Contact & General Information

Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind
371 East Jericho Turnpike
Smithtown, NY 11787-2976
Tax Status: 501(c)3

Other Names

America's VetDogs
Veteran's K-9 Corps, (The)
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Stated Mission

To assist the blind and disabled veterans & active military personnel through activities that include: breeding and training of guide & service dogs; training the blind to use these guide dogs; doing everything necessary or desirable to improve the independence of the blind; and educating the public about opportunities for the blind in our society.
Fiscal Year Ended 06/30/16

Program Percentage :  82 %

Calculated Total Expenses (rounded) :  $12,000,000 

A charity's Program % is the percentage of its cash budget it spends on Programs relative to Overhead (Fundraising and Management & General Expenses)

Cost to Raise $100 :  $ 9

Calculated Total Contributions (rounded) :  $15,000,000 

Cost to Raise $100 signifies how many dollars a charity spends on Fundraising to raise each $100 of Contributions.

Government Funding

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For the reporting year rated by CharityWatch, this charity received cash grants/contributions from government sources within a range of:

0% to 24%

Financial Documents

Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind's rating is based on CharityWatch's in-depth analysis of the following documents for the fiscal year represented:

Entity Document Type Tax Id #
Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind IRS Form 990 11-1687477
America's VetDogs - The Veteran's K-9 Corps, Inc. IRS Form 990 20-8814368
Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind & America's VetDogs Consolidated Audited Financial Statements Multiple

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