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K9s for Warriors

Providing service dogs to military veterans

four stars

96.13

114 Camp K9 Road Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082
tel: (904) 686-1956   Web Site
EIN: 27-5219467

Board Leadership
Young Edward “Chipper” Hall, Jr.
Chairman

CEO
Rory Diamond
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.13 four stars
  Financial 96.27 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

K9s For Warriors is the nation's largest provider of service dogs to military veterans suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Traumatic Brain Injury and/or Military Sexual Trauma as a result of military service post-9/11. Our program is unique, and no other organization operates like K9s For Warriors. Every warrior that walks through the door is family. We provide them with a Service Canine, equipment, training, certification, seminars, legal instruction, vet care, housing, home cooked meals, unconditional love and listening, and life-time of wrap-around services (including available life-long healthcare for their dogs).

K9s For Warriors is the nation's largest provider of service dogs to military veterans suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Traumatic Brain Injury and/or Military Sexual Trauma as a result of military service post-9/11. Our program is unique, and no other organization operates like K9s For Warriors. Every warrior that walks through the door is family. We provide them with a Service Canine, equipment, training, certification, seminars, legal instruction, vet care, housing, home cooked meals, unconditional love and listening, and life-time of wrap-around services (including available life-long healthcare for their dogs).

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Number of research studies that use methods that alleviate or minimize potential pain, suffering, or distress and enhance animal welfare for the animals used
1
Number of new clients within the past 12 months
122
Number of animals rescued
257
This impact information is current as of October 2019, 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

96.27

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
80.7%
  Administrative Expenses 5.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.90
  Program Expenses Growth 66.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by K9s for Warriors on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by K9s for Warriors on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
K9s for Warriors (FL) 96.13 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $9,618,769
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $9,618,769
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $9,618,769
   Other Revenue $538,193
TOTAL REVENUE $10,156,962
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,421,036
   Administrative Expenses $300,370
   Fundraising Expenses $1,032,956
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,754,362
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,402,600
   
Net Assets $23,372,862

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
Rescuing and Training Service Dogs $5,421,036 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 12/01/2019 96.13 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 27-5219467
Name in IRS Master File K9S FOR WARRIORS INC
NTEE Code D99
NTEE Classification Animal-Related N.E.C.
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 March, 2011
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 Compensation from Affiliates
$156,738 2.32% Rory Diamond Chief Executive Officer $60,273

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K9s for Warriors (FL) 96.13 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

K9s for Warriors
114 Camp K9 Road
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082
tel: (904) 686-1956
fax: (904) 686-1957
EIN: 27-5219467

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Board Leadership

Young Edward “Chipper” Hall, Jr.
Chairman

CEO

Rory Diamond
Chief Executive Officer

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