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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Forsyth Humane Society

Adopt, educate, love

three stars

88.68

4881 Country Club Road Winston-Salem, NC 27104
tel: (336) 721-1303   Web Site
EIN: 23-7055886

Board Leadership
Carrie Vickery
President

CEO
Sarah Williamson
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.68 three stars
  Financial 88.37 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 10/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Forsyth Humane Society is a non-profit animal welfare organization dedicated to enriching our community by promoting the compassionate treatment of cats and dogs. We are committed to placing cats and dogs into loving homes, advancing community understanding of the benefits of animal companionship, providing needed resources to the pet community, supporting a no-kill adoption center, and the spaying/neutering of dogs and cats.

Forsyth Humane Society is a non-profit animal welfare organization dedicated to enriching our community by promoting the compassionate treatment of cats and dogs. We are committed to placing cats and dogs into loving homes, advancing community understanding of the benefits of animal companionship, providing needed resources to the pet community, supporting a no-kill adoption center, and the spaying/neutering of dogs and cats.

Financial

three stars

88.37

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 10/01/2020 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)
79.3%
  Administrative Expenses 9.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.05
  Program Expenses Growth 47.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 15.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Forsyth Humane Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Forsyth Humane Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Forsyth Humane Society (NC) 88.68 three stars
Humane Society of South Coastal Georgia (GA) 92.16 four stars
Humane Society of Boulder Valley (CO) 88.84 three stars
Arizona Humane Society (AZ) 91.81 four stars
Montgomery County SPCA (PA) 91.17 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,207,085
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $7,627
   Fundraising Events $269,576
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $22,994
Total Contributions $1,507,282
   Program Service Revenue $744,526
Total Primary Revenue $2,251,808
   Other Revenue $10,913
TOTAL REVENUE $2,262,721
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,045,494
   Administrative Expenses $174,641
   Fundraising Expenses $211,042
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,431,177
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-168,456
   
Net Assets $3,939,670

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 Center $1,764,913 86.3%
Community Outreach/Education $280,581 13.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-03 10/01/2020 88.68 three stars
2018-03 07/01/2019 87.80 three stars
2017-03 09/01/2018 86.81 three stars
2016-03 12/21/2016 87.77 three stars
2015-03 09/01/2016 88.97 three 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 23-7055886
Name in IRS Master File FORSYTH 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
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 September, 1971
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End March
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • March, 2018
  • March, 2017
  • March, 2016
  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$65,716 2.70% Sarah Williamson Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Forsyth Humane Society (NC) 88.68 three stars
San Francisco SPCA (CA) 93.13 four stars
Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League (FL) 97.46 four stars
Hawaiian Humane Society (HI) 96.63 four stars
Woods Humane Society (CA) 98.16 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Forsyth Humane Society
4881 Country Club Road
Winston-Salem, NC 27104
tel: (336) 721-1303
fax: (336) 631-9630
EIN: 23-7055886

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Board Leadership

Carrie Vickery
President

CEO

Sarah Williamson
Executive Director

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