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.
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

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$138,567 2.02% Lori Kane-Redmon President, CEO

Mission

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Kentucky Humane Society (KY) 86.22 three stars
Michigan Humane Society (MI) 93.27 four stars
Heaven Can Wait Sanctuary Animal Society (NV) 88.22 three stars
Baltimore Humane Society (MD) 85.88 three stars
Pasado's Safe Haven (WA) 98.43 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