Humane Society of Sonoma County
Impact & Measurement
Accountability & Finance
Culture & Community
Leadership & Adaptability
building

Humane Society of Sonoma County

 
501(c)(3) organization
Donations are tax-deductible
map
5345 Highway 12 West
Santa Rosa CA 95407
map
Mail donations to:
5345 Hwy 12 West
Santa Rosa CA 95407

Santa Rosa CA | IRS ruling year: 1943 | EIN: 94-6001315  
infoAn EIN is a unique nine-digit number that identifies a business for tax purposes.
 
Organization Mission
The Humane Society of Sonoma County, founded in 1931, is a nationally recognized charitable organization that serves animals and people throughout Sonoma County. Don ...
(More)
 

Rating Information

rating
Great

This charity's score is 95%, 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, weighted as follows: 74% Accountability & Finance, 10% Leadership & Adaptability, 16% Culture & Community. Learn more about our criteria and methodology.

Historical Ratings
 plus

Rating Report

Accountability & Finance
Score

95

Most Recent Fiscal Year:
FY 2021
This beacon provides an assessment of a charity's financial health (financial efficiency, sustainability, and trustworthiness) and its commitment to governance practices and policies.
 

Key Accountability Metrics

Full Credit
  
Partial Credit
  
No Credit
Majority Independent Board Members - 100% independent members
10 out of 10 points  plus
Independent Board Size - 17 independent members
10 out of 10 points  plus
Financial Statements - Audit
10 out of 20 points  plus
Material Diversion of Assets - None
20 out of 20 points  plus

Tax Form Disclosures and Policies

Full Credit
  
Partial Credit
  
No Credit
Website Listed on Tax Form - Listed
5 out of 5 points  plus
Conflict of Interest Policy - Listed
5 out of 5 points  plus
Whistleblower Policy - Listed
5 out of 5 points  plus
Document Retention and Destruction - Listed
5 out of 5 points  plus
Documents Board Meeting Minutes - Yes
5 out of 5 points  plus
Tax Form Distributed to Board Before Filing - Listed
5 out of 5 points  plus
Loans to/from Officers - None
5 out of 5 points  plus

Website Disclosures

Full Credit
  
Partial Credit
  
No Credit
Tax Form Posted on Nonprofit's Website - Listed
5 out of 5 points  plus

Financial Metrics

Full Credit
  
Partial Credit
  
No Credit
Liabilities to Assets: Ratio - 23.68%
25 out of 25 points  plus
Program Expense: Ratio - 77.47%
25 out of 25 points  plus
Fundraising Efficiency: Ratio - $0.16
25 out of 25 points  plus
Working Capital: Ratio - 2.04 years
25 out of 25 points  plus

Additional Information

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