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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Humane Society of Tampa Bay

Leading the Way Because Every Life Counts

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three stars

87.92

3607 North Armenia Avenue Tampa, FL 33607
tel: (813) 876-7138   Web Site
EIN: 59-0799907

Board Leadership
Morris Massey
President

CEO
Sherry Silk
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.92 three stars
  Financial 82.92 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Humane Society of Tampa Bay, established in 1912, is dedicated to ending animal homelessness and providing care and comfort to companion animals in need. Our core programs include shelter and adoption of homeless dogs, cats, rabbits, and pockets pets. Providing affordable veterinary care and sterilization for owned pets in our community, Trap/Neuter/Vaccinate/Return (TNVR) of free roaming cats, providing safety net programs to keep pets in their homes and providing numerous community outreach programs and services. Some of our safety net programs include: Animeals, Pet Food Assistance, Shot Clinics, and Save-A-Pet Medical Fund. These programs are all designed to help keep pets in their homes. In 2014, our Animal Hospital received accreditation by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA), the gold standard of veterinary medicine. We were the first non-profit hospital to receive this recognition. In 2016, we received this certification again.

The Humane Society of Tampa Bay, established in 1912, is dedicated to ending animal homelessness and providing care and comfort to companion animals in need. Our core programs include shelter and adoption of homeless dogs, cats, rabbits, and pockets pets. Providing affordable veterinary care and sterilization for owned pets in our community, Trap/Neuter/Vaccinate/Return (TNVR) of free roaming cats, providing safety net programs to keep pets in their homes and providing numerous community outreach programs and services. Some of our safety net programs include: Animeals, Pet Food Assistance, Shot Clinics, and Save-A-Pet Medical Fund. These programs are all designed to help keep pets in their homes. In 2014, our Animal Hospital received accreditation by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA), the gold standard of veterinary medicine. We were the first non-profit hospital to receive this recognition. In 2016, we received this certification again.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Number of animal adoptions
7,963
Number of animals spayed and neutered
17,816
Number of sheltered animals
11,247
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

three stars

82.92

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2018 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)
86.6%
  Administrative Expenses 4.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.21
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.83
  Program Expenses Growth 5.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Humane Society of Tampa Bay on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
Joint Cost Allocation Adjustment applied. Learn more.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Humane Society of Tampa Bay on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Humane Society of Tampa Bay (FL) 87.92 three stars
Delaware Humane Association (DE) 90.57 four stars
Animal Defense League of Texas (TX) 99.75 four stars
Furkids (GA) 91.16 four stars
PAWS Chicago (IL) 96.50 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,696,946
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $587,717
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $12,800
Total Contributions $4,297,463
   Program Service Revenue $3,900,637
Total Primary Revenue $8,198,100
   Other Revenue $1,076,674
TOTAL REVENUE $9,274,774
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $7,431,909
   Administrative Expenses $400,767
   Fundraising Expenses $696,429
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,529,105
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $745,669
   
Net Assets $6,946,506

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
Animal Health Center $4,091,544 54.8%
Shelter Services $3,006,743 40.3%
Community Outreach $366,298 4.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 11/01/2018 87.92 three stars
2016-12 09/01/2017 92.92 four stars
2016-12 08/01/2017 91.36 four stars
2015-12 10/01/2016 91.16 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 96.46 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 93.83 four stars
2013-12 04/01/2015 97.42 four stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 94.41 four stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 97.20 four stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 94.30 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 94.94 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/22/2010 98.58 four stars
2008-12 10/01/2009 91.05 four stars
2007-12 12/01/2008 79.39 two stars
2006-12 12/01/2007 79.26 two stars
2005-12 11/01/2006 78.27 two stars
2004-12 12/01/2005 85.36 three stars
2003-12 10/01/2004 76.43 two stars
2002-12 10/01/2003 85.62 three stars
2001-12 02/05/2003 75.90 two 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 59-0799907
Name in IRS Master File HUMANE SOCIETY OF TAMPA BAY INC
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 (59) Other school related 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 December, 1972
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
$126,263 1.48% Sherry Silk Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Humane Society of Tampa Bay (FL) 87.92 three stars
Tri County Humane Society (FL) 95.73 four stars
Faithful Friends Animal Society (DE) 89.95 three stars
Animal Defense League of Texas (TX) 99.75 four stars
Atlanta Humane Society (GA) 89.56 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Humane Society of Tampa Bay
3607 North Armenia Avenue
Tampa, FL 33607
tel: (813) 876-7138
fax: (813) 876-0765
EIN: 59-0799907

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Board Leadership

Morris Massey
President

CEO

Sherry Silk
Chief Executive Officer

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