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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Humane Society of Broward County

Building a humane community together.

three stars

82.70

2070 Griffin Road Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
tel: (954) 989-3977   Web Site
EIN: 59-6002321

Board Leadership
Thom Bambenek
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Christopher Agostino
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.70 three stars
  Financial 76.57 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

We at the Humane Society of Broward County believe in advocating for and improving the lives of animals by providing adoptions, community services, and education.

Established in 1944, the Humane Society of Broward County's animal shelter is 33,000 square-feet with the ability to house over 300 dogs and cats. The society has full time veterinarian services for shelter animals with an on site clinic. Over 200,000 patrons visit the shelter each year. In fiscal year 2007, the society placed 9,923 animals into new homes; and our educational programs touched over 150,000 children and adults.

We at the Humane Society of Broward County believe in advocating for and improving the lives of animals by providing adoptions, community services, and education.

Established in 1944, the Humane Society of Broward County's animal shelter is 33,000 square-feet with the ability to house over 300 dogs and cats. The society has full time veterinarian services for shelter animals with an on site clinic. Over 200,000 patrons visit the shelter each year. In fiscal year 2007, the society placed 9,923 animals into new homes; and our educational programs touched over 150,000 children and adults.

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Financial

two stars

76.57

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 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)
73.0%
  Administrative Expenses 12.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.31
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.36
  Program Expenses Growth -0.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Humane Society of Broward County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Humane Society of Broward County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Humane Society of Broward County (FL) 82.70 three stars
Woods Humane Society (CA) 100.00 four stars
Animal Rescue League of Boston (MA) 86.86 three stars
Wisconsin Humane Society (WI) 95.36 four stars
spcaLA (CA) 85.08 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,608,352
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,608,352
   Program Service Revenue $2,511,488
Total Primary Revenue $6,119,840
   Other Revenue $1,684,462
TOTAL REVENUE $7,804,302
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,026,274
   Administrative Expenses $1,000,269
   Fundraising Expenses $1,279,128
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,305,671
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-501,369
   
Net Assets $12,014,109

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 Care $993,525 16.5%
Clinic Services $2,585,239 42.9%
Adoption Services $843,203 14.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-09 09/03/2019 82.70 three stars
2017-09 03/01/2019 84.66 three stars
2016-09 12/22/2017 83.78 three stars
2015-09 11/01/2016 87.92 three stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 75.79 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 12/01/2015 71.93 two stars
2013-09 05/01/2015 71.71 two stars
2012-09 03/01/2014 74.16 two stars
2011-09 11/06/2012 74.58 two stars
2010-09 09/20/2011 74.26 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 12/22/2010 81.33 three stars
2008-09 09/01/2009 89.16 three stars
2007-09 11/01/2008 88.77 three stars
2006-09 08/01/2007 87.87 three stars
2004-09 09/01/2005 75.79 two stars
2003-09 07/01/2004 80.63 three stars
2002-09 06/09/2003 83.91 three stars
2001-09 10/15/2002 92.42 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 59-6002321
Name in IRS Master File HUMANE SOCIETY OF BROWARD COUNTY
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 (399) Other housing 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 July, 1970
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
$235,005 2.82% Christopher Agostino President, CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Humane Society of Broward County (FL) 82.70 three stars
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Humane Society Silicon Valley (CA) 89.03 three stars
San Diego Humane Society (CA) 91.65 four stars
Forsyth Humane Society (NC) 87.80 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Humane Society of Broward County
2070 Griffin Road
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
tel: (954) 989-3977
fax: (954) 989-3991
EIN: 59-6002321

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Board Leadership

Thom Bambenek
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Christopher Agostino
President & CEO

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