals in science through education, advocacy, and the development of alternative methods to animal use.

Financial

three stars

82.74

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 12/21/2018 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)
72.3%
  Administrative Expenses 15.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 12.13
  Program Expenses Growth 6.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Anti-Vivisection Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Anti-Vivisection Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Anti-Vivisection Society (PA) 87.61 three stars
Born Free USA united with Animal Protection Institute (DC) 88.05 three stars
American Humane (DC) 90.25 four stars
Alley Cat Allies (MD) 93.98 four stars
North Carolina Veterinary Medical Foundation (NC) 94.34 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,314,956
   Federated Campaigns $12,093
   Membership Dues $218,081
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,545,130
   Program Service Revenue $95,758
Total Primary Revenue $1,640,888
   Other Revenue $924,718
TOTAL REVENUE $2,565,606
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,453,082
   Administrative Expenses $356,294
   Fundraising Expenses $234,628
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,044,004
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $521,602
   
Net Assets $24,977,035

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
Public Outreach, Investigations, and Campaigns $1,073,814 73.9%
Animalearn Program $196,512 13.5%
Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics $182,756 12.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 12/21/2018 87.61 three stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 89.90 three stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 90.15 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 83.39 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 80.17 three stars
2013-12 08/01/2015 92.28 four stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 91.63 four stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 78.34 two stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 78.77 two stars
2010-12 11/01/2011 80.10 three stars
2009-12 10/01/2011 83.49 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 77.42 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 10/01/2010 76.85 two stars
2008-12 02/01/2010 80.32 three stars
2007-12 11/01/2008 91.20 four stars
2006-12 12/01/2007 74.86 two stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 79.17 two 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 23-0341990
Name in IRS Master File AMERICAN ANTI-VIVISECTION SOCIETY
NTEE Code D01
NTEE Classification Alliance/Advocacy Organizations
NTEE Type Animal-Related
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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, 1999
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 Compensation from Affiliates
$46,963 2.29% Sue A. Leary President, CEO $20,000

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Anti-Vivisection Society (PA) 87.61 three stars
Last Chance for Animals (CA) 98.23 four stars
Born Free USA united with Animal Protection Institute (DC) 88.05 three stars
National Anti-Vivisection Society (IL) 88.55 three stars
Animal Welfare Institute (DC) 92.92 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

American Anti-Vivisection Society
801 Old York Road
Suite 204
Jenkintown, PA 19046
tel: (800) 729-2287
fax: (215) 887-2088
EIN: 23-0341990

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Board Leadership

Sue A. Leary
President

CEO

Sue A. Leary
President

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