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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Humane Animal Welfare Society of Waukesha County

Growing A Humane Community

95.24

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

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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.24
  Financial 93.28
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 02/01/2022 and includes data from FY2020, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Humane Animal Welfare Society of Waukesha County (HAWS), established in 1965, is an open admissions shelter that leads the community in animal welfare and offers sanctuary for animals in need. We envision a community where all animals are treated with compassion, dignity, and respect. HAWS invites the public to join us in our cause to spread humane sentiments (kindness, compassion, empathy) throughout our community for the betterment of animals and people alike. HAWS operates an innovative, solution oriented animal shelter which serves as the primary pet and education resource center in Waukesha County and the State of Wisconsin. We believe that the care of the community's animals is not limited to only those animals that reside within our walls but also to all animals in our community. For that reason, we actively seek out and embrace all people in our community, being ever diligent in inviting them to join the HAWS cause. We will help more people by helping people help animals.

The Humane Animal Welfare Society of Waukesha County (HAWS), established in 1965, is an open admissions shelter that leads the community in animal welfare and offers sanctuary for animals in need. We envision a community where all animals are treated with compassion, dignity, and respect. HAWS invites the public to join us in our cause to spread humane sentiments (kindness, compassion, empathy) throughout our community for the betterment of animals and people alike. HAWS operates an innovative, solution oriented animal shelter which serves as the primary pet and education resource center in Waukesha County and the State of Wisconsin. We believe that the care of the community's animals is not limited to only those animals that reside within our walls but also to all animals in our community. For that reason, we actively seek out and embrace all people in our community, being ever diligent in inviting them to join the HAWS cause. We will help more people by helping people help animals.

Financial

93.28

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2022 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
79.0%
  Administrative Expenses 9.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.16
  Program Expenses Growth 11.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Humane Animal Welfare Society of Waukesha County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Humane Animal Welfare Society of Waukesha County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Humane Animal Welfare Society of Waukesha County (WI) 95.24
Humane Animal Rescue of Pittsburgh (PA) 94.37
Humane Society of Pulaski County (AR) 96.24
Jacksonville Humane Society (FL) 91.62
Animal Haven (NY) 100.00

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,486,133
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $56,662
   Fundraising Events $154,890
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $393,200
Total Contributions $4,090,885
   Program Service Revenue $1,237,062
Total Primary Revenue $5,327,947
   Other Revenue $103,821
TOTAL REVENUE $5,431,768
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,690,197
   Administrative Expenses $360,036
   Fundraising Expenses $420,505
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,470,738
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,961,030
   
Net Assets $10,143,362

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
Spay Neuter Clinic and Rescue Team Program $2,054,578 76.4%
Education $635,619 23.6%

Ratings History
Humane Animal Welfare Society of Waukesha County has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-06 02/01/2022 95.24
2019-06 03/01/2021 93.52
2018-06 07/01/2020 93.36
2018-06 07/01/2019 89.77
2017-06 08/01/2018 89.00
2016-06 08/01/2017 88.13
2015-06 06/01/2016 88.09
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 82.84
2013-06 06/01/2014 88.85
2012-06 06/01/2013 88.53

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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$100,057 2.88% Lynn Olenik Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Humane Animal Welfare Society of Waukesha County (WI) 95.24
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Tabby's Place (NJ) 93.09
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Charity Contact Info

Humane Animal Welfare Society of Waukesha County
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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