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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Humane Society of Vero Beach and Indian River County

We speak for those who cannot speak for themselves

three stars

88.76

6230 77th Street Vero Beach, FL 32967
tel: (772) 388-3331   Web Site
EIN: 59-0863199

Board Leadership
Susan Schuyler Smith
President

CEO
Kate Meghji
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.76 three stars
  Financial 94.77 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Since 1953, the Humane Society of Vero Beach and Indian River County (HSVB&IRC) has committed to making a better community for its people and animals by: providing humane care and shelter for homeless animals; placing adoptable pets in permanent, loving homes; promoting spaying and neutering of companion animals; promoting responsible pet ownership and the respect for all life through humane education; protecting animals from cruelty; and pledging to be advocates for animal protection. Beyond sheltering pets, we provide services to encourage pets and their families to stay together. For this reason, humane education and behavior training are critical parts of our program at HSVB&IRC.

Since 1953, the Humane Society of Vero Beach and Indian River County (HSVB&IRC) has committed to making a better community for its people and animals by: providing humane care and shelter for homeless animals; placing adoptable pets in permanent, loving homes; promoting spaying and neutering of companion animals; promoting responsible pet ownership and the respect for all life through humane education; protecting animals from cruelty; and pledging to be advocates for animal protection. Beyond sheltering pets, we provide services to encourage pets and their families to stay together. For this reason, humane education and behavior training are critical parts of our program at HSVB&IRC.

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Financial

four stars

94.77

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

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)
84.2%
  Administrative Expenses 6.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.19
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.47
  Program Expenses Growth 12.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Humane Society of Vero Beach and Indian River County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Humane Society of Vero Beach and Indian River County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Humane Society of Vero Beach and Indian River County (FL) 88.76 three stars
MSPCA-Angell (MA) 89.57 three stars
Dane County Humane Society (WI) 90.79 four stars
Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando (FL) 87.62 three stars
Brandywine Valley SPCA (PA) 94.69 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $702,205
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $2,650
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $1,898,944
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,603,799
   Program Service Revenue $799,211
Total Primary Revenue $3,403,010
   Other Revenue $1,648,356
TOTAL REVENUE $5,051,366
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,325,627
   Administrative Expenses $312,184
   Fundraising Expenses $358,119
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,995,930
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,055,436
   
Net Assets $9,082,458

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 Welfare $3,166,321 95.2%
Education & Outreach $159,306 4.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-09 02/01/2020 88.76 three stars
2017-09 12/21/2018 88.41 three stars
2016-09 03/01/2018 89.08 three stars
2015-09 04/01/2017 85.57 three stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 81.34 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 12/22/2015 74.08 two stars
2013-09 04/01/2015 76.39 two stars
2012-09 03/01/2014 76.80 two stars
2011-09 12/01/2013 78.56 two stars
2011-09 07/01/2013 78.37 two stars
2011-09 06/01/2013 74.69 two stars
2011-09 12/01/2012 71.75 two stars
2010-09 09/20/2011 81.49 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 02/01/2011 80.63 three stars
2008-09 02/01/2010 86.27 three stars
2007-09 02/01/2009 90.98 four stars
2006-09 02/01/2008 87.14 three stars
2005-09 02/01/2007 82.47 three stars
2004-09 09/01/2005 85.46 three stars
2003-09 10/01/2004 95.26 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 59-0863199
Name in IRS Master File HUMANE SOCIETY OF VERO BEACH FLA
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 that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 July, 1957
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, 2018
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Humane Society of Vero Beach and Indian River County (FL) 88.76 three stars
Tri-County Humane Society (MN) 87.47 three stars
Lollypop Farm, the Humane Society of Greater Rochester (NY) 96.13 four stars
Virginia Beach SPCA (VA) 89.59 three stars
Humane Society of New York (NY) 95.01 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Humane Society of Vero Beach and Indian River County
6230 77th Street
Vero Beach, FL 32967
tel: (772) 388-3331
fax: (772) 388-3981
EIN: 59-0863199

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Board Leadership

Susan Schuyler Smith
President

CEO

Kate Meghji
Executive Director

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