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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Atlanta Humane Society

The place to find your Society pet

four stars

91.55

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

Board Leadership
Horace Nalle
Chairperson

CEO
Cal Morgan
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.55 four stars
  Financial 88.05 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

three stars

88.05

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
78.2%
  Administrative Expenses 11.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.29
  Program Expenses Growth 10.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.0%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Atlanta Humane Society (GA) 91.55 four stars
SPCA of Texas (TX) 95.71 four stars
Humane Society of Pulaski County (AR) 92.92 four stars
North Shore Animal League America (NY) 86.99 three stars
Tony La Russa's Animal Rescue Foundation (CA) 98.21 four stars

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The Atlanta Humane Society (AHS) is the oldest private charitable organization in Atlanta, founded in 1873. The AHS - an Atlanta pet adoption center with a proven track record of helping the city's homeless, abused, and neglected animals - offers many additional public-wide services, including a Canine Play Yard for potential adopters, spaying and neutering, dog training and educational programs, and a veterinary clinic. Unlike many other animal shelters around the country, the AHS never euthanizes because of space or time constraints. In 2008, the shelter provided care and adoption of over 7,300 animals, and the clinic accommodated nearly 7,000 medical cases/visits.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,430,932
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $164,005
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,594,937
   Program Service Revenue $1,762,724
Total Primary Revenue $5,357,661
   Other Revenue $1,129,887
TOTAL REVENUE $6,487,548
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,274,156
   Administrative Expenses $1,020,619
   Fundraising Expenses $954,160
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,248,935
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,761,387
   
Net Assets $37,776,188

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 $5,386,882 85.9%
Veterinary Clinic $740,034 11.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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]
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • September, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$236,480 2.86% Cal Morgan President
Other Salaries of Note
$59,731 0.72% Richard Aiken Interim President

The Atlanta Humane Society (AHS) is the oldest private charitable organization in Atlanta, founded in 1873. The AHS - an Atlanta pet adoption center with a proven track record of helping the city's homeless, abused, and neglected animals - offers many additional public-wide services, including a Canine Play Yard for potential adopters, spaying and neutering, dog training and educational programs, and a veterinary clinic. Unlike many other animal shelters around the country, the AHS never euthanizes because of space or time constraints. In 2008, the shelter provided care and adoption of over 7,300 animals, and the clinic accommodated nearly 7,000 medical cases/visits.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Atlanta Humane Society (GA) 91.55 four stars
The Humane Society Naples (FL) 97.23 four stars
Pets in Need (CA) 91.53 four stars
Northwest Organization for Animal Help (WA) 90.47 four stars
Animal Rescue, Inc. (PA) 93.82 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) 875-5432
EIN: 58-0685900

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Board Leadership

Horace Nalle
Chairperson

CEO

Cal Morgan
President

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