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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

SPCA of Luzerne County

Preventing cruelty to animals

three stars

84.40

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 84.40 three stars
  Financial 88.80 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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

88.80

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

81.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 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)
80.7%
  Administrative Expenses 12.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.89
  Program Expenses Growth < 0.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.3%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
SPCA of Luzerne County (PA) 84.40 three stars
Humane Society for Southwest Washington (WA) 89.84 three stars
Pasado's Safe Haven (WA) 98.43 four stars
Allen County SPCA (IN) 89.63 three stars
Animal Humane New Mexico (NM) 89.93 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,650,572
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $575
   Fundraising Events $171,213
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,822,360
   Program Service Revenue $178,622
Total Primary Revenue $2,000,982
   Other Revenue $142,901
TOTAL REVENUE $2,143,883
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,010,539
   Administrative Expenses $150,537
   Fundraising Expenses $83,463
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,244,539
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $899,344
   
Net Assets $11,333,633

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 $1,010,539 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 06/01/2020 84.40 three stars
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
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
SPCA of Luzerne County (PA) 84.40 three stars
Humane Society of Missouri (MO) 91.89 four stars
Michigan Anti-Cruelty Society (MI) 92.61 four stars
Placer SPCA (CA) 96.11 four stars
Monmouth County SPCA (NJ) 86.91 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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