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.
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.
Read more about our work and US financials.
- Year In Review 2022 (PDF)
- Year-End Report 2021 (PDF)
- Year-End Report 2020 (PDF)
- Annual Report 2020 (PDF)
- Annual Report 2018 (PDF)
- Annual Report 2017 (PDF)
- Annual Report 2016 (PDF)
- Annual Report 2015 (PDF)
Global Annual Reviews
Learn more about World Animal Protection’s most recent work and successes in the Global Review, our consolidated annual report.
- Global Review 2021 (PDF)
- Global Review 2020 (PDF)
- Global Review 2019 (PDF)
- Global Review 2018 (PDF)
- Global Review 2017 (PDF)
- Global Review 2016 (PDF)
- Global Review 2015 (PDF)
- Global Review 2014 (PDF)
- Global Review 2013 (PDF)
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. Our most recent Form 990s are available to view below.
- 2021 IRS Form 990 (PDF)
- 2020 IRS Form 990 (PDF)
- 2019 IRS Form 990 (PDF)
- 2018 IRS Form 990 (PDF)
- 2017 IRS Form 990 (PDF)
- 2016 IRS Form 990 (PDF)
- 2015 IRS Form 990 (PDF)
Audited Financial Statements
Our audited financial statements provide additional information about our finances and accounting.
- Audited Financial Statements 2021 (PDF)
- Audited Financial Statements 2020 (PDF)
- Audited Financial Statements 2019 (PDF)
- Audited Financial Statements 2018 (PDF)
- Audited Financial Statements 2017 (PDF)
- Audited Financial Statements 2016 (PDF)
- Audited Financial Statements 2015 (PDF)
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.