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NEADS Inc.

NEADS World Class Service Dogs change lives

98.18

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

Board Leadership
Paul Jornet
Chair of the Board

CEO
Gerry Deroche
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 98.18
  Financial 97.44
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 03/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Financial

97.44

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2021 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)
83.5%
  Administrative Expenses 9.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.97
  Program Expenses Growth 7.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by NEADS Inc. on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by NEADS Inc. on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
NEADS Inc. (MA) 98.18
The Seeing Eye (NJ) 85.56
Canine Partners For Life (PA) 87.90
Guide Dogs of the Desert (CA) 86.55
Puppies Behind Bars (NY) 100.00

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,093,783
   Federated Campaigns $62,743
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $100,814
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $587,568
Total Contributions $3,844,908
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,844,908
   Other Revenue $234,605
TOTAL REVENUE $4,079,513
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,505,556
   Administrative Expenses $324,821
   Fundraising Expenses $217,458
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,047,835
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,031,678
   
Net Assets $8,738,610

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 $2,505,556 100.0%

Ratings History
NEADS Inc. has received 19 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-08 03/01/2021 98.18
2018-08 11/01/2019 96.76
2017-08 06/01/2018 94.27
2016-08 10/01/2017 92.29
2015-08 07/01/2016 91.11
2014-08 06/01/2016 91.16
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 12/01/2015 91.91
2014-08 09/01/2015 90.12
2013-08 06/01/2014 91.89
2012-08 07/01/2013 95.27
2011-08 07/01/2012 93.45
2011-08 06/01/2012 92.86
2010-08 09/20/2011 93.22
 
CN 1.0
2010-08 06/01/2011 95.46
2009-08 07/01/2010 98.10
2008-08 08/01/2009 98.79
2007-08 04/01/2009 98.84
2006-08 05/01/2007 98.74
2005-08 06/01/2006 98.83
2004-08 06/01/2005 96.20

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)
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  • August, 2017
  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
  • August, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$175,000 5.74% Gerry Deroche CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
NEADS Inc. (MA) 98.18
BraveHearts (IL) 92.15
Dogs for Better Lives (OR) 98.12
Puppies Behind Bars (NY) 100.00
DoveLewis Emergency Animal Hospital (OR) 89.39

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Charity Contact Info

NEADS Inc.
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

Paul Jornet
Chair of the Board

CEO

Gerry Deroche
CEO

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