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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

CN Advisory: High Concern

Carteret County Humane Society Inc.

853 Hibbs Road Newport, NC 28570
tel: (252) 247-7744   Web Site
EIN: 56-1198808


On May 17, 2017, The Carteret County News-Times reported on the operations of Carteret County Humane Society Inc., a charity that has recently experienced a material diversion of assets, in an article titled, "County puts humane society on short leash." For this reason, we have issued a High Concern CN Advisory. For more information regarding the charges reported, please see The Carteret County News-Times article.

  • On December 19, 2017, The Carteret County News-Times published an article titled, "Former shelter director sentenced in embezzlement case." For more information, please see The Carteret County News-Times article.

The concerns raised about illegal activity, improper conduct, or organizational mismanagement are serious both in nature and scope and have thus warranted this CN Advisory. We have published this advisory to provide donors with content that they may find useful when making their giving decisions. The views and opinions expressed here are those of the authors of sources used for the reported information, and not those of Charity Navigator. Charity Navigator is not responsible for the nature or content of the information presented through such external sources and websites. For more information on how or when we decide to publish a CN Advisory, please review our methodology.

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EIN 56-1198808
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 (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, 1987
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013

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Charity Contact Info

Carteret County Humane Society Inc.
853 Hibbs Road
Newport, NC 28570
tel: (252) 247-7744
EIN: 56-1198808

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