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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Humane Society of Elkhart County

Saving animals. Enriching lives.

four stars

91.80

54687 County Road 19 Bristol, IN 46507
tel: (574) 848-4225   Web Site
EIN: 35-0996134

Board Leadership
Eileen Misener
President

CEO
Anne Reel
Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.80 four stars
  Financial 96.33 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 10/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Humane Society of Elkhart County (HSEC) is dedicated to promoting respect and responsibility for all animals and to the prevention of suffering and neglect through education, public service and adoption. Because we provide animal control to most of Elkhart County, we are considered an open admission shelter. This means HSEC will not refuse animals from Elkhart County service area residents if the shelter is full. Although we are an Open Admission shelter, we are proud to say that every animal that goes into our adoption center stays there until they are adopted. We have worked really hard to try every effort of finding an animal a home by adoption or working with legitimate animal welfare groups. If the animal won't fit well in our adoption center, we will try to find another animal welfare group to give it a home.

The Humane Society of Elkhart County (HSEC) is dedicated to promoting respect and responsibility for all animals and to the prevention of suffering and neglect through education, public service and adoption. Because we provide animal control to most of Elkhart County, we are considered an open admission shelter. This means HSEC will not refuse animals from Elkhart County service area residents if the shelter is full. Although we are an Open Admission shelter, we are proud to say that every animal that goes into our adoption center stays there until they are adopted. We have worked really hard to try every effort of finding an animal a home by adoption or working with legitimate animal welfare groups. If the animal won't fit well in our adoption center, we will try to find another animal welfare group to give it a home.

Financial

four stars

96.33

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 10/01/2018 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)
85.5%
  Administrative Expenses 4.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.14
  Program Expenses Growth 6.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Humane Society of Elkhart County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Humane Society of Elkhart County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Humane Society of Elkhart County (IN) 91.80 four stars
Champaign County Humane Society (IL) 85.28 three stars
Pennsylvania SPCA (PA) 88.78 three stars
Capital Area Humane Society, MI (MI) 89.92 three stars
Dumb Friends League (CO) 90.84 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $923,975
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $2,520
   Fundraising Events $80,989
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $419,844
Total Contributions $1,427,328
   Program Service Revenue $101,206
Total Primary Revenue $1,528,534
   Other Revenue $-8,343
TOTAL REVENUE $1,520,191
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,015,550
   Administrative Expenses $55,121
   Fundraising Expenses $126,155
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,196,826
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $323,365
   
Net Assets $5,490,875

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 Shelter Operations $1,015,550 100.0%

Ratings History
Humane Society of Elkhart County has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 10/01/2018 91.80 four stars
2016-12 12/22/2017 91.08 four stars
2015-12 08/01/2017 91.39 four 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 35-0996134
Name in IRS Master File THE HUMANE SOCIETY OF ELKHART COUNTY INCORPORATED
NTEE Code D20
NTEE Classification Animal Protection and Welfare
NTEE Type Animal-Related
Classification Educational 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, 1981
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

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$76,038 6.35% Anne Reel Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Humane Society of Elkhart County (IN) 91.80 four stars
Humane Society of Missouri (MO) 91.59 four stars
Humane Society of Harrisburg Area (PA) 88.15 three stars
Rancho Coastal Humane Society (CA) 99.97 four stars
Michigan Anti-Cruelty Society (MI) 95.09 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Humane Society of Elkhart County
54687 County Road 19
Bristol, IN 46507
tel: (574) 848-4225
fax: (574) 848-5453
EIN: 35-0996134

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Board Leadership

Eileen Misener
President

CEO

Anne Reel
Director

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