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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Humane Animal Welfare Society

We're building a society that's humane

three stars

89.77

701 Northview Road Waukesha, WI 53188
tel: (262) 542-8851   Web Site
EIN: 39-6108644

Board Leadership
Bill Stone
President

CEO
Lynn Olenik
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.77 three stars
  Financial 90.61 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Humane Animal Welfare Society (HAWS) was established in 1965. HAWS assists over 6,000 animals each year and welcomes more than 31,000 human visitors annually. As an open admissions shelter, they accept animals regardless of age, health, temperament or breed. Their active humane education department offers programs and services that promote responsible pet ownership, preventing animal abuse and neglect in their community and beyond. HAWS promotes the humane care and treatment of all animals, in support of cooperative humane efforts throughout the state of Wisconsin. HAWS is a member of the Wisconsin Federated Humane Societies, and not affiliated with any other local or national humane society.

The Humane Animal Welfare Society (HAWS) was established in 1965. HAWS assists over 6,000 animals each year and welcomes more than 31,000 human visitors annually. As an open admissions shelter, they accept animals regardless of age, health, temperament or breed. Their active humane education department offers programs and services that promote responsible pet ownership, preventing animal abuse and neglect in their community and beyond. HAWS promotes the humane care and treatment of all animals, in support of cooperative humane efforts throughout the state of Wisconsin. HAWS is a member of the Wisconsin Federated Humane Societies, and not affiliated with any other local or national humane society.

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Financial

four stars

90.61

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
78.4%
  Administrative Expenses 10.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.23
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.13
  Program Expenses Growth 12.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Humane Animal Welfare Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Humane Animal Welfare Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Humane Animal Welfare Society (WI) 89.77 three stars
Berkeley-East Bay Humane Society (CA) 88.17 three stars
Pets in Need (CA) 91.81 four stars
Southern Oregon Humane Society (OR) 95.57 four stars
Elmbrook Humane Society (WI) 89.63 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,054,788
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $64,885
   Fundraising Events $71,589
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,191,262
   Program Service Revenue $1,145,802
Total Primary Revenue $2,337,064
   Other Revenue $216,335
TOTAL REVENUE $2,553,399
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,288,652
   Administrative Expenses $248,261
   Fundraising Expenses $320,380
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,857,293
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-303,894
   
Net Assets $7,985,485

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
Animal Care $1,968,076 86.0%
Education $320,576 14.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 07/01/2019 89.77 three stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 89.00 three stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 88.13 three stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 88.09 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 82.84 three stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 88.85 three stars
2012-06 06/01/2013 88.53 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 39-6108644
Name in IRS Master File HUMANE ANIMAL WELFARE SOCIETY OF WAUKESHA COUNTY INC
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 (913) Prevention of cruelty to animals
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
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 March, 1968
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
$90,000 3.14% Lynn Olenik Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Humane Animal Welfare Society (WI) 89.77 three stars
Geauga Humane Society (OH) 91.88 four stars
League for Animal Welfare (OH) 93.36 four stars
Humane Society of Pinellas (FL) 85.53 three stars
Pets in Need (CA) 91.81 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Humane Animal Welfare Society
701 Northview Road
Waukesha, WI 53188
tel: (262) 542-8851
fax: (262) 542-8853
EIN: 39-6108644

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 834
Waukesha, WI 53187

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Board Leadership

Bill Stone
President

CEO

Lynn Olenik
Executive Director

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