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Dogs for the Deaf

Rescuing dogs - enhancing lives

four stars

93.78

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 93.78 four stars
  Financial 91.21 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

91.21

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2017 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)
79.7%
  Administrative Expenses 7.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 6.31
  Program Expenses Growth 5.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.0%
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) 93.78 four stars
DoveLewis Emergency Animal Hospital (OR) 88.37 three stars
Southeastern Guide Dogs (FL) 97.34 four stars
Israel Guide Dog Center for the Blind (PA) 92.92 four stars
Guide Dogs for the Blind (CA) 91.60 four stars

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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 $1,676,180
   Federated Campaigns $50,744
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $20,868
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,747,792
   Program Service Revenue $2,127
Total Primary Revenue $1,749,919
   Other Revenue $-417,195
TOTAL REVENUE $1,332,724
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,410,682
   Administrative Expenses $246,172
   Fundraising Expenses $273,098
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,929,952
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,597,228
   
Net Assets $17,135,675

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 $1,568,228 65.1%
Education about Assistance Dogs $842,454 34.9%

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

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 04/01/2017 93.78 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 94.61 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-06 04/01/2016 95.32 four stars
2014-06 02/01/2015 90.94 four stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 94.42 four stars
2012-06 07/01/2013 88.73 three stars
2011-06 03/01/2012 89.59 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 86.12 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 03/01/2011 80.37 three stars
2009-06 05/01/2010 75.99 two stars
2008-06 04/01/2009 94.39 four stars
2007-06 03/01/2008 98.02 four stars
2006-06 02/01/2007 99.10 four stars
2005-06 03/01/2006 96.21 four stars
2004-06 02/01/2005 96.12 four stars
2003-06 02/01/2004 73.31 two stars
2002-06 02/05/2003 79.24 two stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 96.11 four stars

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 April, 1977
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

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
$123,871 4.22% 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) 93.78 four stars
Puppies Behind Bars (NY) 100.00 four stars
Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind (NY) 88.35 three stars
Guide Dogs for the Blind (CA) 91.60 four stars
DoveLewis Emergency Animal Hospital (OR) 88.37 three stars

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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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