Better Business Bureau Report for
SPCA Serving Allegany County

Better Business Bureau Report issued July 2014
Better Business Bureau Report expires July 2016

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Charity Contact Information

Name: SPCA Serving Allegany County
Address: 1374 State Route 19 South
  Wellsville, NY 14895
Phone: 585-593-2200
Web Address:
Also known as:Allegany County SPCA
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Formerly known as:Allegany County Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
Allegany County SPCA

Year, State Incorporated: 1911, New York
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: "to attend to the needs of the abandoned, neglected, and abused companion animals of Allegany County. Change is constant at the SPCA shelter. Animals in great need of care and compassion continually arrive as others are adopted out into their forever homes. The furry faces may change, but the need never goes away."

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Evaluation Conclusions


SPCA Serving Allegany County (ACSPCA) meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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In addition to the daily care of the animals at the shelter, the SPCA focuses on and makes every attempt to rehabilitate and adopt shelter animals into kind and loving homes.

For the fiscal year ended December 31, 2013, ACSPCA's program expenses were:

Programs 157,314
Total Program Expenses: $157,314
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Chief Executive : Anthony DeMoss, Shelter Manager

Chair of the Board: Deborah Wright
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: Community Volunteer

Board Size: 8

Paid Staff Size: 12

*Compensation includes annual salary and, if applicable, benefit plans, expense accounts, and other allowances.
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Fund Raising


Method(s) Used:

direct mail, invitations to fund raising events, print advertisements, radio, grant proposals, internet, planned giving arrangements, cause-related marketing
Fund raising costs were 5% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $439,770, are donations received as a result of fund raising activities.)
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Tax Status


This organization is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. It is eligible to receive contributions deductible as charitable donations for federal income tax purposes.
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The following information is based on SPCA Serving Allegany County's IRS Form 990 for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2012.

Source of Funds  
Contributions & Grants 390,151
Fundraising 49,619
Unrealized gains on investments 38,790
Program Service Revenue 9,589
Investment Income 1,561
Gain (loss) on sale of assets 911
Total Income $490,621


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 78%  Fund Raising: 10%  Administrative: 12% 

Total income $490,621
Program expenses $157,314
Fund raising expenses 19,965
Administrative expenses 24,141
Total expenses $201,420
Income in Excess of Expenses 289,201
Beginning net assets 365,135
Ending net assets 654,336
Total liabilities 4,113
Total assets $658,449

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