EIN 16-0425315

Erie County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty To Animals

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The mission of the spca is To create a caring and kind community that encourages fair and humane treatment of all creatures. Our knowledgeable, caring, and open-minded team of staff and volunteers achieves that mission through proactive efforts To add...
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Erie County Spca

Program areas at Erie County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty To Animals

the spca serving Erie County is a private humane Society funded by donations. the spca provides humane care for distressed Animals, including housing, placement and disposal of same. the Erie County spca allows adoption of Animals and has multiple satellite adoption locations. the spca accepts stray dogs, cats, and other Animals. Stray Animals are kept in specially-designated areas away from adoption areas To prevent spread of potential diseases, bites, and To give owners a chance To locate them at the shelter. Over 7,080 domestic and wild Animals were admitted and cared for this past year with each animal being examined by both our veterinary and behavior staff for good health and temperament before being placed in the adoption programover 4,490 Animals of all kinds (cats, dogs, farm Animals, small pets, reptiles) adopted into new homesover 1,500 dogs, cats, rabbits and small mammals went through behavior assessment prior To placement in the adoption program. More than 54 volunteers worked To provide enrichment for our shelter Animals. Positive reinforcement training is provided by the behavior employees and volunteers while also working with outside trainers and educators in the community To provide resources To those seeking help for their Animals' behavior issues.over 1,820 Animals received foster care preparing them for subsequent adoption, with more than 500 individuals and families participating in our foster/foster-to-adopt programspecial agents responded To over 1,250 calls for suspected animal Cruelty and over 1,630 calls for domestic and wild animal rescue resulting in over 1,180 domestic Animals and over 680 wild Animals being brought To the spca by officersover 1,630 requests for assistance were responded To by spca rescue team members, who are on call 12 hours each day, seven days each week, 365 days each year. Over 1,870 sick and/or injured owned, stray and wild Animals were rescued in Erie County this year3,392 sick, injured and orphaned wildlife were treated at the spca's wildlife rehabilitation center and clinic, with over 153 different wild species cared for. Over 2,450 children in 23 schools participated in the encouraging kind kids program of the spca.over 2,570 children participated in our family and community programs which included tale for two reading To the Animals program, virtual camps, tours and birthday parties, after school, saturday academy, and various presentations.2,696 dogs, cats, and rabbits were spayed or neutered at the spca's surgical units, and over 1,150 surgical and medical treatments were performed by the shelter's medical team; 143 dogs, cats, and rabbits were spayed or neutered at the spca's lipsey clinic surgical units, and 54 other surgeries were performed by the lipsey clinic's medical team.in march 2020, the spca had 1,998 active volunteers logging 4,500+ hours a month. When the pandemic hit our area we made the difficult decision To temporarily inactivate our entire volunteer team To keep everyone safe and healthy while we adjusted our operations for working during a pandemic. This was the first time in the organization's history that volunteers were not a part of our daily operations. Luckily, we were able To begin bringing our volunteers back in a limited capacity after a short time. As 2020 came To a close we had 348 active volunteers and well over a thousand volunteers awaiting To return To their volunteer positions as soon as possible. These volunteers are logging just over 2,000 hours a month now. Overall, spca volunteers logged just over 24,000 hours in 2020.107 farm Animals and fowl were admitted To the educational farm and barn as Cruelty cases, strays, and surrenders, and 81 farm Animals were placed for adoption, returned To owner, or transferred out during the year. Over 1,410 Animals were transported To the shelter from 28 transport partners across the united states and one from canada.the pet pantry distributed over 2,800 pounds of dry pet food, more than 900 cans of pet food, and over 150 other pet supplies.

Form 990s for Erie County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty To Animals

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-092020-10-13990View PDF
2018-092019-05-14990View PDF
2017-092018-05-14990View PDF
2016-092017-08-10990View PDF
2015-092016-08-11990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s

Who funds Erie County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty To Animals

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo (CFGB)Unrestricted Use; TLC Program; Support Operations and Programs; Wildlife Department; Supplies/books for the Link Program;$153,263
 View purchase optionsAnimal Welfare$13,540
 View purchase optionsAdoptions, Emergency Relief, Field Initiatives$11,050
...and 8 more grants received

Financials for Erie County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty To Animals

RevenuesFYE 09/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$6,423,933
Program services$1,115,415
Investment income and dividends$224,059
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$108,985
Net income from fundraising events$-22,546
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$99,535
Miscellaneous revenues$10,201
Total revenues$7,959,582

Personnel at Erie County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty To Animals

Gary WilloughbyPresident and Chief Executive Officer$138,689
Beth ShapiroChief Operating Officer$74,008
Kim LewandowskiChief Financial Officer
 View purchase optionsChief Communications Officer
 View purchase optionsChief Development Officer
...and 21 more key personnel

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300 Harlem Road
West Seneca, NY 14224
Metro area
Buffalo-Cheektowaga, NY
Erie County, NY
Website URL
(716) 875-7360
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
Fiscal year end
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
D20: Animal Protection and Welfare
NAICS code, primary
813312: Environment, Conservation, and Wildlife Organizations
Parent/child status