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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Animal Welfare League of Arlington

Improving the lives of animals and people for more than 75 years.

four stars

92.80

2650 South Arlington Mill Drive Arlington, VA 22206
tel: (703) 931-9241   Web Site
EIN: 54-0603502

Board Leadership
Allen Herzberg
Chair

CEO
Samuel Wolbert
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.80 four stars
  Financial 89.83 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Animal Welfare League of Arlington's mission is to improve the lives of animals and people by providing resources, care, and protection. The League provides temporary care and refuge for homeless and suffering animals; places animals in loving, responsible homes; prevents cruelty to animals; provides animal control services; educates the public; and provides community services. Founded in 1944, the League provides animal control and sheltering for Arlington County under contract, and also offers many community service programs. The Animal Welfare League of Arlington also has several outreach programs to assist pets and their owners including humane education, spay/neuter programs, and caring for pets at the League when owners face an emergency.

The Animal Welfare League of Arlington's mission is to improve the lives of animals and people by providing resources, care, and protection. The League provides temporary care and refuge for homeless and suffering animals; places animals in loving, responsible homes; prevents cruelty to animals; provides animal control services; educates the public; and provides community services. Founded in 1944, the League provides animal control and sheltering for Arlington County under contract, and also offers many community service programs. The Animal Welfare League of Arlington also has several outreach programs to assist pets and their owners including humane education, spay/neuter programs, and caring for pets at the League when owners face an emergency.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2019
Total Animal Intake
2,862
Total Animal Adoptions
2,322
Total Animal Outgoing Transfers
128
Total Animals Returned To Owner/Guardian
234
Number of spay/neuter vouchers issued
301
Number of animals spayed and neutered
1,596
Animals Humanely Euthanized
93
This impact information is current as of March 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

89.83

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
85.2%
  Administrative Expenses 2.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.21
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.63
  Program Expenses Growth 7.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Animal Welfare League of Arlington on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Animal Welfare League of Arlington on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Animal Welfare League of Arlington (VA) 92.80 four stars
Louisiana SPCA (LA) 91.91 four stars
SAVE, A Friend to Homeless Animals (NJ) 90.86 four stars
Berkshire Humane Society (MA) 85.85 three stars
Columbus Humane (OH) 91.98 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,815,846
   Federated Campaigns $138,842
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $158,169
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,112,857
   Program Service Revenue $1,838,009
Total Primary Revenue $3,950,866
   Other Revenue $319,773
TOTAL REVENUE $4,270,639
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,149,699
   Administrative Expenses $114,363
   Fundraising Expenses $438,661
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,702,723
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $567,916
   
Net Assets $8,952,741

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
Animal Shelter Operations $1,836,365 58.3%
Community Services $784,131 24.9%
Animal Control $529,203 16.8%

Ratings History
Animal Welfare League of Arlington has received 7 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 07/01/2020 92.80 four stars
2018-06 10/01/2019 90.75 four stars
2017-06 05/01/2018 91.63 four stars
2016-06 06/01/2017 91.50 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 90.81 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 08/01/2015 90.39 four stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 91.84 four stars
2012-06 07/01/2013 86.72 three stars
2011-06 04/01/2012 85.83 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 88.97 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 05/01/2011 86.07 three stars
2009-06 08/01/2010 88.25 three stars
2008-06 07/01/2009 88.06 three stars
2007-06 07/01/2008 90.78 four stars
2006-06 08/01/2007 90.73 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 54-0603502
Name in IRS Master File ANIMAL WELFARE LEAGUE OF ARLINGTON VA INCORPORATED
NTEE Code D20
NTEE Classification Animal Protection and Welfare
NTEE Type Animal-Related
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related 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 August, 1947
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$125,964 3.40% Samuel Wolbert President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Animal Welfare League of Arlington (VA) 92.80 four stars
Columbus Humane (OH) 91.98 four stars
Pennsylvania SPCA (PA) 91.59 four stars
Providence Animal Center (PA) 90.43 four stars
Oregon Humane Society (OR) 94.85 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Animal Welfare League of Arlington
2650 South Arlington Mill Drive
Arlington, VA 22206
tel: (703) 931-9241
fax: (703) 931-2568
EIN: 54-0603502

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Board Leadership

Allen Herzberg
Chair

CEO

Samuel Wolbert
President, CEO

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