Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Nashville Humane Association

Helping homeless animals

four stars

92.33

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

Board Leadership
Abbay Blackenship
President

CEO
Laura Chavarria
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.33 four stars
  Financial 91.72 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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

91.72

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 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)
83.9%
  Administrative Expenses 6.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.57
  Program Expenses Growth 4.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.1%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,059,194
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $204,875
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $12,500
Total Contributions $2,276,569
   Program Service Revenue $321,176
Total Primary Revenue $2,597,745
   Other Revenue $60,406
TOTAL REVENUE $2,658,151
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,207,966
   Administrative Expenses $165,875
   Fundraising Expenses $282,332
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,656,173
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,978
   
Net Assets $4,143,597

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$98,031 3.69% Laura Chavarria Executive Director

Mission

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Nashville Humane Association (TN) 92.33 four stars
Humane Society of Missouri (MO) 91.89 four stars
Sacramento SPCA (CA) 91.28 four stars
Society for the Improvement of Conditions for Stray Animals (OH) 91.20 four stars
Montgomery County SPCA (PA) 91.23 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

CEO

Laura Chavarria
Executive Director