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Patriot Paws Service Dogs

Training and providing service dogs of the highest quality at no cost to disabled American veterans and others with mobile disabilities and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

four stars

96.13

254 Ranch Trail Rockwall, TX 75032
tel: (972) 772-3282   Web Site
EIN: 04-3815107

Board Leadership
Mitzi L. Brown
Board Chair

CEO
Lori Stevens
Founder, Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.13 four stars
  Financial 94.54 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of Patriot PAWS is to train and provide service dogs of the highest quality at no cost to disabled American veterans and others with mobile disabilities and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in order to help restore their physical and emotional independence. Patriot PAWS intends to build partnerships with local, state and national organizations to help develop and support this goal.

The mission of Patriot PAWS is to train and provide service dogs of the highest quality at no cost to disabled American veterans and others with mobile disabilities and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in order to help restore their physical and emotional independence. Patriot PAWS intends to build partnerships with local, state and national organizations to help develop and support this goal.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Number of veterans with PTSD served
41
Number of service dogs provided to veterans
41
Number of applicants applying for service dogs
86
This impact information is current as of March 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

94.54

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
83.4%
  Administrative Expenses 9.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.31
  Program Expenses Growth 15.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 18.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Patriot Paws Service Dogs on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Patriot Paws Service Dogs on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Patriot Paws Service Dogs (TX) 96.13 four stars
Israel Guide Dog Center for the Blind (PA) 98.44 four stars
Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind (NY) 89.14 three stars
Puppies Behind Bars (NY) 95.42 four stars
The Seeing Eye (NJ) 85.90 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,157,403
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,157,403
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,157,403
   Other Revenue $75,713
TOTAL REVENUE $2,233,116
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,713,996
   Administrative Expenses $170,320
   Fundraising Expenses $139,762
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,024,078
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $209,038
   
Net Assets $3,995,035

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Training and Providing Service Dogs $1,713,996 100.0%

Ratings History
Patriot Paws Service Dogs has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 03/01/2020 96.13 four stars
2017-12 08/01/2019 93.26 four stars
2017-12 04/01/2019 79.95 two stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 79.65 two stars
2015-12 02/01/2018 74.77 two stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 04-3815107
Name in IRS Master File PATRIOT PAWS SERVICE DOGS
NTEE Code P80
NTEE Classification Services to Promote the Independence of Specific Populations
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date January, 2006
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$113,510 5.60% Lori Stevens Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Patriot Paws Service Dogs (TX) 96.13 four stars
Dogs for Better Lives (OR) 96.88 four stars
Canine Companions for Independence (CA) 90.34 four stars
National Disaster Search Dog Foundation (CA) 94.28 four stars
Canine Partners For Life (PA) 85.21 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Patriot Paws Service Dogs
254 Ranch Trail
Rockwall, TX 75032
tel: (972) 772-3282
EIN: 04-3815107

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Board Leadership

Mitzi L. Brown
Board Chair

CEO

Lori Stevens
Founder, Executive Director

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