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Animal Place

A sanctuary and education center for farmed animals.

three stars

89.94

17314 McCourtney Road Grass Valley, CA 95949
tel: (530) 477-1757   Web Site
EIN: 68-0200668

Board Leadership
Diane Allevato
President

CEO
Kim Sturla
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.94 three stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 86.00 three stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1989 Animal Place is one of the oldest and largest sanctuaries for farmed animals in the country. Nestled on 600-acres in Grass Valley, CA, it provides refuge to hundreds of neglected farmed animals.

In addition to permanent sanctuary, Animal Place's Rescue Ranch is a 60-acre adoption center, placing needy farmed animals into permanent homes. Since its inception in 2011, more than 15,000 farmed animals have been saved and placed into forever homes.



It operates a residential internship program, housing up to 7 interns at a time. Animal Place strives to create meaningful change for farmed animals through diet, advocacy and education. It offers farm tours, and educational workshops to introduce folks to ways they can help. Its mission is simple - to extend compassion to all.

Founded in 1989 Animal Place is one of the oldest and largest sanctuaries for farmed animals in the country. Nestled on 600-acres in Grass Valley, CA, it provides refuge to hundreds of neglected farmed animals.

In addition to permanent sanctuary, Animal Place's Rescue Ranch is a 60-acre adoption center, placing needy farmed animals into permanent homes. Since its inception in 2011, more than 15,000 farmed animals have been saved and placed into forever homes.



It operates a residential internship program, housing up to 7 interns at a time. Animal Place strives to create meaningful change for farmed animals through diet, advocacy and education. It offers farm tours, and educational workshops to introduce folks to ways they can help. Its mission is simple - to extend compassion to all.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of animals rescued
3
Number of animal adoptions
975
Number of animals provided with long term care
430
Number of overall donors
25,300
Average number of dollars received per donor
39
Number of products distributed
118,000
Number of Facebook followers
271,000
Number of people on the organization's email list
278,000
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

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

86.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
88.6%
  Administrative Expenses 6.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.25
  Program Expenses Growth 15.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Animal Place on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Animal Place on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Animal Place (CA) 89.94 three stars
Jungle Friends Primate Sanctuary (FL) 86.56 three stars
Sheldrick Wildlife Trust USA (CA) 96.46 four stars
Noah's Ark Animal Sanctuary (GA) 89.39 three stars
Keepers of the Wild (AZ) 87.25 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,108,322
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,108,322
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $4,108,322
   Other Revenue $295,289
TOTAL REVENUE $4,403,611
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,124,772
   Administrative Expenses $166,928
   Fundraising Expenses $145,179
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,436,879
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,966,732
   
Net Assets $9,738,829

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
Abused Animal Care $2,091,682 98.4%
Vegan Advocacy $33,090 1.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 89.94 three stars
2017-12 10/01/2019 90.10 four stars
2017-12 09/03/2019 85.15 three stars
2017-12 12/21/2018 84.44 three stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 84.33 three stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 86.36 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 86.33 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 86.49 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 84.14 three stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 86.65 three stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 75.67 two stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 82.42 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 84.98 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 11/01/2010 88.72 three stars
2008-12 11/01/2009 95.35 four stars
2007-12 12/01/2008 98.26 four stars
2006-12 07/01/2007 98.36 four stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 74.24 two stars
2004-12 11/01/2005 97.14 four stars
2003-12 12/01/2004 96.22 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 68-0200668
Name in IRS Master File ANIMAL PLACE
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 (320) Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, etc.
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 April, 1994
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$72,300 2.96% Kim Sturla Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Animal Place (CA) 89.94 three stars
Big Cat Rescue (FL) 100.00 four stars
Center for Great Apes (FL) 94.29 four stars
Our Companions Animal Rescue (CT) 99.77 four stars
Performing Animal Welfare Society (CA) 95.70 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Animal Place
17314 McCourtney Road
Grass Valley, CA 95949
tel: (530) 477-1757
EIN: 68-0200668

Mail donations to:
Post Office Box 1118
Grass Valley, CA 95945

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Board Leadership

Diane Allevato
President

CEO

Kim Sturla
Executive Director

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