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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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.
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

Charts

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

Mission

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
San Diego Humane Society (CA) 92.49 four stars
Asheville Humane Society (NC) 88.80 three stars
Blue Mountain Humane Society (WA) 96.82 four stars
Mohawk Hudson Humane Society (NY) 88.69 three stars
SAVE, A Friend to Homeless Animals (NJ) 90.29 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

Colleen Blackmore Reilly
Chair

CEO

Gary Weitzman
President and CEO