Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

NEADS Inc.

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
Scott Notargiacomo
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 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.
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

Charts

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

Mission

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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NEADS Inc. (MA) 94.27 four stars
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Guiding Eyes for the Blind (NY) 86.55 three stars

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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

Scott Notargiacomo
President

CEO

Gerry DeRoche
CEO