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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Baltimore Humane Society

Protecting, saving, and caring for animals since 1927.

three stars

86.09

1601 Nicodemus Road Reisterstown, MD 21136
tel: (410) 833-8848   Web Site
EIN: 52-0623165

Board Leadership
Ann Russell Ashton
President

CEO
Christine DeCorse
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.09 three stars
  Financial 81.62 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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

Financial

three stars

81.62

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 08/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
73.2%
  Administrative Expenses 22.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.32
  Program Expenses Growth -8.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Baltimore Humane Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Baltimore Humane Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Baltimore Humane Society (MD) 86.09 three stars
The Marin Humane Society (CA) 94.59 four stars
Humane Society of Indianapolis (IN) 95.57 four stars
Society for the Improvement of Conditions for Stray Animals (OH) 97.17 four stars
Friends for Animals of Metro Detroit (MI) 87.71 three stars

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Founded in 1927, the Baltimore Humane Society provides a temporary home, safe refuge, and care for unwanted and homeless animals. We work aggressively to place each animal that comes to our shelter in a loving, permanent home. We strive to control the population of unwanted animals by promoting and offering low-cost spaying and neutering and vaccination services, and by addressing the issues that cause people to give up their animals. We work to advance the cause of humane treatment of animals and increase awareness of animal issues through public education and legislative efforts. We ensure a peaceful final resting place for beloved pets through the operation of a beautiful and well-maintained cemetery for companion animals, and we offer free pet bereavement counseling to grieving pet guardians.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,619,463
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $87,667
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,707,130
   Program Service Revenue $345,358
Total Primary Revenue $2,052,488
   Other Revenue $29,100
TOTAL REVENUE $2,081,588
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,032,211
   Administrative Expenses $330,783
   Fundraising Expenses $64,786
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,427,780
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $653,808
   
Net Assets $2,254,014

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
Adoption $537,589 52.1%
Spay/Neuter Services and Medical Services $431,531 41.8%
Cemetery $63,091 6.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 08/01/2017 86.09 three stars
2015-06 03/01/2017 84.99 three stars
2015-06 10/10/2016 83.71 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 89.17 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 07/01/2015 90.21 four stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 90.94 four stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 76.68 two stars
2011-06 11/06/2012 74.60 two stars
2010-06 04/01/2012 78.70 two stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 71.60 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 06/01/2010 71.92 two stars
2008-06 05/01/2009 82.34 three stars
2007-06 03/01/2008 96.20 four stars
2006-06 02/01/2007 74.92 two stars
2005-06 03/01/2006 80.36 three stars
2004-06 03/01/2005 81.97 three stars
2003-06 02/01/2005 80.43 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 52-0623165
Name in IRS Master File HUMANE SOCIETY OF BALTIMORE 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 January, 1942
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

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
$14,400 1.00% Brad Powers Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$33,771 2.36% Jennifer Swanson Former Executive Director

Founded in 1927, the Baltimore Humane Society provides a temporary home, safe refuge, and care for unwanted and homeless animals. We work aggressively to place each animal that comes to our shelter in a loving, permanent home. We strive to control the population of unwanted animals by promoting and offering low-cost spaying and neutering and vaccination services, and by addressing the issues that cause people to give up their animals. We work to advance the cause of humane treatment of animals and increase awareness of animal issues through public education and legislative efforts. We ensure a peaceful final resting place for beloved pets through the operation of a beautiful and well-maintained cemetery for companion animals, and we offer free pet bereavement counseling to grieving pet guardians.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Baltimore Humane Society (MD) 86.09 three stars
Placer SPCA (CA) 91.16 four stars
Houston SPCA (TX) 96.82 four stars
Greenhill Humane Society, SPCA (OR) 90.92 four stars
Ramona Humane Society (CA) 86.45 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Baltimore Humane Society
1601 Nicodemus Road
Reisterstown, MD 21136
tel: (410) 833-8848
fax: (410) 833-4481
EIN: 52-0623165

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Board Leadership

Ann Russell Ashton
President

CEO

Christine DeCorse
Executive Director

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