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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Humane Society for Tacoma and Pierce County

We make happy happen.

96.33

2608 Center Street 2608 Center Street
Tacoma, WA 98409
tel: (253) 383-2773   Web Site
EIN: 91-0577128

Board Leadership
Chad Osvog
President

CEO
Kathleen Olson
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.33
  Financial 94.82
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

94.82

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
84.4%
  Administrative Expenses 9.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.51
  Program Expenses Growth 16.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Humane Society for Tacoma and Pierce County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Humane Society for Tacoma and Pierce County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Humane Society for Tacoma and Pierce County (WA) 96.33
Michigan Anti-Cruelty Society (MI) 96.33
Capital Area Humane Society, OH (OH) 88.15
Kansas Humane Society (KS) 90.15
Animal Rescue League of Iowa (IA) 96.51

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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, every companion animal is spayed or neutered and all pets are treated with respect and compassion. We open our doors to tens of thousands of homeless pets every year and find homes for more animals than any other shelter in the state of Washington. We have achieved the gold standard save rate of 90%+ since 2015.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,573,808
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,573,808
   Program Service Revenue $1,923,045
Total Primary Revenue $4,496,853
   Other Revenue $383,155
TOTAL REVENUE $4,880,008
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,449,138
   Administrative Expenses $368,366
   Fundraising Expenses $313,058
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,130,562
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-250,554
   
Net Assets $12,363,183

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 $3,442,172 77.4%
Veterinary Care and Treatment $700,001 15.7%
Variety of Humane Programs $306,965 6.9%

Ratings History
Humane Society for Tacoma and Pierce County has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 96.33
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 97.29
2013-12 07/01/2015 96.41
2013-12 06/01/2015 95.43
2012-12 02/01/2014 94.08
2011-12 02/01/2013 78.86
2010-12 03/01/2012 73.30
2009-12 09/20/2011 76.01
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 84.82
2008-12 04/01/2010 91.42
2007-12 04/01/2009 72.73
2006-12 02/01/2008 61.95
2005-12 03/01/2007 93.27
2004-12 01/01/2006 87.01
2003-12 11/01/2004 83.35
2002-12 01/01/2004 79.56
2001-12 10/15/2002 77.92

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)
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  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 2010

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
$115,110 2.24% Kathleen Olson Executive Director

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, every companion animal is spayed or neutered and all pets are treated with respect and compassion. We open our doors to tens of thousands of homeless pets every year and find homes for more animals than any other shelter in the state of Washington. We have achieved the gold standard save rate of 90%+ since 2015.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Humane Society for Tacoma and Pierce County (WA) 96.33
Sacramento SPCA (CA) 89.59
Berkshire Humane Society (MA) 89.50
SPCA of Anne Arundel County (MD) 93.44
Monmouth County SPCA (NJ) 87.21

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Charity Contact Info

Humane Society for Tacoma and Pierce County
2608 Center Street
2608 Center Street
Tacoma, WA 98409
tel: (253) 383-2773
fax: (253) 620-1564
EIN: 91-0577128

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Board Leadership

Chad Osvog
President

CEO

Kathleen Olson
Executive Director

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