Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

National Education for Assistance Dog Services

Providing Independence, comfort and companionship to those who are Deaf or have a physical disability.

four stars

92.29

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 92.29 four stars
  Financial 89.10 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

three stars

89.10

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 10/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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 8.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.17
  Program Expenses Growth 1.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Education for Assistance Dog Services on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Education for Assistance Dog Services on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,935,938
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $34,788
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,970,726
   Program Service Revenue $335,961
Total Primary Revenue $2,306,687
   Other Revenue $10,719
TOTAL REVENUE $2,317,406
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,996,138
   Administrative Expenses $240,876
   Fundraising Expenses $183,391
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,420,405
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-102,999
   
Net Assets $6,582,838

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$129,731 5.35% Gerry Deroche CEO

Mission

NEADS (National Education for Assistance Dog Services), also known as Dogs for Deaf and Disabled Americans, was established in 1976 to train and provide independence to people who are deaf or physically disabled through the use of canine assistance. These Assistance Dogs become an extension of their owners and bring security, freedom, independence and relief from social isolation to their human partners. NEADS trains all breeds and mixed breeds of dogs to help people who are deaf or physically disabled live more independently. NEADS has trained well over 1500 Assistance 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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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Education for Assistance Dog Services (MA) 92.29 four stars
Guide Dogs for the Blind (CA) 92.64 four stars
Guiding Eyes for the Blind (NY) 85.36 three stars
Dogs for Better Lives (OR) 93.78 four stars
Freedom Service Dogs of America (CO) 87.01 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

National Education for Assistance Dog Services
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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