Disable all preview features

Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Humane Society of the Treasure Coast

More than a shelter

four stars

90.29

4100 Southwest Leighton Farm Avenue Palm City, FL 34990
tel: (772) 223-8822   Web Site
EIN: 59-0774235

Board Leadership
Terrence McCarthy
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Frank Valente
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.29 four stars
  Financial 86.27 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Since 1955, the Humane Society of the Treasure Coast (HSTC) has been the leading advocate for animal welfare in the Martin County area. HSTC is an open admission shelter with no time limit on hope. We accept all animals regardless of health, age, temperament or breed. Our mission is to assure a better life for companion animals by providing shelter, finding loving homes and promoting respect for their place in our lives. HSTC cares for more than 6,000 animals every year. Over the years more than 100,000 animals have received care through HSTC's programs and services.

Since 1955, the Humane Society of the Treasure Coast (HSTC) has been the leading advocate for animal welfare in the Martin County area. HSTC is an open admission shelter with no time limit on hope. We accept all animals regardless of health, age, temperament or breed. Our mission is to assure a better life for companion animals by providing shelter, finding loving homes and promoting respect for their place in our lives. HSTC cares for more than 6,000 animals every year. Over the years more than 100,000 animals have received care through HSTC's programs and services.

Impact Information

Looking for Impact Information?

Charity Navigator is collaborating with GuideStar, GlobalGiving, Classy, and ImpactMatters to display impact-related information for rated nonprofits. However, not all rated nonprofits have provided impact information yet. Each of these partners has supplied Charity Navigator with the impact information they receive directly from nonprofits. Submissions must be made on our partner's websites and we plan to update the display of this information regularly.

If you are interested in seeing this charity provide its impact information, please click below. Note, this is simply an indication of your interest.

Financial

three stars

86.27

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2018 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)
84.8%
  Administrative Expenses 4.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.36
  Program Expenses Growth 1.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Humane Society of the Treasure Coast on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Humane Society of the Treasure Coast on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Humane Society of the Treasure Coast (FL) 90.29 four stars
Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue (PA) 87.85 three stars
PAWS (Progressive Animal Welfare Society) (WA) 92.49 four stars
SAVE, A Friend to Homeless Animals (NJ) 90.29 four stars
Humane Society Silicon Valley (CA) 88.89 three stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,795,540
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $228,417
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $617,446
Total Contributions $2,641,403
   Program Service Revenue $1,097,986
Total Primary Revenue $3,739,389
   Other Revenue $55,564
TOTAL REVENUE $3,794,953
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,656,728
   Administrative Expenses $125,658
   Fundraising Expenses $347,188
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,129,574
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $665,379
   
Net Assets $5,473,731

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 and Rescue Operations $2,656,728 100.0%

Ratings History
Humane Society of the Treasure Coast has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-09 12/01/2018 90.29 four stars
2016-09 03/01/2018 94.35 four stars
2015-09 11/01/2016 95.06 four stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 93.46 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 10/01/2015 91.37 four stars
2013-09 12/22/2014 93.26 four stars
2012-09 09/01/2013 87.43 three stars
2011-09 07/01/2012 87.44 three stars
2010-09 10/01/2011 90.49 four stars
2010-09 09/20/2011 88.05 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-09 06/01/2011 87.90 three stars
2009-09 09/01/2010 94.25 four stars
2008-09 12/15/2009 90.85 four stars
2007-09 12/01/2008 92.70 four stars
2006-09 11/01/2007 82.72 three stars
2005-09 12/01/2006 66.56 one star
2004-09 01/01/2006 69.11 one star
2003-09 12/01/2004 91.85 four stars
2002-09 12/01/2003 84.03 three stars
2001-09 04/15/2003 81.54 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 59-0774235
Name in IRS Master File HUMANE SOCIETY OF THE TREASURE COAST 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 (350) Preservation of natural resources (conservation)
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 October, 1973
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 2012

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$129,156 4.12% Frank Valente Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Humane Society of the Treasure Coast (FL) 90.29 four stars
The SPCA for Monterey County (CA) 92.83 four stars
Dutchess County SPCA (NY) 90.40 four stars
Yavapai Humane Society (AZ) 86.55 three stars
Animal Welfare League of Arlington (VA) 91.63 four stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

This charity has an official representative registered with Charity Navigator.

Charity Contact Info

Humane Society of the Treasure Coast
4100 Southwest Leighton Farm Avenue
Palm City, FL 34990
tel: (772) 223-8822
fax: (772) 220-3610
EIN: 59-0774235

Visit Web Site

Board Leadership

Terrence McCarthy
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Frank Valente
President, CEO

Join Our Mailing List

Join over 400,000 other informed givers and get updates on charity ratings, new features, hot topics, and tips for donating.