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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

The NOAH Center

Building a bond for life

four stars

92.40

31300 Brandstrom Road Stanwood, WA 98292
tel: (360) 629-7055   Web Site
EIN: 91-1362069

Board Leadership
Charlene Edson
Chairman

CEO
Stacie Ventura
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.40 four stars
  Financial 92.84 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Rather than duplicating the traditional shelter philosophy of accepting every surrendered animal only to become overcrowded and forced to euthanize, the Northwest Organization for Animal Help (N.O.A.H.) is taking a new approach. We assist animals in the most desperate need of help, the animals that have run out of time at other shelters and are facing death. By working cooperatively with area animal shelters and only accepting pets directly from their facilities, we give animals on death-row another chance at life. Opened in 1988, the N.O.A.H. Center features a customer-friendly and guilt-free adoption environment; a state-of-the-art veterinary clinic and spay/neuter surgical suite; interactive classes and pet training; professional grooming; and wilderness trails.

Rather than duplicating the traditional shelter philosophy of accepting every surrendered animal only to become overcrowded and forced to euthanize, the Northwest Organization for Animal Help (N.O.A.H.) is taking a new approach. We assist animals in the most desperate need of help, the animals that have run out of time at other shelters and are facing death. By working cooperatively with area animal shelters and only accepting pets directly from their facilities, we give animals on death-row another chance at life. Opened in 1988, the N.O.A.H. Center features a customer-friendly and guilt-free adoption environment; a state-of-the-art veterinary clinic and spay/neuter surgical suite; interactive classes and pet training; professional grooming; and wilderness trails.

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Financial

four stars

92.84

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 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)
86.9%
  Administrative Expenses 4.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.54
  Program Expenses Growth 2.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The NOAH Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The NOAH Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The NOAH Center (WA) 92.40 four stars
Atlanta Humane Society (GA) 89.03 three stars
Pets in Need (CA) 92.79 four stars
Furkids Animal Rescue and Shelters (GA) 92.38 four stars
San Antonio Humane Society (TX) 95.36 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,996,006
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $394,495
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,390,501
   Program Service Revenue $838,162
Total Primary Revenue $7,228,663
   Other Revenue $46,290
TOTAL REVENUE $7,274,953
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,687,991
   Administrative Expenses $87,452
   Fundraising Expenses $156,115
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,931,558
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $5,343,395
   
Net Assets $11,074,897

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
Shelter $1,093,099 64.8%
Spay/Neuter Clinic $594,892 35.2%

Ratings History
The NOAH Center has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 06/01/2020 92.40 four stars
2017-12 04/01/2019 90.00 four stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 90.70 four stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 91.33 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 90.47 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 83.29 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 84.25 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 83.03 three stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 90.55 four stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 93.62 four stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 94.11 four stars
2009-12 10/01/2011 96.92 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 89.32 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 98.29 four stars
2008-12 03/01/2010 95.72 four stars
2007-12 02/01/2009 88.03 three stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 83.13 three stars
2005-12 04/01/2007 82.94 three stars
2004-12 05/01/2006 86.34 three stars
2003-12 09/01/2005 89.14 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 91-1362069
Name in IRS Master File NORTHWEST ORGANIZATION FOR ANIMAL HELP
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Organization to Prevent Cruelty to Animals
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (408) Community service organization
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 July, 1988
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$92,325 4.77% Stacie Ventura Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$118,662 6.14% Holly Birkett Veterinarian

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The NOAH Center (WA) 92.40 four stars
Purrfect Pals (WA) 89.23 three stars
PAWS Chicago (IL) 93.60 four stars
Lynchburg Humane Society (VA) 86.10 three stars
Tri County Humane Society (FL) 96.66 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The NOAH Center
31300 Brandstrom Road
Stanwood, WA 98292
tel: (360) 629-7055
fax: (360) 629-9923
EIN: 91-1362069

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Board Leadership

Charlene Edson
Chairman

CEO

Stacie Ventura
Executive Director

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