Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Humane Society of Utah

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

four stars

91.64

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 91.64 four stars
  Financial 88.19 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2019
Number of animals euthanized
200
Number of animals rescued
3,618
Number of animal adoptions
7,064
Number of animals spayed and neutered
7,787
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

three stars

88.19

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 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)
80.0%
  Administrative Expenses 6.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.31
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.04
  Program Expenses Growth 9.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.8%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,839,722
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $468,580
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,308,302
   Program Service Revenue $3,542,012
Total Primary Revenue $5,850,314
   Other Revenue $-89,424
TOTAL REVENUE $5,760,890
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,896,988
   Administrative Expenses $393,847
   Fundraising Expenses $808,728
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,099,563
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-338,673
   
Net Assets $7,970,733

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$107,550 1.76% Gene Baierschmidt Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$117,159 1.92% Paul W. Chapin Veterinarian

Mission

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Humane Society of Utah (UT) 91.64 four stars
EspaƱola Humane (NM) 95.71 four stars
Dane County Humane Society (WI) 90.79 four stars
Animal Welfare League of Arlington (VA) 92.80 four stars
Animal Rescue League of Iowa (IA) 93.55 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