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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

New Hampshire SPCA

Bringing animals and people together

four stars

92.85

104 Portsmouth Avenue Stratham, NH 03885
tel: (603) 772-2921   Web Site
EIN: 02-6000614

Board Leadership
K. Joshua Scott
President

CEO
Lisa Dennison
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.85 four stars
  Financial 89.90 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/23/2020 using data provided by the charity on a consolidated pro forma 990 which was verified against 990s received from the IRS.

The New Hampshire SPCA (NHSPCA) is a community resource center bringing animals and people together. We provide adoption, education, investigation and sheltering services in a professional and compassionate way. The NHSPCA serves over 121 communities in the seacoast of New Hampshire, southern Maine and northern Massachusetts. Our Adoption Center receives almost 3,000 unwanted, neglected or abused animals in our region each year. We provide each one with a warm bed, loving care and take every step possible to place them in the best possible new home. We also provide behavior training for pets, humane education and community programs, and cruelty investigations and advocacy.

The New Hampshire SPCA (NHSPCA) is a community resource center bringing animals and people together. We provide adoption, education, investigation and sheltering services in a professional and compassionate way. The NHSPCA serves over 121 communities in the seacoast of New Hampshire, southern Maine and northern Massachusetts. Our Adoption Center receives almost 3,000 unwanted, neglected or abused animals in our region each year. We provide each one with a warm bed, loving care and take every step possible to place them in the best possible new home. We also provide behavior training for pets, humane education and community programs, and cruelty investigations and advocacy.

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Financial

three stars

89.90

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
77.4%
  Administrative Expenses 9.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.54
  Program Expenses Growth 4.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by New Hampshire SPCA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by New Hampshire SPCA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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How is the organization collecting feedback?
Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc), Paper surveys, Suggestion box/email
How is the organization using feedback?
To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve
With whom is the organization sharing feedback?
Our staff, Our board, Our funders
What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?
We don't have any major challenges to collecting feedback
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Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
New Hampshire SPCA (NH) 92.85 four stars
Arizona Humane Society (AZ) 91.24 four stars
Capital Area Humane Society, MI (MI) 91.07 four stars
spcaLA (CA) 86.68 three stars
Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue (PA) 86.80 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,966,520
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $187,852
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $4,450
Total Contributions $5,158,822
   Program Service Revenue $487,296
Total Primary Revenue $5,646,118
   Other Revenue $185,397
TOTAL REVENUE $5,831,515
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,210,148
   Administrative Expenses $258,346
   Fundraising Expenses $511,411
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,979,905
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,851,610
   
Net Assets $14,066,919

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
Adoption Center $1,839,053 83.2%
Learning Center $358,552 16.2%

Ratings History
New Hampshire SPCA has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-03 12/23/2020 92.85 four stars
2018-03 09/03/2019 92.64 four stars
2017-03 06/01/2019 90.04 four stars
2016-03 06/01/2017 90.02 four stars
2015-03 06/01/2016 89.95 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-03 02/01/2016 91.28 four stars
2014-03 03/01/2015 91.03 four stars
2013-03 10/01/2014 92.44 four stars
2012-03 10/01/2013 95.54 four stars
2011-03 07/01/2013 87.94 three stars
2011-03 03/01/2012 84.55 three stars
2010-03 09/20/2011 82.79 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-03 07/01/2011 83.62 three stars
2009-03 07/01/2010 77.34 two stars
2007-03 12/17/2008 80.64 three stars
2006-03 04/01/2007 93.16 four stars
2005-03 09/01/2006 83.98 three stars
2004-03 12/01/2004 95.10 four stars
2003-03 03/01/2004 80.32 three stars
2002-03 06/09/2003 82.56 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 02-6000614
Name in IRS Master File NEW HAMPSHIRE 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 April, 1972
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End March
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • March, 2018
  • March, 2017
  • March, 2016
  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$103,227 3.46% Lisa S. Dennison Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
New Hampshire SPCA (NH) 92.85 four stars
Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region (CO) 94.31 four stars
Berkshire Humane Society (MA) 85.85 three stars
Halifax Humane Society (FL) 92.14 four stars
Humane Society of Utah (UT) 91.64 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

New Hampshire SPCA
104 Portsmouth Avenue
Stratham, NH 03885
tel: (603) 772-2921
fax: (603) 778-7804
EIN: 02-6000614

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 196
Stratham, NH 03885

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Board Leadership

K. Joshua Scott
President

CEO

Lisa Dennison
Executive Director

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