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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Tri-County Humane Society

Central Minnesota's independent, non-profit animal center

three stars

87.47

735 Eighth Street NE St. Cloud, MN 56304
tel: (320) 252-0896   Web Site
EIN: 23-7449686

Board Leadership
Cheryl Ley
President

CEO
Vicki Davis
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.47 three stars
  Financial 86.12 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Tri-County Humane Society (TCHS) was incorporated on December 11th, 1974. In recognition of the bond between humans and animals, the TCHS exists to practice and promote humane principles, compassionate care, and the prevention of cruelty to animals. This society serves the community, both animals and people, primarily by providing quality care and adoption services for animals in need; offering educational programs to encourage the awareness, understanding and practice of humane principles; and handling questions and complaints regarding animal care and behavior, including alleged cruelty and neglect cases.

The Tri-County Humane Society (TCHS) was incorporated on December 11th, 1974. In recognition of the bond between humans and animals, the TCHS exists to practice and promote humane principles, compassionate care, and the prevention of cruelty to animals. This society serves the community, both animals and people, primarily by providing quality care and adoption services for animals in need; offering educational programs to encourage the awareness, understanding and practice of humane principles; and handling questions and complaints regarding animal care and behavior, including alleged cruelty and neglect cases.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Number of animals rehomed
3,123
Number of sheltered animals
3,267
This impact information is current as of October 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

86.12

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 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)
77.2%
  Administrative Expenses 14.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.18
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.69
  Program Expenses Growth 0.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Tri-County Humane Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Tri-County Humane Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Tri-County Humane Society (MN) 87.47 three stars
San Francisco SPCA (CA) 93.11 four stars
Bucks County SPCA (PA) 91.66 four stars
Dane County Humane Society (WI) 90.79 four stars
Baltimore Humane Society (MD) 85.88 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $370,478
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $370,478
   Program Service Revenue $397,561
Total Primary Revenue $768,039
   Other Revenue $279,195
TOTAL REVENUE $1,047,234
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $673,675
   Administrative Expenses $151,450
   Fundraising Expenses $62,806
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $887,931
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $159,303
   
Net Assets $2,274,900

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
Shelter $408,877 60.7%
Education $264,798 39.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 04/01/2019 87.47 three stars
2016-12 12/22/2017 86.51 three stars
2015-12 11/01/2016 87.91 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 88.61 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 88.30 three stars
2013-12 10/01/2014 89.32 three stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 87.49 three stars
2011-12 12/01/2012 87.76 three stars
2010-12 12/01/2011 84.11 three stars
2008-12 09/20/2011 81.87 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2008-12 04/01/2010 79.20 two stars
2007-12 12/01/2008 90.77 four stars
2006-12 12/01/2007 92.64 four stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 89.34 three stars
2004-12 02/01/2006 86.35 three stars
2003-12 11/01/2004 77.43 two stars
2002-12 12/01/2003 91.16 four stars
2001-12 06/09/2003 82.60 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 23-7449686
Name in IRS Master File TRI-COUNTY 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 (408) Community service organization
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 August, 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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$70,995 7.99% Vicky Davis Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Tri-County Humane Society (MN) 87.47 three stars
Willamette Humane Society (OR) 91.06 four stars
Friends for Animals of Metro Detroit (MI) 86.76 three stars
Dutchess County SPCA (NY) 85.23 three stars
The Maryland SPCA (MD) 95.26 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Tri-County Humane Society
735 Eighth Street NE
St. Cloud, MN 56304
tel: (320) 252-0896
fax: (320) 252-1325
EIN: 23-7449686

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 701
St. Cloud, MN 56302

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Board Leadership

Cheryl Ley
President

CEO

Vicki Davis
Executive Director

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