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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

CN Advisory: Moderate Concern

New Jersey SPCA

1119 Livingston Avenue New Brunswick, NJ 08901
tel: (800) 582-5979   Web Site
EIN: 22-1494723



On June 14, 2017, NJ.com investigated the operations of New Jersey SPCA, in an article titled, "N.J. SPCA faces state investigation after missed financial filings." For more information regarding the investigation, please see the NJ.com article.

On October 24, 2017, it came to the attention of Charity Navigator that New Jersey SPCA, is the subject of an investigation by The New Jersey Office of the Attorney General according to an article titled, "N.J. SPCA, facing allegations of neglect and mismanagement, agrees to state-appointed monitor." For this reason, we have issued a Moderate Concern CN Advisory. For more information regarding the charges reported, please see The Philadelphia Inquirer article.

  • On November 30, 2017, News12 New Jersey published an article titled, "KIYC: Bill advances to strip NJSPCA of law enforcement authority." For more information, please see the News12 New Jersey article.

  • On December 19, 2017, NorthJersey.com published an article titled, "NJ lawmakers vote to blunt power of SPCA on busy day in Trenton." For more information, please see the NorthJersey.com article.

  • On January 8, 2018, NJ.com published an article titled, "Bill stripping NJSPCA's police powers sent to Christie." For more information, please see the NJ.com article.

  • On July 31, 2018, News 12 New Jersey published an article titled, "KIYC: Future of NJSPCA unclear as local agencies take over responsibilities." For more information, please see the News 12 New Jersey article.

This charity has received a Moderate Concern Advisory due to an open or pending investigation regarding allegations of possible illegal activity, improper conduct, organizational mismanagement, or other matters of concern. Please note that this investigation has not concluded and that the allegations being investigated have not been confirmed by the U.S. legal system. Charity Navigator aims to provide donors and users with as much information as possible in order to make an informed giving decision. This advisory will be updated once we become aware that the investigation is completed. The views and opinions expressed here are those of the authors of sources used for the reported information, and not those of Charity Navigator. Charity Navigator is not responsible for the nature or content of the information presented through such external sources and websites. For more information on how or when we decide to publish a CN Advisory, please review our methodology.

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EIN 22-1494723
NTEE Code D20
NTEE Classification Animal Protection and Welfare
NTEE Type Animal-Related
Classification Organization to Prevent Cruelty to Animals
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date June, 2017
Filing Requirement 990 - Required to file Form 990-N - Income less than $50,000 per year
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 2010
  • December, 2010

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New Jersey SPCA
1119 Livingston Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
tel: (800) 582-5979
EIN: 22-1494723

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