According to the American Humane Association audit of June 30, 2018 (Note 2, Donated Property and Equipment, Goods and Services), the Association received donated goods and services in fiscal 2018 on which it placed a total value of $16,060,636.
[Note: CharityWatch generally excludes the value of in-kind (non-cash) donations of goods and services from its calculations of Program % and Cost to Raise $100. More information on how grades are calculated and the treatment of in-kind donations can be found on the Our Process page.]
According to the American Humane Association tax filing for the fiscal year-ended June 30, 2018 re: Business Transactions Involving Interested Persons (IRS Form 990, Schedule L, Part IV), the Association reports a transaction in the amount of $661,500 involving William Abbott. The transaction is described as:
"William Abbott is a board member of the Organization, and he is also the President & CEO of Crown Media Holdings, Inc. The company pays the Organization [a] Hero Dog Awards broadcast rights fee" (IRS Form 990, Schedule L, Part V).
According to the American Humane Association tax filing for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2018, the Association reports re: Compensation, Supplemental Information (IRS Form 990, Schedule J, Part III):
Regarding nonfixed payments to officers, directors, trustees, key employees and highest compensated employees (Schedule J, Part I, Line 7):
"American Humane's compensation policies include a performance-based component. The Organization's compensation committee reviews and makes recommendations to the board of directors who must approve the compensation of the President/CEO. The President/CEO reviews and approves the compensation for all other employees subject to the policy."
The Association reports "Bonus & incentive compensation" payments in the following amounts to four individuals in calendar year 2017 (IRS Form 990, Schedule J, Part II):
(1) Robin Ganzert, President & CEO: $150,000, with reported total compensation of $537,912;
(2) Amy McCullough, National Director, Rescue & Military: $10,000, with reported total compensation of $164,758;
(3) John Hubbard, SVP & Chief Marketing Officer: $30,000, with reported total compensation of $251,328; and
(4) Mark Stubis, Chief Communications Officer: $5,000, with reported total compensation of $186,170.