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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Griffin Pond Animal Shelter

Providing shelter for homeless, unwanted, and abused animals.

two stars

75.23

967 Griffin Pond Road South Abington Township, PA 18411
tel: (570) 586-3700   Web Site
EIN: 24-0831491

Board Leadership
Elaine Geroulo
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 75.23 two stars
  Financial 76.54 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 74.00 two stars
This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Griffin Pond Animal Shelter was established as the Humane Society of Lackawanna County in 1938 to provide shelter for homeless, unwanted, and abused animals. Our charitable organization is a registered non-profit 501(c)3 serving Lackawanna and Wyoming Counties. Griffin Pond is the only animal shelter in Lackawanna County. Our Mission is to investigate, help prosecute and prevent cruelty to animals; promote adoption awareness, humane education and responsible pet ownership while we care for the many animals surrendered to our shelter to the best of our ability every day until we find them new loving homes.

Griffin Pond Animal Shelter was established as the Humane Society of Lackawanna County in 1938 to provide shelter for homeless, unwanted, and abused animals. Our charitable organization is a registered non-profit 501(c)3 serving Lackawanna and Wyoming Counties. Griffin Pond is the only animal shelter in Lackawanna County. Our Mission is to investigate, help prosecute and prevent cruelty to animals; promote adoption awareness, humane education and responsible pet ownership while we care for the many animals surrendered to our shelter to the best of our ability every day until we find them new loving homes.

Financial

two stars

76.54

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

74.00

This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
72.9%
  Administrative Expenses 17.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 7.89
  Program Expenses Growth -2.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 18.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Griffin Pond Animal Shelter on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Griffin Pond Animal Shelter on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Griffin Pond Animal Shelter (PA) 75.23 two stars
Nebraska Humane Society (NE) 92.07 four stars
Michigan Humane Society (MI) 93.27 four stars
Humane Society of Huron Valley (MI) 92.38 four stars
Heaven Can Wait Sanctuary Animal Society (NV) 88.22 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $257,810
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $11,630
   Fundraising Events $6,460
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $275,900
   Program Service Revenue $260,496
Total Primary Revenue $536,396
   Other Revenue $660,045
TOTAL REVENUE $1,196,441
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $659,957
   Administrative Expenses $172,997
   Fundraising Expenses $81,422
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $914,376
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $282,065
   
Net Assets $7,702,453

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 05/01/2019 75.23 two stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 72.01 two stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 75.16 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 76.24 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 72.67 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 24-0831491
Name in IRS Master File HUMANE SOCIETY OF LACKAWANNA COUNTY
NTEE Code D20
NTEE Classification Animal Protection and Welfare
NTEE Type Animal-Related
Classification Organization to Prevent Cruelty to Animals
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 March, 1957
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Griffin Pond Animal Shelter (PA) 75.23 two stars
Columbus Humane (OH) 87.61 three stars
Humane Animal Welfare Society (WI) 89.00 three stars
Mohawk Hudson Humane Society (NY) 85.59 three stars
Animal Rescue League of Boston (MA) 86.86 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Griffin Pond Animal Shelter
967 Griffin Pond Road
South Abington Township, PA 18411
tel: (570) 586-3700
fax: (570) 586-4375
EIN: 24-0831491

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Board Leadership

Elaine Geroulo
President

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