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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

FACT

Making farming healthier and more humane places to raise food animals.

94.31

3525 W. Peterson Ave. Suite 213
Chicago, IL 60659
tel: (773) 525-4952   Web Site
EIN: 36-3172605

Board Leadership
Robin Fitelson
Chair

CEO
Richard Wood
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.31
  Financial 91.96
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 11/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

91.96

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
80.2%
  Administrative Expenses 6.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.50
  Program Expenses Growth 7.3%
  Liabilities to Assets < 0.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by FACT on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by FACT on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Food Animal Concerns Trust (FACT) is a Chicago based non-profit organization that promotes humane and healthy farms through science-based advocacy, consumer education, and support for humane farmers. Since 1982 we have been involved in efforts to increase awareness about the conditions experienced by chickens, pigs and cows. FACT seeks to improve the welfare of food producing animals, broaden opportunities for humane farmers, and address the public health problems that come from the production of meat, milk, and eggs.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $531,576
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $531,576
   Program Service Revenue $14,700
Total Primary Revenue $546,276
   Other Revenue $29,623
TOTAL REVENUE $575,899
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $741,468
   Administrative Expenses $68,856
   Fundraising Expenses $133,707
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $944,031
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-368,132
   
Net Assets $1,326,754

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
Humane Farming $433,280 58.4%
Food Safety Program $207,117 27.9%
Keep Antibiotics Working Program $101,071 13.6%

Ratings History
FACT has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 11/01/2016 94.31
2014-06 06/01/2016 94.94
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 85.05
2013-06 09/01/2014 85.70
2012-06 07/01/2013 78.36
2011-06 07/01/2012 86.22
2010-06 05/01/2012 75.18
2010-06 09/20/2011 73.98
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 06/01/2011 71.22
2009-06 07/01/2010 88.57
2008-06 06/01/2009 89.17
2007-06 07/01/2008 86.14
2006-06 07/01/2007 87.47
2005-06 09/01/2006 83.42
2004-06 05/01/2005 80.00
2003-06 12/01/2004 84.26

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 36-3172605
Name in IRS Master File FOOD ANIMAL CONCERNS TRUST
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 (913) Prevention of cruelty to animals
(994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
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
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$96,320 10.20% Richard Wood Executive Director

Food Animal Concerns Trust (FACT) is a Chicago based non-profit organization that promotes humane and healthy farms through science-based advocacy, consumer education, and support for humane farmers. Since 1982 we have been involved in efforts to increase awareness about the conditions experienced by chickens, pigs and cows. FACT seeks to improve the welfare of food producing animals, broaden opportunities for humane farmers, and address the public health problems that come from the production of meat, milk, and eggs.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
FACT (IL) 94.31
Last Chance for Animals (CA) 94.69
North Carolina Veterinary Medical Foundation (NC) 94.34
Morris Animal Foundation (CO) 90.18
Humane Farming Association (CA) 89.01

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Charity Contact Info

FACT
3525 W. Peterson Ave.
Suite 213
Chicago, IL 60659
tel: (773) 525-4952
fax: (773) 539-3053
EIN: 36-3172605

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3525 W. Peterson Ave.
Suite 213
Chicago, IL 60659

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Board Leadership

Robin Fitelson
Chair

CEO

Richard Wood
Executive Director

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