Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Canine Partners For Life

Making the miracle of greater independence possible

three stars

87.90

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

Board Leadership
Walter D. Griffitts
President

CEO
Janie Cramer
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.90 three stars
  Financial 82.90 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of applicants applying for service and companion dogs
68
Number of people returning for successor service and companion dogs
12
Number of volunteers
550
Average number of dollars received per donor
493
Number of overall donors
1,892
This impact information is current as of August 2020, 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

82.90

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
73.9%
  Administrative Expenses 11.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.01
  Program Expenses Growth 3.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.5%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,238,148
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $61,684
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,299,832
   Program Service Revenue $10,261
Total Primary Revenue $1,310,093
   Other Revenue $141,703
TOTAL REVENUE $1,451,796
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,394,819
   Administrative Expenses $180,022
   Fundraising Expenses $151,338
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,726,179
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-274,383
   
Net Assets $6,979,424

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$82,210 4.76% Jane Cramer Executive Director

Mission

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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Canine Partners For Life (PA) 87.90 three stars
The Seeing Eye (NJ) 85.90 three stars
Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind (NY) 89.14 three stars
Guiding Eyes for the Blind (NY) 85.02 three stars
Canine Companions for Independence (CA) 90.34 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

Walter D. Griffitts
President

CEO

Janie Cramer
Executive Director