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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Potter League for Animals

Enriching lives

three stars

88.54

87 Oliphant Lane Middletown, RI 02842
tel: (401) 846-8276   Web Site
EIN: 05-0301553

Board Leadership
Joan Johnson-Freese
President

CEO
Brad Shear
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.54 three stars
  Financial 84.30 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1929, the Potter League for Animals is dedicated to making a difference in the lives of animals. To promote the humane treatment of all animals, we shelter and care for lost or unwanted companion animals, return them to their homes, place them into humane environments, or sensitively euthanize them. Through community education and the fostering of relationships between people and animals, we secure their future. Potter League for Animals is committed to zero tolerance of animal suffering and homelessness. As the heart of a humane community, we will lead an empowered citizenry who are the animals' best advocates. Together we will act with courage and compassion to address the root causes of animal abuse and overpopulation.

Founded in 1929, the Potter League for Animals is dedicated to making a difference in the lives of animals. To promote the humane treatment of all animals, we shelter and care for lost or unwanted companion animals, return them to their homes, place them into humane environments, or sensitively euthanize them. Through community education and the fostering of relationships between people and animals, we secure their future. Potter League for Animals is committed to zero tolerance of animal suffering and homelessness. As the heart of a humane community, we will lead an empowered citizenry who are the animals' best advocates. Together we will act with courage and compassion to address the root causes of animal abuse and overpopulation.

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Financial

three stars

84.30

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

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)
74.1%
  Administrative Expenses 10.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.24
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.67
  Program Expenses Growth 7.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Potter League for Animals on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Potter League for Animals on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Potter League for Animals (RI) 88.54 three stars
Columbus Humane (OH) 91.98 four stars
Longmont Humane Society (CO) 85.07 three stars
Humane Society of El Paso (TX) 90.56 four stars
Macomb County Humane Society (MI) 97.34 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $871,689
   Federated Campaigns $40,438
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $145,516
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,057,643
   Program Service Revenue $656,670
Total Primary Revenue $1,714,313
   Other Revenue $245,510
TOTAL REVENUE $1,959,823
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,737,171
   Administrative Expenses $200,645
   Fundraising Expenses $348,030
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,285,846
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-326,023
   
Net Assets $11,158,357

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
Sheltering and Adoptions $1,385,196 79.7%
Education, Behavior & Training, and Community Awareness $351,975 20.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-07 07/01/2019 88.54 three stars
2017-07 08/01/2018 84.48 three stars
2016-07 08/01/2017 88.01 three stars
2015-07 07/01/2016 90.39 four stars
2014-07 06/01/2016 88.49 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-07 09/01/2015 80.16 three stars
2013-07 11/01/2014 82.85 three stars
2012-07 10/01/2013 89.34 three stars
2011-07 11/06/2012 87.59 three stars
2010-07 09/20/2011 80.31 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-07 06/01/2011 74.42 two stars
2009-07 09/01/2010 77.04 two stars
2008-07 08/01/2009 71.39 two stars
2007-07 06/01/2008 80.97 three stars
2006-07 06/01/2007 80.20 three stars
2005-07 09/01/2006 91.16 four stars
2004-07 08/01/2005 89.64 three stars
2003-07 08/01/2004 90.58 four stars
2002-07 03/01/2004 95.02 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 05-0301553
Name in IRS Master File ROBERT POTTER LEAGUE FOR ANIMALS INC
NTEE Code D20
NTEE Classification Animal Protection and Welfare
NTEE Type Animal-Related
Classification Organization to Prevent Cruelty to Animals
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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 December, 1951
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End July
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • July, 2018
  • July, 2017
  • July, 2016
  • July, 2015
  • July, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$62,776 2.74% Bradley Shear Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$73,026 3.19% Nancy Wrathall Director of Finance & Administration

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Potter League for Animals (RI) 88.54 three stars
Humane Society of Sarasota County (FL) 100.00 four stars
Charleston Animal Society (SC) 87.73 three stars
Beaver County Humane Society (PA) 96.46 four stars
Willamette Humane Society (OR) 91.06 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Potter League for Animals
87 Oliphant Lane
Middletown, RI 02842
tel: (401) 846-8276
fax: (401) 846-0681
EIN: 05-0301553

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Board Leadership

Joan Johnson-Freese
President

CEO

Brad Shear
Executive Director

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