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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Dubuque Regional Humane Society

Protects and promotes the well-being of all animals by fostering respect for their inherent dignity.

three stars

80.19

4242 Chavenelle Road Dubuque, IA 52002
tel: (563) 582-6766   Web Site
EIN: 42-6039535

Board Leadership
Peter Arling
Board Chair

CEO
Laura Merrick
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 80.19 three stars
  Financial 89.59 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 74.00 two stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Dubuque Regional Humane Society (DRHS) protects and promotes the well-being of all animals by fostering respect for their inherent dignity. DRHS envisions a community where every pet has a permanent and loving home, companion animals are spayed or neutered and all animals are treated with respect and compassion.

Dubuque Regional Humane Society (DRHS) protects and promotes the well-being of all animals by fostering respect for their inherent dignity. DRHS envisions a community where every pet has a permanent and loving home, companion animals are spayed or neutered and all animals are treated with respect and compassion.

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Financial

three stars

89.59

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

74.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 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)
78.7%
  Administrative Expenses 11.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.25
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.72
  Program Expenses Growth 6.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Dubuque Regional Humane Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Dubuque Regional Humane Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Dubuque Regional Humane Society (IA) 80.19 three stars
Berkshire Humane Society (MA) 87.58 three stars
Vanderburgh Humane Society (IN) 88.73 three stars
Humane Society of Elkhart County (IN) 92.17 four stars
Halifax Humane Society (FL) 88.84 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $434,758
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $73,563
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $508,321
   Program Service Revenue $401,737
Total Primary Revenue $910,058
   Other Revenue $140,548
TOTAL REVENUE $1,050,606
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,054,290
   Administrative Expenses $123,970
   Fundraising Expenses $128,639
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,306,899
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-256,293
   
Net Assets $4,610,848

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 Rehome & Rescue $1,054,290 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 09/03/2019 80.19 three stars
2017-12 03/01/2019 83.90 three stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 84.29 three stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 86.35 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 83.70 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 82.58 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 83.68 three stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 78.26 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 42-6039535
Name in IRS Master File DUBUQUE HUMANE SOCIETY
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
(355) Wildlife sanctuary or refuge
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 March, 1991
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
$58,750 4.49% Laura Merrick President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Dubuque Regional Humane Society (IA) 80.19 three stars
SPCA Cincinnati (OH) 96.13 four stars
Vanderburgh Humane Society (IN) 88.73 three stars
Virginia Beach SPCA (VA) 91.36 four stars
Tri-County Humane Society (MN) 87.47 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Dubuque Regional Humane Society
4242 Chavenelle Road
Dubuque, IA 52002
tel: (563) 582-6766
EIN: 42-6039535

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Board Leadership

Peter Arling
Board Chair

CEO

Laura Merrick
President, CEO

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