ASPCA Program Funding & Programmatic Investments

Based on our latest available financial data, approximately 76 cents of every dollar we spend advances the ASPCA's mission through lifesaving programs and services around the country.

ASPCA Program Funding

ASPCA Programmatic Investments

35% Shelter and Veterinary Services. Includes the ASPCA Animal Hospital, Adoption Center, Animal Recovery Center, Canine Annex for Recovery & Enrichment, and Kitten Nursery in New York City; Community Veterinary Clinics and spay/neuter facilities in New York City, Miami, and Los Angeles; the ASPCA Spay/Neuter Alliance in Asheville; North Carolina; the Equine Transition & Adoption Center in Oklahoma; Relocation and Placement efforts nationwide; Shelter Medicine Services offered across the country; the Northern Tier Shelter Initiative; Shelter Services Operations; and the Animal Poison Control Center, a 24-hour Animal Poison Control telephone hotline in Champaign, Illinois. See some of our Shelter and Veterinary work in action >

26% Public Education and Communications. Includes activities to create awareness with both professional and consumer audiences to support the ASPCA’s mission on priority issues. It also includes ASPCA communications, including internal, external, and marketing communications, that drive public engagement with the ASPCA’s many programs. See some of our Public Education work in action >

15% Policy, Response and Engagement. Focuses on rescuing and rehabilitating animals, changing policies to improve animal welfare, ensuring enforcement of existing cruelty laws, and providing resources and support to keep pets and people together. This includes Legal Advocacy & Investigations and Humane Law Enforcement and Community Engagement in New York City; Forensic Sciences in New York and Florida, including the ASPCA Veterinary Forensic Science Center in Gainesville, Florida, which assists local, state, and federal agencies; Government Relations based in Washington, D.C. which focuses on national, state and local legislative initiatives; the Behavioral Sciences Team and the Behavioral Rehabilitation Center in Weaverville, North Carolina; the Cruelty Recovery Center in Ohio; the National Field Response team, which conducts animal field investigations and disaster response efforts nationwide; Farm Animal Welfare; and grant-making efforts to support other animal welfare organizations. See some of our Policy, Response and Engagement work in action >

Development, Management & General Operations

Membership Development and Fundraising. Involves the direction of the overall fundraising affairs of the ASPCA to support our lifesaving work, which includes engaging individuals and organizations to support our mission through cause partnerships and events, philanthropy, membership, legacy giving, and other development efforts.

Management and General Operations. Includes the direction of the overall affairs and management of the ASPCA, including finance functions, facilities operations, project management, process improvement, information technology, legal operations, people management and development, and strategy and research.