Financials

Your donations at work for animals

Helping the Most Animals

Mercy For Animals has been called one of the "best bang for your buck" organizations by VegNews magazine. Our programs spare millions of animals a year from a lifetime of misery. With our commitment to helping the largest number of suffering animals with the most effective and cost-efficient programs, you can rest assured that your donation to MFA will create major impact.

How Donations Are Spent

All donations directly support MFA’s mission. Below is a spending breakdown by program area.

  • Corporate Outreach
  • Education
  • Investigations
  • Legal
  • Administration
  • Development
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
  • Philanthropedia acknowledges MFA as one of the 5 most high-impact animal protection organizations in the U.S
    MFA is named one of the "15 Top High-Impact Nonprofits" in the category of "animal welfare, rights, and protection" by Philanthropedia.

    “Mercy For Animals has an immensely talented and dedicated crew of employees and attracts legions of volunteers. They are also fiscally responsible and make a great impact choosing campaigns that are not only effective, but cost-efficient.”

  • Independent Charities of America
    Mercy For Animals has been consistently named Best In America by the Independent Charities of America, a seal awarded to less than 1 percent of charities nationwide each year.

    “The Independent Charities Seal of Excellence is awarded to [charities] … that have, upon rigorous independent review, been able to certify, document, and demonstrate on an annual basis that they meet the highest standards of public accountability, program effectiveness, and cost effectiveness.”

  • Mercy For Animals is recognized as a Gold Level Participant of the GuideStar Exchange for its deep commitment to transparency and accountability
    Mercy For Animals is recognized as a Gold Level Participant of the GuideStar Exchange for its deep commitment to transparency and accountability.

    The Gold Level is GuideStar’s highest level and has been attained by less than 1 percent of U.S. nonprofits.