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Health : Patient and Family Support

Pet Partners

Touching Lives, Improving Health

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three stars

87.24

345 118th Ave SE Suite 200
Bellevue, WA 98005
tel: (425) 679-5500   Web Site
EIN: 91-1158281

Board Leadership
Michael Sapp
Board Chair

CEO
C. Annie Peters
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.24 three stars
  Financial 82.21 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Pet Partner's mission is to improve human health and wellness through the human-animal bond. Pet Partners is the national leader in demonstrating and promoting positive human-animal interactions to improve the physical, emotional and psychological lives of those we serve. Our 13,000 volunteer therapy animal teams make visits across the nation, and interact with a wide variety of clients including veterans with PTSD, seniors living with Alzheimer's, students with literacy challenges, patients in recovery, people with intellectual disabilities, and those approaching end of life. Pet Partners teams help people become healthier and happier through incorporating animal assisted activities into their lives.

Pet Partner's mission is to improve human health and wellness through the human-animal bond. Pet Partners is the national leader in demonstrating and promoting positive human-animal interactions to improve the physical, emotional and psychological lives of those we serve. Our 13,000 volunteer therapy animal teams make visits across the nation, and interact with a wide variety of clients including veterans with PTSD, seniors living with Alzheimer's, students with literacy challenges, patients in recovery, people with intellectual disabilities, and those approaching end of life. Pet Partners teams help people become healthier and happier through incorporating animal assisted activities into their lives.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2017
Average number of days taken to respond to customers
2
Percentage of participants who would recommend this program to others
97
Number of clients served
3,000,000
This impact information is current as of March 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

three stars

82.21

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 02/01/2019 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)
66.5%
  Administrative Expenses 14.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 19.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.42
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.70
  Program Expenses Growth 15.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Pet Partners on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Pet Partners on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Pet Partners (WA) 87.24 three stars
Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House (PA) 92.74 four stars
The Sunshine Kids Foundation (TX) 97.48 four stars
Lewy Body Dementia Association (GA) 89.94 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Intermountain Area (UT) 94.68 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,433,435
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,433,435
   Program Service Revenue $591,889
Total Primary Revenue $2,025,324
   Other Revenue $138,556
TOTAL REVENUE $2,163,880
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,159,922
   Administrative Expenses $381,827
   Fundraising Expenses $488,941
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,030,690
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-866,810
   
Net Assets $8,454,768

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
Volunteerism $2,159,922 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 02/01/2019 87.24 three stars
2016-12 07/01/2018 82.81 three stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 81.79 three stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 84.51 three stars
2014-12 09/01/2016 83.99 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 84.13 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 80.62 three stars
2013-12 08/01/2015 80.01 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 79.22 two stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 81.93 three stars
2011-12 09/01/2012 80.87 three stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 80.59 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 83.01 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 77.74 two stars
2008-12 03/01/2010 84.40 three stars
2007-12 12/17/2008 71.11 two stars
2006-12 11/01/2007 79.47 two stars
2005-12 12/01/2006 67.29 one star
2004-12 10/01/2005 62.25 one star
2003-12 12/01/2004 60.30 one star

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

EIN 91-1158281
Name in IRS Master File PET PARTNERS
NTEE Code D99
NTEE Classification Animal-Related N.E.C.
NTEE Type Animal-Related
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
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 August, 1989
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$220,402 7.27% Catherine Ann Peters President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Pet Partners (WA) 87.24 three stars
Connecticut Cancer Foundation (CT) 85.52 three stars
Tom Coughlin Jay Fund Foundation (FL) 95.79 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities New York Tri-State Area (NJ) 92.48 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Las Vegas (NV) 89.57 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Pet Partners
345 118th Ave SE
Suite 200
Bellevue, WA 98005
tel: (425) 679-5500
fax: (425) 679-5539
EIN: 91-1158281

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Board Leadership

Michael Sapp
Board Chair

CEO

C. Annie Peters
President & CEO

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