Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

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three stars

84.48

424 East 92nd Street New York, NY 10128
tel: (800) 628-0028   Web Site
EIN: 13-1623829

Board Leadership
Frederick Tanne
Chairman

CEO
Matthew Bershadker
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.48 three stars
  Financial 78.26 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1866, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) was the first humane organization established in the Americas, and today has more than one million supporters throughout North America. The ASPCA's mission is to provide effective means for the prevention of cruelty to animals throughout the United States. The ASPCA provides local and national leadership in animal-assisted therapy, animal behavior, animal poison control, anti-cruelty, humane education, legislative services, and shelter outreach. The New York City headquarters houses a full-service, accredited animal hospital, adoption center, and mobile clinic outreach program. The Humane Law Enforcement department enforces New York's animal cruelty laws.

Founded in 1866, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) was the first humane organization established in the Americas, and today has more than one million supporters throughout North America. The ASPCA's mission is to provide effective means for the prevention of cruelty to animals throughout the United States. The ASPCA provides local and national leadership in animal-assisted therapy, animal behavior, animal poison control, anti-cruelty, humane education, legislative services, and shelter outreach. The New York City headquarters houses a full-service, accredited animal hospital, adoption center, and mobile clinic outreach program. The Humane Law Enforcement department enforces New York's animal cruelty laws.

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Financial

two stars

78.26

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
74.9%
  Administrative Expenses 5.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 20.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.20
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.19
  Program Expenses Growth 8.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $215,348,920
   Federated Campaigns $2,802,892
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,817,297
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $219,969,109
   Program Service Revenue $13,470,713
Total Primary Revenue $233,439,822
   Other Revenue $14,644,284
TOTAL REVENUE $248,084,106
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $166,201,442
   Administrative Expenses $10,001,687
   Fundraising Expenses $45,067,962
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $221,271,091
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $26,813,015
   
Net Assets $273,912,568

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$804,372 0.36% Matthew Bershadker President & CEO

Mission

Founded in 1866, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) was the first humane organization established in the Americas, and today has more than one million supporters throughout North America. The ASPCA's mission is to provide effective means for the prevention of cruelty to animals throughout the United States. The ASPCA provides local and national leadership in animal-assisted therapy, animal behavior, animal poison control, anti-cruelty, humane education, legislative services, and shelter outreach. The New York City headquarters houses a full-service, accredited animal hospital, adoption center, and mobile clinic outreach program. The Humane Law Enforcement department enforces New York's animal cruelty laws.

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American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (NY) 84.48 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
424 East 92nd Street
New York, NY 10128
tel: (800) 628-0028
EIN: 13-1623829

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Board Leadership

Frederick Tanne
Chairman

CEO

Matthew Bershadker
President & CEO