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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Humane Society of Pulaski County

Warm hearts for cold noses

four stars

92.92

14600 Colonel Glenn Road Little Rock, AR 72210
tel: (501) 227-6166   Web Site
EIN: 71-0415296

Board Leadership
Debbie Howell
President

CEO
Sean Ward
Shelter Manager

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.92 four stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
87.9%
  Administrative Expenses 11.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.61
  Program Expenses Growth -1.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Humane Society of Pulaski County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Humane Society of Pulaski County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Humane Society of Pulaski County (AR) 92.92 four stars
Cat Care Society (CO) 91.07 four stars
San Antonio Humane Society (TX) 88.05 three stars
Animal Friends (PA) 94.54 four stars
Southern Oregon Humane Society (OR) 91.45 four stars

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The Humane Society of Pulaski County (HSPC) is a no-kill shelter that helps animals in central Arkansas. Founded 53 years ago, HSPC offers a variety of programs and services to the people and animals in the community, including providing quality animal care in our no-kill shelter, housing approximately 200 animals at a time; carefully screening adoptions and placing animals in good new homes; providing emergency animal rescue and medical treatment for the rescued animals; reuniting lost and found animals with their families; sponsoring volunteer activities; obtaining medical care for animals in our shelter; promoting animal welfare; offering foster care programs; and educating children, civic groups and the community.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $614,994
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $614,994
   Program Service Revenue $120,749
Total Primary Revenue $735,743
   Other Revenue $158,208
TOTAL REVENUE $893,951
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $971,199
   Administrative Expenses $143,841
   Fundraising Expenses $2,028
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,117,068
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-223,117
   
Net Assets $1,980,593

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
Humane Society of Pulaski County has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 02/01/2017 92.92 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 96.11 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 89.92 three stars
2014-12 02/01/2016 88.44 three stars
2014-12 12/22/2015 87.27 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 84.34 three stars
2012-12 08/01/2014 89.40 three stars
2012-12 07/01/2014 87.82 three stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 93.15 four stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 94.32 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 78.74 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 98.05 four stars
2008-12 10/01/2010 98.56 four stars
2007-12 12/01/2009 92.85 four stars
2006-12 05/01/2008 84.43 three stars
2005-12 11/01/2007 76.70 two stars
2004-12 06/01/2006 80.87 three stars
2003-12 10/01/2005 80.09 three 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 71-0415296
Name in IRS Master File HUMANE SOCIETY OF PULASKI COUNTY
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 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 April, 1973
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Debbie Howell President
Other Salaries of Note
$41,707 3.73% Sean Ward Shelter Manager

The Humane Society of Pulaski County (HSPC) is a no-kill shelter that helps animals in central Arkansas. Founded 53 years ago, HSPC offers a variety of programs and services to the people and animals in the community, including providing quality animal care in our no-kill shelter, housing approximately 200 animals at a time; carefully screening adoptions and placing animals in good new homes; providing emergency animal rescue and medical treatment for the rescued animals; reuniting lost and found animals with their families; sponsoring volunteer activities; obtaining medical care for animals in our shelter; promoting animal welfare; offering foster care programs; and educating children, civic groups and the community.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Humane Society of Pulaski County (AR) 92.92 four stars
Animal Shelter of the Wood River Valley (ID) 96.95 four stars
Southern Oregon Humane Society (OR) 91.45 four stars
SPCA of Texas (TX) 93.48 four stars
North Shore Animal League America (NY) 86.99 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Humane Society of Pulaski County
14600 Colonel Glenn Road
Little Rock, AR 72210
tel: (501) 227-6166
fax: (501) 223-8383
EIN: 71-0415296

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Board Leadership

Debbie Howell
President

CEO

Sean Ward
Shelter Manager

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