EIN 04-2103714

Animal Rescue League of Boston

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
159
City
Year formed
1899
Most recent tax filings
2019-12
Description
Founded in 1899, the Animal Rescue League of Boston dedicated to rescuing domesticated animals and wildlife from cruelty, abandonment and neglect. Arl carries out its mission through programs including, emergency Rescue, law enforcement, humane educat...

Program areas at Animal Rescue League of Boston

Animal care and adoption - arl's three centers in Boston, dedham, and brewster offer the following services: intake and surrender, shelter and care, behavioral assessment, enrichment, and adoption. Arl also offers pet behavioral resources to the public, including dog training courses and a free pet behavior helpline. In 2019, arl's Animal care and adoption centers served 4,193 domestic animals, including dogs, cats, rabbits, small animals, birds, and livestock, coming from a variety of conditions and living situations. Volunteer engagement recruits and supports 763 volunteers, including 244 foster families, that provided 38,033 hours of enrichment and socialization to prepare animals for adoption...(see schedule o) Animal care and adoption - arl's three centers in Boston, dedham, and brewster offer the following services: intake and surrender, shelter and care, behavioral assessment, enrichment, and adoption. Arl also offers pet behavioral resources to the public, including dog training courses and a free pet behavior helpline. In 2019 , arl's Animal care and adoption centers served 4,193 domestic animals, including dogs, cats, rabbits, small animals, birds, and livestock, coming from a variety of conditions and living situations. Volunteer engagement recruits and supports 763 volunteers, including 244 foster families, that provided 38,033 hours of enrichment and socialization to prepare animals for adoption. The transport waggin' links together arl's locations and programs, allows arl to transport out-of-state animals, and assist municipal shelters, Animal control facilities, and smaller Rescue groups. Healthy moms, happy litters offers free high-quality spay/neuter services and vaccinations for parent cats or dogs, and waived surrender fees for the parent's litter of kittens or puppies, that will be placed up for adoption once eligible. Pine ridge pet cemetery, located on the dedham campus, facilitates burial and cremation services for pets.
Animal protection - as a leader in Animal welfare, arl is committed to preventing Animal suffering, neglect, and abuse in Massachusetts. Arl does this through two departments that focus primarily on Animal protection: 1) advocacy: arl seeks to make long-term gains for animals by advocating for humane laws, policies and regulations. Arl engages dedicated staff and volunteers to advocate for legislation and policy with local, state and federal government. Arl also creates informational materials and campaigns to raise public awareness on topics such as reporting Animal abuse and neglect, the benefits of spay and neutering, adopting from responsible shelters, and the importance of preventive veterinary care; 2) law enforcement investigates crimes against Animal cruelty, abuse, and neglect... (see schedule o)animal protection - as a leader in Animal welfare, arl is committed to preventing Animal suffering, neglect, and abuse in Massachusetts. Arl does this through two departments that focus primarily on Animal protection: 1) advocacy: arl seeks to make long-term gains for animals by advocating for humane laws, policies and regulations. Arl engages dedicated staff and volunteers to advocate for legislation and policy with local, state and federal government. Arl also creates informational materials and campaigns to raise public awareness on topics such as reporting Animal abuse and neglect, the benefits of spay and neutering, adopting from responsible shelters, and the importance of preventive veterinary care; 2) law enforcement investigates crimes against Animal cruelty, abuse, and neglect. Arl employs special state police officers, with the authority to enforce Animal cruelty and neglect laws. These officers work closely with local, state and federal law enforcement agencies, prosecutors and Animal control officers throughout the commonwealth. In 2019, arl investigated cruelty and neglect cases involving 2,998 animals, resulting in 58 law enforcement prosecutions.
Veterinary services - arl operates three veterinary programs: 1) Boston veterinary care provides a full range of high-quality outpatient services to pet owners in greater Boston. In 2019, this fee-for-service practice served 4,608 local pets and their families; 2) shelter veterinary services provides comprehensive veterinary services, including physical exams and vaccinations, for all arl Animal care and adoption centers. In 2019, this program served 6,571 animals in need; 3) community veterinary services serves animals and people in the communities where they live. In 2019, the spay waggin', arl's mobile veterinary surgical unit, provided low cost spay and neuter services to 3,402 cats and dogs in southeastern ma and cape cod... (see schedule o)veterinary services - arl operates three veterinary programs: 1) Boston veterinary care provides a full range of high-quality outpatient services to pet owners in greater Boston. In 2019, this fee-for-service practice served 4,608 local pets and their families; 2) shelter veterinary services provides comprehensive veterinary services, including physical exams and vaccinations, for all arl Animal care and adoption centers. In 2019, this program served 6,571 animals in need; 3) community veterinary services serves animals and people in the communities where they live. In 2019, the spay waggin', arl's mobile veterinary surgical unit, provided low cost spay and neuter services to 3,402 cats and dogs in southeastern ma and cape cod. In 2019, the community surgical clinic provided both veterinary and surgical services twice weekly to 479 animals in need, including the community cat initiative. In 2019, the wellness waggin', a weekly pet wellness clinic for residents of dorchester, roxbury, and mattapan, helped 1,199 animals in 85 site visits to Boston neighborhoods.

Form 990s for Animal Rescue League of Boston

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-122020-10-15990View PDF
2018-122019-10-12990View PDF
2017-122018-10-16990View PDF
2016-122017-10-17990View PDF
2015-122016-12-15990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s

Who funds Animal Rescue League of Boston

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$248,685
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...and 64 more grants received

Financials for Animal Rescue League of Boston

RevenuesFYE 12/2019
Total grants, contributions, etc.$4,849,086
Program services$3,090,793
Investment income and dividends$1,192,872
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$737,115
Net income from fundraising events$-35,110
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$2,091
Total revenues$9,836,847

Personnel at Animal Rescue League of Boston

NameTitleCompensation
Edward SchettinoPresident and Chief Executive Officer$189,481
Constance de BrunChief Financial and Operating Officer$179,334
Aimee ChristianVice President of Animal Welfare and Veterinary Services
 Subscribe to viewDirector of It / Director of Information Technology$108,082
 Subscribe to viewDirector of Human Resources$110,442
...and 15 more key personnel

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Nonprofit Types
Issues
Characteristics
Key performance indicators
Total revenues
$9,836,847
2019
Yearly growth
-20.7%
% of revenues
n/a
Total expenses
$11,158,918
2019
Yearly growth
5.9%
% of expenses
n/a
Total assets
$109,825,498
2019
Yearly growth
14.8%
% of assets
n/a
Num. employees
159
2019
Yearly growth
20.5%
% of total
n/a
General information
Address
10 Chandler Street
Boston, MA 02116
Metro area
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH
Website URL
arlboston.org/ 
Phone
(617) 426-9170
Facebook page
AnimalRescueLeagueofBoston 
Twitter profile
@arlboston 
IRS details
EIN
04-2103714
Fiscal year end
December
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1899
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
D20: Animal Protection and Welfare
NAICS code, primary
813312: Environment, Conservation, and Wildlife Organizations
Parent/child status
Independent