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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

East Bay SPCA

Connecting people and pets in our community

three stars

89.81

8323 Baldwin Street Oakland, CA 94621
tel: (510) 569-0702   Web Site
EIN: 94-1322202

Board Leadership
Stacey Wells
President

CEO
Allison Lindquist
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.81 three stars
  Financial 85.59 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Since our founding in 1874, the East Bay SPCA has been a national leader in and advocate for animal welfare. Our shelter, adoption services and advocacy date back 140 years and our low-cost veterinary clinic established in 1927, was one of the first in the nation and still stands alone in our region.

The East Bay SPCA is committed to the welfare of cats and dogs in the communities we serve. We strive to eliminate animal cruelty, neglect and overpopulation by providing programs and education that support people and companion animals.

We believe in keeping people and their pets together and provide affordable veterinary and spay/neuter services, and educate owners and the general public on responsible pet ownership with behavior and training classes and outreach to children and adults teaching humane values.

We have two Adoption and Education Centers and three clinics in the community, serving Alameda and Contra Costa counties.

Since our founding in 1874, the East Bay SPCA has been a national leader in and advocate for animal welfare. Our shelter, adoption services and advocacy date back 140 years and our low-cost veterinary clinic established in 1927, was one of the first in the nation and still stands alone in our region.

The East Bay SPCA is committed to the welfare of cats and dogs in the communities we serve. We strive to eliminate animal cruelty, neglect and overpopulation by providing programs and education that support people and companion animals.

We believe in keeping people and their pets together and provide affordable veterinary and spay/neuter services, and educate owners and the general public on responsible pet ownership with behavior and training classes and outreach to children and adults teaching humane values.

We have two Adoption and Education Centers and three clinics in the community, serving Alameda and Contra Costa counties.

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Financial

three stars

85.59

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2018 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)
85.1%
  Administrative Expenses 8.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.26
  Program Expenses Growth 5.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 28.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by East Bay SPCA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by East Bay SPCA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
East Bay SPCA (CA) 89.81 three stars
Kentucky Humane Society (KY) 88.15 three stars
Virginia Beach SPCA (VA) 91.36 four stars
Animal Rescue League of Boston (MA) 86.86 three stars
Animal Protective Association of Missouri (MO) 90.35 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,876,675
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $138,039
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,014,714
   Program Service Revenue $3,776,526
Total Primary Revenue $7,791,240
   Other Revenue $923,198
TOTAL REVENUE $8,714,438
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $8,828,829
   Administrative Expenses $897,319
   Fundraising Expenses $687,199
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $10,413,347
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,698,909
   
Net Assets $24,421,799

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Veterinary Care $4,229,971 47.9%
Adoption Centers $3,541,716 40.1%
Humane Education Program $341,861 3.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 12/01/2018 89.81 three stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 92.74 four stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 92.46 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 90.86 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 90.83 four stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 93.40 four stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 94.24 four stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 94.16 four stars
2010-12 06/01/2012 94.13 four stars
2010-12 10/01/2011 88.84 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 83.28 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 81.68 three stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 89.16 three stars
2007-12 12/17/2008 73.81 two stars
2006-12 04/01/2008 82.02 three stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 81.33 three stars
2004-12 12/01/2005 80.73 three stars
2003-12 12/01/2004 80.30 three stars
2002-12 01/01/2004 89.77 three stars
2001-12 10/15/2002 81.24 three stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 94-1322202
Name in IRS Master File EAST BAY SOCIETY FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS
NTEE Code D20
NTEE Classification Animal Protection and Welfare
NTEE Type Animal-Related
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 February, 1957
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$275,730 2.64% Allison Lindquist President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
East Bay SPCA (CA) 89.81 three stars
Humane Society of Huron Valley (MI) 93.85 four stars
Humane Society of Manatee County (FL) 98.10 four stars
Houston SPCA (TX) 95.65 four stars
Champaign County Humane Society (IL) 85.28 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

East Bay SPCA
8323 Baldwin Street
Oakland, CA 94621
tel: (510) 569-0702
fax: (510) 569-1608
EIN: 94-1322202

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Board Leadership

Stacey Wells
President

CEO

Allison Lindquist
CEO

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