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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

IndyHumane

Adopt Optimism

four stars

92.92

7929 North Michigan Road Indianapolis, IN 46268
tel: (317) 872-5650   Web Site
EIN: 35-0876385

Board Leadership
Daniel T. Shackle
Board Chair

CEO
David Horth
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.92 four stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Humane Society of Indianapolis (IndyHumane) is the leading voice for the welfare of animals and improving their quality of life. Our vision is that all central Indiana animals are treated with dignity and respect and live free from cruelty, harm and neglect. IndyHumane is the first choice in providing direct services for shelter cats and dogs, including adoption, foster home placement, behavior training, appropriate medical care, and affordable spay/neuter services.

As the voice for the animals, IndyHumane brings together like-minded animal-focused individuals and groups to educate the public about animal welfare issues and concerns. For over 100 years, it's all about the animals.

The Humane Society of Indianapolis (IndyHumane) is the leading voice for the welfare of animals and improving their quality of life. Our vision is that all central Indiana animals are treated with dignity and respect and live free from cruelty, harm and neglect. IndyHumane is the first choice in providing direct services for shelter cats and dogs, including adoption, foster home placement, behavior training, appropriate medical care, and affordable spay/neuter services.

As the voice for the animals, IndyHumane brings together like-minded animal-focused individuals and groups to educate the public about animal welfare issues and concerns. For over 100 years, it's all about the animals.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of animals euthanized
167
Total dollars of operating costs per animal per day
3
Average number of days of shelter stay for animals
14
Number of animals with freedom from fear and distress
4,084
Number of animal adoptions
3,450
Number of animals spayed and neutered
6,973
Number of vaccines administered
6,798
This impact information is current as of March 2020, 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

four stars

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 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)
85.7%
  Administrative Expenses 3.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.72
  Program Expenses Growth 22.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by IndyHumane on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by IndyHumane on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
IndyHumane (IN) 92.92 four stars
Heart of the Valley Animal Shelter (MT) 89.35 three stars
Purrfect Pals (WA) 89.23 three stars
Austin Pets Alive (TX) 95.01 four stars
SPCA of Texas (TX) 95.93 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,297,459
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $256,823
   Related Organizations $278,597
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,832,879
   Program Service Revenue $1,807,858
Total Primary Revenue $7,640,737
   Other Revenue $-21,717
TOTAL REVENUE $7,619,020
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,746,519
   Administrative Expenses $174,935
   Fundraising Expenses $774,338
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,695,792
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-76,772
   
Net Assets $5,185,469

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
Companion Animal Care $3,556,031 52.7%
Distribution of Pet Food and Supplies $2,502,942 37.1%
Outreach/Education $344,355 5.1%

Ratings History
IndyHumane has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 02/01/2020 92.92 four stars
2017-12 12/01/2018 94.27 four stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 90.60 four stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 95.57 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 91.03 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 90.81 four stars
2013-12 08/01/2015 87.53 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 75.08 two stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 87.34 three stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 81.78 three stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 75.06 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 65.67 one star
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 55.25 one star
2008-12 05/01/2010 60.44 one star
2007-12 12/17/2008 83.38 three stars
2006-12 03/01/2008 81.88 three stars
2005-12 10/01/2006 71.20 two stars
2004-12 10/01/2005 66.56 one star
2003-12 12/01/2004 57.46 one star
2002-12 10/01/2003 75.52 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 35-0876385
Name in IRS Master File HUMANE SOCIETY OF INDIANAPOLIS INC
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 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 November, 1941
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$57,616 0.74% David Horth Interim Chief Executive Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$105,737 1.37% Steven Stolen Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
IndyHumane (IN) 92.92 four stars
Animal Defense League of Texas (TX) 98.23 four stars
The Humane Society Naples (FL) 91.41 four stars
Friends For Life Animal Shelter (TX) 89.05 three stars
Greenville Humane Society (SC) 96.46 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

IndyHumane
7929 North Michigan Road
Indianapolis, IN 46268
tel: (317) 872-5650
fax: (317) 876-2428
EIN: 35-0876385

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Board Leadership

Daniel T. Shackle
Board Chair

CEO

David Horth
Chief Executive Officer

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