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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region

Preventing animal cruelty and neglect and promoting a responsible community

four stars

93.31

610 Abbott Lane Colorado Springs, CO 80905
tel: (719) 473-1741   Web Site
EIN: 84-0410111

Board Leadership
Kevin Perry
Chair

CEO
Jan McHugh-Smith
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.31 four stars
  Financial 91.44 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

91.44

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 04/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
86.5%
  Administrative Expenses 5.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.21
  Program Expenses Growth 4.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region (CO) 93.31 four stars
SPCA Serving Erie County (NY) 86.75 three stars
Nashville Humane Association (TN) 92.91 four stars
The Maryland SPCA (MD) 93.15 four stars
Humane Rescue Alliance (DC) 93.91 four stars

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Founded in 1949, the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region (HSPPR) is dedicated to the care and protection of domesticated animals in our community. Our mission is to prevent animal cruelty and neglect and to promote a responsible community where animals are inherently valued and owners are committed to their pets. On average, more than 23,000 animals pass through the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region's doors annually: lost pets, injured animals, rescued animals, and surrendered animals. HSPPR is the largest animal shelter in southern and western Colorado, serving thousands of citizens and pets annually through our animal services, and by offering volunteer opportunities, education services and community outreach programs.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,673,529
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $309,758
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $7,983,287
   Program Service Revenue $7,176,180
Total Primary Revenue $15,159,467
   Other Revenue $434,455
TOTAL REVENUE $15,593,922
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $8,688,216
   Administrative Expenses $560,946
   Fundraising Expenses $828,156
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $10,077,318
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $5,516,604
   
Net Assets $22,692,524

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
Animal Shelter $5,629,629 64.8%
Animal Law Enforcement Officers $2,685,925 30.9%
Community Outreach $372,662 4.3%

Ratings History
Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 04/01/2017 93.31 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 95.27 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 88.53 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 93.29 four stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 89.73 three stars
2012-12 12/20/2013 94.39 four stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 94.66 four stars
2010-12 12/01/2011 93.25 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 86.39 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 87.53 three stars
2008-12 02/01/2010 96.10 four stars
2007-12 07/01/2009 91.05 four stars
2006-12 05/01/2008 80.81 three stars
2005-12 11/01/2006 80.58 three stars
2004-12 10/01/2005 79.31 two stars
2003-12 09/01/2004 91.36 four stars
2002-12 08/01/2003 88.60 three stars
2001-12 10/15/2002 80.83 three 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 84-0410111
Name in IRS Master File HUMANE SOCIETY OF THE PIKES PEAK REGION
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
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, 1951
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$188,610 1.87% Jan McHugh-Smith Executive Director, CEO

Founded in 1949, the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region (HSPPR) is dedicated to the care and protection of domesticated animals in our community. Our mission is to prevent animal cruelty and neglect and to promote a responsible community where animals are inherently valued and owners are committed to their pets. On average, more than 23,000 animals pass through the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region's doors annually: lost pets, injured animals, rescued animals, and surrendered animals. HSPPR is the largest animal shelter in southern and western Colorado, serving thousands of citizens and pets annually through our animal services, and by offering volunteer opportunities, education services and community outreach programs.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region (CO) 93.31 four stars
Willamette Humane Society (OR) 89.76 three stars
Animal Welfare League of Arlington (VA) 91.50 four stars
Animal Refuge League (ME) 87.60 three stars
Humane Society of the Treasure Coast (FL) 95.06 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region
610 Abbott Lane
Colorado Springs, CO 80905
tel: (719) 473-1741
fax: (719) 444-0179
EIN: 84-0410111

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Board Leadership

Kevin Perry
Chair

CEO

Jan McHugh-Smith
President, CEO

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