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Animals : Wildlife Conservation

International Exotic Animal Sanctuary

Providing a safe and caring environment for exotic animals

two stars

71.04

P.O. Box 637 Boyd, TX 76023
tel: (940) 433-5091   Web Site
EIN: 75-2283460

Board Leadership
Louis Dorfman
Chairman

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 71.04 two stars
  Financial 91.25 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 60.00 one star
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

International Exotic Animal Sanctuary (IEAS) was founded in Boyd, Texas in 1988. The inhabitants include bobcats, cougars, lions, tigers, and bears among other species. The purpose and goals of IEAS are to provide a permanent sanctuary for exotic animals that have been abused, abandoned, neglected, confiscated, or previously owned by people unwilling or unable to provide for these magnificent beings. Additionally, IEAS educates the public through school programs, tour lectures, support for conservation programs, and public appearances about the value and worth of these sensitive, intelligent and perceptive animals, so that their future, as an important part of our world, is insured. We are committed to strengthening and promoting conservation education and other avenues to foster conservation in which we can participate. Our major goal is to give the resident animals the best quality of life we can give them in captivity through our Emotional Enrichment Program, which deals with the emotional well-being of each individual animal and its individual emotional needs.

International Exotic Animal Sanctuary (IEAS) was founded in Boyd, Texas in 1988. The inhabitants include bobcats, cougars, lions, tigers, and bears among other species. The purpose and goals of IEAS are to provide a permanent sanctuary for exotic animals that have been abused, abandoned, neglected, confiscated, or previously owned by people unwilling or unable to provide for these magnificent beings. Additionally, IEAS educates the public through school programs, tour lectures, support for conservation programs, and public appearances about the value and worth of these sensitive, intelligent and perceptive animals, so that their future, as an important part of our world, is insured. We are committed to strengthening and promoting conservation education and other avenues to foster conservation in which we can participate. Our major goal is to give the resident animals the best quality of life we can give them in captivity through our Emotional Enrichment Program, which deals with the emotional well-being of each individual animal and its individual emotional needs.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2017
Number of animals in collection
75
This impact information is current as of January 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

91.25

Accountability & Transparency

one star

60.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
89.3%
  Administrative Expenses 7.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.75
  Program Expenses Growth 6.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by International Exotic Animal Sanctuary on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by International Exotic Animal Sanctuary on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
International Exotic Animal Sanctuary (TX) 71.04 two stars
The Wildcat Sanctuary (MN) 95.03 four stars
The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust USA (CA) 91.45 four stars
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (PA) 88.64 three stars
Keepers of the Wild (AZ) 87.25 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $833,411
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $833,411
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $833,411
   Other Revenue $13,062
TOTAL REVENUE $846,473
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $876,387
   Administrative Expenses $54,706
   Fundraising Expenses $23,977
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $955,070
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-108,597
   
Net Assets $657,389

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
Cat and Bear Sanctuary $876,387 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 06/01/2019 71.04 two stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 70.36 two stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 73.13 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.39 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 82.71 three stars
2013-12 12/22/2015 73.01 two stars
2013-12 08/01/2015 70.90 two stars
2012-12 08/01/2014 82.29 three stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 80.32 three stars
2011-12 03/01/2014 67.25 one star
2011-12 07/01/2013 61.63 one star
2010-12 04/01/2012 62.96 one star
2009-12 11/01/2011 64.69 one star
2008-12 09/20/2011 72.14 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2008-12 06/01/2010 89.61 three stars
2007-12 05/01/2009 74.31 two stars
2006-12 04/01/2008 74.78 two stars
2005-12 03/01/2007 82.92 three stars
2004-12 06/01/2006 77.64 two stars
2003-12 08/01/2005 73.69 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 75-2283460
Name in IRS Master File INTERNATIONAL EXOTIC FELINE SANCTUARY INC
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 (355) Wildlife sanctuary or refuge
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 September, 1989
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
$59,977 6.27% Jeremy Vargo Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$19,038 1.99% Jonathan Larson Former Executive Director
$4,577 0.47% Donald Harrington Interim Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
International Exotic Animal Sanctuary (TX) 71.04 two stars
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (PA) 88.64 three stars
Noah's Ark Animal Sanctuary (GA) 89.39 three stars
Animals Asia Foundation Limited (CA) 85.07 three stars
Center for Great Apes (FL) 95.55 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

International Exotic Animal Sanctuary
P.O. Box 637
Boyd, TX 76023
tel: (940) 433-5091
fax: (940) 433-5092
EIN: 75-2283460

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Board Leadership

Louis Dorfman
Chairman

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