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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Associated Humane Societies

Providing the highest quality of care to all animals

three stars

87.68

124 Evergreen Avenue Newark, NJ 07114
tel: (973) 824-7080   Web Site
EIN: 22-1487122

Board Leadership
Robert Baerenbach
President

CEO
John Bergmann
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.68 three stars
  Financial 82.59 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Associated Humane Societies, founded in 1906, is the largest animal sheltering system in New Jersey. We comprise three shelters located in Newark, Forked River, and Tinton Falls. Our Forked River facility also includes Popcorn Park Zoo. Established in 1977, Popcorn Park Zoo is a sanctuary for abandoned, injured, ill, exploited, abused or elderly wildlife, exotic and farm animals, and birds. The mission of the Associated Humane Societies, including Popcorn Park Zoo, is to consistently provide the highest quality of care to all animals, domestic and wildlife, including their rescue, housing, veterinary care, placement whenever possible, and when required, a peaceful end. It is also our mission to prevent cruelty to all animals, primarily in New Jersey, but also throughout the United States.

The Associated Humane Societies, founded in 1906, is the largest animal sheltering system in New Jersey. We comprise three shelters located in Newark, Forked River, and Tinton Falls. Our Forked River facility also includes Popcorn Park Zoo. Established in 1977, Popcorn Park Zoo is a sanctuary for abandoned, injured, ill, exploited, abused or elderly wildlife, exotic and farm animals, and birds. The mission of the Associated Humane Societies, including Popcorn Park Zoo, is to consistently provide the highest quality of care to all animals, domestic and wildlife, including their rescue, housing, veterinary care, placement whenever possible, and when required, a peaceful end. It is also our mission to prevent cruelty to all animals, primarily in New Jersey, but also throughout the United States.

Financial

three stars

82.59

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2020 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)
77.9%
  Administrative Expenses 17.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.79
  Program Expenses Growth 2.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Associated Humane Societies on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Associated Humane Societies on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Associated Humane Societies (NJ) 87.68 three stars
Humane Fort Wayne (IN) 89.28 three stars
Dumb Friends League (CO) 93.06 four stars
Brandywine Valley SPCA (PA) 94.69 four stars
Virginia Beach SPCA (VA) 86.72 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,787,844
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,787,844
   Program Service Revenue $3,007,628
Total Primary Revenue $7,795,472
   Other Revenue $1,158,418
TOTAL REVENUE $8,953,890
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,283,638
   Administrative Expenses $1,406,070
   Fundraising Expenses $391,719
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,081,427
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-127,537
   
Net Assets $7,113,086

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
Shelter Facilities $5,056,663 69.4%
Clinic $1,518,132 20.8%
Animal Control $708,843 9.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 11/01/2020 87.68 three stars
2018-06 07/01/2019 85.15 three stars
2017-06 06/01/2019 85.54 three stars
2017-06 06/01/2018 81.38 three stars
2016-06 10/01/2017 84.42 three stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 85.09 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 89.91 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 03/01/2015 84.62 three stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 86.02 three stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 70.67 two stars
2012-06 09/01/2013 68.86 one star
2011-06 02/01/2013 82.57 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 82.59 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 87.88 three stars
2008-06 06/01/2009 89.74 three stars
2007-06 06/01/2008 90.21 four stars
2006-06 06/01/2007 90.56 four stars
2005-06 07/01/2006 74.27 two stars
2004-06 03/01/2005 86.33 three stars
2003-06 04/01/2004 76.12 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 22-1487122
Name in IRS Master File ASSOCIATED HUMANE SOCIETIES INC
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 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 June, 1942
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$82,896 0.91% John Bergmann Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$141,168 1.55% Emily M. Marion Veterinarian
$135,000 1.48% Laney J. Baris Veterinarian
$107,309 1.18% Roseann Trezza Former Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Associated Humane Societies (NJ) 87.68 three stars
Dakin Humane Society (MA) 92.78 four stars
SPCA Cincinnati (OH) 95.59 four stars
Dane County Humane Society (WI) 93.21 four stars
The Anti-Cruelty Society (IL) 90.06 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Associated Humane Societies
124 Evergreen Avenue
Newark, NJ 07114
tel: (973) 824-7080
fax: (973) 824-2720
EIN: 22-1487122

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Board Leadership

Robert Baerenbach
President

CEO

John Bergmann
Executive Director

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