A lion in the wild.

Annual Reports and Financials

World Animal Protection works hard to use all of our available resources to achieve the most good for animals. In an effort to be transparent and direct with our supporters, we make our annual report, Form 990, and audited financial statements available to the public every year.

Please note: some of the documents below were produced prior to June 2014, when we were known as the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA). We are now World Animal Protection.

Pie chart of program to expense ratio.

Program Expense Ratio

3-Year Average

US Annual Reports

World Animal Protection US is affiliated with World Animal Protection International, bringing together 12 offices around the world that work collaboratively towards a shared mission.

Year In Review 2022

Year In Review 2021

Year In Review 2020

Global Annual Reviews

Learn more about World Animal Protections most recent work and successes in the Global Review, our consolidated annual report.

Global Review 2022

Global Review 2021

Global Review 2020

Form 990

As a tax-exempt organization, World Animal Protection files a Form 990 with the IRS each year to provide information about our policies, programs, and finances.

2022 IRS Form 990

2021 IRS Form 990

2020 IRS Form 990

Audited Financial Statements

Our audited financial statements provide additional information about our finances and accounting.

Audited Financial Statements 2022

Audited Financial Statements 2021

Audited Financial Statements 2020

World Animal Protection is committed to efficiency and transparency. We communicate with our supporters and donors by postal mail–and other channels–not only to request contributions to our cause but also to educate the public about various animal welfare issues around the world, thereby advancing our mission to move the world to protect animals. As a result, in accordance with the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) guidelines, World Animal Protection allocates a portion of our fundraising costs to program services. As a registered non-profit, we ensure our donors’ money is spent on helping animals as efficiently and effectively as possible.

World Animal Protection is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and our tax identification number is 04-2718182. World Animal Protection receives no government funding, and our work is made entirely possible through donations.

A copy of World Animal Protection’s financial statements may be obtained by contacting us at: 535 Eighth Avenue, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10018. World Animal Protection was formed in the District of Columbia for the purpose of protecting animals, preventing cruelty, and the relief of suffering to animals. Florida: A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION FOR WORLD ANIMAL PROTECTION (CH8672), MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING 800-435-7352 OR VISITING THEIR WEBSITE WWW.FLORIDACONSUMERHELP.COM REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.