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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

FACT

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

three stars

84.19

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 84.19 three stars
  Financial 77.65 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

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Financial

two stars

77.65

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2017 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)
76.8%
  Administrative Expenses 7.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.21
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.15
  Program Expenses Growth -4.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.9%
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

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
FACT (IL) 84.19 three stars
Animal Welfare Institute (DC) 92.92 four stars
Humane Farming Association (CA) 89.28 three stars
Animal Legal Defense Fund (CA) 91.84 four stars
National Anti-Vivisection Society (IL) 87.33 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $475,227
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $475,227
   Program Service Revenue $33,471
Total Primary Revenue $508,698
   Other Revenue $6,633
TOTAL REVENUE $515,331
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $573,922
   Administrative Expenses $71,972
   Fundraising Expenses $175,617
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $821,511
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-306,180
   
Net Assets $1,020,574

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
Food Safety Program $225,514 39.3%
Humane Farming $200,368 34.9%
Program Communication Goal $148,040 25.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 12/01/2017 84.19 three stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 94.31 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 94.94 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 85.05 three stars
2013-06 09/01/2014 85.70 three stars
2012-06 07/01/2013 78.36 two stars
2011-06 07/01/2012 86.22 three stars
2010-06 05/01/2012 75.18 two stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 73.98 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 06/01/2011 71.22 two stars
2009-06 07/01/2010 88.57 three stars
2008-06 06/01/2009 89.17 three stars
2007-06 07/01/2008 86.14 three stars
2006-06 07/01/2007 87.47 three stars
2005-06 09/01/2006 83.42 three stars
2004-06 05/01/2005 80.00 three stars
2003-06 12/01/2004 84.26 three 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 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 June, 1982
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • 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
$95,246 11.59% Richard Wood Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
FACT (IL) 84.19 three stars
The Humane Society of the United States (DC) 85.40 three stars
Animal Welfare Institute (DC) 92.92 four stars
Humane Farming Association (CA) 89.28 three stars
Morris Animal Foundation (CO) 89.50 three stars

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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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