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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

CN Advisory: High Concern

Soaring Paws

2971 West Lumsden Road #261
Brandon, FL 33511

EIN: 46-5550339


On October 16, 2018, The Tampa Bay Times reported on the charges of improper conduct taking place at Soaring Paws in an article titled, "Soaring Paws founder pleads guilty to state charges, gets 10 years probation." For this reason, we have issued a High Concern CN Advisory on Soaring Paws. For more information regarding the charges reported, please see The Tampa Bay Times article.

  • On December 21, 2017, The Tampa Bay Times published an article titled, "State: Soaring Paws rescue pilot lied to donors, misused funds." For more information, please see The Tampa Bay Times article.

The concerns raised about illegal activity, improper conduct, or organizational mismanagement are serious both in nature and scope and have thus warranted this CN Advisory. We have published this advisory to provide donors with content that they may find useful when making their giving decisions. The views and opinions expressed here are those of the authors of sources used for the reported information, and not those of Charity Navigator. Charity Navigator is not responsible for the nature or content of the information presented through such external sources and websites. For more information on how or when we decide to publish a CN Advisory, please review our methodology.

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

EIN 46-5550339
Name in IRS Master File SOARING PAWS
NTEE Code D20
NTEE Classification Animal Protection and Welfare
NTEE Type Animal-Related
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
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 August, 2014
Filing Requirement 990 - Required to file Form 990-N - Income less than $50,000 per year
Fiscal Year End December

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Soaring Paws
2971 West Lumsden Road
Brandon, FL 33511
EIN: 46-5550339

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