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Animals : Wildlife Conservation

Noah's Ark Animal Sanctuary

Bringing children and animals together

three stars

89.02

712 L G Griffin Road Locust Grove, GA 30248
tel: (770) 957-0888   Web Site
EIN: 58-1909303

Board Leadership
Glenn Ross
Chairman

CEO
Jama Hedgecoth
Director and Founder

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.02 three stars
  Financial 85.00 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Our mission is three-fold:
To provide a home for injured, abused, and orphaned animals.
To provide awareness through our education programs that emphasize all living things have value no matter how small or seemingly insignificant. When we as a society can recognize this fact, we will begin to win the battles for conservation and preservation.
To provide unconditional love and care for animals who have special needs in their lives whether mental, physical, or emotional.

Noah's Ark Animal Sanctuary is dedicated to bringing children and animals together for the purpose of providing unconditional love, unconditional service, and a future full of hope. 

Our mission is three-fold:
To provide a home for injured, abused, and orphaned animals.
To provide awareness through our education programs that emphasize all living things have value no matter how small or seemingly insignificant. When we as a society can recognize this fact, we will begin to win the battles for conservation and preservation.
To provide unconditional love and care for animals who have special needs in their lives whether mental, physical, or emotional.

Noah's Ark Animal Sanctuary is dedicated to bringing children and animals together for the purpose of providing unconditional love, unconditional service, and a future full of hope. 

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Financial

three stars

85.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 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)
86.3%
  Administrative Expenses 9.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.92
  Program Expenses Growth -18.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Noah's Ark Animal Sanctuary on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Noah's Ark Animal Sanctuary on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Noah's Ark Animal Sanctuary (GA) 89.02 three stars
American Eagle Foundation (TN) 100.00 four stars
Big Cat Rescue (FL) 100.00 four stars
Our Companions Animal Rescue (CT) 95.20 four stars
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (PA) 88.29 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,435,861
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,435,861
   Program Service Revenue $173,768
Total Primary Revenue $1,609,629
   Other Revenue $35,220
TOTAL REVENUE $1,644,849
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,289,119
   Administrative Expenses $287,578
   Fundraising Expenses $180,018
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,756,715
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-111,866
   
Net Assets $1,965,748

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
Rehabilitation and Permanent Care $1,166,764 90.5%
Education $122,355 9.5%

Within the last year, this charity had a CN Advisory removed. Read More

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-04 10/01/2019 89.02 three stars
2018-04 09/03/2019 86.41 three stars
2017-04 07/01/2019 78.15 two stars
2016-04 12/01/2017 78.71 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-04 01/14/2016 --Donor Advisory

Prior to 9/1/2016, Charity Navigator issued Advisories under the name CN Watchlist and Donor Advisory. For more information on the CN Advisory system click here. This charity was issued a DA.

This donor advisory was published on Thursday, January 14, 2016

2014-04 11/25/2015 --Donor Advisory

Prior to 9/1/2016, Charity Navigator issued Advisories under the name CN Watchlist and Donor Advisory. For more information on the CN Advisory system click here. This charity was issued a DA.

This donor advisory was published on Wednesday, November 25, 2015

2014-04 11/20/2015 --Donor Advisory

Prior to 9/1/2016, Charity Navigator issued Advisories under the name CN Watchlist and Donor Advisory. For more information on the CN Advisory system click here. This charity was issued a DA.

This donor advisory was published on Friday, November 20, 2015

2014-04 09/01/2015 94.23 four stars
2013-04 02/01/2015 92.16 four stars
2013-04 06/01/2014 84.41 three stars
2012-04 06/01/2013 91.01 four stars
2011-04 03/01/2012 92.54 four stars
2011-04 02/01/2012 90.43 four stars
2010-04 09/20/2011 75.69 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-04 05/01/2011 81.54 three stars
2009-04 02/01/2010 98.78 four stars
2008-04 02/01/2009 82.23 three stars
2007-04 06/01/2008 69.96 one star
2006-04 12/01/2007 86.14 three stars
2005-04 03/01/2006 77.93 two stars

Historical CN Advisories

11/20/2015-12/01/2017: Moderate Concern Advisory

In accordance with our policy for removing CN Advisories, Charity Navigator removed the Moderate Concern CN Advisory for Noah's Ark Animal Rehabilitation Center on December 1, 2017, because the CN Advisory has been in place for more than a year (since November 20, 2015)

Charity Navigator had published a Moderate Concern CN Advisory on Noah's Ark Animal Rehabilitation Center because we became aware of the following information in connection with this charity:

  • On November 18, 2015, it came to the attention of Charity Navigator that Noah's Ark Animal Rehabilitation Center, is the subject of an investigation by Georgia Secretary of State according to an article titled, "Noah's Ark charity under state investigation after Channel 2 exposes donor deception." For this reason, we have issued a Moderate Concern CN Advisory. For more information regarding the charges reported, please see the WSB-TV2 article.

    • On December 29, 2015, WAB-TV2 published an article titled, "Georgia subpoenas records in Noah's Ark charity investigation." For more information, please see the WAB-TV2 article.

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 58-1909303
Name in IRS Master File NOAHS ARK ANIMAL REHABILITATION CENTER AND SANCTUARY INC
NTEE Code D20
NTEE Classification Animal Protection and Welfare
NTEE Type Animal-Related
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (913) Prevention of cruelty to animals
(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 May, 1991
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End April
IRS Forms 990
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  • April, 2017
  • April, 2016
  • April, 2015
  • April, 2014
  • April, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
$67,379 3.83% Jama Hedgecoth President $32,235
Other Salaries of Note
$91,033 5.18% Raymond Jordan Board Member --
$79,376 4.51% Allison Hedgecoth Secretary --
$70,406 4.00% Charles Hedgecoth Treasurer $19,000

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Noah's Ark Animal Sanctuary (GA) 89.02 three stars
Keepers of the Wild (AZ) 89.05 three stars
Animals Asia Foundation Limited (CA) 85.07 three stars
The Wildcat Sanctuary (MN) 92.60 four stars
Our Companions Animal Rescue (CT) 95.20 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Noah's Ark Animal Sanctuary
712 L G Griffin Road
Locust Grove, GA 30248
tel: (770) 957-0888
fax: (770) 957-1181
EIN: 58-1909303

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Board Leadership

Glenn Ross
Chairman

CEO

Jama Hedgecoth
Director and Founder

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