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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Humane Society of South Mississippi

Working towards making South Mississippi the first community in the Deep South to eliminate the euthanasia of adoptables

94.06

2615 25th Avenue Gulfport, MS 39501
tel: (228) 863-4354   Web Site
EIN: 64-6034439

Board Leadership
Gary Smith
President

CEO
Lori West
Chief Executive Officer

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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.06
  Financial 95.37
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00
This rating was published 10/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of the Humane Society of South Mississippi (HSSM) is to save and enhance the lives of pets through cooperative and innovative approaches to adoption, spay/neuter, sheltering and community engagement.

The mission of the Humane Society of South Mississippi (HSSM) is to save and enhance the lives of pets through cooperative and innovative approaches to adoption, spay/neuter, sheltering and community engagement.

Financial

95.37

Accountability & Transparency

93.00

This rating was published 10/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
84.2%
  Administrative Expenses 10.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.02
  Program Expenses Growth 5.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Humane Society of South Mississippi on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Humane Society of South Mississippi on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Humane Society of South Mississippi (MS) 94.06
Muttville (CA) 94.39
Columbus Humane (OH) 92.10
Rancho Coastal Humane Society (CA) 100.00
Dumb Friends League (CO) 95.20

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,120,224
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $101,356
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $25,000
Total Contributions $2,246,580
   Program Service Revenue $948,398
Total Primary Revenue $3,194,978
   Other Revenue $127,991
TOTAL REVENUE $3,322,969
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,052,399
   Administrative Expenses $230,691
   Fundraising Expenses $132,343
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,415,433
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $907,536
   
Net Assets $6,761,151

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 $994,065 48.4%
Clinic $534,707 26.1%
Adoption $386,128 18.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 10/01/2021 94.06
2018-12 05/01/2020 89.56
2017-12 04/01/2019 89.35
2016-12 03/01/2018 86.14
2015-12 10/01/2016 82.88
2014-12 06/01/2016 82.13
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 75.93
2013-12 09/01/2014 80.41
2012-12 07/01/2014 91.25
2012-12 11/01/2013 88.63
2011-12 04/01/2013 84.30
2010-12 05/01/2012 88.73
2010-12 12/01/2011 88.53
2009-12 09/20/2011 96.89
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/01/2010 95.60
2008-12 12/01/2009 95.80
2007-12 04/01/2009 83.21
2006-09 02/01/2008 98.26
2005-09 02/01/2007 98.14
2004-09 08/01/2005 88.14

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

EIN 64-6034439
Name in IRS Master File HUMANE SOCIETY OF SOUTH MS
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 July, 1967
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$145,889 6.03% Lori West Chief Executive Officer

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Humane Society of South Mississippi (MS) 94.06
Animal Allies Humane Society (MN) 90.34
SAVE, A Friend to Homeless Animals (NJ) 89.32
Animal Friends Alliance (CO) 89.83
Brandywine Valley SPCA (PA) 94.69

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Charity Contact Info

Humane Society of South Mississippi
2615 25th Avenue
Gulfport, MS 39501
tel: (228) 863-4354
fax: (228) 864-7768
EIN: 64-6034439

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Board Leadership

Gary Smith
President

CEO

Lori West
Chief Executive Officer

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