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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Humane Society of Utah

Change their world: adopt, donate, volunteer, educate.

four stars

91.77

4242 South 300 West Murray, UT 84107
tel: (801) 261-2919   Web Site
EIN: 87-0256350

Board Leadership
Craig S. Cook
President

CEO
Vaughn Maurice
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.77 four stars
  Financial 88.37 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Humane Society of Utah (HSU) is dedicated to the elimination of pain, fear and suffering in all animals. The Humane Society of Utah is the largest and most effective nonprofit shelter in the state.HSU practices Socially Conscious Animal Sheltering striving to create the best outcome for all animals by treating them respectfully and alleviating their suffering. The Humane Society of Utah provides the following lifesaving programs: shelter, care and adoption of homeless pets; affordable sterilization surgeries, vaccinations and microchips at our in-house clinic; neglect and cruelty investigations; foster care to ensure the adoptability of pets; pet retention programs; behavior, enrichment and training to keep pets healthy and happy while at our shelter; transfer and rescue to intake at-risk pets from other overcrowded shelters; humane education of children and teens; and advocacy at the state and city level for animal welfare.

The Humane Society of Utah (HSU) is dedicated to the elimination of pain, fear and suffering in all animals. The Humane Society of Utah is the largest and most effective nonprofit shelter in the state.HSU practices Socially Conscious Animal Sheltering striving to create the best outcome for all animals by treating them respectfully and alleviating their suffering. The Humane Society of Utah provides the following lifesaving programs: shelter, care and adoption of homeless pets; affordable sterilization surgeries, vaccinations and microchips at our in-house clinic; neglect and cruelty investigations; foster care to ensure the adoptability of pets; pet retention programs; behavior, enrichment and training to keep pets healthy and happy while at our shelter; transfer and rescue to intake at-risk pets from other overcrowded shelters; humane education of children and teens; and advocacy at the state and city level for animal welfare.

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Financial

three stars

88.37

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

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)
79.3%
  Administrative Expenses 6.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.31
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.21
  Program Expenses Growth 11.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Humane Society of Utah on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Humane Society of Utah on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Humane Society of Utah (UT) 91.77 four stars
Sacramento SPCA (CA) 87.77 three stars
Humane Society of North Texas (TX) 94.34 four stars
Houston SPCA (TX) 91.01 four stars
Halifax Humane Society (FL) 88.84 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,282,432
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $469,362
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,751,794
   Program Service Revenue $3,270,925
Total Primary Revenue $6,022,719
   Other Revenue $-51,812
TOTAL REVENUE $5,970,907
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,595,250
   Administrative Expenses $354,290
   Fundraising Expenses $715,382
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,664,922
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $305,985
   
Net Assets $8,576,957

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
Animal Shelter $2,448,351 53.3%
Animal Surgery Clinic $1,793,770 39.0%
Outreach $203,696 4.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 04/01/2019 91.77 four stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 87.95 three stars
2015-12 12/01/2017 87.80 three stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 85.81 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.38 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 91.77 four stars
2013-12 08/01/2015 89.89 three stars
2012-12 02/01/2015 88.14 three stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 87.95 three stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 97.07 four stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 83.02 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 82.99 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 92.97 four stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 90.35 four stars
2007-12 04/01/2009 89.37 three stars
2006-12 05/01/2008 83.13 three stars
2005-12 04/01/2007 78.08 two stars
2004-12 06/01/2006 74.13 two stars
2003-12 01/05/2005 95.14 four stars
2002-12 01/01/2004 78.71 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 87-0256350
Name in IRS Master File HUMANE SOCIETY OF UTAH
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 (59) Other school related activities
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 November, 1961
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
$103,119 1.82% Gene Baierschmidt Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$112,069 1.97% Paul W. Chapin Veterinarian

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Humane Society of Utah (UT) 91.77 four stars
Brandywine Valley SPCA (PA) 91.36 four stars
Arizona Humane Society (AZ) 90.64 four stars
Humane Society Silicon Valley (CA) 89.03 three stars
Oregon Humane Society (OR) 94.85 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Humane Society of Utah
4242 South 300 West
Murray, UT 84107
tel: (801) 261-2919
fax: (801) 261-9577
EIN: 87-0256350

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 573659
Murray, UT 84157

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Board Leadership

Craig S. Cook
President

CEO

Vaughn Maurice
Executive Director

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