National Service Dogs
Cambridge, ON N1R 5S5
Executive Director: Danielle Forbes
Board President: Gina Mcdonnell
Charitable Reg. #: 89802 9228 RR0001
Grade: B-The grade is based on the charity's public reporting of the work it does and the results it achieves.
Need for Funding
Cents to The Cause
Full-time staff #5
Avg. Compensation $43,907
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About National Service Dogs:
Founded in 1998, National Service Dogs (NSD) provides service and companion dogs for individuals with special needs. It provides service dogs for children living with Autism and Canadian Military veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). As part of the Canine Assisted Intervention program started in 2013, the charity places service dogs with treatment professionals, working as therapy teams to aid in the recovery of abuse, trauma and physical disorders in children and adults. The charity also provides companion dogs to families and individuals in need.
In 2014, NSD graduated 14 Certified Service Dogs for Autism, 4 Certified Service Dogs for PTSD, 3 Canine Assisted Intervention Dogs and 10 companion dogs.
The administrative costs for NSD were 8% of revenues and fundraising costs were 2% of donations in 2014. Even though the numbers from the charity's CRA T3010 filing do not reconcile with the audited financial statements, the fundraising costs reported by the charity in the CRA T3010 filing would be 10% of donations in 2013. The charity has funding reserves of $125k, which cover 21% of annual program costs. NSD had an outstanding loan balance of $229k at the end of 2014.
This report is currently being reviewed by NSD. Changes and edits may be forthcoming.
Updated July 13, 2015 by Yash Ahuja.
Financial RatiosFiscal year ending December
|Administrative costs as % of revenues||8.1%||9.0%||7.4%|
|Fundraising costs as % of donations||2.1%||2.8%||3.4%|
|Program cost coverage (%)||20.9%||(26.6%)||(30.5%)|
Summary Financial StatementsAll figures in $s
|Goods in kind||88,807||85,000||110,562|
|Fees for service||27,966||12,478||13,478|
|Cash flow from operations||296,917||121,594||2,832|