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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Anderson Animal Shelter

A humane society

four stars

92.98

1000 South La Fox Street South Elgin, IL 60177
tel: (847) 697-2880   Web Site
EIN: 36-6164626

Board Leadership
Jeffrey Hampton
President

CEO
Beth Drake-Foster
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.98 four stars
  Financial 92.97 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Anderson Animal Shelter (AAS) was incorporated in 1966 and is the largest privately funded animal welfare organization in the Fox Valley area. The mission of AAS is to improve the lives of pets and people through service, education and advocacy. Anderson Animal Shelter cares for over 3,000 homeless pets each year, with a live release rate of over 96%. A variety of other services are also offered to the public. These include: low-cost spay/neuter, dog training and humane education programming.

Anderson Animal Shelter (AAS) was incorporated in 1966 and is the largest privately funded animal welfare organization in the Fox Valley area. The mission of AAS is to improve the lives of pets and people through service, education and advocacy. Anderson Animal Shelter cares for over 3,000 homeless pets each year, with a live release rate of over 96%. A variety of other services are also offered to the public. These include: low-cost spay/neuter, dog training and humane education programming.

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Financial

four stars

92.97

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 07/01/2018 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)
77.9%
  Administrative Expenses 11.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.18
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.38
  Program Expenses Growth 36.2%
  Liabilities to Assets < 0.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Anderson Animal Shelter on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Anderson Animal Shelter on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Anderson Animal Shelter (IL) 92.98 four stars
Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region (CO) 93.22 four stars
Virginia Beach SPCA (VA) 92.74 four stars
Asheville Humane Society (NC) 88.80 three stars
Tri-County Humane Society (MN) 86.51 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $836,656
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $4,745
   Fundraising Events $99,494
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $940,895
   Program Service Revenue $840,881
Total Primary Revenue $1,781,776
   Other Revenue $77,816
TOTAL REVENUE $1,859,592
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,646,966
   Administrative Expenses $230,893
   Fundraising Expenses $198,361
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,076,220
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-216,628
   
Net Assets $2,202,745

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
Animal Shelter $1,610,790 97.8%
Publications and Education $36,176 2.2%

Ratings History
Anderson Animal Shelter has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 07/01/2018 92.98 four stars
2015-12 09/01/2017 94.37 four stars
2015-12 08/01/2017 92.50 four stars
2014-12 07/01/2016 87.25 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 85.07 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 87.43 three stars
2013-12 12/22/2014 76.48 two stars
2012-10 10/01/2013 67.76 one star
2011-10 08/01/2012 69.13 one star
2010-10 09/20/2011 73.01 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-10 07/01/2011 73.03 two stars
2008-10 09/01/2009 75.94 two stars
2007-10 11/01/2008 79.84 two stars
2006-10 08/01/2007 85.62 three 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 36-6164626
Name in IRS Master File ANDERSON ANIMAL SHELTER
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 (927) Fundraising
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 March, 1968
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$80,000 3.85% Beth Drake Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Anderson Animal Shelter (IL) 92.98 four stars
SPCA Serving Erie County (NY) 86.67 three stars
The Maryland SPCA (MD) 94.22 four stars
Animal Allies Humane Society (MN) 88.54 three stars
Champaign County Humane Society (IL) 85.28 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Anderson Animal Shelter
1000 South La Fox Street
South Elgin, IL 60177
tel: (847) 697-2880
fax: (847) 697-8229
EIN: 36-6164626

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Board Leadership

Jeffrey Hampton
President

CEO

Beth Drake-Foster
Executive Director

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