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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Blue Mountain Humane Society

Serving the Walla Walla Valley Since 1967

100.00

7 E George Street Walla Walla, WA 99362
tel: (509) 525-2452   Web Site
EIN: 91-0828499

Board Leadership
Gary Asmus
President

CEO
Amanda Wernert
Chief Executive Officer

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 100.00
  Financial 100.00
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 08/03/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of the Blue Mountain Humane Society is to prevent cruelty, promote kindness, and to foster the human-animal bond. Blue Mountain Humane Society was founded in 1967 by a group committed to creating positive outcomes for animals in the Walla Walla Valley. Over the years, the Society has grown and evolved to include a humane, state-of-the-art no-kill shelter designed to serve companion animals.

We work to educate, inform and equip our community with the tools required to accomplish our ultimate goal: to end pet overpopulation and homelessness, and to inspire a compassionate community. In addition to humane shelter, we provide surgical services for income qualified pet owners and other shelters and rescues. We serve as animal control in rural Walla Walla County, providing cruelty and neglect investigations to ensure that animals have homes with responsible, committed caregivers. We deliver humane education programming and volunteer opportunities for supporters of all ages.

The mission of the Blue Mountain Humane Society is to prevent cruelty, promote kindness, and to foster the human-animal bond. Blue Mountain Humane Society was founded in 1967 by a group committed to creating positive outcomes for animals in the Walla Walla Valley. Over the years, the Society has grown and evolved to include a humane, state-of-the-art no-kill shelter designed to serve companion animals.

We work to educate, inform and equip our community with the tools required to accomplish our ultimate goal: to end pet overpopulation and homelessness, and to inspire a compassionate community. In addition to humane shelter, we provide surgical services for income qualified pet owners and other shelters and rescues. We serve as animal control in rural Walla Walla County, providing cruelty and neglect investigations to ensure that animals have homes with responsible, committed caregivers. We deliver humane education programming and volunteer opportunities for supporters of all ages.

Financial

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 08/03/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
85.1%
  Administrative Expenses 7.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.72
  Program Expenses Growth 12.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Blue Mountain Humane Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Blue Mountain Humane Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Blue Mountain Humane Society (WA) 100.00
Monadnock Humane Society (NH) 89.88
Humane Society of El Paso (TX) 90.77
Dane County Humane Society (WI) 87.82
Lexington Humane Society (KY) 96.59

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $617,737
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $3,480
   Fundraising Events $210,080
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $831,297
   Program Service Revenue $392,011
Total Primary Revenue $1,223,308
   Other Revenue $78,189
TOTAL REVENUE $1,301,497
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,160,523
   Administrative Expenses $114,163
   Fundraising Expenses $75,847
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,350,533
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-49,036
   
Net Assets $5,096,737

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 $1,160,523 100.0%

Ratings History
Blue Mountain Humane Society has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 08/03/2021 100.00
2018-12 02/01/2021 97.96
2018-12 05/01/2020 89.19
2017-12 02/01/2019 96.82
2016-12 05/01/2018 95.05
2016-12 12/01/2017 89.39
2015-12 08/01/2017 92.22

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 91-0828499
Name in IRS Master File BLUE MOUNTAIN HUMANE SOCIETY
NTEE Code D20
NTEE Classification Animal Protection and Welfare
NTEE Type Animal-Related
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
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, 1970
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
$79,152 5.86% Sara Archer Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Blue Mountain Humane Society (WA) 100.00
Animal Rescue League of Boston (MA) 93.34
Montgomery County SPCA (PA) 91.17
The Anti-Cruelty Society (IL) 95.36
Toledo Area Humane Society (OH) 95.73

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Charity Contact Info

Blue Mountain Humane Society
7 E George Street
Walla Walla, WA 99362
tel: (509) 525-2452
fax: (509) 522-8247
EIN: 91-0828499

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Board Leadership

Gary Asmus
President

CEO

Amanda Wernert
Chief Executive Officer

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