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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Delaware Humane Association

We speak for those who cannot speak for themselves

three stars

85.03

701 A Street Wilmington, DE 19801
tel: (302) 571-0111   Web Site
EIN: 51-0082499

Board Leadership
Peggy H. Eddens
President

CEO
Patrick Carroll
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.03 three stars
  Financial 81.92 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 04/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1957, the Delaware Humane Association (DHA) acts as a voice for companion animals and enhances their welfare by providing temporary shelter, spay/neuter services, humane education programs, and adoption/placement resources. Each year, hundreds of animals come to DHA in search of a warm bed, a good meal, and most importantly, a new home. Staff members go the extra mile to prepare each dog or cat for a new home by keeping them well-groomed, giving them daily exercise and affection, providing obedience training and any necessary medical care. In addition, DHA hosts a number of programs which benefit the community, including rabies clinics, educational workshops, pet therapy, and an affordable spay/neuter program.

Founded in 1957, the Delaware Humane Association (DHA) acts as a voice for companion animals and enhances their welfare by providing temporary shelter, spay/neuter services, humane education programs, and adoption/placement resources. Each year, hundreds of animals come to DHA in search of a warm bed, a good meal, and most importantly, a new home. Staff members go the extra mile to prepare each dog or cat for a new home by keeping them well-groomed, giving them daily exercise and affection, providing obedience training and any necessary medical care. In addition, DHA hosts a number of programs which benefit the community, including rabies clinics, educational workshops, pet therapy, and an affordable spay/neuter program.

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Financial

three stars

81.92

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 04/01/2018 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)
73.8%
  Administrative Expenses 10.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.18
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.40
  Program Expenses Growth 6.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 18.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Delaware Humane Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Delaware Humane Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Delaware Humane Association (DE) 85.03 three stars
Animal Shelter of the Wood River Valley (ID) 97.03 four stars
The NOAH Center (WA) 90.70 four stars
Humane Society of Pinellas (FL) 90.22 four stars
Greenville Humane Society (SC) 100.00 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,247,101
   Federated Campaigns $48,470
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $78,264
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,373,835
   Program Service Revenue $421,903
Total Primary Revenue $1,795,738
   Other Revenue $88,075
TOTAL REVENUE $1,883,813
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,203,733
   Administrative Expenses $180,219
   Fundraising Expenses $236,020
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,619,972
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $263,841
   
Net Assets $6,228,230

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 Sheltering/Adoption $954,372 79.3%
Spay/Neuter Services $188,220 15.6%
Pet Owner Services/Community Outreach $61,141 5.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 04/01/2018 85.03 three stars
2015-12 08/01/2017 86.50 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 80.15 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 80.74 three stars
2013-12 08/01/2015 80.77 three stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 80.18 three stars
2011-12 12/20/2012 86.86 three stars
2010-12 12/01/2011 90.12 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 91.99 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 91.99 four stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 69.81 one star
2007-12 12/17/2008 67.34 one star
2006-12 02/01/2008 80.59 three stars
2005-12 12/15/2006 79.98 two stars
2004-12 01/01/2006 85.64 three stars
2003-12 08/01/2005 75.94 two 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 51-0082499
Name in IRS Master File DELAWARE HUMANE ASSOCIATION
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
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 September, 1958
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$90,000 5.55% Patrick Carroll Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Delaware Humane Association (DE) 85.03 three stars
SPCA of Texas (TX) 93.79 four stars
Richmond SPCA (VA) 90.39 four stars
Humane Animal Rescue (PA) 89.84 three stars
Greenville Humane Society (SC) 100.00 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Delaware Humane Association
701 A Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
tel: (302) 571-0111
fax: (302) 571-0745
EIN: 51-0082499

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Board Leadership

Peggy H. Eddens
President

CEO

Patrick Carroll
Executive Director

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