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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Kentucky Humane Society

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three stars

86.22

1000 Lyndon Lane Louisville, KY 40222
tel: (502) 515-3131   Web Site
EIN: 61-0463938

Board Leadership
Ann Leonard
Chair

CEO
Lori Redmon
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.22 three stars
  Financial 80.93 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Kentucky Humane Society (KHS) is a champion for companion animals. Through leadership, education and proactive solutions, we are creating more compassionate communities. Founded in 1884, KHS is one of the oldest animal welfare organizations in the nation and Kentucky's largest pet adoption agency. KHS reduces the number of animals in shelters through education, spay/neuter services and adoption. KHS also helps keep pets out of shelters and in their homes through proactive programs, such as affordable veterinary care, dog training classes and a free Pet Help Line, 502-509-4PET. For animals who enter the shelter, KHS provides medical assistance at our Sam Swope Pet Treatment & Lifesaving Center (TLC) on Steedly Drive. Dogs with behavioral challenges receive help at our Sam Swope Pet Retreat, which helps them become happy, healthy and ready for adoption. KHS' Equine C.A.R.E. program assists Kentucky's at-risk companion horses through adoption, gelding and education.

The Kentucky Humane Society (KHS) is a champion for companion animals. Through leadership, education and proactive solutions, we are creating more compassionate communities. Founded in 1884, KHS is one of the oldest animal welfare organizations in the nation and Kentucky's largest pet adoption agency. KHS reduces the number of animals in shelters through education, spay/neuter services and adoption. KHS also helps keep pets out of shelters and in their homes through proactive programs, such as affordable veterinary care, dog training classes and a free Pet Help Line, 502-509-4PET. For animals who enter the shelter, KHS provides medical assistance at our Sam Swope Pet Treatment & Lifesaving Center (TLC) on Steedly Drive. Dogs with behavioral challenges receive help at our Sam Swope Pet Retreat, which helps them become happy, healthy and ready for adoption. KHS' Equine C.A.R.E. program assists Kentucky's at-risk companion horses through adoption, gelding and education.

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Financial

three stars

80.93

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 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)
78.8%
  Administrative Expenses 9.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.25
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.37
  Program Expenses Growth 5.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 13.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Kentucky Humane Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Kentucky Humane Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Kentucky Humane Society (KY) 86.22 three stars
Muttville (CA) 96.73 four stars
Dutchess County SPCA (NY) 85.23 three stars
SPCA Serving Erie County (NY) 87.90 three stars
SPCA of Anne Arundel County (MD) 95.00 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,765,878
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $197,946
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,963,824
   Program Service Revenue $3,561,862
Total Primary Revenue $7,525,686
   Other Revenue $346,256
TOTAL REVENUE $7,871,942
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,349,835
   Administrative Expenses $646,920
   Fundraising Expenses $838,777
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,835,532
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,036,410
   
Net Assets $13,060,177

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
Adoptions $1,998,120 37.3%
Pet Resorts $712,482 13.3%
SNIP Clinic $600,860 11.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-09 08/01/2019 86.22 three stars
2017-09 08/01/2018 88.15 three stars
2016-09 03/01/2018 89.08 three stars
2015-09 10/01/2016 89.98 three stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 87.56 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 07/01/2015 90.05 four stars
2013-09 04/01/2015 78.73 two stars
2013-09 12/22/2014 75.30 two stars
2012-09 10/01/2013 86.31 three stars
2011-09 07/01/2012 86.04 three stars
2010-09 09/20/2011 88.83 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-09 06/01/2011 86.57 three stars
2009-09 08/01/2010 96.04 four stars
2008-09 09/01/2009 90.61 four stars
2007-09 04/01/2009 93.11 four stars
2006-09 06/01/2007 90.27 four stars
2005-09 10/01/2006 87.39 three stars
2004-09 06/01/2005 76.26 two stars
2003-09 07/01/2004 70.44 two stars
2002-09 06/09/2003 70.08 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 61-0463938
Name in IRS Master File KENTUCKY HUMANE SOCIETY
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 May, 1945
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
$138,567 2.02% Lori Kane-Redmon President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Kentucky Humane Society (KY) 86.22 three stars
Humane Society of Missouri (MO) 91.59 four stars
Humane Society of Elkhart County (IN) 91.80 four stars
Friends for Animals of Metro Detroit (MI) 91.42 four stars
Heartland Humane Society (OR) 90.50 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Kentucky Humane Society
1000 Lyndon Lane
Louisville, KY 40222
tel: (502) 515-3131
fax: (502) 366-3653
EIN: 61-0463938

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Board Leadership

Ann Leonard
Chair

CEO

Lori Redmon
President, CEO

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