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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Dakin Humane Society

Compassion. Education. Action.

four stars

91.25

171 Union Street Springfield, MA 01105
tel: (413) 781-4000   Web Site
EIN: 20-5318898

Board Leadership
Charlotte Cathro
President

CEO
Carmine DiCenso
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.25 four stars
  Financial 89.80 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Dakin Humane Society delivers effective, innovative services that improve the lives of animals in need and the people who care about them. Dakin is a private, non-profit organization serving the communities of Franklin, Hampshire and Hampden counties. Many of our programs also serve animals and people in Worcester and Berkshire counties, as well as northern Connecticut. The philosophy of Dakin Humane Society is as much about preventing animal homelessness as it is about providing homes. We believe that providing safe haven, while an important piece of our mission, is but one part of it.

Dakin Humane Society delivers effective, innovative services that improve the lives of animals in need and the people who care about them. Dakin is a private, non-profit organization serving the communities of Franklin, Hampshire and Hampden counties. Many of our programs also serve animals and people in Worcester and Berkshire counties, as well as northern Connecticut. The philosophy of Dakin Humane Society is as much about preventing animal homelessness as it is about providing homes. We believe that providing safe haven, while an important piece of our mission, is but one part of it.

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Financial

three stars

89.80

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
82.1%
  Administrative Expenses 8.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.55
  Program Expenses Growth 3.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Dakin Humane Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Dakin Humane Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Dakin Humane Society (MA) 91.25 four stars
East Bay SPCA (CA) 85.98 three stars
SPCA Serving Erie County (NY) 87.90 three stars
San Francisco SPCA (CA) 93.11 four stars
Muttville (CA) 94.60 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,086,671
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $42,870
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,129,541
   Program Service Revenue $1,561,508
Total Primary Revenue $3,691,049
   Other Revenue $143,557
TOTAL REVENUE $3,834,606
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,880,539
   Administrative Expenses $298,733
   Fundraising Expenses $337,732
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,517,004
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $317,602
   
Net Assets $5,312,407

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
Adoption Centers $2,309,152 80.2%
Spay/Neuter Clinic $565,087 19.6%
Pet Food Bank $6,300 0.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-03 03/01/2020 91.25 four stars
2018-03 02/01/2019 87.67 three stars
2017-03 03/01/2018 89.99 three stars
2016-03 04/01/2017 89.61 three stars
2015-03 06/01/2016 92.74 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-03 02/01/2016 91.67 four stars
2014-03 12/22/2014 84.66 three stars
2012-12 12/01/2014 95.24 four stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 90.88 four 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 20-5318898
Name in IRS Master File DAKIN PIONEER VALLEY HUMANE SOCIETYINC
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
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 February, 2007
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End March
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • March, 2019
  • March, 2018
  • March, 2017
  • March, 2016
  • March, 2015
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$90,679 2.57% Carmine Dicenso Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Dakin Humane Society (MA) 91.25 four stars
Placer SPCA (CA) 96.11 four stars
Baltimore Humane Society (MD) 86.35 three stars
Humane Society of New York (NY) 95.01 four stars
New Hampshire Humane Society (NH) 89.71 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Dakin Humane Society
171 Union Street
Springfield, MA 01105
tel: (413) 781-4000
EIN: 20-5318898

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 6307
Springfield, MA 01101

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Board Leadership

Charlotte Cathro
President

CEO

Carmine DiCenso
Executive Director

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