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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services (Grantmaking)

Petco Foundation

Raise the quality of life for pets and people who love and need them

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four stars

96.46

654 Richland Hills Drive San Antonio, TX 78245
tel: (877) 738-6742   Web Site
EIN: 33-0845930

Board Leadership
Charlie Piscitello
President

CEO
Susanne Kogut
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.46 four stars
  Financial 95.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Petco Foundation has served as a voice for companion animals across the country since 1999. Each year, we help animal-welfare organizations find lifelong, loving homes for millions of orphaned pets, as well as fund spay and neuter efforts, animal assisted therapy programs and humane education.

Today, the Foundation donates about $11 million a year to assist companion animals across the country. The organization is funded through donations raised during seasonal fundraisers conducted in Petco's 1,000 plus stores in all 50 United States, as well as from Petco associates, vendors and corporate contributions..

The majority of the funds raised remain in the community in which they were raised, but the Petco Foundation is also involved in many national animal welfare efforts. The Petco Foundation's mission is to raise the quality of life for pets and people who love and need them. The Petco Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation (#33-0845930).

The Petco Foundation has served as a voice for companion animals across the country since 1999. Each year, we help animal-welfare organizations find lifelong, loving homes for millions of orphaned pets, as well as fund spay and neuter efforts, animal assisted therapy programs and humane education.

Today, the Foundation donates about $11 million a year to assist companion animals across the country. The organization is funded through donations raised during seasonal fundraisers conducted in Petco's 1,000 plus stores in all 50 United States, as well as from Petco associates, vendors and corporate contributions..

The majority of the funds raised remain in the community in which they were raised, but the Petco Foundation is also involved in many national animal welfare efforts. The Petco Foundation's mission is to raise the quality of life for pets and people who love and need them. The Petco Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation (#33-0845930).

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Financial

four stars

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2019 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)
89.8%
  Administrative Expenses 3.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.41
  Program Expenses Growth 13.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 13.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Petco Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
Joint Cost Allocation Adjustment applied. Learn more.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Petco Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Petco Foundation (TX) 96.46 four stars
RedRover (CA) 96.95 four stars
Animal Welfare League (IL) 89.96 three stars
Vegan Outreach (CA) 87.64 three stars
Wildlife Rescue & Rehabilitation (TX) 95.13 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $34,583,115
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $799,812
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $35,382,927
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $35,382,927
   Other Revenue $922,254
TOTAL REVENUE $36,305,181
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $30,682,934
   Administrative Expenses $833,774
   Fundraising Expenses $2,915,896
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $34,432,604
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,872,577
   
Net Assets $14,639,491

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History
Petco Foundation has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-05 05/01/2019 96.46 four stars
2017-05 02/01/2018 96.46 four stars
2016-04 02/01/2017 96.66 four stars
2015-05 06/01/2016 96.66 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-05 10/01/2015 96.23 four stars
2013-04 10/01/2014 95.89 four stars
2012-04 03/01/2013 86.35 three stars
2011-04 05/01/2012 86.30 three stars
2010-05 09/20/2011 91.01 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-05 05/01/2011 93.63 four stars
2009-05 11/24/2010 92.08 four stars
2008-05 12/17/2008 95.80 four stars
2007-05 02/01/2008 93.99 four stars
2006-01 12/01/2006 96.47 four stars
2005-01 12/01/2005 96.74 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 33-0845930
Name in IRS Master File PETCO FOUNDATION
NTEE Code T12
NTEE Classification Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
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 May, 1999
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End April
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • April, 2017
  • April, 2016
  • May, 2015
  • May, 2014
  • May, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Susanne Kogut Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Petco Foundation (TX) 96.46 four stars
Mercy For Animals (CA) 85.19 three stars
Wildlife Rescue & Rehabilitation (TX) 95.13 four stars
Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter (MD) 87.25 three stars
Petfinder Foundation (AZ) 95.38 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Petco Foundation
654 Richland Hills Drive
San Antonio, TX 78245
tel: (877) 738-6742
fax: (858) 909-2618
EIN: 33-0845930

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Board Leadership

Charlie Piscitello
President

CEO

Susanne Kogut
Executive Director

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