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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Nashville Humane Association

Helping homeless animals

four stars

93.70

213 Oceola Avenue Nashville, TN 37209
tel: (615) 352-1010   Web Site
EIN: 62-0672999

Board Leadership
Abbay Blackenship
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.70 four stars
  Financial 94.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Nashville Humane Association (NHA) is one of the oldest service organizations in Nashville. The roots of NHA can be traced back to a society founded in 1887 to protect children from inhumane working conditions and draft horses from mistreatment. NHA was incorporated in 1946 to protect the well being of animals in Davidson County. Today, the NHA is committed to finding responsible homes, controlling pet overpopulation and promoting the humane treatment of animals. Over 4,000 healthy and temperamentally sound animals are placed each year into loving homes and over 8,000 animals were spay or neutered throughout our community.

The Nashville Humane Association (NHA) is one of the oldest service organizations in Nashville. The roots of NHA can be traced back to a society founded in 1887 to protect children from inhumane working conditions and draft horses from mistreatment. NHA was incorporated in 1946 to protect the well being of animals in Davidson County. Today, the NHA is committed to finding responsible homes, controlling pet overpopulation and promoting the humane treatment of animals. Over 4,000 healthy and temperamentally sound animals are placed each year into loving homes and over 8,000 animals were spay or neutered throughout our community.

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Financial

four stars

94.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
84.1%
  Administrative Expenses 6.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.52
  Program Expenses Growth 7.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Nashville Humane Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Nashville Humane Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Nashville Humane Association (TN) 93.70 four stars
Arizona Humane Society (AZ) 90.64 four stars
The Anti-Cruelty Society (IL) 91.91 four stars
Humane Society of Indianapolis (IN) 94.27 four stars
Charleston Animal Society (SC) 94.16 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,626,574
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $188,852
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $12,500
Total Contributions $1,827,926
   Program Service Revenue $324,339
Total Primary Revenue $2,152,265
   Other Revenue $112,516
TOTAL REVENUE $2,264,781
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,185,356
   Administrative Expenses $178,985
   Fundraising Expenses $233,302
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,597,643
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-332,862
   
Net Assets $3,912,455

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
Pet Adoptions, Shelter, and Care $1,630,637 74.6%
Spay/Neuter Programs $554,719 25.4%

Ratings History
Nashville Humane Association has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 07/01/2019 93.70 four stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 93.86 four stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 92.91 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 90.31 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 90.21 four stars
2013-12 04/01/2015 85.74 three stars
2012-12 12/20/2013 87.00 three stars
2011-12 12/01/2012 85.82 three stars
2010-12 10/01/2011 89.84 three stars
2009-04 09/20/2011 83.52 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-04 05/01/2010 82.89 three stars
2008-04 05/01/2009 92.32 four stars
2007-04 03/01/2008 95.89 four stars
2006-04 02/01/2007 84.76 three stars
2005-04 04/01/2006 83.16 three stars
2004-04 02/01/2005 85.45 three stars
2003-04 02/01/2004 88.00 three stars
2002-04 02/05/2003 83.06 three stars
2001-04 10/15/2002 91.15 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 62-0672999
Name in IRS Master File NASHVILLE HUMANE ASSOCIATION
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 (913) Prevention of cruelty to animals
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 May, 1962
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$9,033 0.34% Laura Chavarria Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$67,438 2.59% Joy Beach Former Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Nashville Humane Association (TN) 93.70 four stars
MSPCA-Angell (MA) 89.57 three stars
National Mill Dog Rescue (CO) 95.99 four stars
Columbus Humane (OH) 91.98 four stars
Wisconsin Humane Society (WI) 95.36 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Nashville Humane Association
213 Oceola Avenue
Nashville, TN 37209
tel: (615) 352-1010
fax: (615) 352-4111
EIN: 62-0672999

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Board Leadership

Abbay Blackenship
President

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