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Atlanta Humane Society

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three stars

89.56

981 Howell Mill Road, NW Atlanta, GA 30318
tel: (404) 974-2876   Web Site
EIN: 58-0685900

Board Leadership
Kristin Doherty
Chairperson

CEO
Cal Morgan
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.56 three stars
  Financial 85.24 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of the Atlanta Humane Society is to improve animal welfare in the southeastern United States by providing quality animal services including preventative initiatives, education, advocacy and adoption of animals into permanent loving homes.

The Atlanta Humane Society serves about 30,000 animals each year, and places approximately 11,000 dogs and cats into forever homes. AHS is committed to finding homes for all adoptable pets. We do not euthanize adoptable animals, and there are no time limits for the animals once they are in our care. We are proud to be a part of the solution to ending pet homelessness and overpopulation in the southeastern United States.

The mission of the Atlanta Humane Society is to improve animal welfare in the southeastern United States by providing quality animal services including preventative initiatives, education, advocacy and adoption of animals into permanent loving homes.

The Atlanta Humane Society serves about 30,000 animals each year, and places approximately 11,000 dogs and cats into forever homes. AHS is committed to finding homes for all adoptable pets. We do not euthanize adoptable animals, and there are no time limits for the animals once they are in our care. We are proud to be a part of the solution to ending pet homelessness and overpopulation in the southeastern United States.

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Reported Results
Total in 2017
Number of animal adoptions
10,053
Number of animals rescued
11,054
Number of Spay and Neuter Surgeries Performed
12,154
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This impact information is current as of November 2018, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. Impact information published on this organization's rating page has no effect on its rating at this time.

Financial

three stars

85.24

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 09/01/2018 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)
77.1%
  Administrative Expenses 9.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.21
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.82
  Program Expenses Growth 12.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Atlanta Humane Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Atlanta Humane Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Atlanta Humane Society (GA) 89.56 three stars
Tri County Humane Society (FL) 100.00 four stars
Seattle Humane (WA) 89.34 three stars
Tony La Russa's Animal Rescue Foundation (CA) 98.11 four stars
Furkids (GA) 90.71 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,064,871
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $513,830
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $7,578,701
   Program Service Revenue $2,734,995
Total Primary Revenue $10,313,696
   Other Revenue $1,218,813
TOTAL REVENUE $11,532,509
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $8,596,067
   Administrative Expenses $905,324
   Fundraising Expenses $1,673,803
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $11,175,194
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $357,315
   
Net Assets $35,720,926

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 Shelters $7,062,469 82.2%
Veterinary Clinic $1,024,081 11.9%
Education and Advocacy $509,517 5.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-09 09/01/2018 89.56 three stars
2016-09 07/01/2017 89.14 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 91.55 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 86.63 three stars
2014-12 12/01/2015 86.33 three stars
2014-12 11/01/2015 84.53 three stars
2013-12 12/22/2014 94.10 four stars
2012-12 11/01/2013 94.08 four stars
2011-12 11/06/2012 90.66 four stars
2010-12 09/20/2011 93.98 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 11/01/2010 86.03 three stars
2008-12 11/01/2009 80.28 three stars
2007-12 11/01/2008 75.56 two stars
2006-12 10/01/2007 81.14 three stars
2005-12 10/01/2006 79.07 two stars
2004-12 10/01/2005 69.32 one star
2003-12 09/01/2004 73.03 two stars
2002-12 08/01/2003 90.37 four stars
2001-12 10/15/2002 93.11 four stars
2000-12 04/15/2002 82.85 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 58-0685900
Name in IRS Master File ATLANTA HUMANE SOCIETY & SOCIETY PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS
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 September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 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
$258,841 2.31% Cal Morgan President

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Atlanta Humane Society (GA) 89.56 three stars
PAWS Chicago (IL) 100.00 four stars
MaxFund (CO) 99.83 four stars
Humane Society of Greater Miami (FL) 92.12 four stars
Tri County Humane Society (FL) 100.00 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Atlanta Humane Society
981 Howell Mill Road, NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
tel: (404) 974-2876
fax: (404) 875-5331
EIN: 58-0685900

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Board Leadership

Kristin Doherty
Chairperson

CEO

Cal Morgan
President

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