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Posts tagged ‘Robin Ganzert’

17
Apr

Executive Compensation at the American Humane Association (2018)

The American Humane Association (AHA) is a charitable non-profit 501 (c) 3 that paid nearly $600,000 in compensation to its Chief Executive Officer, Robin Ganzert AND paid for first class domestic travel for her and the board members (there are 14) in 2018-2019.

AHA is a tax-exempt organization that raised $19 million ($12 million in contributions, $4 million from certifications – movie and television sets, farms, and slaughterhouses, $2 million in royalties, and $1 million from broadcast rights and event fees) in 2018-2019 and whose net fund assets were $18 million at year-end. Read more »

13
Apr

Where Does $100 to the American Humane Association (AHA) Go (2018)?

The American Humane Association (AHA) is a Washington, DC-based non-profit 501 (c) 3 whose “No Animals Were Harmed” certification program in film and television is well-known in the entertainment industry. In addition, AHA certifies zoos, aquariums, conservation centers, and humane treatment in food production (farms, slaughterhouses, etc), awards grants, donates goods, and participates in other program services. How the AHA “ensures the safety, welfare, and well-being of animals” in slaughterhouses is not clear.

A relatively small organization by non-profit standards, AHA raised $19 million in 2018-2019 (the organization’s calendar year is July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019) which primarily came from four sources:

  • Contributions, Gifts, and Grants: $12 million
  • Certifications:  $4 million
  • Royalties:  $2 million
  • Broadcast Rights and Event Fees: $1 million

However, it is important to point out that the largest contributor to AHA has been the Screen Actor’s Guild, an organization in the very industry that seeks to obtain certifications on the treatment of animals on television and movie sets from AHA. How does this not represent a conflict of interest? Read more »

26
Mar

Where Does $100 to the American Humane Association Go?

The American Humane Association (AHA) is a Washington, DC-based non-profit 501 (c) 3 whose “No Animals Were Harmed” certification program in film and television is well-known in the entertainment industry. In addition, AHA certifies zoos, aquariums, conservation centers, and humane treatment in food production (farms, slaughterhouses, etc), awards grants, donates goods, and participates in other program services. Read more »

24
Mar

Executive Compensation at the American Humane Association (2017)

The American Humane Association (AHA) is a charitable non-profit 501 (c) 3 that paid more than $500,000 in compensation to its Chief Executive Officer, Robin Ganzert AND paid for first class domestic travel for the board members (there are 14) and the Chief Executive Officer in 2017.  And, this is an organization that raised $19 million ($13 million in contributions, $4 million from certifications – movie and television sets, farms, slaughterhouses, etc, and $2 million in royalties) in 2017 and $16 million the year before; and whose net fund assets were $17 million at year-end 2017. In other words, AHA is a relatively small non-profit with a modest endowment. Read more »