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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Humane Society of Fairfax County

Dedicated to rescuing, housing and adopting homeless animals

one star

68.11

4057 Chain Bridge Road Fairfax, VA 22030
tel: (703) 385-7387   Web Site
EIN: 54-6064956

Board Leadership
Victoria Kirby
President

CEO
Victoria Kirby
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 68.11 one star
  Financial 97.06 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 55.00 one star
This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Established in 1968, the Humane Society of Fairfax County (HSFC) was formed by concerned citizens to rescue and protect both domestic and wild animals from abuse, neglect, abandonment, and cruelty. The organization has changed tremendously over the years. A handful of volunteers has grown to over a hundred dedicated individuals who give their time to help whenever and wherever needed. Our list of services to the community includes educating the public about animal care, alerting the community about the horrors of the fur industry and hunting, providing information on state and county laws, foster parenting animals awaiting adoption, adopting a multitude of different animals into loving homes, and helping to rehabilitate wild animals for future release.

Established in 1968, the Humane Society of Fairfax County (HSFC) was formed by concerned citizens to rescue and protect both domestic and wild animals from abuse, neglect, abandonment, and cruelty. The organization has changed tremendously over the years. A handful of volunteers has grown to over a hundred dedicated individuals who give their time to help whenever and wherever needed. Our list of services to the community includes educating the public about animal care, alerting the community about the horrors of the fur industry and hunting, providing information on state and county laws, foster parenting animals awaiting adoption, adopting a multitude of different animals into loving homes, and helping to rehabilitate wild animals for future release.

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Financial

four stars

97.06

Accountability & Transparency

one star

55.00

This rating was published 05/01/2019 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)
93.2%
  Administrative Expenses 1.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 6.77
  Program Expenses Growth 7.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Humane Society of Fairfax County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Humane Society of Fairfax County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Humane Society of Fairfax County (VA) 68.11 one star
Animal Rescue League of Berks County, Inc. (PA) 91.92 four stars
Brandywine Valley SPCA (PA) 91.36 four stars
Citizens for Animal Protection (TX) 91.40 four stars
Vanderburgh Humane Society (IN) 88.73 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,105,487
   Federated Campaigns $43,557
   Membership Dues $230
   Fundraising Events $708,704
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,857,978
   Program Service Revenue $226,372
Total Primary Revenue $2,084,350
   Other Revenue $93,801
TOTAL REVENUE $2,178,151
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,455,971
   Administrative Expenses $4,746
   Fundraising Expenses $11,864
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,472,581
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $705,570
   
Net Assets $10,104,348

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
Promoting Humane Education $1,455,971 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 05/01/2019 68.11 one star
2016-12 06/01/2018 67.85 one star
2015-12 07/01/2017 75.93 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 76.67 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 74.84 two stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 73.16 two stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 73.64 two stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 74.95 two stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 74.41 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 73.51 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2011 84.27 three stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 83.49 three stars
2007-12 05/01/2009 69.40 one star
2006-12 04/01/2008 77.19 two stars
2005-12 03/01/2007 73.81 two stars
2004-12 04/01/2006 80.54 three stars
2003-12 05/01/2005 80.28 three stars
2002-12 04/01/2004 67.02 one star

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 54-6064956
Name in IRS Master File HUMANE SOCIETY OF FAIRFAX COUNTY 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 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 June, 1966
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
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Humane Society of Fairfax County (VA) 68.11 one star
Humane Society Silicon Valley (CA) 89.03 three stars
Humane Society of North Texas (TX) 94.34 four stars
Animal Humane New Mexico (NM) 90.26 four stars
Citizens for Animal Protection (TX) 91.40 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Humane Society of Fairfax County
4057 Chain Bridge Road
Fairfax, VA 22030
tel: (703) 385-7387
fax: (703) 935-8225
EIN: 54-6064956

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Board Leadership

Victoria Kirby
President

CEO

Victoria Kirby
President

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