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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Humane Society International

International arm of The Humane Society of the United States

three stars

84.76

2100 L Street, NW Washington, DC 20037
tel: (866) 614-4371   Web Site
EIN: 52-1769464

Board Leadership
Bruce Fogle
Chair of the Board

CEO
Jeff Flocken
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.76 three stars
  Financial 80.00 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

As the international arm of The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), Humane Society International (HSI) oversees and coordinates the work of The HSUS abroad, addressing animal issues that cross many borders and impact millions of animals worldwide. HSI works with national and jurisdictional governments, humane organizations, and individual animal protectionists in countries around the world to find practical, culturally sensitive, and long-term solutions to common animal issues, and to share an ethic of respect and compassion for all life.

As the international arm of The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), Humane Society International (HSI) oversees and coordinates the work of The HSUS abroad, addressing animal issues that cross many borders and impact millions of animals worldwide. HSI works with national and jurisdictional governments, humane organizations, and individual animal protectionists in countries around the world to find practical, culturally sensitive, and long-term solutions to common animal issues, and to share an ethic of respect and compassion for all life.

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Financial

three stars

80.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 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)
86.3%
  Administrative Expenses 2.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.17
  Program Expenses Growth 15.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 31.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Humane Society International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Humane Society International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Humane Society International (DC) 84.76 three stars
Alley Cat Allies (MD) 93.98 four stars
PetSmart Charities (AZ) 97.71 four stars
Animal Legal Defense Fund (CA) 93.04 four stars
National Anti-Vivisection Society (IL) 88.41 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $15,966,961
   Federated Campaigns $23,647
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $316,360
   Government Grants $40,073
Total Contributions $16,347,041
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $16,347,041
   Other Revenue $38,768
TOTAL REVENUE $16,385,809
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $12,516,096
   Administrative Expenses $259,394
   Fundraising Expenses $2,203,474
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $14,978,964
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,406,845
   
Net Assets $2,438,756

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
Companion Animals $5,448,914 43.5%
Wildlife $2,516,084 20.1%
Farm Animals $2,065,729 16.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 10/01/2019 84.76 three stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 87.97 three stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 89.02 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 80.90 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 82.70 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 79.99 two stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 82.06 three stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 86.01 three stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 90.00 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 77.21 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 88.22 three stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 61.98 one star
2007-12 05/01/2009 85.83 three stars
2006-12 12/15/2007 85.13 three stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 81.10 three stars
2004-12 01/01/2006 73.81 two stars
2003-12 01/05/2005 74.10 two stars
2002-12 10/01/2003 75.53 two stars
2001-12 10/15/2002 67.69 one star

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 52-1769464
Name in IRS Master File HUMANE SOCIETY INTERNATIONAL
NTEE Code D20
NTEE Classification Animal Protection and Welfare
NTEE Type Animal-Related
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (529) Ecology or conservation
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 September, 1993
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 Compensation from Affiliates
$167,737 1.11% Andrew Rowan President --
Other Salaries of Note
$123,971 0.82% Cristobel Block President $82,647

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Humane Society International (DC) 84.76 three stars
Last Chance for Animals (CA) 99.85 four stars
American Anti-Vivisection Society (PA) 85.00 three stars
Animal Legal Defense Fund (CA) 93.04 four stars
Farm Sanctuary (NY) 88.58 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Humane Society International
2100 L Street, NW
Washington, DC 20037
tel: (866) 614-4371
fax: (301) 258-3082
EIN: 52-1769464

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Board Leadership

Bruce Fogle
Chair of the Board

CEO

Jeff Flocken
President, CEO

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