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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

SPCA of Westchester

Over 100 years of service to animals and their friends

four stars

100.00

590 North State Road Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510
tel: (914) 941-2896   Web Site
EIN: 13-1740069

Board Leadership
Deborah Klugman
Chairman

CEO
Shannon Laukhuf
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 100.00 four stars
  Financial 100.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The SPCA of Westchester was founded in 1883. Today, it is the only humane society in Westchester County empowered to enforce laws relating to animal cruelty. The SPCA's services include shelter and rehabilitation for abused, abandoned, and lost animals; adoption services; low-cost veterinary services; cruelty investigations; community outreach programs; and lost and found services. The SPCA of Westchester is located on several acres, with four separate kennel areas for dogs, a cattery and feline pavilion for cats, and the Simpson Spay/Neuter Clinic. At the present time, the Shelter is equipped to house over 100 dogs and many, many cats. Since 1983, we have spayed/neutered almost 38,000 dogs and cats thereby greatly reducing the number of unwanted animals in Westchester County.

The SPCA of Westchester was founded in 1883. Today, it is the only humane society in Westchester County empowered to enforce laws relating to animal cruelty. The SPCA's services include shelter and rehabilitation for abused, abandoned, and lost animals; adoption services; low-cost veterinary services; cruelty investigations; community outreach programs; and lost and found services. The SPCA of Westchester is located on several acres, with four separate kennel areas for dogs, a cattery and feline pavilion for cats, and the Simpson Spay/Neuter Clinic. At the present time, the Shelter is equipped to house over 100 dogs and many, many cats. Since 1983, we have spayed/neutered almost 38,000 dogs and cats thereby greatly reducing the number of unwanted animals in Westchester County.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2019
Number of animals rescued
1,435
Number of animal adoptions
1,327
Number of animals spayed and neutered
1,400
Number of animals vaccinated
1,600
Number of animals returned to their owner
108
This impact information is current as of March 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2020 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)
85.9%
  Administrative Expenses 6.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.43
  Program Expenses Growth 10.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by SPCA of Westchester on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by SPCA of Westchester on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Paper surveys
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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
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Other
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Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
SPCA of Westchester (NY) 100.00 four stars
Elmbrook Humane Society (WI) 94.04 four stars
Humane Animal Welfare Society of Waukesha County (WI) 93.36 four stars
Humane Society of Tampa Bay (FL) 91.83 four stars
Austin Pets Alive (TX) 95.01 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,050,131
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $309,751
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,359,882
   Program Service Revenue $978,180
Total Primary Revenue $6,338,062
   Other Revenue $820,847
TOTAL REVENUE $7,158,909
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,707,397
   Administrative Expenses $293,929
   Fundraising Expenses $216,749
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,218,075
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,940,834
   
Net Assets $9,775,072

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 Services $1,875,402 69.3%
Simpson Spay/Neuter Clinic $629,538 23.3%
Humane Law Enforcement Division $202,457 7.5%

Ratings History
SPCA of Westchester has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 07/01/2020 100.00 four stars
2017-12 03/01/2019 100.00 four stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 98.23 four stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 97.96 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 96.40 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 86.25 three stars
2012-12 03/01/2014 93.21 four stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 92.80 four stars
2010-12 07/01/2012 95.00 four stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 77.69 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 75.29 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 91.96 four stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 91.59 four stars
2007-12 06/01/2009 89.63 three stars
2006-12 05/01/2008 81.58 three stars
2005-12 06/01/2007 81.51 three stars
2004-12 04/01/2006 76.48 two stars
2003-12 08/01/2005 77.68 two 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 13-1740069
Name in IRS Master File SPCA OF WESTCHESTER INC
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 Governmental unit 170(b)(1)(A)(v)
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 December, 1959
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$131,385 4.08% Shannon Laukhuf Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
SPCA of Westchester (NY) 100.00 four stars
Arizona Animal Welfare League & SPCA (AZ) 93.96 four stars
Save-A-Pet Adoption Center (IL) 90.74 four stars
San Antonio Humane Society (TX) 95.36 four stars
Wayside Waifs (MO) 88.33 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

SPCA of Westchester
590 North State Road
Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510
tel: (914) 941-2896
EIN: 13-1740069

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Board Leadership

Deborah Klugman
Chairman

CEO

Shannon Laukhuf
Executive Director

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