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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Berkeley-East Bay Humane Society

Saving friends since 1927

three stars

88.17

2700 Ninth Street Berkeley, CA 94710
tel: (510) 845-7735   Web Site
EIN: 94-1347069

Board Leadership
Linda Goldstein
President

CEO
Jeffrey Zerwekh
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.17 three stars
  Financial 83.27 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Berkeley Humane provides complete care for homeless animals, from rescue to rehabilitation to placement. We match animals with loving and committed adopters, strengthen the human-animal bond, and promote the humane treatment of animals.
Our vision is to be an innovative leader in animal welfare and to provide critical resources to our community, leading the way with best practices in animal care to reduce the number of homeless animals in our community and beyond.

Berkeley Humane provides complete care for homeless animals, from rescue to rehabilitation to placement. We match animals with loving and committed adopters, strengthen the human-animal bond, and promote the humane treatment of animals.
Our vision is to be an innovative leader in animal welfare and to provide critical resources to our community, leading the way with best practices in animal care to reduce the number of homeless animals in our community and beyond.

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Financial

three stars

83.27

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
70.2%
  Administrative Expenses 9.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 20.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.29
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.59
  Program Expenses Growth 12.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Berkeley-East Bay Humane Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
Joint Cost Allocation Adjustment applied. Learn more.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Berkeley-East Bay Humane Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Berkeley-East Bay Humane Society (CA) 88.17 three stars
Kent Animal Shelter (NY) 90.46 four stars
Atlanta Humane Society (GA) 89.56 three stars
Northeast Animal Shelter (MA) 85.92 three stars
Friends for Life (TX) 90.85 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,611,662
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $59,250
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,670,912
   Program Service Revenue $248,414
Total Primary Revenue $1,919,326
   Other Revenue $65,994
TOTAL REVENUE $1,985,320
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $1,717,884
   Administrative Expenses $162,468
   Fundraising Expenses $377,866
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,258,218
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-272,898
   
Net Assets $3,439,738

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 $1,083,906 60.6%
Veterinary Hospital $531,639 29.7%
Education and Training $74,261 4.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 12/01/2018 88.17 three stars
2016-12 11/01/2017 80.21 three stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 79.97 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 75.77 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 10/01/2015 78.12 two stars
2013-12 08/01/2014 79.98 two stars
2012-12 12/20/2013 70.69 two stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 64.97 one star
2010-12 03/01/2012 78.74 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 81.93 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 87.00 three stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 92.65 four stars
2007-12 06/01/2009 93.03 four stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 85.39 three stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 76.92 two stars
2004-12 11/01/2005 77.93 two stars
2003-12 08/01/2005 76.99 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 94-1347069
Name in IRS Master File BERKELEY EAST BAY HUMANE SOCIETY 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 (913) Prevention of cruelty to animals
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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, 1953
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$139,389 6.17% Jeffrey Zerwekh Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Berkeley-East Bay Humane Society (CA) 88.17 three stars
Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons (NY) 94.58 four stars
Cat Care Society (CO) 91.82 four stars
Animal Rescue, Inc. (PA) 85.43 three stars
Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA (VA) 86.21 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Berkeley-East Bay Humane Society
2700 Ninth Street
Berkeley, CA 94710
tel: (510) 845-7735
fax: (510) 845-8235
EIN: 94-1347069

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Board Leadership

Linda Goldstein
President

CEO

Jeffrey Zerwekh
Executive Director

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