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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Gulf Coast Humane Society

Southwest Florida's original humane society since 1947

four stars

92.02

2010 Arcadia Street Fort Myers, FL 33916
tel: (239) 332-0364   Web Site
EIN: 59-0806978

Board Leadership
Lee A. Meyers
President

CEO
Jennifer Galloway
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.02 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 09/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Gulf Coast Humane Society is an animal welfare organization serving Southwest Florida for more than 60 years. Our mission is to provide humane care for surrendered animals by offering refuge, providing medical care, and facilitating an adoptive home. Each year we take in more than 1,000 animals in need of compassionate care. As a no-kill facility, the pets of the Gulf Coast Humane Society remain in our care until they find their Forever Home.

The Gulf Coast Humane Society is an animal welfare organization serving Southwest Florida for more than 60 years. Our mission is to provide humane care for surrendered animals by offering refuge, providing medical care, and facilitating an adoptive home. Each year we take in more than 1,000 animals in need of compassionate care. As a no-kill facility, the pets of the Gulf Coast Humane Society remain in our care until they find their Forever Home.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2017
Number of sheltered animals
2,695
Average number of days of shelter stay for animals
27
Number of animal adoptions
2,213
This impact information is current as of August 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

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 09/01/2020 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)
89.4%
  Administrative Expenses 2.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.85
  Program Expenses Growth 10.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Gulf Coast Humane Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Gulf Coast Humane Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Gulf Coast Humane Society (FL) 92.02 four stars
Animal Haven (NY) 97.17 four stars
Kent Animal Shelter (NY) 92.44 four stars
Friends For Life Animal Shelter (TX) 89.05 three stars
Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA (VA) 88.84 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,048,127
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,048,127
   Program Service Revenue $2,850,388
Total Primary Revenue $3,898,515
   Other Revenue $-146,996
TOTAL REVENUE $3,751,519
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,194,040
   Administrative Expenses $113,661
   Fundraising Expenses $231,608
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,539,309
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $212,210
   
Net Assets $6,237,241

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
Supplies, Medicines and Veterinary Procedures $2,040,394 63.9%
Animal Shelter & Care $1,153,646 36.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 09/01/2020 92.02 four stars
2017-12 06/01/2019 81.53 three stars
2016-12 08/01/2018 81.53 three stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 91.45 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 81.53 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 03/01/2016 81.42 three stars
2013-12 08/01/2015 75.81 two stars
2012-12 11/01/2014 73.11 two 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 59-0806978
Name in IRS Master File GULF COAST HUMANE SOCIETY 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 February, 1951
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$103,785 2.93% Jennifer Galloway Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Gulf Coast Humane Society (FL) 92.02 four stars
Tony La Russa's Animal Rescue Foundation (CA) 98.11 four stars
Humane Society of Tampa Bay (FL) 91.83 four stars
Southern Oregon Humane Society (OR) 88.91 three stars
Elmbrook Humane Society (WI) 94.04 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Gulf Coast Humane Society
2010 Arcadia Street
Fort Myers, FL 33916
tel: (239) 332-0364
fax: (239) 332-8676
EIN: 59-0806978

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Board Leadership

Lee A. Meyers
President

CEO

Jennifer Galloway
Executive Director

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