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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Humane Society of Harrisburg Area

Building a better community for pets and people

three stars

86.84

7790 Grayson Road Harrisburg, PA 17111
tel: (717) 564-3320   Web Site
EIN: 23-1365361

Board Leadership
Zachary Khuri
President

CEO
Amy Kaunas
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.84 three stars
  Financial 85.00 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Humane Society of Harrisburg Area (HSHA) works to build a better community for pets and people through compassion, protection, education, and collaboration. HSHA has been serving the community since 1911. HSHA accomplishes this mission through a wide variety of programs and services for both pets and people. The organization's service area encompasses Dauphin, Cumberland, Perry, and Northern York Counties. HSHA accepts homeless animals regardless of their breed, age, medical condition, or behavioral condition and takes in thousands of homeless animals each year. However, HSHA does not euthanize adoptable animals due to lack of space or length of stay.

The Humane Society of Harrisburg Area (HSHA) works to build a better community for pets and people through compassion, protection, education, and collaboration. HSHA has been serving the community since 1911. HSHA accomplishes this mission through a wide variety of programs and services for both pets and people. The organization's service area encompasses Dauphin, Cumberland, Perry, and Northern York Counties. HSHA accepts homeless animals regardless of their breed, age, medical condition, or behavioral condition and takes in thousands of homeless animals each year. However, HSHA does not euthanize adoptable animals due to lack of space or length of stay.

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Financial

three stars

85.00

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 03/01/2019 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)
81.4%
  Administrative Expenses 13.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.18
  Program Expenses Growth 1.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 19.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Humane Society of Harrisburg Area on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Humane Society of Harrisburg Area on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Humane Society of Harrisburg Area (PA) 86.84 three stars
Brandywine Valley SPCA (PA) 91.36 four stars
The Maryland SPCA (MD) 95.12 four stars
Animal Rescue League of Boston (MA) 86.86 three stars
Coulee Region Humane Society (WI) 91.24 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,158,286
   Federated Campaigns $106,136
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,264,422
   Program Service Revenue $526,812
Total Primary Revenue $1,791,234
   Other Revenue $124,031
TOTAL REVENUE $1,915,265
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,889,691
   Administrative Expenses $355,507
   Fundraising Expenses $107,299
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,352,497
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-437,232
   
Net Assets $3,883,946

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 03/01/2019 86.84 three stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 88.15 three stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 89.18 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.48 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 89.41 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 90.13 four stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 86.25 three stars
2011-12 05/01/2013 88.19 three stars
2010-12 12/01/2011 90.87 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 89.98 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 87.69 three stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 82.38 three stars
2007-12 05/01/2009 65.73 one star
2006-12 09/01/2007 64.31 one star
2005-12 12/01/2006 65.22 one star
2004-12 12/01/2005 86.51 three stars
2003-12 10/01/2004 90.61 four 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 23-1365361
Name in IRS Master File HUMANE SOCIETY OF HARRISBURG AREA 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 (59) Other school related 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 December, 1954
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$103,468 4.39% Amy Kaunas Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Humane Society of Harrisburg Area (PA) 86.84 three stars
Anderson Animal Shelter (IL) 94.45 four stars
Animal Rescue League of Iowa (IA) 92.65 four stars
The Marin Humane Society (CA) 92.80 four stars
Pasado's Safe Haven (WA) 98.43 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Humane Society of Harrisburg Area
7790 Grayson Road
Harrisburg, PA 17111
tel: (717) 564-3320
fax: (717) 564-1867
EIN: 23-1365361

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Board Leadership

Zachary Khuri
President

CEO

Amy Kaunas
Executive Director

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