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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

The Humane Society for Tacoma and Pierce County

Make Happy Happen!

four stars

96.44

2608 Center Street 2608 Center Street
Tacoma, WA 98409
tel: (253) 383-2733   Web Site
EIN: 91-0577128

Board Leadership
Amy Bettesworth
President

CEO
K C Gauldine
Interim CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.44 four stars
  Financial 94.97 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Humane Society for Tacoma and Pierce County's mission is to advance the welfare of animals and promote positive relationships between animals and people. The Humane Society envisions a community where every pet has a permanent and loving home and all pets are treated with respect and compassion. We open our doors to 8,000 homeless pets every year and find homes for more animals than any other shelter in the state of Washington. We have exceeded the gold standard of a 90% or more live release rate since 2015.

The Humane Society for Tacoma and Pierce County's mission is to advance the welfare of animals and promote positive relationships between animals and people. The Humane Society envisions a community where every pet has a permanent and loving home and all pets are treated with respect and compassion. We open our doors to 8,000 homeless pets every year and find homes for more animals than any other shelter in the state of Washington. We have exceeded the gold standard of a 90% or more live release rate since 2015.

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Financial

four stars

94.97

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2017 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)
84.9%
  Administrative Expenses 8.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.12
  Program Expenses Growth 14.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Humane Society for Tacoma and Pierce County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Humane Society for Tacoma and Pierce County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Humane Society for Tacoma and Pierce County (WA) 96.44 four stars
San Diego Humane Society (CA) 94.01 four stars
Capital Area Humane Society, OH (OH) 96.47 four stars
Yavapai Humane Society (AZ) 89.93 three stars
Ramona Humane Society (CA) 86.45 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,356,778
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,356,778
   Program Service Revenue $1,825,631
Total Primary Revenue $5,182,409
   Other Revenue $4,711
TOTAL REVENUE $5,187,120
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,702,488
   Administrative Expenses $474,076
   Fundraising Expenses $343,888
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,520,452
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-333,332
   
Net Assets $11,866,847

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
Shelter and Care $3,588,190 76.3%
Veterinary Care and Treatment $683,829 14.5%
Variety of Humane Programs $430,469 9.2%

Ratings History
The Humane Society for Tacoma and Pierce County has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 05/01/2017 96.44 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 96.33 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 97.29 four stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 96.41 four stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 95.43 four stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 94.08 four stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 78.86 two stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 73.30 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 76.01 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 84.82 three stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 91.42 four stars
2007-12 04/01/2009 72.73 two stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 61.95 one star
2005-12 03/01/2007 93.27 four stars
2004-12 01/01/2006 87.01 three stars
2003-12 11/01/2004 83.35 three stars
2002-12 01/01/2004 79.56 two stars
2001-12 10/15/2002 77.92 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 91-0577128
Name in IRS Master File TACOMA-PIERCE COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY & SCTY PREVENTION CRUELTY ANIMALS
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 July, 1942
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • 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
$113,323 2.05% Kathleen Olson Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Humane Society for Tacoma and Pierce County (WA) 96.44 four stars
Blue Mountain Humane Society (WA) 89.39 three stars
Sacramento SPCA (CA) 88.41 three stars
East Bay SPCA (CA) 92.46 four stars
Humane Society of Utah (UT) 87.80 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Humane Society for Tacoma and Pierce County
2608 Center Street
2608 Center Street
Tacoma, WA 98409
tel: (253) 383-2733
fax: (253) 620-1564
EIN: 91-0577128

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Board Leadership

Amy Bettesworth
President

CEO

K C Gauldine
Interim CEO

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