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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

National Mill Dog Rescue

Rescue, Rehabilitate, Rehome and Educate

four stars

95.64

5335 J.D. Johnson Road Peyton, CO 80831
tel: (719) 445-6787   Web Site
EIN: 26-0574783

Board Leadership
Chris Thornton
Chairman

CEO
Theresa Strader
Founder and Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.64 four stars
  Financial 93.84 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 2007, National Mill Dog Rescue rescues, rehabilitate and rehomes discarded breeding dogs from puppy mills and educates the public about the cruel realities of the commercial dog breeding industry. NMDR is 95-percent volunteer based. The organization is a national leader in hands-on rescue, with an average of 1,200 dogs a year "taking the freedom ride." It has an 11,000 sq. ft. kennel, a 3,000 sq. ft. veterinary clinic and a dedicated rehabilitation center on its property near Colo. Springs. Every dog saved gets every opportunity for restoration to health. Programs include rescue, vet care, rehabilitation, foster care, adoption, post-adoption support, and lost dog support. NMDR educates the public through social media, traditional media, school programs, community presentations and tours. It shares the goals of national animal welfare groups in advocating for an end to the commercial breeding industry and supporting shelter/rescue pet adoptions. . .

Founded in 2007, National Mill Dog Rescue rescues, rehabilitate and rehomes discarded breeding dogs from puppy mills and educates the public about the cruel realities of the commercial dog breeding industry. NMDR is 95-percent volunteer based. The organization is a national leader in hands-on rescue, with an average of 1,200 dogs a year "taking the freedom ride." It has an 11,000 sq. ft. kennel, a 3,000 sq. ft. veterinary clinic and a dedicated rehabilitation center on its property near Colo. Springs. Every dog saved gets every opportunity for restoration to health. Programs include rescue, vet care, rehabilitation, foster care, adoption, post-adoption support, and lost dog support. NMDR educates the public through social media, traditional media, school programs, community presentations and tours. It shares the goals of national animal welfare groups in advocating for an end to the commercial breeding industry and supporting shelter/rescue pet adoptions. . .

Financial

four stars

93.84

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
83.1%
  Administrative Expenses 11.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.24
  Program Expenses Growth 6.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Mill Dog Rescue on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Mill Dog Rescue on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Social media responses
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To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve
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Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Mill Dog Rescue (CO) 95.64 four stars
Roanoke Valley SPCA (VA) 96.71 four stars
Baltimore Humane Society (MD) 86.35 three stars
Beaver County Humane Society (PA) 96.46 four stars
Pennsylvania SPCA (PA) 91.59 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,830,115
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $32,240
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,862,355
   Program Service Revenue $173,310
Total Primary Revenue $2,035,665
   Other Revenue $63,236
TOTAL REVENUE $2,098,901
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,448,900
   Administrative Expenses $195,759
   Fundraising Expenses $46,255
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,690,914
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $407,987
   
Net Assets $3,825,242

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
Veterinary Care Program $778,710 53.7%
Dog Rehabilitation and Care Program $407,974 28.2%
Adoption and Foster Care Program $262,216 18.1%

Ratings History
National Mill Dog Rescue has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 02/01/2021 95.64 four stars
2018-12 03/01/2020 97.62 four stars
2017-12 03/01/2019 95.99 four stars
2016-12 12/01/2018 87.01 three 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 26-0574783
Name in IRS Master File NATIONAL MILL DOG RESCUE
NTEE Code D20
NTEE Classification Animal Protection and Welfare
NTEE Type Animal-Related
Classification Organization to Prevent Cruelty to Animals
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, 2007
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, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$93,523 5.53% Theresa Strader Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Mill Dog Rescue (CO) 95.64 four stars
Macomb County Humane Society (MI) 97.34 four stars
Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue (PA) 88.98 three stars
The Humane Society for Tacoma and Pierce County (WA) 96.07 four stars
Humane Society of Sarasota County (FL) 100.00 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

National Mill Dog Rescue
5335 J.D. Johnson Road
Peyton, CO 80831
tel: (719) 445-6787
fax: (719) 495-9803
EIN: 26-0574783

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 88468
Colorado Springs, CO 80908

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Board Leadership

Chris Thornton
Chairman

CEO

Theresa Strader
Founder and Executive Director

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