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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Austin Humane Society

Unleash Hope

two stars

79.13

124 West Anderson Lane Austin, TX 78752
tel: (512) 646-7387   Web Site
EIN: 74-6013665

Board Leadership
Chris Helling
President

CEO
Frances Jonon
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 79.13 two stars
  Financial 72.62 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Austin Humane Society (AHS) is the city's largest no-kill, non-profit pet adoption center dedicated to saving Austin's homeless cats and dogs, educating our community about responsible pet ownership and reducing pet overpopulation. Since its formation in 1952, AHS has been dedicated to re-homing orphaned cats and dogs and educating the community about responsible pet ownership through spaying and neutering. Each year, AHS adopts over 3,000 cats and dogs and receives over 32,000 visitors. AHS has a dedicated Board of Directors, advisors, staff and over 700 volunteers who work to socialize and provide companionship to all of our animals.

The Austin Humane Society (AHS) is the city's largest no-kill, non-profit pet adoption center dedicated to saving Austin's homeless cats and dogs, educating our community about responsible pet ownership and reducing pet overpopulation. Since its formation in 1952, AHS has been dedicated to re-homing orphaned cats and dogs and educating the community about responsible pet ownership through spaying and neutering. Each year, AHS adopts over 3,000 cats and dogs and receives over 32,000 visitors. AHS has a dedicated Board of Directors, advisors, staff and over 700 volunteers who work to socialize and provide companionship to all of our animals.

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Financial

two stars

72.62

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

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)
74.3%
  Administrative Expenses 5.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 20.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.96
  Program Expenses Growth 3.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 44.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Austin Humane Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Austin Humane Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Austin Humane Society (TX) 79.13 two stars
Wayside Waifs (MO) 87.73 three stars
PAWS Chicago (IL) 96.50 four stars
Humane Animal Welfare Society (WI) 89.77 three stars
Southern Oregon Humane Society (OR) 95.57 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,987,367
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $422,297
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,409,664
   Program Service Revenue $504,162
Total Primary Revenue $6,913,826
   Other Revenue $167,746
TOTAL REVENUE $7,081,572
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,451,400
   Administrative Expenses $156,925
   Fundraising Expenses $890,332
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,498,657
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,582,915
   
Net Assets $6,326,913

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
Quality Care for Animals $2,099,028 85.6%
Feral Cat Program $352,372 14.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 08/01/2019 79.13 two stars
2017-06 02/01/2019 78.80 two stars
2016-06 12/22/2017 87.38 three stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 87.70 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 87.26 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 90.70 four stars
2013-06 02/01/2015 83.60 three stars
2012-06 06/01/2013 88.49 three stars
2012-06 05/01/2013 87.47 three stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 87.13 three stars
2009-12 10/01/2011 97.52 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 81.57 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 98.20 four stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 95.92 four stars
2007-12 07/01/2009 87.15 three stars
2006-12 05/01/2008 85.13 three stars
2005-12 07/01/2007 68.76 one star
2004-12 04/01/2006 74.72 two stars
2003-09 01/05/2005 59.37 one star
2002-09 01/01/2004 74.75 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 74-6013665
Name in IRS Master File HUMANE SOCIETY OF AUSTIN & TRAVIS COUNTY
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 (904) Government instrumentality or agency (see also 254)
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 July, 1956
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$129,521 3.70% Frances Jonon President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Austin Humane Society (TX) 79.13 two stars
Atlanta Humane Society (GA) 89.56 three stars
Tri County Humane Society (FL) 95.73 four stars
Wayside Waifs (MO) 87.73 three stars
The Humane Society Naples (FL) 96.66 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Austin Humane Society
124 West Anderson Lane
Austin, TX 78752
tel: (512) 646-7387
fax: (512) 837-9132
EIN: 74-6013665

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Board Leadership

Chris Helling
President

CEO

Frances Jonon
Executive Director

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