Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Last Chance for Animals

Alleviating animal suffering and exploitation

four stars

98.23

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 98.23 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

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Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2018 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)
89.7%
  Administrative Expenses 1.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.68
  Program Expenses Growth 14.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.7%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,693,968
   Federated Campaigns $56,598
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,750,566
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,750,566
   Other Revenue $38,701
TOTAL REVENUE $1,789,267
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,222,521
   Administrative Expenses $35,477
   Fundraising Expenses $184,655
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,442,653
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-653,386
   
Net Assets $1,553,188

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$110,000 4.50% Chris DeRose President

Mission

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.

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Last Chance for Animals (CA) 98.23 four 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