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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Humane Society Silicon Valley

To save and enhance lives, both two-legged and four-legged.

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three stars

89.03

901 Ames Avenue Milpitas, CA 95035
tel: (408) 262-2133   Web Site
EIN: 94-1196215

Board Leadership
Kurt Krukenberg
Board Chair

CEO
Carol Novello
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.03 three stars
  Financial 84.50 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Humane Society Silicon Valley (HSSV) is an independent, privately funded, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization serving people and pets for over 85 years. In 2017, HSSV became the first organization ever to earn model shelter status according to the guidelines set forth by the Association of Shelter Veterinarians. As an independent non-profit organization, HSSV does not receive funding from Humane Society of the United States, ASPCA or state and federal government entities. HSSV offers quality adoptions, affordable spaying/neutering, vaccinations, microchipping services, pet care services and education programs to enhance the human-animal bond. Established in 1929, HSSV has adopted more than 500,000 animals into permanent, loving homes. Animal welfare is their top priority and their mission is to save and enhance lives.

Humane Society Silicon Valley (HSSV) is an independent, privately funded, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization serving people and pets for over 85 years. In 2017, HSSV became the first organization ever to earn model shelter status according to the guidelines set forth by the Association of Shelter Veterinarians. As an independent non-profit organization, HSSV does not receive funding from Humane Society of the United States, ASPCA or state and federal government entities. HSSV offers quality adoptions, affordable spaying/neutering, vaccinations, microchipping services, pet care services and education programs to enhance the human-animal bond. Established in 1929, HSSV has adopted more than 500,000 animals into permanent, loving homes. Animal welfare is their top priority and their mission is to save and enhance lives.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2017
Number of animal adoptions
5,200
Total Animals Saved
6,100
Number of Children Participants in education programs
8,300
Animal Save Rate (as a %)
93
Number of animals spayed and neutered
7,900
Pet Pantry Distribution (lbs of food)
19,550
This impact information is current as of March 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

84.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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 8.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.90
  Program Expenses Growth 9.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 24.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Humane Society Silicon Valley on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Humane Society Silicon Valley on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Humane Society Silicon Valley (CA) 89.03 three stars
Humane Society of Charlotte (NC) 87.18 three stars
Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA (CA) 93.24 four stars
Michigan Anti-Cruelty Society (MI) 94.63 four stars
Animal Humane New Mexico (NM) 94.47 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $9,195,380
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $697,528
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $9,892,908
   Program Service Revenue $2,252,897
Total Primary Revenue $12,145,805
   Other Revenue $613,141
TOTAL REVENUE $12,758,946
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,861,942
   Administrative Expenses $1,074,655
   Fundraising Expenses $1,551,689
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $12,488,286
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $270,660
   
Net Assets $37,003,717

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
Adoption $5,019,511 50.9%
Medical Services $3,110,843 31.5%
Community Programs $1,217,515 12.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 07/01/2019 89.03 three stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 88.89 three stars
2016-06 09/01/2017 84.81 three stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 83.53 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 82.63 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 87.69 three stars
2013-06 02/01/2015 80.41 three stars
2012-06 11/01/2013 83.54 three stars
2011-06 11/06/2012 86.10 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 93.08 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/01/2010 87.54 three stars
2008-06 06/01/2009 86.95 three stars
2007-06 06/01/2008 78.26 two stars
2006-06 10/01/2007 68.60 one star
2005-06 12/01/2006 66.07 one star
2004-06 12/01/2005 74.18 two stars
2003-06 08/01/2004 77.04 two stars
2002-06 06/09/2003 82.28 three stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 87.11 three stars
2000-06 04/15/2002 81.08 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 94-1196215
Name in IRS Master File HUMANE SOCIETY SILICON VALLEY
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 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 March, 1942
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$244,146 1.95% Carol Novello President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Humane Society Silicon Valley (CA) 89.03 three stars
The Anti-Cruelty Society (IL) 91.91 four stars
East Bay SPCA (CA) 89.81 three stars
Woods Humane Society (CA) 95.05 four stars
Animal Refuge League (ME) 86.09 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Humane Society Silicon Valley
901 Ames Avenue
Milpitas, CA 95035
tel: (408) 262-2133
EIN: 94-1196215

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Board Leadership

Kurt Krukenberg
Board Chair

CEO

Carol Novello
President

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