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NEADS World Class Service Dogs

NEADS World Class Service Dogs change lives

four stars

94.27

305 Redemption Rock Trail South Princeton, MA 01541
tel: (978) 422-9064   Web Site
EIN: 23-7281887

Board Leadership
Abbey Henderson
President

CEO
Gerry DeRoche
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.27 four stars
  Financial 91.91 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

NEADS World Class Service Dogs ("NEADS Inc.", formerly known as National Education for Assistance Dog Services and Dogs for Deaf and Disabled Americans) was established in 1976.

NEADS World Class Service Dogs are highly trained to:

* Provide independence and companionship when matched with people who are deaf or have physical disabilities, and also certain veterans who have PTSD
* Promote confidence and socialization when matched with children who have autism or other developmental disabilities
* Provide integrated therapeutic assistance when matched with caring professionals in settings like classrooms, hospitals, courthouses, mental health practices, and the ministry

NEADS has trained nearly 1,800 Service Dog teams from all states since 1976. Each year we train over 50 teams and hold two graduation ceremonies per year to mark the occasions.

NEADS World Class Service Dogs ("NEADS Inc.", formerly known as National Education for Assistance Dog Services and Dogs for Deaf and Disabled Americans) was established in 1976.

NEADS World Class Service Dogs are highly trained to:

* Provide independence and companionship when matched with people who are deaf or have physical disabilities, and also certain veterans who have PTSD
* Promote confidence and socialization when matched with children who have autism or other developmental disabilities
* Provide integrated therapeutic assistance when matched with caring professionals in settings like classrooms, hospitals, courthouses, mental health practices, and the ministry

NEADS has trained nearly 1,800 Service Dog teams from all states since 1976. Each year we train over 50 teams and hold two graduation ceremonies per year to mark the occasions.

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Financial

four stars

91.91

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2018 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)
82.8%
  Administrative Expenses 9.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.88
  Program Expenses Growth 4.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by NEADS World Class Service Dogs on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by NEADS World Class Service Dogs on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
NEADS World Class Service Dogs (MA) 94.27 four stars
Dogs for Better Lives (OR) 95.67 four stars
National Disaster Search Dog Foundation (CA) 94.02 four stars
Paws With A Cause (MI) 91.46 four stars
Southeastern Guide Dogs (FL) 95.32 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,060,612
   Federated Campaigns $86,980
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $81,980
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $497,428
Total Contributions $2,727,000
   Program Service Revenue $339,129
Total Primary Revenue $3,066,129
   Other Revenue $119,921
TOTAL REVENUE $3,186,050
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,146,296
   Administrative Expenses $250,345
   Fundraising Expenses $175,862
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,572,503
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $613,547
   
Net Assets $7,358,190

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
Train and Place Assistance Dogs $2,146,296 100.0%

Ratings History
NEADS World Class Service Dogs has received 17 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-08 06/01/2018 94.27 four stars
2016-08 10/01/2017 92.29 four stars
2015-08 07/01/2016 91.11 four stars
2014-08 06/01/2016 91.16 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 12/01/2015 91.91 four stars
2014-08 09/01/2015 90.12 four stars
2013-08 06/01/2014 91.89 four stars
2012-08 07/01/2013 95.27 four stars
2011-08 07/01/2012 93.45 four stars
2011-08 06/01/2012 92.86 four stars
2010-08 09/20/2011 93.22 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-08 06/01/2011 95.46 four stars
2009-08 07/01/2010 98.10 four stars
2008-08 08/01/2009 98.79 four stars
2007-08 04/01/2009 98.84 four stars
2006-08 05/01/2007 98.74 four stars
2005-08 06/01/2006 98.83 four stars
2004-08 06/01/2005 96.20 four stars
2003-08 07/01/2004 98.49 four stars
2002-08 09/01/2003 96.24 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 23-7281887
Name in IRS Master File NEADS INC
NTEE Code P80
NTEE Classification Services to Promote the Independence of Specific Populations
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (998) Unspecified
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, 1973
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End August
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • August, 2017
  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
  • August, 2013

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

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$115,654 4.49% Gerry Deroche CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
NEADS World Class Service Dogs (MA) 94.27 four stars
Dogs for Better Lives (OR) 95.67 four stars
Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation (CT) 96.74 four stars
DoveLewis Emergency Animal Hospital (OR) 86.84 three stars
Puppies Behind Bars (NY) 96.25 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

NEADS World Class Service Dogs
305 Redemption Rock Trail South
Princeton, MA 01541
tel: (978) 422-9064
fax: (978) 422-3255
TTY: (978) 422-9064
EIN: 23-7281887

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 1100
Princeton, MA 01541

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Board Leadership

Abbey Henderson
President

CEO

Gerry DeRoche
CEO

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