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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

San Diego Humane Society

Inspire Compassion

four stars

95.57

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

Board Leadership
David Lynn
Chair

CEO
Gary Weitzman
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.57 four stars
  Financial 93.74 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Create a more humane world by inspiring compassion, providing hope and advancing the welfare of animals and people.

Create a more humane world by inspiring compassion, providing hope and advancing the welfare of animals and people.

Financial

four stars

93.74

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
80.6%
  Administrative Expenses 9.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.88
  Program Expenses Growth 25.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by San Diego Humane Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by San Diego Humane Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
San Diego Humane Society (CA) 95.57 four stars
Forsyth Humane Society (NC) 88.68 three stars
Pasado's Safe Haven (WA) 99.32 four stars
Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA (CA) 91.55 four stars
Virginia Beach SPCA (VA) 86.72 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $18,420,130
   Federated Campaigns $24,084
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,811,941
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $11,500
Total Contributions $20,267,655
   Program Service Revenue $21,095,080
Total Primary Revenue $41,362,735
   Other Revenue $900,929
TOTAL REVENUE $42,263,664
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $37,752,097
   Administrative Expenses $4,559,476
   Fundraising Expenses $3,575,334
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $45,886,907
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-3,623,243
   
Net Assets $63,308,220

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
Adoptions and Animal Care $29,117,154 77.1%
Humane Law Enforcement Investigations $5,627,975 14.9%
Community Outreach and Engagement $3,006,968 8.0%

Ratings History
San Diego Humane Society has received 11 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 04/01/2021 95.57 four stars
2018-06 10/01/2019 91.65 four stars
2017-06 02/01/2019 92.49 four stars
2016-06 12/01/2017 94.01 four stars
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

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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$288,998 0.62% Gary L. Weitzman President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
San Diego Humane Society (CA) 95.57 four stars
Beaver County Humane Society (PA) 96.46 four stars
Humane Society of South Coastal Georgia (GA) 92.16 four stars
Humane Fort Wayne (IN) 89.28 three stars
San Francisco SPCA (CA) 93.13 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

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

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Board Leadership

David Lynn
Chair

CEO

Gary Weitzman
President and CEO

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