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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Humane Farming Association

Leading the campaign against factory farming and slaughterhouse abuses

three stars

86.88

36 Woodland Avenue San Rafael, CA 94901
tel: (415) 485-1495   Web Site
EIN: 68-0087989

Board Leadership
Bradley Miller
President

CEO
Bradley Miller
President

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.88 three stars
  Financial 81.70 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Humane Farming Association (HFA) is the nation's largest farm animal protection organization. Founded in 1985, HFA is leading the campaign against factory farming and slaughterhouse abuses. HFA is also home to the world's largest farm animal refuge, Suwanna Ranch. HFA's goals are to protect farm animals from cruelty, to protect the public from the dangerous misuse of antibiotics, hormones, and other chemicals used on factory farms, and to protect the environment from the impacts of industrialized animal factories. HFA's comprehensive programs include: anti-cruelty investigations and exposes, national media and ad campaigns, direct hands-on emergency care, and refuge for abused farm animals.

The Humane Farming Association (HFA) is the nation's largest farm animal protection organization. Founded in 1985, HFA is leading the campaign against factory farming and slaughterhouse abuses. HFA is also home to the world's largest farm animal refuge, Suwanna Ranch. HFA's goals are to protect farm animals from cruelty, to protect the public from the dangerous misuse of antibiotics, hormones, and other chemicals used on factory farms, and to protect the environment from the impacts of industrialized animal factories. HFA's comprehensive programs include: anti-cruelty investigations and exposes, national media and ad campaigns, direct hands-on emergency care, and refuge for abused farm animals.

Financial

three stars

81.70

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
82.2%
  Administrative Expenses 2.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.08
  Program Expenses Growth -1.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Humane Farming Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
Joint Cost Allocation Adjustment applied. Learn more.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Humane Farming Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Humane Farming Association (CA) 86.88 three stars
National Anti-Vivisection Society (IL) 88.55 three stars
Animal Legal Defense Fund (CA) 96.56 four stars
American Anti-Vivisection Society (PA) 89.90 three stars
Last Chance for Animals (CA) 98.23 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,049,949
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,049,949
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,049,949
   Other Revenue $129,387
TOTAL REVENUE $3,179,336
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $2,069,932
   Administrative Expenses $65,230
   Fundraising Expenses $363,945
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,499,107
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $680,229
   
Net Assets $13,242,729

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 03/01/2018 86.88 three stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 89.28 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.01 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 81.70 three stars
2013-12 04/01/2015 84.35 three stars
2012-12 12/20/2013 88.89 three stars
2011-12 12/20/2012 86.13 three stars
2011-12 12/01/2012 85.27 three stars
2010-12 09/20/2011 80.92 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-12 06/01/2011 92.82 four stars
2009-12 12/22/2010 78.44 two stars
2008-12 03/01/2010 86.89 three stars
2007-12 12/17/2008 89.73 three stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 97.46 four stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 93.08 four stars
2004-12 01/01/2006 86.56 three stars
2003-12 11/01/2004 82.94 three stars
2002-12 11/01/2003 93.91 four stars
2001-12 10/15/2002 79.72 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 68-0087989
Name in IRS Master File HUMANE FARMING ASSOCIATION
NTEE Code D20
NTEE Classification Animal Protection and Welfare
NTEE Type Animal-Related
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (249) Other farming and related 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 June, 1986
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$85,436 3.41% Bradley Miller President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Humane Farming Association (CA) 86.88 three stars
Born Free USA united with Animal Protection Institute (DC) 87.54 three stars
American Anti-Vivisection Society (PA) 89.90 three stars
Farm Sanctuary (NY) 88.41 three stars
Alley Cat Allies (MD) 93.98 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Humane Farming Association
36 Woodland Avenue
San Rafael, CA 94901
tel: (415) 485-1495
fax: (415) 485-0106
EIN: 68-0087989

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 3577
San Rafael, CA 94912

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Board Leadership

Bradley Miller
President

CEO

Bradley Miller
President

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