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Allen County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals


A BBB Accredited Charity since 06/07/2012.

This BBB Accredited Charity meets all 20 Standards for Charity Accountability and is a Seal Holder.
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Name: Allen County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
Phone: (260) 744-0454
Address: 4914 S. Hanna St
Fort Wayne, IN 46806-3127
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Website: acspca.org
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Allen-County-SPCA/348676468535138?fref=ts
https://twitter.com/AllenCountySPCA
Report Issued Date: November 3, 2015
Report Expiration Date: November 3, 2016
Original Business Start Date: January 1950
Principal: Jessica Henry, Executive Director
Customer Contact: Jessica Henry, Executive Director - (260) 744-0454 or
Email Address:
Entity: Non-Profit Domestic Corporation
Incorporated: January 1971, IN
Type of Business: Charity - Local, Animal Shelters, Charity - Animal Protection
BBB Accreditation: This organization is a BBB Accredited Charity.

Additional DBA Names

Allen County S.P.C.A
ACSPCA

Stated Purpose

"exists to promote the prevention of cruelty to animals by providing a safe haven for animals, an effective and comprehensive adoption program, education and outreach programs for the community and deep and broad membership and volunteer programs."


Evaluation Conclusions

This organization has been evaluated according to the 20 BBB Standards for Charity Accountability. This organization meets all those Standards and is a BBB Accredited Charity.


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Programs

The Allen County SPCA, located on Fort Wayne's southeast side, is an adoption center for the region's homeless cats and dogs. We accept owner-surrendered animals on a limited basis, and we transfer-in animals from high-volume shelters in the area to reduce the incidence of euthanasia of healthy, adoptable animals. We are a limited-intake facility and can only accept animals when we have space. We have grown substantially over the last few years and have experienced a 91% increase in animal adoption in the last two years alone. In 2013, we hope to place 1,000 animals in their forever homes. We have a thriving volunteer program, and we offer weekly outreach to the public by providing a pet food pantry to the area's indigent. We also present educations to area children and groups about the humane treatment of animals and the need for pet adoption in our community.

For the year ended December 31, 2013, Allen County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals's program expenses were:

Intake Shelter Program:$576,855
 
Total Program Expenses:$576,855

Governance

Chief Executive Officer:Jessica Henry, Executive Director
CEO Compensation:$54,575
Chair of the Board:Kent Pyle
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:Chief Operating Officer, Northwestern Mutual
Board Size:13
Paid Staff Size:12 full time and 2 part time

Fund Raising

Method(s) Used:Fund raising methods include: Invitations to Fund Raising Events, Television, Grant Proposals, Internet, Planned Giving Arrangements, Cause-Related Marketing, and Membership Appeals.


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.


Financial

According to Allen County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals's Audited Financial Statements for the year ended December 31, 2013:

Income
 Donations$724,402
 In-kind Donations$120,930
 Membership Dues$54,320
 Adoption Fees$86,139
 Special Events$97,507
 Miscellaneous Income$7,279
 Interest and Dividend Income$30,293
 Realized Gain on Investments$5,236
 Total Income:$1,126,106
 
Expenses  % of total
Expenses
% of total
Income
 Programs:$576,855 70.76%51.23%
 Fund Raising:$160,658 19.71%14.27%
 Administrative:$77,719 9.53%6.90%
 Total Expenses:$815,232
 
Excess of Income over Expenses$310,874
Beginning Net Assets$1,498,759
Ending Net Assets:$1,959,209
Total Assets$1,981,082
Total Liabilities$21,873

Report as of August 29, 2016 19:40
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