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The Santa Ynez Valley Humane Society makes its financial information
and has for many years by providing the
organization’s 990s through the
This fulfills the IRS requirements that the information be “widely available”, and in fact
makes the information accessible to a much larger number of people, as there is no
need to visit the shelter in order to view the financials. The IRS waives the requirements
to provide hard copies to interested parties when the information is available online.
Historical 990s dating back further than the three years typically provided by Guidestar
are accessible via the
National Center for Charitable Statistics website, an excellent and
informative site. Our organization appears on the listing of over 800 non-profit public
charities in Santa Barbara County, just scroll down and find us under “Santa Ynez Valley
There is often a short time delay in the IRS providing information to the above named
organizations; in the interim we have posted a link to the current 990 to make it more
readily available to interested parties. Our current and recent 990's are available here:
2011 IRS 990
2010 IRS 990
2009 IRS 990
The 990's are large files and may take some time to complete the download process.
If your computer will not open the IRS 990 document, you may need to get the
FREE Adobe Reader program from here...
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