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    Humane Society of Pinellas

    Humane Society of Pinellas


    ...Is this your nonprofit?

    ...501(c)(3) organization

    ...Donations are tax-deductible


    ...3040 STATE ROAD 590
    Clearwater FL 33759-2500


    Clearwater FL | IRS ruling year: 1986 | EIN: 59-0781650  


    Established in 1949, The Humane Society of Pinellas (HSP) is Pinellas county's largest no-kill animal shelter that finds homes for more than 2,600 animals each year. Beyond adoptions, the Humane Society of Pinellas mission is to prevent animal homelessness and provide care and assistance to animals in need. Programs offered include a full service veterinary hospital, affordable spay/neuter services, TNVR (Trap-Vaccinate and Release) for stray and community cats, a behavior helpline and training classes, and a pet food pantry for pet owners facing a hardship. HSP's Senior Pet Connection program supports low-income and home bound seniors by making monthly deliveries of pet food and supplies at no cost. Like a "meals on wheels" for pets, our dedicated staff and volunteers also assist participants with routine vaccines and preventatives in addition to the pet food. HSP's Deanna Marie Palestra Humane Education & Outreach Program reaches more than 6,500 kids annually through 164 programs.


    Rating Information


    This charity's score is 92%, earning it a Four-Star rating. If this organization aligns with your passions and values, you can give with confidence.

    This overall score is calculated from multiple beacon scores: 90% Accountability & Finance, 10% Culture & Community. Learn more about our criteria and methodology.

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     Important note on the timeliness of ratings

    The IRS is significantly delayed in processing nonprofits' annual tax filings (Forms 990). As a result, the Accountability & Finance score for Humane Society of Pinellas is outdated and the overall rating may not be representative of its current operations. Please check with the charity directly for any questions you may have.

    Rating Report

    • Impact & Results
    • Accountability & Finance
    • Culture & Community
    • Leadership & Adaptability
    Accountability & Finance
    Impact & ResultsAccountability & FinanceCulture & CommunityLeadership & Adaptability


    Accountability & Finance


    Humane Society of Pinellas has earned a 92% for the Accountability & Finance beacon. See the metrics below for more information.

    This beacon provides an assessment of a charity's financial health (financial efficiency, sustainability, and trustworthiness) and its commitment to governance practices and policies.

    This Accountability & Finance score represents IRS Form 990 data up until FY 2019, which is the most recent Form 990 currently available to us. 

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    Accountability and Transparency
    ...Full Credit
    ...Partial Credit
    ...No Credit
    ...Not Applicable

    Financial Metrics
    ...Full Credit
    ...Partial Credit
    ...No Credit
    ...Not Applicable
    ...Liabilities to Assets Ratio - 3.80% - 10/10 pts
    ...Working Capital Ratio - 3.74 years - 10/10 pts
    ...Fundraising Efficiency - $0.12 - 7.5/10 pts
    ...Administrative Expense Ratio - 6.70% - 10/10 pts
    ...Fundraising Expense Ratio - 15.20% - 5/10 pts
    ...Program Expense Ratio - 77.90% - 7.97/10 pts
    ...Program Expense Growth - 15.88% - 10/10 pts

    Unscored Information

    Total Revenue and Expenses - Data Available
    Salary of Key Persons - Data Available
    IRS Published Data (Business Master File) - Data Available
    Data Sources (IRS Forms 990) - Data Available

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