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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Last Chance for Animals

Alleviating animal suffering and exploitation

four stars

94.69

8033 Sunset Boulevard Suite 835
Los Angeles, CA 90046
tel: (888) 882-6462   Web Site
EIN: 95-4013155

Board Leadership
Ariel Gale
Board President

CEO
Chris DeRose
President, Founder

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.69 four stars
  Financial 92.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
86.1%
  Administrative Expenses 3.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.94
  Program Expenses Growth 23.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Last Chance for Animals on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Last Chance for Animals on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Last Chance for Animals (CA) 94.69 four stars
Alley Cat Allies (MD) 92.89 four stars
FACT (IL) 94.31 four stars
American Anti-Vivisection Society (PA) 90.15 four stars
Animal Welfare Institute (DC) 92.92 four stars

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Founded in 1984, Last Chance for Animals (LCA) recognizes that animals have the ability to experience pain, and as such they deserve certain basic rights protecting them from pain caused by humans. LCA believes that non-human animals should not be subjected to suffering and exploitation by humans because alternatives exist for nearly every traditional usage of animals. LCA opposes the use of animals for scientific curiosity, entertainment, clothing, and food. LCA recognizes the use of non-human animals in medical experimentation as both immoral and of questionable scientific validity due to the tremendous biological difference between species. LCA's work advocates conscious and informed lifestyle decisions, and LCA is committed to disseminating truthful information about societal animal abuse to improve the treatment of animals.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,262,114
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,262,114
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,262,114
   Other Revenue $36,552
TOTAL REVENUE $2,298,666
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,686,556
   Administrative Expenses $57,109
   Fundraising Expenses $177,990
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,921,655
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $377,011
   
Net Assets $1,718,859

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
Last Chance for Animals has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 94.69 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 04/01/2016 97.24 four stars
2013-12 03/01/2016 96.04 four stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 91.74 four stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 81.91 three stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 81.25 three stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 66.99 one star
2010-12 11/06/2012 75.76 two stars
2010-12 07/01/2012 74.84 two stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 73.88 two stars
2009-12 12/01/2011 68.66 one star
2009-12 09/20/2011 61.14 one star
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 03/01/2011 64.14 one star
2007-12 06/01/2009 81.81 three stars
2006-12 03/01/2008 83.35 three stars
2005-12 03/01/2007 82.14 three stars
2004-12 03/01/2006 85.33 three stars
2003-12 02/01/2005 78.48 two stars
2002-12 04/01/2004 71.76 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 95-4013155
Name in IRS Master File LAST CHANCE FOR ANIMALS
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
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]
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 2010

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
$110,000 5.72% Chris DeRose President

Founded in 1984, Last Chance for Animals (LCA) recognizes that animals have the ability to experience pain, and as such they deserve certain basic rights protecting them from pain caused by humans. LCA believes that non-human animals should not be subjected to suffering and exploitation by humans because alternatives exist for nearly every traditional usage of animals. LCA opposes the use of animals for scientific curiosity, entertainment, clothing, and food. LCA recognizes the use of non-human animals in medical experimentation as both immoral and of questionable scientific validity due to the tremendous biological difference between species. LCA's work advocates conscious and informed lifestyle decisions, and LCA is committed to disseminating truthful information about societal animal abuse to improve the treatment of animals.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Last Chance for Animals (CA) 94.69 four stars
Farm Sanctuary (NY) 91.93 four stars
American Veterinary Medical Foundation (IL) 88.81 three stars
Friends of Animals (CT) 86.86 three stars
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (NY) 86.14 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Last Chance for Animals
8033 Sunset Boulevard
Suite 835
Los Angeles, CA 90046
tel: (888) 882-6462
fax: (310) 271-1890
EIN: 95-4013155

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Board Leadership

Ariel Gale
Board President

CEO

Chris DeRose
President, Founder

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