The Humane Society of Sarasota County is committed to transparency and accountability. Our latest Form 990 and audited financial statements are available to our donors and the general public.

2017 Annual Report (PDF)
2017 Audit
2017 990

2016 Annual Report (PDF)
2016 Audit
2016 990

2015 Annual Report (PDF)
2015 Audit
2015 990

2014 Audit
2014 990

2013 Audit
2013 990

Please click here to review our Record Retention and Destruction Policy.

The Humane Society of Sarasota County, Inc., is a private, non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation registered with the Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services, Registration Number CH239, and receives 100% of all donated funds. A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the division of consumer services by calling toll-free 1-800-435-7352 within the state or online at Registration does not imply endorsement, approval, or recommendation by the state.

HSSC depends solely on contributions from individuals, corporations and foundations. The Humane Society of Sarasota County receives no federal funding, nor are we funded by any national humane organization.

If you have any questions regarding our financial practices, feel free to contact our Executive Director at 941-955-4131 x102 or




HSSC has received the coveted 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s premier independent charity evaluator, for three consecutive years. Receiving four out of a possible four stars indicates that HSSC adheres to good governance and other best practices that minimize the chance of unethical activities and consistently executes its mission in a fiscally responsible way. Click on the Charity Navigator logo to view HSSC’s profile. Click here to Learn More about the rating.




HSSC maintains a “Reviewed” profile in The Giving Partner, which means we regularly provide in-depth information about HSSC’s community impact, financials, leadership, and goals. A “Reviewed” profile does not mean HSSC is “endorsed” by local foundations. The Community Foundation of Sarasota County provides administrative support for The Giving Partner as a service to donors, funders, and the community. View HSSC’s Profile

HSSC is proud to have earned the Platinum Seal of Transparency from GuideStar, the world’s largest source of nonprofit information. We voluntarily display quantitative metrics to represent how hard HSSC is working toward achieving our mission. We’re proud to use GuideStar Platinum to share our full and complete story with the world. To reach the Platinum level, we provide basic contact and organizational information; in-depth financial information; quantitative information about goals, strategies, and progress toward our mission. View HSSC’s Profile