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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

SPCA Serving Erie County

Caring for animals and people since 1867

three stars

87.90

300 Harlem Road West Seneca, NY 14224
tel: (716) 875-7360   Web Site
EIN: 16-0425315

Board Leadership
Julie Schechter
Board Chair

CEO
Gary Willoughby II
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.90 three stars
  Financial 82.90 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The second-oldest humane society in the country, the SPCA Serving Erie County opened its doors in February of 1867. The mission of the SPCA Serving Erie County is to create a more humane community through education; rescuing, protecting, and enhancing the lives of animals; and nurturing the bond between animals and people.

The second-oldest humane society in the country, the SPCA Serving Erie County opened its doors in February of 1867. The mission of the SPCA Serving Erie County is to create a more humane community through education; rescuing, protecting, and enhancing the lives of animals; and nurturing the bond between animals and people.

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Financial

three stars

82.90

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
79.1%
  Administrative Expenses 7.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.07
  Program Expenses Growth 2.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by SPCA Serving Erie County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by SPCA Serving Erie County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
SPCA Serving Erie County (NY) 87.90 three stars
Animal Humane New Mexico (NM) 90.26 four stars
Humane Rescue Alliance (DC) 90.36 four stars
Rancho Coastal Humane Society (CA) 100.00 four stars
Humane Society of Manatee County (FL) 98.16 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,453,447
   Federated Campaigns $155,079
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $217,225
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,825,751
   Program Service Revenue $1,154,313
Total Primary Revenue $4,980,064
   Other Revenue $704,816
TOTAL REVENUE $5,684,880
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,453,575
   Administrative Expenses $609,533
   Fundraising Expenses $937,210
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,000,318
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,315,438
   
Net Assets $20,719,313

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-09 08/01/2019 87.90 three stars
2017-09 11/01/2018 86.67 three stars
2017-09 09/01/2018 85.78 three stars
2016-09 12/01/2017 84.82 three stars
2015-09 11/01/2016 86.75 three stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 90.10 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 12/01/2015 90.19 four stars
2013-09 04/01/2015 92.74 four stars
2012-09 12/20/2013 93.07 four stars
2011-09 08/01/2012 95.89 four stars
2010-09 05/01/2012 93.36 four stars
2009-09 09/20/2011 93.72 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 02/01/2011 91.16 four stars
2008-09 02/01/2010 92.69 four stars
2007-09 06/01/2008 90.95 four stars
2006-09 06/01/2007 83.66 three stars
2005-09 07/01/2006 83.96 three stars
2004-09 06/01/2005 87.10 three stars
2003-09 08/01/2004 94.82 four stars
2002-09 06/09/2003 86.46 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 16-0425315
Name in IRS Master File ERIE COUNTY SPCA
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)
Activities
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 August, 1958
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2018
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$146,770 2.09% Gary Willoughby President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
SPCA Serving Erie County (NY) 87.90 three stars
Animal Rescue League of Iowa (IA) 92.65 four stars
Whidbey Animals Improvement Foundation (WA) 93.83 four stars
The Animal Medical Center (NY) 88.70 three stars
Houston Humane Society (TX) 93.57 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

SPCA Serving Erie County
300 Harlem Road
West Seneca, NY 14224
tel: (716) 875-7360
fax: (716) 424-2135
EIN: 16-0425315

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Board Leadership

Julie Schechter
Board Chair

CEO

Gary Willoughby II
President & CEO

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