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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Oshkosh Area Humane Society

Different on Purpose

three stars

86.10

1925 Shelter Court Oshkosh, WI 54901
tel: (920) 424-2128   Web Site
EIN: 39-1709813

Board Leadership
Stephanie Strzalka
President

CEO
Joni Geiger
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.10 three stars
  Financial 95.01 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1990, the Oshkosh Area Humane Society is an animal welfare organization that operates the Oshkosh Animal Shelter. We are dedicated to providing shelter and care to stray, unwanted or abandoned cats and dogs in the Oshkosh area. Founded on the principal of compassionate care, the organization is committed to assisting the community by helping place animals in healthy, humane surroundings while providing education and information about responsible pet ownership to all the members of our community. Each year approximately 2,300 stray or surrendered animals come through our doors and more than 40,000 people turn to us for assistance with animal-related questions and concerns.

Founded in 1990, the Oshkosh Area Humane Society is an animal welfare organization that operates the Oshkosh Animal Shelter. We are dedicated to providing shelter and care to stray, unwanted or abandoned cats and dogs in the Oshkosh area. Founded on the principal of compassionate care, the organization is committed to assisting the community by helping place animals in healthy, humane surroundings while providing education and information about responsible pet ownership to all the members of our community. Each year approximately 2,300 stray or surrendered animals come through our doors and more than 40,000 people turn to us for assistance with animal-related questions and concerns.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2017
Number of animals euthanized
122
Number of animal adoptions
1,448
Number of sheltered animals
2,318
Number of animals spayed and neutered
1,043
This impact information is current as of October 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

95.01

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

81.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
80.7%
  Administrative Expenses 14.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.94
  Program Expenses Growth 8.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Oshkosh Area Humane Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Oshkosh Area Humane Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Oshkosh Area Humane Society (WI) 86.10 three stars
Shelby Humane Society (AL) 88.41 three stars
Tri-County Humane Society (MN) 87.47 three stars
Humane Society of Vero Beach and Indian River County (FL) 88.41 three stars
East Bay SPCA (CA) 89.81 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $551,791
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $6,570
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $91,346
Total Contributions $649,707
   Program Service Revenue $80,963
Total Primary Revenue $730,670
   Other Revenue $537,792
TOTAL REVENUE $1,268,462
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $911,887
   Administrative Expenses $155,730
   Fundraising Expenses $48,972
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,116,589
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $151,873
   
Net Assets $3,358,073

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
Animal Shelter $911,887 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-05 04/01/2019 86.10 three stars
2017-05 08/01/2018 84.58 three stars
2017-05 07/01/2018 77.47 two stars
2017-05 05/01/2018 74.79 two stars
2016-05 03/01/2017 79.01 two stars
2015-05 06/01/2016 79.03 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-05 02/01/2016 78.82 two stars
2014-05 08/01/2015 74.11 two stars
2013-05 04/01/2014 71.86 two stars
2009-05 09/20/2011 --Donor Advisory

Prior to 9/1/2016, Charity Navigator issued Advisories under the name CN Watchlist and Donor Advisory. For more information on the CN Advisory system click here. This charity was issued a DA.

This donor advisory was published on Tuesday, September 20, 2011

In accordance with our policy for removing Donor Advisories, Charity Navigator removed the Donor Advisory for Oshkosh Area Humane Society on April 1, 2014 because the Donor Advisory had been in place for more than a year (since September 20, 2011) and because the issues that prompted the Donor Advisory have been resolved. Specifically:

  • The charity's FY 2013 Form 990 reported fundraising expenses.

Charity Navigator had published a Donor Advisory for this charity because we became aware of the following information in connection with this charity: 

  • Oshkosh Area Humane Society historically reported fundraising expenses on their Forms 990. But its FYE 2011 and 2012 listed no fundraising expenses. Based on our experience, charities only  rarely are able to raise substantial sums of money without incurring any associated fundraising costs. We reached out to Oshkosh Area Humane Society for clarification, but we did not receive an adequate explanation. We were therefore unable to evaluate Oshkosh Area Humane Society and thus issued a Donor Advisory.
 
CN 1.0
2009-05 05/01/2010 79.37 two stars
2008-05 07/01/2009 70.17 two stars
2007-05 06/01/2008 75.27 two stars
2006-05 09/01/2007 93.04 four stars
2005-05 04/01/2006 78.78 two stars
2004-05 03/01/2005 80.84 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 39-1709813
Name in IRS Master File OSHKOSH AREA HUMANE SOCIETY INC
NTEE Code D11
NTEE Classification Single Organization Support
NTEE Type Animal-Related
Classification Organization to Prevent Cruelty to Animals
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (913) Prevention of cruelty to animals
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 May, 1992
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End May
IRS Forms 990
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  • May, 2018
  • May, 2017
  • May, 2016
  • May, 2015
  • May, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Oshkosh Area Humane Society (WI) 86.10 three stars
Animal Refuge League (ME) 86.42 three stars
Virginia Beach SPCA (VA) 87.00 three stars
The Marin Humane Society (CA) 92.80 four stars
Society for the Improvement of Conditions for Stray Animals (OH) 91.20 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Oshkosh Area Humane Society
1925 Shelter Court
Oshkosh, WI 54901
tel: (920) 424-2128
fax: (920) 424-2113
EIN: 39-1709813

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Board Leadership

Stephanie Strzalka
President

CEO

Joni Geiger
Executive Director

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