Emma Feline Foundation, Inc.

Once you go cat, you never go back!

Carolina, PR   |  www.emmafelinfoundation.org

Mission

Control, rescue and shelter special need cats abandoned in Puerto Rico while educating people to live along with their colonies at communities.

Ruling year info

2019

Founder

Nesmar A Hernandez

Vice-President

Vivian Salgado

Main address

PO Box 9699

Carolina, PR 00988-9699 USA

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EIN

66-0903091

NTEE code info

Animal Protection and Welfare (includes Humane Societies and SPCAs) (D20)

Mental Health Treatment (F30)

IRS filing requirement

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Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

We want to give safe homes to homeless cats and control the overpopulation, develop a shelter for our special needs residents and a transition center.

Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Once you go cat, you never go back!

We do TNR, rescue kittens and adoptable cats to be send to the mainland for a forever home. We also educate people in how to coexist with cats colonies.

Population(s) Served
Adults

We are in the process of giving free psychologist services with pets to prospective mental health illnesses patients.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Where we work

Our results

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

How does this organization measure their results? It's a hard question but an important one.

Number of animals with freedom from pain

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Context - describing the issue we work on

Direction of Success

Increasing

Number of released animals

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Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Number of animals rehomed

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Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Holding steady

Number of animals rehabilitated

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Context - describing the issue we work on

Direction of Success

Increasing

Number of animals monitored post release

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Context - describing the issue we work on

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Increasing

Number of animals euthanized

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Other - describing something else

Direction of Success

Decreasing

Number of animal adoptions

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Context - describing the issue we work on

Direction of Success

Holding steady

Average cost per spay/neuter surgery

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Input - describing resources we use

Direction of Success

Increasing

Number of animals spayed and neutered

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Increasing

Number of animals provided with long term care

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Increasing

Number of pets microchipped

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Input - describing resources we use

Direction of Success

Increasing

Average number of days of shelter stay for cats and small animals

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Context - describing the issue we work on

Direction of Success

Increasing

Number of animals vaccinated

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Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Number of sheltered animals

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Increasing

Number of accurate veterinary diagnoses

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Increasing

Our Sustainable Development Goals

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

Stop the overpopulation and death of homeless cats.

Starting 2022 until 2026 we hope to fulfill the program EDU-CAT-E , to teach our society about cats to stop the violence, break myths and teach teach them how to live along.

We have experience and we take workshop constantly to equip and have more knowledge.

54 Residents
204 TNRs on 2021
15 cats for adoption

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • Who are the people you serve with your mission?

    Pet parents that adopt our pets, partners in the US and communities.

  • How is your organization collecting feedback from the people you serve?

    Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc.), Focus groups or interviews (by phone or in person),

  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects,

  • What significant change resulted from feedback?

    Because kids are more interested in our area, we created Kids and Kitties Club, to teach kids and their parent how to care and foster kittens from six week old to four months. This way we could make the impact of changing perception toward cats.

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

    Our funders, Our community partners,

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We aim to collect feedback from as many people we serve as possible, We look for patterns in feedback based on people’s interactions with us (e.g., site, frequency of service, etc.), We tell the people who gave us feedback how we acted on their feedback,

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    It is difficult to get honest feedback from the people we serve, It is difficult to identify actionable feedback,

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Emma Feline Foundation, Inc.

Board of directors
as of 03/15/2022
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Nesmar Hernandez


Board co-chair

Vivian Salgado

Sulianaid Cedres

Flavia Deus

Alejandra López

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Not applicable

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 6/21/2021

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? GuideStar partnered on this section with CHANGE Philanthropy and Equity in the Center.

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Black/African American/African
Gender identity
Female

The organization's co-leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Hispanic/Latino/Latina/Latinx
Gender identity
Female

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

 

Sexual orientation

Disability

No data

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Equity strategies

Last updated: 06/21/2021

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Data
  • We employ non-traditional ways of gathering feedback on programs and trainings, which may include interviews, roundtables, and external reviews with/by community stakeholders.
  • We have long-term strategic plans and measurable goals for creating a culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.
Policies and processes
  • We seek individuals from various race backgrounds for board and executive director/CEO positions within our organization.
  • We have community representation at the board level, either on the board itself or through a community advisory board.
  • We engage everyone, from the board to staff levels of the organization, in race equity work and ensure that individuals understand their roles in creating culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.