Our Board & Finances


Our Board of Directors

Our dedicated board of directors is comprised of 7 individuals from the Red Wing community. Board meetings are open to the public and are generally held on the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 6 pm at the shelter.

View and download the .pdf of HSGC BYLAWS February 2013.


We are a 501c3 non-profit organization. This means that donations to us are tax-deductible. It also means that we have an extra responsibility to be accountable and transparent in how our finances are handled.


Our Budget

View and download the pdf files of our annual budgets by clicking the year below.

14-15 Budget
13-14 Budget
12-13 Budget


Our Federal Tax Returns

View and download the pdf files of our Federal 990 forms by clicking the year below.

2013-2014 Available soon
2012-2013
2011-2012
2010-2011
2009-2010
2008-2009
2007-2008
2006-2007


Our Funding

We are frequently asked about our sources of funding.
43.5% comes from public donations, including bequests
16.4% comes from animal control services we provide to individuals and municipalities
14.4% comes from adoption fees
7.3% comes from grooming services provided at the Humane Society
6.5% comes from boarding services we provide
3.5% comes from fundraising efforts
2.2% comes from memberships
2% comes from retail sales
1.5% comes from city licenses
0.6% comes from grants
1.8% comes from a combination of other categories

We receive no funding from the Humane Society of the United States or other Humane Societies.

We also receive no funding from the state or the federal government. The funds we receive from the Goodhue County, City of Red Wing, and other municipalities are for the contracted animal control services that we provide.

5 year comparison of income and expenses 2008-2013