Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

The Humane Society of the United States

Fight for all animals

two stars

74.99

1255 23rd Street, NW, Suite 450 Washington, DC 20037
tel: (202) 452-1100   Web Site
EIN: 53-0225390

Board Leadership
Susan Atherton & Thomas Sabatino, Jr.
Chair of the Board

CEO
Kitty Block
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 74.99 two stars
  Financial 64.87 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

We fight the big fights to end suffering for all animals. Together with millions of supporters, we take on puppy mills, factory farms, trophy hunts, animal testing and other cruel industries. With our affiliates, we rescue and care for thousands of animals every year through our animal rescue team's work and other hands-on animal care services. We fight all forms of animal cruelty to achieve the vision behind our name: A humane society. And we can't do it without you.

We fight the big fights to end suffering for all animals. Together with millions of supporters, we take on puppy mills, factory farms, trophy hunts, animal testing and other cruel industries. With our affiliates, we rescue and care for thousands of animals every year through our animal rescue team's work and other hands-on animal care services. We fight all forms of animal cruelty to achieve the vision behind our name: A humane society. And we can't do it without you.

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Financial

one star

64.87

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 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)
65.8%
  Administrative Expenses 4.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 30.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.32
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.49
  Program Expenses Growth 0.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Humane Society of the United States on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Humane Society of the United States on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $109,834,655
   Federated Campaigns $88,397
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,660,760
   Related Organizations $73,116
   Government Grants $20,528
Total Contributions $111,677,456
   Program Service Revenue $1,976,190
Total Primary Revenue $113,653,646
   Other Revenue $15,175,155
TOTAL REVENUE $128,828,801
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $90,550,890
   Administrative Expenses $7,983,250
   Fundraising Expenses $38,323,293
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $136,857,433
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-8,028,632
   
Net Assets $218,911,799

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$255,630 0.18% Cristobel Block Acting President, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$204,249 0.14% Wayne Pacelle Former President & CEO

Mission

We fight the big fights to end suffering for all animals. Together with millions of supporters, we take on puppy mills, factory farms, trophy hunts, animal testing and other cruel industries. With our affiliates, we rescue and care for thousands of animals every year through our animal rescue team's work and other hands-on animal care services. We fight all forms of animal cruelty to achieve the vision behind our name: A humane society. And we can't do it without you.

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The Humane Society of the United States (DC) 74.99 two stars
Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation (KY) 85.55 three stars
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Farm Sanctuary (NY) 88.58 three stars
National Anti-Vivisection Society (IL) 88.41 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Humane Society of the United States
1255 23rd Street, NW, Suite 450
Washington, DC 20037
tel: (202) 452-1100
fax: (301) 548-7700
EIN: 53-0225390

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Board Leadership

Susan Atherton & Thomas Sabatino, Jr.
Chair of the Board

CEO

Kitty Block
President & CEO