EIN 34-0714644

The Cleveland Animal Protective League

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The APL's mission is to foster compassion and end animal suffering through adoptions, humane investigations, spay/neuter and education. The APL provides shelter, care, and medical treatment to animals that have lost their homes and/or suffered cruelty...

Program areas at The Cleveland Animal Protective League

Animal sheltering, care & outreach: The apl operates a 30,000 square foot shelter and Animal care facility for animals that have been surrendered by their owners, brought in by good samaritans, transferred in from other overcrowded shelters, or seized by our humane investigators. Once at The apl, they receive shelter, care, and treatment. When The shelter is full or when animals have special needs that will be better met in a home, they are placed with temporary, volunteer foster families until they can come back to The apl for adoption. In 2019, a total of 2,162 animals received care in foster homes, and 6,083 animals were either adopted out, returned to their owners, or transferred to other rescue groups for adoption. The apl is **************** (see schedule o for continuation.) **************** ...also working to prevent pets from losing their homes. Through "project care" (community Animal retention effort), The apl tries to help animals that are at a high risk of surrender to a shelter because their owners have fallen upon hard times. In 2019, project care provided resources to 800 animals owned by low-income residents of The city of Cleveland with The goal of keeping these families together and pets with The people they love. The apl relies on The support of private donors and volunteers to make all of this work possible. The apl is not governed by and does not receive operating support from any national Animal welfare organizations.
Shelter veterinary services: The apl veterinary clinic provides spay/neuter, medical, and other surgical services for animals that have been admitted to The apl for rehoming. All cats, dogs and rabbits are sterilized prior to being adopted from The apl. Through donations to The second chance program, animals that have been admitted to The apl's shelter and have injuries or illnesses that can be safely and humanely treated will receive The medical and/or surgical care they need so they, too, can find a new home. In 2019, 3,875 shelter animals were sterilized, and 5,725 shelter animals received more than 10,682 diagnostic tests, treatments, procedures, and/or surgeries.
Humane investigations: The apl is The lead agency in cuyahoga county for investigating Animal cruelty, neglect, and abandonment. Under Ohio law, The Cleveland apl's board of directors is authorized to appoint humane agents to enforce local and state Animal protection laws. Those appointments must then be approved by The cuyahoga county probate court. The apl does not receive public funding in support of this program. This work is funded by donations. In 2019, The humane investigations team received 6,711 calls reporting suspected Animal cruelty or seeking other guidance, opened 1,367 new investigations, and seized or rescued 1,962 animals, with some cases involving large numbers of animals. The apl's humane agents also seek justice for **************** (see schedule o for continuation.) **************** ...Animal victims of abuse by working with prosecutors to obtain criminal convictions of The people who hurt them. Under Ohio law, humane agents are also mandated reporters for child abuse and neglect.

Form 990s for The Cleveland Animal Protective League

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-122021-02-22990View PDF
2018-122019-08-17990View PDF
2017-122018-09-12990View PDF
2016-122017-09-13990View PDF
2015-122017-02-24990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s

Who funds The Cleveland Animal Protective League

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
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...and 25 more grants received

Financials for The Cleveland Animal Protective League

RevenuesFYE 12/2019
Total grants, contributions, etc.$6,335,879
Program services$1,038,829
Investment income and dividends$502,957
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$1,111,542
Net income from fundraising events$-49,575
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$19,583
Total revenues$8,959,215

Personnel at The Cleveland Animal Protective League

Sharon A HarveyPresident and Chief Executive Officer$152,021
Shari GibbsDirector of Finance$72,180
Judith HunterDirector of Development$104,285
 Subscribe to viewHead of Veterinary Services$121,272
 Subscribe to viewSecretary$0
...and 5 more key personnel

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1729 Willey Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44113
Metro area
Cleveland-Elyria, OH
Website URL
(216) 771-4616
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
Fiscal year end
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
D20: Animal Protection and Welfare
NAICS code, primary
813312: Environment, Conservation, and Wildlife Organizations
Parent/child status