Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Humane Society of Tampa Bay

Leading the Way Because Every Life Counts

four stars

91.83

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

Board Leadership
Mary Scott
President

CEO
Sherry Silk
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.83 four stars
  Financial 88.45 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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 and 2019, 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 and 2019, 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 March 2020, 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

88.45

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

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)
86.7%
  Administrative Expenses 4.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.62
  Program Expenses Growth 3.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.0%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $9,773,508
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $666,952
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $11,520
Total Contributions $10,451,980
   Program Service Revenue $4,184,141
Total Primary Revenue $14,636,121
   Other Revenue $1,217,910
TOTAL REVENUE $15,854,031
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $7,799,653
   Administrative Expenses $463,558
   Fundraising Expenses $672,169
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,935,380
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $6,918,651
   
Net Assets $13,902,477

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$136,699 1.52% Sherry Silk Chief Executive Officer

Mission

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 and 2019, we received this certification again.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Humane Society of Tampa Bay (FL) 91.83 four stars
Humane Society of Pulaski County (AR) 93.23 four stars
Southern Oregon Humane Society (OR) 88.91 three stars
Furkids Animal Rescue and Shelters (GA) 92.38 four stars
Berkeley-East Bay Humane Society (CA) 92.77 four 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

Mary Scott
President

CEO

Sherry Silk
Chief Executive Officer