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Animal Legal Defense Fund

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

Animal Legal Defense Fund is a legal aid society based in Cotati, CA that was founded in 1979. As of 2019 they had $15 million in revenue and $12 million in assets.

Nationwide to assure that animal abusers are punished for their crimes; supporting tough animal protection legislation; and providing resources and opportunities to law students and professionals to advance the emerging field of animal law. [cont. Sch...

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Program areas at Animal Legal Defense Fund

ALDF PROGRAM SERVICE ACCOMPLISHMENTSLitigation ProgramThe Litigation Program files cutting-edge lawsuits to end the abuse of animals, including companion animals, wildlife, and those abused in industries like factory farming, laboratories, and the entertainment industry. Our litigation efforts expand the protections of existing laws and focus on obtaining basic rights for animals with a strategy of securing strong and lasting protections under the law. From filing as plaintiffs or representing other organizations and individuals, to filing formal complaints against government agencies, the litigation program makes a substantial impact on the lives of individual animals and expanding the entire field of animal law. (Continued on Schedule O)

Form 990s for Animal Legal Defense Fund

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Oct 28, 2019990View PDF
2017-12Oct 16, 2018990View PDF
2016-12Oct 16, 2018990View PDF
2016-12Oct 13, 2017990View PDF
2016-12Sep 26, 2017990View PDF
...and eight more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Animal Legal Defense Fund

Total grants, contributions, etc.$14,583,789
Program services$480,339
Investment income and dividends$202,102
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$-51,570
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$16,761
Miscellaneous revenues$16,453
Total revenues$15,247,874

Vendors for Animal Legal Defense Fund

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
KimbiaFundraising software2020-09-06
███████ ███ ████Fundraising software; Payment processing2020-09-06
█████████Content management system software2020-09-06
█████████ ████████Software2020-09-06
███████ ███ ██████████ ████Tax accounting2019-10-28
███████ ██████ █████ ██████ ███Marketing Mailing$297,6852018-12-01
███████ ██████ ███ ██████Direct Mail$145,3762018-12-01

Personnel at Animal Legal Defense Fund

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Mark WaldenChief Prog Officer$153,874Dec. 31, 2018
Stephen WellsExecutive Director / Executive Dir.$203,750Oct. 28, 2019
█████ █████Director of Finance-March 10, 2018
██████ ████Director of Alp$124,000Dec. 31, 2017
█████ ██████Philanthropy Manager$117,832Dec. 31, 2018
██████ ███████Senior Policy Advisor$128,014Dec. 31, 2018
█████████ ████Vice Chair and Secretary$0Aug. 10, 2019
█████ █████Chair$0Dec. 31, 2018
█████ ██████Vice Chair$0Dec. 31, 2018
██████ █████████Chief Ops Offic$153,874Dec. 31, 2018
...and five more key personnel

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