Report to the Community (PDF)
Form 990 (PDF)
Audited Financial Statement (PDF)
ARF's non-profit status
ARF is pleased to share that the organization has received the highest four-star rating awarded by Charity Navigator for 11 years running, placing ARF at a level achieved by only 1 percent of charities rated. Charity Navigator, America's premier independent charity evaluator, works to advance a more efficient and responsive philanthropic marketplace by evaluating the financial health of over 5,300 of America's largest charities.
ARF's audited financial statements located above include joint cost allocations to programs from ARF's direct mail and events. 2016-17 joint costs, Note 6 may be found on page 11 of the audited financial statement. As stated, $225,484 of the $280,104 joint costs is allocated to ARF's programs. 2015-16 joint costs, Note 6 may be found on page 11 of the audited financial statement. As stated, $279,091 of the $404,358 joint costs is allocated to ARF's programs.
The mailings provide educational information concerning the suffering of animals forgotten by society, including adoption, spay-neuter, animal care, training, animal safety, volunteering, and fostering opportunities. Event allocations are calculated utilizing the schedule of the event by program segment. Each mailing and every event were analyzed for allocations, accepted and reported by Sweeney Kovar, an independent auditor. ARF is constantly striving to expand programs while keeping expenses down to ensure financial responsibility.
ARF owes an enormous debt of gratitude to its highly committed board of directors and Hall of Fame Board. These individuals, who give so generously of their time and money, also share their invaluable resources, skills, and talents with ARF.
ARF is a non-profit organization and receives no local or state funding. ARF depends on donors to rescue and find homes for animals, and to develop innovative ways to bring the healing touch of animals to people in need.