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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Canine Partners For Life

Making the miracle of greater independence possible

89.69

334 Faggs Manor Road Cochranville, PA 19330
tel: (610) 869-4902   Web Site
EIN: 23-2580658

Board Leadership
Cynthia Gorton
President

CEO
Darlene Sullivan
Executive Director, Founder

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.69
  Financial * 85.42
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
*Please note that this organization recently received a 4-star rating for the same fiscal period under Charity Navigator's previous 2.0 methodology. You can view that rating via the Historical Ratings tab.
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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

Financial *

85.42

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

*Please note that this organization recently received a 4-star rating for the same fiscal period under Charity Navigator's previous 2.0 methodology. You can view that rating via the Historical Ratings tab.
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)
74.2%
  Administrative Expenses 7.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 18.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.05
  Program Expenses Growth 6.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Canine Partners For Life on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Canine Partners For Life on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Canine Partners For Life (PA) 89.69
Canine Companions for Independence (CA) 86.63
National Education for Assistance Dog Services (MA) 91.11
Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation (CT) 95.21
Helping Hands: Monkey Helpers (MA) 91.69

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Founded in 1989, Canine Partners For Life (CPL) is dedicated to training service dogs, home companion dogs, and residential companion dogs to assist individuals who have a wide range of physical and cognitive disabilities. CPL works to improve the quality of life of persons with physical disabilities. Each CPL dog receives a comprehensive and customized training program to meet the specific needs of their human partner. Depending on the assigned program, the dog will receive up to two years of training before being trained to work with its person. CPL has one of the strongest follow-up programs in the industry to ensure the success of each team throughout the lifetime of the partnership.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,468,398
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $45,700
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,514,098
   Program Service Revenue $13,896
Total Primary Revenue $2,527,994
   Other Revenue $101,079
TOTAL REVENUE $2,629,073
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,161,178
   Administrative Expenses $130,714
   Fundraising Expenses $288,801
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,580,693
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,048,380
   
Net Assets $4,499,990

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
Training & Placement $1,161,178 100.0%
Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 06/01/2016 89.69
 
CN 2.0
2015-06 03/01/2016 90.38
2014-06 09/01/2015 86.93
2013-06 04/01/2014 92.85
2012-06 06/01/2013 90.77
2011-06 05/01/2012 82.13
2010-06 09/20/2011 87.45
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 05/01/2011 90.53
2009-06 06/01/2010 93.32
2008-06 05/01/2009 93.30
2007-06 03/01/2008 88.51
2006-06 02/01/2007 84.04
2005-06 04/01/2006 85.14
2004-06 04/01/2005 95.43
2003-06 10/01/2004 88.06

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

EIN 23-2580658
Name in IRS Master File CANINE PARTNERS FOR LIFE
NTEE Code P80
NTEE Classification Services to Promote the Independence of Specific Populations
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (160) Aid to the handicapped (see also 031)
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 June, 1990
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
$95,905 6.06% Darlene Sullivan Executive Director

Founded in 1989, Canine Partners For Life (CPL) is dedicated to training service dogs, home companion dogs, and residential companion dogs to assist individuals who have a wide range of physical and cognitive disabilities. CPL works to improve the quality of life of persons with physical disabilities. Each CPL dog receives a comprehensive and customized training program to meet the specific needs of their human partner. Depending on the assigned program, the dog will receive up to two years of training before being trained to work with its person. CPL has one of the strongest follow-up programs in the industry to ensure the success of each team throughout the lifetime of the partnership.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Canine Partners For Life (PA) 89.69
Helping Hands: Monkey Helpers (MA) 91.69
ECAD, Educated Canines Assisting with Disabilities (CT) 93.98
National Disaster Search Dog Foundation (CA) 90.59
National Education for Assistance Dog Services (MA) 91.11

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Charity Contact Info

Canine Partners For Life
334 Faggs Manor Road
Cochranville, PA 19330
tel: (610) 869-4902
fax: (610) 869-9785
EIN: 23-2580658

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 170
Cochranville, PA 19330

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Board Leadership

Cynthia Gorton
President

CEO

Darlene Sullivan
Executive Director, Founder

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