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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Humane Rescue Alliance

Animals. People. Community.

four stars

90.36

71 Oglethorpe Street, NW Washington, DC 20011
tel: (202) 723-5730   Web Site
EIN: 53-0219724

Board Leadership
Gregory Riegle
Chairperson

CEO
Lisa LaFontaine
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.36 four stars
  Financial 91.95 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Washington Humane Society and the Washington Animal Rescue League have each served the animals and people of the District of Columbia and the National Capitol region for over a century. Now these two great forces for animal protection have come together to form an even more powerful organization: the Humane Rescue Alliance. With the creation of the Humane Rescue Alliance, we're combining our proficiency and knowledge in all aspects of animal care, from providing quality, affordable medical services to creating families with each adoption. Most importantly, we're here to tenaciously protect and advocate for the animals in our community, and support and celebrate people's love and compassion for them. We are the Humane Rescue Alliance.

The Washington Humane Society and the Washington Animal Rescue League have each served the animals and people of the District of Columbia and the National Capitol region for over a century. Now these two great forces for animal protection have come together to form an even more powerful organization: the Humane Rescue Alliance. With the creation of the Humane Rescue Alliance, we're combining our proficiency and knowledge in all aspects of animal care, from providing quality, affordable medical services to creating families with each adoption. Most importantly, we're here to tenaciously protect and advocate for the animals in our community, and support and celebrate people's love and compassion for them. We are the Humane Rescue Alliance.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of animals spayed and neutered
6,930
Average number of days of shelter stay for animals
9
Number of clients participating in educational programs
1,736
Number of animals rescued
9,987
Number of animals rehomed
4,603
This impact information is current as of September 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

four stars

91.95

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 03/01/2019 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)
83.1%
  Administrative Expenses 7.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.65
  Program Expenses Growth 16.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 26.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Humane Rescue Alliance on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Humane Rescue Alliance on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Humane Rescue Alliance (DC) 90.36 four stars
Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region (CO) 94.39 four stars
Animal Rescue League of Berks County, Inc. (PA) 91.92 four stars
Columbus Humane (OH) 91.98 four stars
Dutchess County SPCA (NY) 85.23 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,639,799
   Federated Campaigns $422,939
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $757,356
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,820,094
   Program Service Revenue $4,972,161
Total Primary Revenue $11,792,255
   Other Revenue $1,759,273
TOTAL REVENUE $13,551,528
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $10,444,275
   Administrative Expenses $860,714
   Fundraising Expenses $1,416,096
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $12,721,085
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $830,443
   
Net Assets $21,552,210

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
DC Animal Control $4,068,489 39.0%
Medical Center $2,251,525 21.6%
Animal Care Program $2,196,863 21.0%

Ratings History
Humane Rescue Alliance has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-09 03/01/2019 90.36 four stars
2016-09 03/01/2018 90.57 four stars
2015-09 12/22/2017 95.87 four stars
2015-09 04/01/2017 93.91 four stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 90.83 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 12/01/2015 91.47 four stars
2013-09 06/01/2015 91.43 four stars
2013-09 05/01/2015 90.98 four stars
2012-09 10/01/2013 82.76 three stars
2011-09 12/01/2012 83.22 three stars
2011-09 07/01/2012 84.37 three stars
2010-09 09/20/2011 87.68 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-09 06/01/2011 87.38 three stars
2009-09 12/01/2010 90.56 four stars
2007-09 12/17/2008 87.35 three stars
2006-09 12/01/2007 90.69 four stars
2005-09 05/01/2006 81.30 three stars
2004-09 07/01/2005 60.65 one star
2003-09 08/01/2004 81.73 three stars
2002-09 09/01/2003 83.08 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 53-0219724
Name in IRS Master File WASHINGTON HUMANE SOCIETY THE SOCIETY FOR THE PREVENTION OF
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 (349) Other youth organization or 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, 1937
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$274,653 2.15% Lisa Lafontaine President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Humane Rescue Alliance (DC) 90.36 four stars
Anderson Animal Shelter (IL) 94.45 four stars
Humane Society of Missouri (MO) 91.59 four stars
Kansas Humane Society (KS) 88.79 three stars
Macomb County Humane Society (MI) 94.21 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Humane Rescue Alliance
71 Oglethorpe Street, NW
Washington, DC 20011
tel: (202) 723-5730
EIN: 53-0219724

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 96312
Washington, DC 20090

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Board Leadership

Gregory Riegle
Chairperson

CEO

Lisa LaFontaine
President & CEO

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