Charity Review

Accredited Charity

Oregon Humane Society

Meets Standards
(503) 285-7722 1067 NE Columbia Blvd, Portland OR 97211-1411

Standards for Charity Accountability

  1. 1. Board Oversight
  2. 2. Board Size
  3. 3. Board Meetings
  4. 4. Board Compensation
  5. 5. Conflict of Interest
Measuring Effectiveness
  1. 6. Effectiveness Policy
  2. 7. Effectiveness Report
  1. 8. Program Expenses
  2. 9. Fund Raising Expenses
  3. 10. Accumulating Funds
  4. 11. Audit Report
  5. 12. Detailed Expense Breakdown
  6. 13. Accurate Expense Reporting
  7. 14. Budget Plan
Fund Raising & Info
  1. 15. Truthful Materials
  2. 16. Annual Report
  3. 17. Website Disclosures
  4. 18. Donor Privacy
  5. 19. Cause Marketing Disclosures
  6. 20. Complaints
  1. Conclusions
  2. Purpose
  3. Tax Status
  4. Financial

Oregon Humane Society meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.


Business incorporated: 11/01/1868 in OR

Tax Status

This organization is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. It is eligible to receive contributions deductible as charitable donations for federal income tax purposes.


The following information is based on Oregon Humane Society's Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ending Tuesday, December 31, 2013.

Source of Funds
Grants and contributions $5,971,539.00
Legacies and bequests $3,608,755.00
Special events-gross $1,840,952.00
Less direct to donor expenses ($910,037.00)
Sales and program fees-gross $2,491,065.00
Less cost of sales ($275,172.00)
Interest and dividend income $595,475.00
Net appreciation in the fair value of investments $2,582,407.00
Change in the actuarial value of liabilities under split-interest agreements ($16,970.00)
Change in the value of the Society's beneficial interest in charitable trusts $168,611.00
Other $32,818.00
Appropriation of endowment and board-designated assets $294,866.00
In-kind contributions of capital assets $18,300.00
Total endowment and board-designated investment return-less appropriations for expenditure $1,981,256.00
Total Income: $18,383,865.00
Fusion Chart
Program Expenses: $9,372,039.00
Fundraising Expenses: $101,803,000.00
Administrative Expenses: $59,278,400.00
Total Expenses: $170,453,439.00
Expenses in Excess of Income: $152,069,574.00
Beginning Net Assets: $3,387,498,500.00
Ending Net Assets: $4,287,475,800.00
Total Liabilities: $0.00
Total Assets: $0.00

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