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Southeastern Guide Dogs

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97.34

4210 77th Street East Palmetto, FL 34221
tel: (800) 944-3647   Web Site
EIN: 59-2252352

Board Leadership
Tim Griffy
Chairman

CEO
Titus Herman
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 97.34
  Financial 96.24
  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

96.24

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)
81.5%
  Administrative Expenses 9.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.22
  Program Expenses Growth 5.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Southeastern Guide Dogs on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Southeastern Guide Dogs on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Southeastern Guide Dogs (FL) 97.34
National Education for Assistance Dog Services (MA) 91.11
DoveLewis Emergency Animal Hospital (OR) 88.37
Dogs for the Deaf (OR) 94.61
Canine Partners For Life (PA) 89.69

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Established in 1982, Southeastern Guide Dogs works to create and nurture a partnership between a visually impaired individual and a guide dog, facilitating life's journey with mobility, independence and dignity. Southeastern Guide Dogs currently has more than 600 active guide dog teams across the country and continues to create more than 70 new teams annually. Programs include: Paws for Independence, which partners people with visual impairments with professionally trained guide dogs; Paws for Patriots, which partners veterans with visual impairments with guide dogs, Veteran Assistance Dogs with veterans with PTSD, and Facility Therapy Dogs at major military medical centers; and Gifted Canines, which provides law-enforcement agencies with dogs that show strength in search tendencies, gentle companion dogs with visually impaired children in advance of a guide dog to teach them the joys & responsibilities of dog ownership and ambassador dogs to represent Southeastern Guide Dogs.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $14,732,275
   Federated Campaigns $88,843
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $10,580
   Related Organizations $69,183
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $14,900,881
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $14,900,881
   Other Revenue $907,253
TOTAL REVENUE $15,808,134
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,719,877
   Administrative Expenses $719,300
   Fundraising Expenses $985,085
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,424,262
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $8,383,872
   
Net Assets $29,562,202

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
Guide Dog Training $5,719,877 100.0%
Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 06/01/2016 97.34
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 98.83
2014-06 09/01/2015 96.94
2013-06 06/01/2014 98.90
2012-06 06/01/2013 98.85
2011-06 03/01/2012 98.74
2010-06 09/20/2011 91.80
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 02/01/2011 88.40
2009-06 06/01/2010 98.31
2008-06 06/01/2009 88.02
2007-06 04/01/2008 87.81
2006-06 03/01/2007 87.72
2005-06 03/01/2006 82.31
2004-06 07/01/2005 66.31

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

EIN 59-2252352
Name in IRS Master File SOUTHEASTERN GUIDE DOGS INC
NTEE Code P86
NTEE Classification Blind/Visually Impaired Centers, Services
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (179) Other health services
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, 1983
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, 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
$243,132 3.27% Titus Herman Chief Executive Officer

Established in 1982, Southeastern Guide Dogs works to create and nurture a partnership between a visually impaired individual and a guide dog, facilitating life's journey with mobility, independence and dignity. Southeastern Guide Dogs currently has more than 600 active guide dog teams across the country and continues to create more than 70 new teams annually. Programs include: Paws for Independence, which partners people with visual impairments with professionally trained guide dogs; Paws for Patriots, which partners veterans with visual impairments with guide dogs, Veteran Assistance Dogs with veterans with PTSD, and Facility Therapy Dogs at major military medical centers; and Gifted Canines, which provides law-enforcement agencies with dogs that show strength in search tendencies, gentle companion dogs with visually impaired children in advance of a guide dog to teach them the joys & responsibilities of dog ownership and ambassador dogs to represent Southeastern Guide Dogs.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Southeastern Guide Dogs (FL) 97.34
Canine Companions for Independence (CA) 86.63
Israel Guide Dog Center for the Blind (PA) 92.92
Guide Dogs of America (CA) 86.26
DoveLewis Emergency Animal Hospital (OR) 88.37

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Charity Contact Info

Southeastern Guide Dogs
4210 77th Street East
Palmetto, FL 34221
tel: (800) 944-3647
fax: (941) 729-6646
EIN: 59-2252352

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Board Leadership

Tim Griffy
Chairman

CEO

Titus Herman
Chief Executive Officer

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