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Dogs for the Deaf

Rescuing dogs - enhancing lives

94.61

10175 Wheeler Road Central Point, OR 97502
tel: (800) 990-3647   Web Site
EIN: 93-0681311

Board Leadership
Ron Holzkamp
Board Chair

CEO
Blake Matray
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.61
  Financial 92.38
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

92.38

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
78.5%
  Administrative Expenses 6.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 7.26
  Program Expenses Growth 7.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Dogs for the Deaf on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Dogs for the Deaf on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Dogs for the Deaf (OR) 94.61
Helping Hands: Monkey Helpers (MA) 91.69
Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation (CT) 95.21
The Seeing Eye (NJ) 85.58
Guide Dogs of America (CA) 86.26

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Established in 1977, Dogs for the Deaf is a non-profit organization that rescues, trains and places dogs with people who have different disabilities and needs throughout the United States. Hearing Dogs, Autism Assistance Dogs, Program Assistance Dogs (dogs that work with teachers, counselors, and physicians), and Career Change Dogs are free to clients after a $50 application fee and refundable deposit.

Out of town visitors and local residents can visit and learn more about Dogs for the Deaf by taking a free tour of the facility weekdays at 11 a.m. or 1 p.m. The address is 10175 Wheeler Road, Central Point, Ore., 97502. For more information visit www.DogsForTheDeaf.org or call 1-800-990-DOGS (3647).

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,135,249
   Federated Campaigns $63,818
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $24,243
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,223,310
   Program Service Revenue $721
Total Primary Revenue $3,224,031
   Other Revenue $981,332
TOTAL REVENUE $4,205,363
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,104,671
   Administrative Expenses $218,681
   Fundraising Expenses $306,281
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,629,633
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,575,730
   
Net Assets $18,826,632

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
Rescuing, Training, & Placing Assistance Dogs $1,344,803 63.9%
Education about Assistance Dogs $759,868 36.1%

Ratings History
Dogs for the Deaf has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 06/01/2016 94.61
 
CN 2.0
2015-06 04/01/2016 95.32
2014-06 02/01/2015 90.94
2013-06 06/01/2014 94.42
2012-06 07/01/2013 88.73
2011-06 03/01/2012 89.59
2010-06 09/20/2011 86.12
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 03/01/2011 80.37
2009-06 05/01/2010 75.99
2008-06 04/01/2009 94.39
2007-06 03/01/2008 98.02
2006-06 02/01/2007 99.10
2005-06 03/01/2006 96.21
2004-06 02/01/2005 96.12
2003-06 02/01/2004 73.31
2002-06 02/05/2003 79.24
2001-06 10/15/2002 96.11

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

EIN 93-0681311
Name in IRS Master File DOGS FOR THE DEAF INC
NTEE Code D63
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (199) Other scientific research activities
(60) Museum, zoo, planetarium, 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
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$50,023 1.90% Blake Matray President/CEO

Established in 1977, Dogs for the Deaf is a non-profit organization that rescues, trains and places dogs with people who have different disabilities and needs throughout the United States. Hearing Dogs, Autism Assistance Dogs, Program Assistance Dogs (dogs that work with teachers, counselors, and physicians), and Career Change Dogs are free to clients after a $50 application fee and refundable deposit.

Out of town visitors and local residents can visit and learn more about Dogs for the Deaf by taking a free tour of the facility weekdays at 11 a.m. or 1 p.m. The address is 10175 Wheeler Road, Central Point, Ore., 97502. For more information visit www.DogsForTheDeaf.org or call 1-800-990-DOGS (3647).

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Dogs for the Deaf (OR) 94.61
The Seeing Eye (NJ) 85.58
DoveLewis Emergency Animal Hospital (OR) 88.37
Can Do Canines (MN) 92.48
Helping Hands: Monkey Helpers (MA) 91.69

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Charity Contact Info

Dogs for the Deaf
10175 Wheeler Road
Central Point, OR 97502
tel: (800) 990-3647
fax: (541) 826-6696
TTY: (541) 826-9220
EIN: 93-0681311

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Board Leadership

Ron Holzkamp
Board Chair

CEO

Blake Matray
President, CEO

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