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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

San Diego Humane Society

Inspire Compassion

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four stars

92.49

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 92.49 four stars
  Financial 89.39 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Through lifesaving programs that lead the way nationally in impact and effectiveness, San Diego Humane Society inspires compassion for all animals - companion and wild - in San Diego County and beyond. San Diego Humane Society is a leader in providing innovative services, allowing us to ensure that no healthy or treatable animals are at risk of euthanasia in San Diego County. Whether preventing cruelty/neglect, providing low-cost community spay/neuter, rehabilitating wildlife or providing safety net services for all pet families needing assistance with keeping their pets, San Diego Humane Society is committed to meeting the varied needs of animals and the people who love them.

Through lifesaving programs that lead the way nationally in impact and effectiveness, San Diego Humane Society inspires compassion for all animals - companion and wild - in San Diego County and beyond. San Diego Humane Society is a leader in providing innovative services, allowing us to ensure that no healthy or treatable animals are at risk of euthanasia in San Diego County. Whether preventing cruelty/neglect, providing low-cost community spay/neuter, rehabilitating wildlife or providing safety net services for all pet families needing assistance with keeping their pets, San Diego Humane Society is committed to meeting the varied needs of animals and the people who love them.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2017
Number of sheltered animals
16,644
Number of animals spayed and neutered
15,545
Number of animals with successful outcomes
15,243
Number of wildlife cared for
11,246
Number of people served by programs
537,354
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This impact information is current as of January 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

89.39

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
78.0%
  Administrative Expenses 9.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.18
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.12
  Program Expenses Growth 8.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.3%
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) 92.49 four stars
Berkshire Humane Society (MA) 90.36 four stars
Anderson Animal Shelter (IL) 92.98 four stars
Louisiana SPCA (LA) 96.30 four stars
Humane Society of Huron Valley (MI) 93.85 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $15,143,442
   Federated Campaigns $41,980
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,341,612
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $16,527,034
   Program Service Revenue $5,381,460
Total Primary Revenue $21,908,494
   Other Revenue $6,915,476
TOTAL REVENUE $28,823,970
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $19,998,297
   Administrative Expenses $2,674,346
   Fundraising Expenses $2,818,607
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $25,491,250
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,332,720
   
Net Assets $58,061,176

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 $15,368,090 76.8%
Community Engagement $2,571,926 12.9%
Humane Law Enforcement Investigations $2,058,281 10.3%

Ratings History
San Diego Humane Society has received 9 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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
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, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$261,955 1.02% Gary L Weitzman President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
San Diego Humane Society (CA) 92.49 four stars
Animal Protective Association of Missouri (MO) 90.35 four stars
Montgomery County SPCA (PA) 92.13 four stars
Humane Society of Elkhart County (IN) 91.80 four stars
Oklahoma Humane Society (OK) 87.66 three 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

Colleen Blackmore Reilly
Chair

CEO

Gary Weitzman
President and CEO

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