Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Berkshire Humane Society

Helping animals and people since 1992

three stars

85.85

214 Barker Road Pittsfield, MA 01201
tel: (413) 447-7878   Web Site
EIN: 04-3148018

Board Leadership
Cynthia Bartlett
President

CEO
John Perreault
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.85 three stars
  Financial 79.99 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1992, the Berkshire Humane Society (BHS) is an open-admission animal support organization with a twofold mission: to ensure the compassionate care, treatment, and whenever possible, placement of homeless animals through the shelter operation; and to promote and improve the welfare of all animals through community education and outreach. In addition to our primary mission of sheltering animals, the BHS conducts many vital programs that benefit the people of our community, including, free educational programs for local school children, a pet-food bank for economically distressed pet owners, and assistance for The Elizabeth Freeman Center in providing abused women with a safe haven for their pets during crisis.

Founded in 1992, the Berkshire Humane Society (BHS) is an open-admission animal support organization with a twofold mission: to ensure the compassionate care, treatment, and whenever possible, placement of homeless animals through the shelter operation; and to promote and improve the welfare of all animals through community education and outreach. In addition to our primary mission of sheltering animals, the BHS conducts many vital programs that benefit the people of our community, including, free educational programs for local school children, a pet-food bank for economically distressed pet owners, and assistance for The Elizabeth Freeman Center in providing abused women with a safe haven for their pets during crisis.

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Financial

two stars

79.99

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
83.5%
  Administrative Expenses 8.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.83
  Program Expenses Growth 0.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 27.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Berkshire Humane Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Berkshire Humane Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $535,823
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $300,209
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $836,032
   Program Service Revenue $373,511
Total Primary Revenue $1,209,543
   Other Revenue $97,056
TOTAL REVENUE $1,306,599
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,208,997
   Administrative Expenses $143,271
   Fundraising Expenses $116,566
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,468,834
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-162,235
   
Net Assets $2,610,404

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$82,245 5.59% John Perreault Executive Director

Mission

Founded in 1992, the Berkshire Humane Society (BHS) is an open-admission animal support organization with a twofold mission: to ensure the compassionate care, treatment, and whenever possible, placement of homeless animals through the shelter operation; and to promote and improve the welfare of all animals through community education and outreach. In addition to our primary mission of sheltering animals, the BHS conducts many vital programs that benefit the people of our community, including, free educational programs for local school children, a pet-food bank for economically distressed pet owners, and assistance for The Elizabeth Freeman Center in providing abused women with a safe haven for their pets during crisis.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Berkshire Humane Society (MA) 85.85 three stars
Capital Humane Society (NE) 87.57 three stars
Columbus Humane (OH) 91.98 four stars
SAVE, A Friend to Homeless Animals (NJ) 90.86 four stars
Placer SPCA (CA) 96.11 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Berkshire Humane Society
214 Barker Road
Pittsfield, MA 01201
tel: (413) 447-7878
EIN: 04-3148018

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Board Leadership

Cynthia Bartlett
President

CEO

John Perreault
Executive Director