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Warrior Canine Connection

Helping recovering Warriors reconnect with life, their families, their communities, and each other.

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four stars

92.22

14934 Schaeffer Road Boyds, MD 20841
tel: (301) 260-1111   Web Site
EIN: 45-2981579

Board Leadership
Julie Walters
President

CEO
Rick Yount
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.22 four stars
  Financial 99.94 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 11/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Warrior Canine Connection is a pioneering organization that utilizes a Mission Based Trauma Recovery (MBTR) model to help recovering Warriors reconnect with life, their families, their communities, and each other.

Warrior Canine Connection is a pioneering organization that utilizes a Mission Based Trauma Recovery (MBTR) model to help recovering Warriors reconnect with life, their families, their communities, and each other.

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Financial

four stars

99.94

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 11/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
84.8%
  Administrative Expenses 9.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.19
  Program Expenses Growth 91.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Warrior Canine Connection on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Warrior Canine Connection on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Warrior Canine Connection (MD) 92.22 four stars
Air Warrior Courage Foundation (MD) 91.75 four stars
Coast Guard Mutual Assistance (VA) 93.15 four stars
Hope For The Warriors® (VA) 92.54 four stars
Blue Star Families (CA) 95.13 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,231,738
   Federated Campaigns $47,761
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,279,499
   Program Service Revenue $789,421
Total Primary Revenue $3,068,920
   Other Revenue $5,757
TOTAL REVENUE $3,074,677
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,019,078
   Administrative Expenses $173,610
   Fundraising Expenses $165,393
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,358,081
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $716,596
   
Net Assets $3,397,307

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
Therapeutic dog training program $740,403 36.7%
Training dog therapy $699,731 34.7%
Research $535,034 26.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 11/01/2018 92.22 four 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 45-2981579
Name in IRS Master File WARRIOR CANINE CONNECTION INC
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 October, 2011
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$123,600 5.24% Rick Yount Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Warrior Canine Connection (MD) 92.22 four stars
National Veterans Foundation (CA) 89.03 three stars
Army Emergency Relief (VA) 94.83 four stars
Air Force Aid Society (VA) 92.39 four stars
Hope For The Warriors® (VA) 92.54 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Warrior Canine Connection
14934 Schaeffer Road
Boyds, MD 20841
tel: (301) 260-1111
EIN: 45-2981579

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Board Leadership

Julie Walters
President

CEO

Rick Yount
Executive Director

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