Financial Information

Program Expenses: 90%
Administrative Expenses: 8%
Fundraising Expenses: 2%

AWI Financials

For the independent auditors' report of AWI's 2017-2018 Financial Statements (PDF), click here.

For a copy of our latest annual informational return (Form 990) on file with the IRS, click here or visit the Guidestar website.

AWI's Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN or Tax ID) is 13-5655952

Ratings by Independent Philanthropic Organizations

The Animal Welfare Institute has been evaluated by both CharityWatch (previously the American Institute of Philanthropy) and Charity Navigator and has received the highest ratings from each.

These independent evaluations are intended to assure the public that AWI is properly governed; that our programs are consistent with our statement of purpose; that our funding is sound; and the bulk of our annual expenses is devoted to our programs to protect animals. For further information on AWI, you may contact the aforenamed organizations:

CharityWatch (previously the American Institute of Philanthropy)Animal Welfare Institute has received an A+ from  CharityWatch (previously the American Institute of Philanthropy)
3450 N. Lake Shore Dr.
P.O. Box 578460
Chicago, IL 60657
Phone: (773) 529-2300
Fax: (773) 529-0024

Animal Welfare Institute has received a 4-star rating from Charity NavigatorCharity Navigator
1200 MacArthur Boulevard
Second Floor
Mahwah, New Jersey 07430
Phone: (201) 818-1288
Fax: (201) 818-4694

In addition, AWI qualifies for the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC), a workplace charity program of the federal government’s Office of Personnel Management. The CFC enables federal employees to support approved charities of their choice through annual payroll deductions. AWI’s CFC number is 10474 and we are a member of the Animal Charities of America federation. Find out more about ways to give to AWI.