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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Canine Partners For Life

Making the miracle of greater independence possible

three stars

86.47

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

Board Leadership
Janie Cramer
President

CEO
Darlene Sullivan
Executive Director, Founder

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.47 three stars
  Financial 80.87 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

Financial

three stars

80.87

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2017 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)
72.1%
  Administrative Expenses 8.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 18.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.79
  Program Expenses Growth 5.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.8%
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) 86.47 three stars
National Disaster Search Dog Foundation (CA) 90.59 four stars
Israel Guide Dog Center for the Blind (PA) 92.92 four stars
Guide Dogs of America (CA) 91.43 four stars
Dogs for Better Lives (OR) 93.78 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,534,151
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $75,676
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,609,827
   Program Service Revenue $11,948
Total Primary Revenue $1,621,775
   Other Revenue $15,591
TOTAL REVENUE $1,637,366
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,255,131
   Administrative Expenses $175,424
   Fundraising Expenses $260,523
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,691,078
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-53,712
   
Net Assets $4,457,567

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 $1,255,131 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 03/01/2017 86.47 three stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 89.69 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-06 03/01/2016 90.38 four stars
2014-06 09/01/2015 86.93 three stars
2013-06 04/01/2014 92.85 four stars
2012-06 06/01/2013 90.77 four stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 82.13 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 87.45 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 05/01/2011 90.53 four stars
2009-06 06/01/2010 93.32 four stars
2008-06 05/01/2009 93.30 four stars
2007-06 03/01/2008 88.51 three stars
2006-06 02/01/2007 84.04 three stars
2005-06 04/01/2006 85.14 three stars
2004-06 04/01/2005 95.43 four stars
2003-06 10/01/2004 88.06 three 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 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)
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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
$98,813 5.84% Darlene Sullivan Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Canine Partners For Life (PA) 86.47 three stars
Helping Hands: Monkey Helpers (MA) 91.69 four stars
DoveLewis Emergency Animal Hospital (OR) 89.02 three stars
Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind (NY) 89.33 three stars
Paws With A Cause (MI) 90.59 four stars

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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

Janie Cramer
President

CEO

Darlene Sullivan
Executive Director, Founder

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