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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

SPCA of Westchester

Caring for Animals Since 1883

97.37

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

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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 97.37
  Financial 96.29
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

SPCA Westchester is dedicated to saving homeless, abused and abandoned animals and to protecting animals from cruelty and neglect through education and enforcement of humane laws.

Founded in 1883, SPCA Westchester is one of the oldest humane societies in the United States. Recognized as a no-kill Rescue Center, the SPCA is committed to finding homes for all adoptable animals regardless of space or length of stay. More than 4,000 animals are supported every year through the SPCA's life-saving rescue and community outreach services.

Our services include: rescue, rehabilitation and adoption, humane law cruelty investigations, seizures and arrests; low-cost veterinary care; humane education, pet therapy and pet safety for victims of domestic violence.

*SPCA Westchester is NOT affiliated with the ASPCA or any national animal welfare organizations.

SPCA Westchester is dedicated to saving homeless, abused and abandoned animals and to protecting animals from cruelty and neglect through education and enforcement of humane laws.

Founded in 1883, SPCA Westchester is one of the oldest humane societies in the United States. Recognized as a no-kill Rescue Center, the SPCA is committed to finding homes for all adoptable animals regardless of space or length of stay. More than 4,000 animals are supported every year through the SPCA's life-saving rescue and community outreach services.

Our services include: rescue, rehabilitation and adoption, humane law cruelty investigations, seizures and arrests; low-cost veterinary care; humane education, pet therapy and pet safety for victims of domestic violence.

*SPCA Westchester is NOT affiliated with the ASPCA or any national animal welfare organizations.

Financial

96.29

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2021 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)
85.3%
  Administrative Expenses 5.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.81
  Program Expenses Growth 6.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.8%
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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How is the organization collecting feedback?
Paper surveys
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?
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Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
SPCA of Westchester (NY) 97.37
Operation Kindness (TX) 89.99
Humane Animal Welfare Society of Waukesha County (WI) 95.24
Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA (VA) 94.03
Humane Society of Tampa Bay (FL) 97.34

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,937,572
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $554,911
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,492,483
   Program Service Revenue $984,813
Total Primary Revenue $4,477,296
   Other Revenue $317,684
TOTAL REVENUE $4,794,980
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,594,708
   Administrative Expenses $61,805
   Fundraising Expenses $394,992
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,051,505
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,743,475
   
Net Assets $11,577,513

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 $1,684,596 64.9%
Simpson Spay/Neuter Clinic $676,450 26.1%
Humane Law Enforcement Division $233,662 9.0%

Ratings History
SPCA of Westchester has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 04/01/2021 97.37
2018-12 07/01/2020 100.00
2017-12 03/01/2019 100.00
2016-12 04/01/2018 98.23
2015-12 06/01/2017 97.96
2014-12 06/01/2016 96.40
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 86.25
2012-12 03/01/2014 93.21
2011-12 07/01/2013 92.80
2010-12 07/01/2012 95.00
2010-12 03/01/2012 77.69
2009-12 09/20/2011 75.29
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 91.96
2008-12 05/01/2010 91.59
2007-12 06/01/2009 89.63
2006-12 05/01/2008 81.58
2005-12 06/01/2007 81.51
2004-12 04/01/2006 76.48
2003-12 08/01/2005 77.68

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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$136,543 4.47% Shannon Laukhuf Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
SPCA of Westchester (NY) 97.37
Humane Animal Rescue of Pittsburgh (PA) 94.37
Arizona Animal Welfare League & SPCA (AZ) 94.02
Humane Society of Tampa Bay (FL) 97.34
Jacksonville Humane Society (FL) 91.62

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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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