FRANKLIN COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY INC

aka New Leash on LIfe Thrift Store   |   Frankfort, KY   |  www.fchsanimals.org

Mission

Franklin County Humane Society is a nonprofit community organization that operates an open-admission animal care facility and advocates for ethical and humane treatment of animals in Frankfort, KY.

Ruling year info

1988

Board President

Sam Marcus

Main address

1041 Kentucky Ave

Frankfort, KY 40601 USA

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EIN

61-0498423

NTEE code info

Animal Protection and Welfare (includes Humane Societies and SPCAs) (D20)

Animal Protection and Welfare (includes Humane Societies and SPCAs) (D20)

Animal Protection and Welfare (includes Humane Societies and SPCAs) (D20)

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Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Animal Adoption, Rescue and Owner Reunion

Programs to re-home or reunite with owner as many of our animals as possible through adoptions at the shelter, portable adoptions in other community locations, rescues in partnership with PetSmart Charities and other reputable rescue organizations, use of print, social, and other media to publicize animals brought to the shelter.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Low Cost community spay/neuter program to promote and increase responsible pet ownership and decrease animal overpopulation and animal homelessness. We offer below market rate spay/neuter to the community as well as altering all unaltered animals brought to the shelter.

Population(s) Served
Economically disadvantaged people

Trap. Neuter and Return program for community cats. In order to humanely address the feline overpopulation in our county we trap homeless felines, provide basic veterinary care and spay/neuter services, and release them back into their colonies, where they are cared for by volunteers.

Population(s) Served
Adults

New Leash on Life is a thrift store in downtown Frankfort offering vintage clothing, furniture, antiques, and much more. The proceeds from New Leash on Life go directly to support the Franklin County Humane Society!

Population(s) Served
Adults

The Franklin County Humane Society serves as the designated animal shelter agency for the city of Frankfort and Franklin County, KY.
Annual intake is 1800-2000 dogs and cats. The humane society has an 80% live release rate despite being an open admissions shelter.
Care and treatment of shelter animals while working toward their re-homing or reunion with owners forms the bulk of operations at the shelter and comprises the majority of our budget.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Where we work

Financials

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FRANKLIN COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY INC

Board of directors
as of 2/15/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Sam Marcus

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? No
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? No
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? No
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 02/15/2021

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Male, Not transgender (cisgender)
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

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