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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA

Building healthy relationships between people and animals

three stars

81.61

1450 Rollins Road Burlingame , CA 94010
tel: (650) 340-7022   Web Site
EIN: 94-1243665

Board Leadership
Ian Parker
Chair

CEO
Ken White
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 81.61 three stars
  Financial 86.13 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 78.00 two stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Peninsula Humane Society and SPCA (PHS/SPCA), guided by the humane ethic, builds healthy relationships between people and animals. Since 2003, we have adopted 100% of healthy, adoptable dogs and cats. Our Hope Program helps the neediest animals and gives them a second chance at life. Many animals need extra medical care, behavior training, or TLC before they can be adopted into a new forever home. Hope saves an average of 180 animals every month. Our low-cost and free spay/neuter programs help fight against pet overpopulation, and have been highly effective. Since the start of our Spay/Neuter Clinic in 1970 there has been an 80% reduction in the number of cats and dogs coming into our shelter. Additional services include cruelty investigations, education programs, and wildlife rehabilitation.

Peninsula Humane Society and SPCA (PHS/SPCA), guided by the humane ethic, builds healthy relationships between people and animals. Since 2003, we have adopted 100% of healthy, adoptable dogs and cats. Our Hope Program helps the neediest animals and gives them a second chance at life. Many animals need extra medical care, behavior training, or TLC before they can be adopted into a new forever home. Hope saves an average of 180 animals every month. Our low-cost and free spay/neuter programs help fight against pet overpopulation, and have been highly effective. Since the start of our Spay/Neuter Clinic in 1970 there has been an 80% reduction in the number of cats and dogs coming into our shelter. Additional services include cruelty investigations, education programs, and wildlife rehabilitation.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2019
Number of educational screenings
4,320
Number of trained volunteer dog-and-handler teams
58
Number of site visits by dog-and-handler teams.
18,158
Number of dogs walked daily by our volunteers
16,660
Number of animals rehomed
2,412
This impact information is current as of March 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

86.13

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

78.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
75.2%
  Administrative Expenses 17.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.95
  Program Expenses Growth 3.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Suggestion box/email, Social media, google and yelp reviews
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To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve
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Our staff, Our board, Our funders
What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?
It is difficult to get honest feedback from our clients
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Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA (CA) 81.61 three stars
Hawaiian Humane Society (HI) 97.25 four stars
SPCA of Anne Arundel County (MD) 94.71 four stars
Bangor Humane Society (ME) 86.11 three stars
Dane County Humane Society (WI) 90.79 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,048,323
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $468,159
   Fundraising Events $201,875
   Related Organizations $384,000
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,102,357
   Program Service Revenue $6,381,893
Total Primary Revenue $12,484,250
   Other Revenue $1,239,245
TOTAL REVENUE $13,723,495
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,912,829
   Administrative Expenses $2,415,355
   Fundraising Expenses $801,233
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $13,129,417
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $594,078
   
Net Assets $40,470,580

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Shelter & Field Services $7,551,464 76.2%
Spay and Neuter Clinic $769,661 7.8%
Wildlife $672,527 6.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 10/01/2019 81.61 three stars
2017-06 03/01/2019 80.84 three stars
2016-06 03/01/2018 81.59 three stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 80.92 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 89.99 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/01/2015 83.47 three stars
2013-06 02/01/2015 92.85 four stars
2012-06 03/01/2014 78.21 two stars
2011-06 08/01/2013 75.71 two stars
2010-06 12/20/2012 77.69 two stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 85.07 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 12/01/2010 85.37 three stars
2008-06 09/01/2009 89.74 three stars
2007-06 10/01/2008 86.90 three stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 94-1243665
Name in IRS Master File PENINSULA HUMANE SOCIETY & SPCA
NTEE Code D20
NTEE Classification Animal Protection and Welfare
NTEE Type Animal-Related
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date May, 1954
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$465,249 3.54% Kenneth White President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA (CA) 81.61 three stars
SPCA Cincinnati (OH) 96.33 four stars
Oregon Humane Society (OR) 94.85 four stars
Dumb Friends League (CO) 93.06 four stars
Bucks County SPCA (PA) 91.66 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA
1450 Rollins Road
Burlingame , CA 94010
tel: (650) 340-7022
fax: (650) 685-8428
EIN: 94-1243665

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Board Leadership

Ian Parker
Chair

CEO

Ken White
President

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