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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

SPCA of Luzerne County

Preventing cruelty to animals

three stars

86.80

524 East Main Street Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
tel: (570) 825-4111   Web Site
EIN: 24-0855811

Board Leadership
Donna Patton
President

CEO
Todd Hevner
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.80 three stars
  Financial 88.91 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The SPCA of Luzerne County's mission is the prevention of cruelty to animals by providing: shelter for unwanted, discarded, neglected, and often abused animals; an adoption program to place these animals into caring, permanent homes; humane educations programs to enlighten the public about animal problems; and humane law enforcement and prosecution programs to address animal cruelty.

The SPCA of Luzerne County's mission is the prevention of cruelty to animals by providing: shelter for unwanted, discarded, neglected, and often abused animals; an adoption program to place these animals into caring, permanent homes; humane educations programs to enlighten the public about animal problems; and humane law enforcement and prosecution programs to address animal cruelty.

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Financial

three stars

88.91

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

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)
81.2%
  Administrative Expenses 11.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.45
  Program Expenses Growth -0.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by SPCA of Luzerne County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by SPCA of Luzerne County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
SPCA of Luzerne County (PA) 86.80 three stars
Charleston Animal Society (SC) 94.16 four stars
Providence Animal Center (PA) 90.11 four stars
Dane County Humane Society (WI) 87.15 three stars
Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region (CO) 94.39 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,771,774
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $1,000
   Fundraising Events $174,093
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $8,010
Total Contributions $1,954,877
   Program Service Revenue $175,832
Total Primary Revenue $2,130,709
   Other Revenue $110,341
TOTAL REVENUE $2,241,050
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,003,211
   Administrative Expenses $154,547
   Fundraising Expenses $94,184
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,251,942
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $989,108
   
Net Assets $11,343,036

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
Shelter Operations $1,003,211 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 06/01/2019 86.80 three stars
2016-12 09/01/2018 80.67 three stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 75.23 two stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 75.69 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 86.19 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 06/01/2015 80.81 three stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 85.73 three stars
2011-12 05/01/2013 81.48 three stars
2010-12 07/01/2012 80.09 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 24-0855811
Name in IRS Master File SOCIETY FOR PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS OF LUZERNE COUNTY
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 February, 1964
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$73,950 5.90% Todd Hevner Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
SPCA of Luzerne County (PA) 86.80 three stars
Kansas Humane Society (KS) 88.79 three stars
The Maryland SPCA (MD) 95.12 four stars
Heaven Can Wait Sanctuary Animal Society (NV) 88.22 three stars
Asheville Humane Society (NC) 88.80 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

SPCA of Luzerne County
524 East Main Street
Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
tel: (570) 825-4111
EIN: 24-0855811

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Board Leadership

Donna Patton
President

CEO

Todd Hevner
Executive Director

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