EIN 13-4923060

American Kennel Club

IRS 501(c) type
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American Kennel Club upholds the integrity of its registry, promotes purebred dogs and breeding for type and function. It advocates for the purebred dog as a family companion, advances canine health and well-being, works to protect the rights of all dog owners, and encourages responsible dog ownership. The Club provides registration and certification of purebred dogs and litters, educates the public about responsible ownership and breeding, and offers knowledge resources to support them.
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Program areas at American Kennel Club

Dog events, performance, and judging:conformation, companion, and performance events functions as performance evaluations of breeds (25,178 events held) and promotes participation of responsible ownership in numerous types of competitive dog events throughout the nation.
Public education and canine welfare: educating the public about responsible ownership and breeding, providing knowledge and guidance about proper care, health, and training for all dogs, as well as support for charitable causes furthering canine welfare.
Dog & litter registrations:registration and certification of purebred dogs and litters, contributed to accurate genealogy records and advanced the quality of each breed. Educating the dog-loving public about responsible ownership and breeding, providing knowledge and guidance about proper care, health and training for all dogs.
Canine services and products:delivery of canine recovery services, pet care services, advisory services and dog products to support dog ownership and wellness.

Grants made by American Kennel Club

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
The American Kennel Club Museum of the DogMuseum Grant$1,861,358
American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation (AKCCHF)Medical Research$1,170,645
NAIA TrustPromote Animal Welfare$100,000
...and 3 more grants made

Who funds American Kennel Club

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
National Charitable FundHumane Fund$200
The Mordecai and Elinor Gabriel FoundationGeneral$100

Personnel at American Kennel Club

Dennis B SprungChief Financial Officer / President and Chief Executive Officer$1,354,506
Theodore PhillipsChief Financial Officer$370,664
Doug LjungrenExecutive Vice President , Sports and Events / Vice President Sports and Events$380,154
Daphna StrausVice President , Business Development / Vice President Business Development$312,136
Keith FrazierExecutive Vice President Business Support Services / Executive Vice President , Bus Support Services / Executive Vice President Bus Supp Services$276,559
...and 10 more key personnel

Financials for American Kennel Club

RevenuesFYE 12/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$17,705
Program services$79,362,451
Investment income and dividends$1,157,624
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$3,062,563
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$605,607
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$2,611,216
Miscellaneous revenues$16,543,376
Total revenues$103,360,542

Form 990s for American Kennel Club

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-122023-11-14990View PDF
2021-122022-11-10990View PDF
2020-122021-11-11990View PDF
2018-122020-01-14990View PDF
2017-122019-02-21990View PDF
...and 9 more Form 990s
Data update history
January 22, 2024
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
January 1, 2024
Used new vendors
Identified 2 new vendors, including , and
July 17, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2021
July 11, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 17 new vendors, including , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , and
June 30, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
Nonprofit Types
Trade associationsBusiness and community development organizationsAnimal organizationsHeadquarter / parent organizations
AnimalsCommunity improvementBusiness and industry
Political advocacyOperates internationallyEndowed supportProvides scholarships
General information
101 Park Ave 5th FL
New York, NY 10178
Metro area
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA
Website URL
(212) 696-8200
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
D60: Other Services-Specialty Animals
NAICS code, primary
813910: Trade Associations
Parent/child status
Central organization
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