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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Oregon Humane Society

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four stars

92.50

1067 NE Columbia Blvd Portland, OR 97211
tel: (503) 285-7722   Web Site
EIN: 93-0386880

Board Leadership
Dave S. Hansen
Chair

CEO
Sharon M. Harmon
President and Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.50 four stars
  Financial 89.40 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Established in 1868, Oregon Humane Society (OHS) is the Northwest's oldest and largest humane society, with one of the highest adoption rates in the nation. OHS receives no government funds for its adoption, education and animal cruelty investigation programs, and is not affiliated with any national organizations. OHS mission is to create a more humane society with the vision of a world where all animals are treated with compassion, kindness and respect.

Established in 1868, Oregon Humane Society (OHS) is the Northwest's oldest and largest humane society, with one of the highest adoption rates in the nation. OHS receives no government funds for its adoption, education and animal cruelty investigation programs, and is not affiliated with any national organizations. OHS mission is to create a more humane society with the vision of a world where all animals are treated with compassion, kindness and respect.

Financial

three stars

89.40

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2021 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)
76.4%
  Administrative Expenses 9.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.64
  Program Expenses Growth 6.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Oregon Humane Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Oregon Humane Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Oregon Humane Society (OR) 92.50 four stars
Humane Society for Southwest Washington (WA) 89.84 three stars
Animal Protective Association of Missouri (MO) 96.79 four stars
San Diego Humane Society (CA) 95.57 four stars
SPCA Serving Erie County (NY) 88.04 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $17,198,732
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,597,080
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $18,795,812
   Program Service Revenue $3,272,925
Total Primary Revenue $22,068,737
   Other Revenue $1,345,979
TOTAL REVENUE $23,414,716
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $13,558,247
   Administrative Expenses $1,895,245
   Fundraising Expenses $2,628,698
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $18,082,190
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $5,332,526
   
Net Assets $81,444,246

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
Sheltering and Adoptions $6,433,205 47.4%
Medical Services $2,844,950 21.0%
Community Awareness $1,195,524 8.8%

Ratings History
Oregon Humane Society has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 04/01/2021 92.50 four stars
2018-12 11/01/2019 94.85 four stars
2017-12 11/01/2018 92.77 four stars
2016-12 12/01/2017 92.93 four stars
2015-12 12/01/2016 92.89 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 95.43 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 87.61 three stars
2014-12 10/01/2015 87.29 three stars
2013-12 11/01/2014 92.42 four stars
2012-12 11/01/2013 93.59 four stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 95.28 four stars
2010-12 12/01/2011 96.40 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 91.29 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/22/2010 90.59 four stars
2008-12 11/01/2009 97.82 four stars
2007-12 12/01/2008 94.81 four stars
2006-12 12/01/2007 84.64 three stars
2005-12 11/01/2006 89.05 three stars
2004-12 10/01/2005 93.21 four stars
2003-12 10/01/2004 95.95 four 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 93-0386880
Name in IRS Master File OREGON HUMANE SOCIETY
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 June, 1941
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$290,377 1.60% Sharon M. Harmon Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Oregon Humane Society (OR) 92.50 four stars
Nebraska Humane Society (NE) 94.50 four stars
Asheville Humane Society (NC) 90.25 four stars
The Maryland SPCA (MD) 89.18 three stars
Providence Animal Center (PA) 90.43 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Oregon Humane Society
1067 NE Columbia Blvd
Portland, OR 97211
tel: (503) 285-7722
fax: (503) 285-0083
EIN: 93-0386880

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Board Leadership

Dave S. Hansen
Chair

CEO

Sharon M. Harmon
President and Chief Executive Officer

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