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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

San Diego Humane Society and SPCA

Inspiring and engaging the community to end animal suffering

four stars

93.40

5500 Gaines Street San Diego, CA 92110
tel: (619) 299-7012   Web Site
EIN: 95-1661688

Board Leadership
Colleen Blackmore Reilly
Chair

CEO
Gary Weitzman
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.40 four stars
  Financial 90.67 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

90.67

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2016 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)
78.6%
  Administrative Expenses 7.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.21
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.55
  Program Expenses Growth 9.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by San Diego Humane Society and SPCA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
Joint Cost Allocation Adjustment applied. Learn more.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by San Diego Humane Society and SPCA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
San Diego Humane Society and SPCA (CA) 93.40 four stars
Greenhill Humane Society, SPCA (OR) 93.68 four stars
Houston SPCA (TX) 96.82 four stars
Humane Society of Sarasota County (FL) 97.44 four stars
MSPCA-Angell (MA) 89.70 three stars

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The San Diego Humane Society and SPCA's mission is to promote the humane treatment of animals, prevent cruelty to animals and provide education to enhance the human-animal bond. Serving San Diego County since 1880, the San Diego Humane Society and SPCA provides vital services to animals and people alike through sheltering and adopting animals, providing positive reinforcement behavior training for adoptable animals and for owned animals through public training classes, investigating animal cruelty and neglect, providing adult and youth education programs, sharing animals through Pet-Assisted Therapy and rescuing animals in emergency situations.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $11,781,195
   Federated Campaigns $31,694
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,231,506
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $13,044,395
   Program Service Revenue $5,232,840
Total Primary Revenue $18,277,235
   Other Revenue $1,673,308
TOTAL REVENUE $19,950,543
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $20,416,271
   Administrative Expenses $1,872,196
   Fundraising Expenses $3,840,878
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $26,129,345
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-6,178,802
   
Net Assets $57,443,840

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 Services: Care, Admission, Adoption, Vet $16,866,754 81.7%
Humane Law Enforcement Investigations $1,999,248 9.7%
Community Engagement $1,779,155 8.6%

Ratings History
San Diego Humane Society and SPCA has received 7 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 11/01/2016 93.40 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 95.34 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/01/2015 94.90 four stars
2013-06 02/01/2015 90.04 four stars
2012-06 07/01/2013 94.14 four stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 91.36 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 92.62 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 06/01/2011 92.57 four stars
2009-06 10/01/2010 90.81 four stars
2008-06 11/01/2009 82.68 three stars
2007-06 07/01/2008 94.88 four stars
2006-06 07/01/2007 92.61 four stars
2005-06 09/01/2006 92.68 four stars
2004-06 11/01/2005 92.38 four stars
2003-06 05/01/2004 89.51 three stars
2002-06 09/01/2003 87.23 three stars
2001-06 02/05/2003 77.94 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 95-1661688
Name in IRS Master File SAN DIEGO HUMANE SOCIETY & SPCA
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, 1938
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 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
$229,672 0.87% Gary L. Weitzman President and CEO

The San Diego Humane Society and SPCA's mission is to promote the humane treatment of animals, prevent cruelty to animals and provide education to enhance the human-animal bond. Serving San Diego County since 1880, the San Diego Humane Society and SPCA provides vital services to animals and people alike through sheltering and adopting animals, providing positive reinforcement behavior training for adoptable animals and for owned animals through public training classes, investigating animal cruelty and neglect, providing adult and youth education programs, sharing animals through Pet-Assisted Therapy and rescuing animals in emergency situations.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
San Diego Humane Society and SPCA (CA) 93.40 four stars
Nebraska Humane Society (NE) 92.98 four stars
Montgomery County Humane Society (MD) 92.38 four stars
Oregon Humane Society (OR) 92.89 four stars
Capital Area Humane Society, MI (MI) 85.82 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

San Diego Humane Society and SPCA
5500 Gaines Street
San Diego, CA 92110
tel: (619) 299-7012
EIN: 95-1661688

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Board Leadership

Colleen Blackmore Reilly
Chair

CEO

Gary Weitzman
President and CEO

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