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Animals : Wildlife Conservation

The Roar Foundation

A meeting place of peace and harmony for all beings, animal and human

three stars

80.11

6867 Soledad Canyon Acton, CA 93510
tel: (661) 268-0380   Web Site
EIN: 95-3868718

Board Leadership
Tippi Hedren
President

CEO
Tippi Hedren
President, Founder

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 80.11 three stars
  Financial 89.29 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 74.00 two stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Roar Foundation supports the Shambala Preserve and shares its mission to educate the public about exotic animals; to advocate for legislation to protect them; and to provide sanctuary for exotic animals who have suffered from gross mistreatment and neglect so they can regain their physical and mental health and live out their lives in dignity. Shambala is home to more than 70 big cats. Once an animal is brought to Shambala, it remains here for the rest of its life. An important part of this aspect of The Roar Foundation's efforts is the series of wildlife programs presented for local children, and other youth groups, in the Southern California region.

The Roar Foundation supports the Shambala Preserve and shares its mission to educate the public about exotic animals; to advocate for legislation to protect them; and to provide sanctuary for exotic animals who have suffered from gross mistreatment and neglect so they can regain their physical and mental health and live out their lives in dignity. Shambala is home to more than 70 big cats. Once an animal is brought to Shambala, it remains here for the rest of its life. An important part of this aspect of The Roar Foundation's efforts is the series of wildlife programs presented for local children, and other youth groups, in the Southern California region.

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Financial

three stars

89.29

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

74.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
75.0%
  Administrative Expenses 22.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.87
  Program Expenses Growth 7.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Roar Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Roar Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Roar Foundation (CA) 80.11 three stars
Performing Animal Welfare Society (CA) 95.70 four stars
American Eagle Foundation (TN) 97.03 four stars
The Elephant Sanctuary (TN) 98.47 four stars
Noah's Ark Animal Sanctuary (GA) 89.39 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,047,109
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,047,109
   Program Service Revenue $72,515
Total Primary Revenue $1,119,624
   Other Revenue $36,303
TOTAL REVENUE $1,155,927
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $824,284
   Administrative Expenses $237,148
   Fundraising Expenses $26,299
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,087,731
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $68,196
   
Net Assets $1,926,890

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 07/01/2019 80.11 three stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 78.89 two stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 78.61 two stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 78.01 two stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 79.18 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 08/01/2015 75.24 two stars
2013-06 02/01/2014 73.42 two stars
2012-06 06/01/2013 81.19 three stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 79.86 two stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 71.51 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 82.78 three stars
2009-06 08/01/2010 84.04 three stars
2008-06 07/01/2009 72.60 two stars
2007-06 04/01/2008 81.73 three stars
2006-06 04/01/2007 85.24 three stars
2005-06 03/01/2006 75.83 two stars
2004-06 12/01/2004 78.78 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 95-3868718
Name in IRS Master File ROAR FOUNDATION
NTEE Code D31
NTEE Classification Protection of Endangered Species
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 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 May, 1997
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
$113,597 10.44% Chris Gallucci Vice President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Roar Foundation (CA) 80.11 three stars
Center for Great Apes (FL) 95.55 four stars
Big Cat Rescue (FL) 100.00 four stars
Animals Asia Foundation Limited (CA) 85.07 three stars
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (PA) 88.64 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Roar Foundation
6867 Soledad Canyon
Acton, CA 93510
tel: (661) 268-0380
fax: (661) 268-8809
EIN: 95-3868718

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 189
Acton, CA 93510

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Board Leadership

Tippi Hedren
President

CEO

Tippi Hedren
President, Founder

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