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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Tree House Humane Society

Dedicated to the rescue and rehabilitation of sick, injured and stray cats

four stars

95.10

7225 N. Western Ave Chicago, IL 60645
tel: (773) 262-4000   Web Site
EIN: 23-7444825

Board Leadership
Colleen Currigan
President

CEO
Kerri Burns
Interim Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.10 four stars
  Financial 93.08 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Tree House Humane Society is a humane organization that promotes the inherent value of every animal and strives to educate the public about proper and responsible animal care, with a focus on the care and placement of stray cats with special physical, medical and emotional needs. Founded in 1971 and incorporated in 1975, Tree House is a cageless shelter for injured, sick and abandoned cats in the Chicagoland area. Since its founding Tree House has found homes for more than 14,000 residents. Tree House provides a safe haven for feral, stray, abused, neglected, and/or critically injured felines.

Tree House Humane Society is a humane organization that promotes the inherent value of every animal and strives to educate the public about proper and responsible animal care, with a focus on the care and placement of stray cats with special physical, medical and emotional needs. Founded in 1971 and incorporated in 1975, Tree House is a cageless shelter for injured, sick and abandoned cats in the Chicagoland area. Since its founding Tree House has found homes for more than 14,000 residents. Tree House provides a safe haven for feral, stray, abused, neglected, and/or critically injured felines.

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Financial

four stars

93.08

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2017 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)
82.4%
  Administrative Expenses 4.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.49
  Program Expenses Growth 7.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Tree House Humane Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Tree House Humane Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Tree House Humane Society (IL) 95.10 four stars
PAWS Chicago (IL) 100.00 four stars
The Humane Society Naples (FL) 98.23 four stars
Humane Animal Rescue (PA) 89.45 three stars
Save-A-Pet Adoption Center (IL) 96.65 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,446,270
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $18,192
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,464,462
   Program Service Revenue $89,596
Total Primary Revenue $2,554,058
   Other Revenue $124,501
TOTAL REVENUE $2,678,559
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,528,031
   Administrative Expenses $129,743
   Fundraising Expenses $364,246
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,022,020
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-343,461
   
Net Assets $7,206,715

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
Clinic Center $1,291,048 51.1%
Developing and Implementing Model Programs $732,907 29.0%
Adoption Center $264,526 10.5%

Ratings History
Tree House Humane Society has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 12/01/2017 95.10 four stars
2014-12 11/01/2017 95.75 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 91.13 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 90.83 four stars
2013-12 12/22/2014 86.89 three stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 87.25 three stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 86.94 three stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 95.86 four stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 95.22 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 93.12 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2011 93.25 four stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 95.77 four stars
2007-12 02/01/2009 86.32 three stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 85.13 three stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 86.62 three stars
2004-12 02/01/2006 87.73 three stars
2003-12 09/01/2004 84.23 three stars
2002-12 11/01/2003 78.86 two stars
2001-12 06/09/2003 75.19 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 23-7444825
Name in IRS Master File TREE HOUSE HUMANE SOCIETY
NTEE Code D20
NTEE Classification Animal Protection and Welfare
NTEE Type Animal-Related
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (913) Prevention of cruelty to animals
(149) Other instruction and training
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 April, 1975
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 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
$98,738 3.26% David de Funiak Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Tree House Humane Society (IL) 95.10 four stars
Jacksonville Humane Society (FL) 98.23 four stars
Atlanta Humane Society (GA) 89.14 three stars
Furkids (GA) 92.38 four stars
Humane Society of Pulaski County (AR) 92.92 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Tree House Humane Society
7225 N. Western Ave
Chicago, IL 60645
tel: (773) 262-4000
EIN: 23-7444825

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Board Leadership

Colleen Currigan
President

CEO

Kerri Burns
Interim Executive Director

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