FIDELCO GUIDE DOG FOUNDATION INC

Address
103 VISION WAY
BLOOMFIELD, CT 06002
Contact
Website: http://www.fidelco.org
Phone: +1 (860) 243-5200
Nonprofit
NTEE: P86 - Blind/Visually Impaired Centers, Services
EIN: 06-6060478

Mission

PROMOTING INCREASED INDEPENDENCE TO MEN AND WOMEN WHO ARE BLIND BY PROVIDING THEM WITH HIGHEST QUALITY GUIDE DOGS.
 20172015201420132012
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation1962
Subsection code03
PF filing required0    
Metropolitan statistical area3283
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$320,420.00    
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$320,420.00$497,500.00$305,931.00$295,793.00$285,816.00
Number of employees6659565549
Number of people compensated >$100k23211
Number of volunteers350350374300300
Number of highly compensated contractors0000 
Personnel
Bernhard, G
TitleVICE CHAIRMANVICE CHAIRMANVICE CHAIRMANDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personG KENNETH BERNHARD ESQG KENNETH BERNHARD ESQG KENNETH BERNHARD ESQG KENNETH BERNHARD ESQG KENNETH BERNHARD ESQ
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Current officerTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Bertolini, Mark
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personMARK T BERTOLINIMARK T BERTOLINIMARK T BERTOLINIMARK T BERTOLINIMARK T BERTOLINI
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Budd, Edward
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personEDWARD H BUDDEDWARD H BUDDEDWARD H BUDDEDWARD H BUDD 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Cassis, Glynis
Title  SECRETARYSECRETARYSECRETARY/TREASURER
Name of key/compensated person  GLYNIS CASSISGLYNIS CASSISGLYNIS CASSIS
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrueTrue
Current officer  TrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org  1.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00$0.00$0.00
Cooper, Cindy
Title    LIONS ADVISORY BOARD
Name of key/compensated person    CINDY B COOPER
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    1.00
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Craig, Mary
Title   TREASURERDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person   MARY P CRAIG DVM MBAMARY P CRAIG DVM MBA
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org   1.001.00
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00$0.00
England, Louise
Title  DIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person  LOUISE C ENGLANDLOUISE C ENGLANDLOUISE C ENGLAND
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org  1.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00$0.00$0.00
Goodling, Pamela
Title  DIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person  PAMELA K GOODLINGPAMELA K GOODLINGPAMELA K GOODLING
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org  1.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00$0.00$0.00
Gotta, John
TitleSECRETARYSECRETARYDIRECTORDIRECTORVICE CHAIRMAN
Name of key/compensated personJOHN H GOTTAJOHN H GOTTAJOHN H GOTTAJOHN H GOTTAJOHN H GOTTA
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Current officerTrueTrue  True
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Johnson, Lillian
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personLILLIAN JOHNSONLILLIAN JOHNSONLILLIAN JOHNSONLILLIAN JOHNSONLILLIAN JOHNSON
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Ltedone, Peter
Title DIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated person PETER LTEDONE   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True   
Average hours per week working for org 1.00   
Reportable compensation from org $0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00   
Matheson, Stephen
TitleDIRECTOR EMERITUSDIRECTOR EMERITUSDIRECTORCHAIRMANCHAIRMAN
Name of key/compensated personSTEPHEN H MATHESONSTEPHEN H MATHESONSTEPHEN H MATHESONSTEPHEN H MATHESONSTEPHEN H MATHESON
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Current officer   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Nelson, Doug
Title VICE PRESIDENT, DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT   
Name of key/compensated person DOUG NELSON   
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org 50.00   
Reportable compensation from org $150,292.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $184.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00   
Petrou, Karen
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated personKAREN SHAW PETROUKAREN SHAW PETROUKAREN SHAW PETROU  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Rell, M
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personHONORABLE M JODI RELLHONORABLE M JODI RELLHONORABLE M JODI RELLHONORABLE M JODI RELLHONORABLE M JODI RELL
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Russman, Eliot
TitlePRESIDENT & CEOPRESIDENT & CEOCEO & EXECUTIVE DIRECTORCEO & EXECUTIVE DIRECTORCEO & EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personELIOT D RUSSMANELIOT D RUSSMANELIOT D RUSSMANELIOT D RUSSMANELIOT D RUSSMAN
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org60.0060.0060.0060.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org$217,826.00$239,271.00$199,350.00$197,252.00$191,475.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$23,476.00$1,485.00$1,252.00$10,760.00$26,676.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Shivery, Charles
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated personCHARLES W SHIVERYCHARLES W SHIVERYCHARLES W SHIVERY  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Tedone, Peter
TitleTREASURER    
Name of key/compensated personPETER L TEDONE    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Current officerTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Tripp, Karen
TitleCHAIRMANCHAIRMANCHAIRMANVICE CHAIRMANDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personKAREN TRIPPKAREN TRIPPKAREN TRIPPKAREN TRIPPKAREN TRIPP
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Current officerTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Trivellini, Bruce
Title  DIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated person  BRUCE TRIVELLINI DDSBRUCE TRIVELLINI DDS 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org  1.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00$0.00 
Unwin, Julie
TitleCOOCOOCOOCOOCOO
Name of key/compensated personJULIE UNWINJULIE UNWINJULIE UNWINJULIE UNWINJULIE UNWIN
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org50.0050.0050.0050.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org$102,594.00$107,937.00$106,581.00$98,541.00$94,341.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$6,772.00$7,609.00$7,619.00$5,795.00$10,233.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesPROMOTING INCREASED INDEPENDENCE TO MEN AND WOMEN WHO ARE BLIND BY PROVIDING THEM WITH HIGHEST QUALITY GUIDE DOGS.PROMOTING INCREASED INDEPENDENCE TO MEN AND WOMEN WHO ARE BLIND BY PROVIDING THEM WITH HIGHEST QUALITY GUIDE DOGS.PROMOTING INCREASED INDEPENDENCE TO MEN AND WOMEN WHO ARE BLIND BY PROVIDING THEM WITH HIGHEST QUALITY GUIDE DOGS.PROMOTING INCREASED INDEPENDENCE TO MEN AND WOMEN WHO ARE BLIND BY PROVIDING THEM WITH HIGHEST QUALITY GUIDE DOGS.PROMOTING INCREASED INDEPENDENCE AND MOBILITY TO MEN AND WOMEN WHO ARE BLIND BY PROVIDING THEM WITH HIGHEST QUALITY GUIDE DOGS.
Program service expenses, total$4,575,632.00$4,012,461.00$3,827,749.00$3,433,185.00$3,261,058.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
BREEDING AND TRAINING HIGH QUALITY GERMAN SHEPHERD DOGS FOR USE IN GUIDING THE BLIND. INCLUDES PLACEMENT OF DOGS WITH THEIR BLIND PARTNERS.
Program expenses$4,575,632.00$4,012,461.00$3,827,749.00$3,433,185.00$3,261,058.00
Program revenue$118,432.00$217,313.00$223,417.00$333,697.00$149,630.00
Program descriptionBREEDING AND TRAINING HIGH QUALITY GERMAN SHEPHERD DOGS FOR USE IN GUIDING THE BLIND. INCLUDES PLACEMENT OF DOGS WITH THEIR BLIND PARTNERS.BREEDING AND TRAINING HIGH QUALITY GERMAN SHEPHERD DOGS FOR USE IN GUIDING THE BLIND. INCLUDES PLACEMENT OF DOGS WITH THEIR BLIND PARTNERS.BREEDING AND TRAINING HIGH QUALITY GERMAN SHEPHERD DOGS FOR USE IN GUIDING THE BLIND. INCLUDES PLACEMENT OF DOGS WITH THEIR BLIND PARTNERS.BREEDING AND TRAINING HIGH QUALITY GERMAN SHEPHERD DOGS FOR USE IN GUIDING THE BLIND. INCLUDES PLACEMENT OF DOGS WITH THEIR BLIND PARTNERS.BREEDING AND TRAINING HIGH QUALITY GERMAN SHEPHERDS FOR USE IN GUIDING THE BLIND. INCLUDES PLACEMENT OF DOGS WITH THEIR BLIND PARTNERS.
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$3,578,441.00$5,780,837.00$6,857,299.00$5,886,684.00$4,573,845.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$3,082,173.00$4,741,091.00$5,437,986.00$4,366,274.00$3,386,326.00
Revenue from noncash contributions$42,341.00$15,363.00$37,538.00$25,119.00 
Investment income, current yr$289,701.00$860,928.00$1,190,011.00$1,177,960.00$919,852.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$3,082,173.00$4,741,091.00$5,437,986.00$4,366,274.00$3,386,326.00
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other revenue, current yr$88,135.00$76,846.00$104,548.00$205,752.00$156,051.00
Net unrelated business taxable revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Program service revenue (total)$118,432.00$101,972.00$124,754.00$136,698.00$111,616.00
Gross receipts$5,139,937.00$6,335,469.00$9,631,025.00$10,128,486.00$5,526,956.00
Sources of contributions
Revenue from fundraising events$106,449.00$92,342.00$101,925.00$130,086.00 
Revenue from all other contributions$2,975,724.00$4,648,749.00$5,336,061.00$4,236,188.00$3,386,326.00
Other types of revenue
Miscellaneous revenue (total)$44,335.00$34,768.00$41,849.00$196,999.00$38,014.00
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$336,412.00$378,388.00$361,538.00$312,856.00$357,754.00
Net rental income$65,778.00$64,642.00$56,814.00$0.00$0.00
Net income from fundraising events-$21,978.00-$22,564.00$5,885.00$8,753.00$118,037.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$5,883,824.00$5,052,149.00$4,735,727.00$4,235,541.00$4,006,271.00
Total functional expenses: program service $4,575,632.00$4,012,461.00$3,827,749.00$3,433,185.00$3,261,058.00
Total functional expenses: management and general$760,302.00$625,336.00$614,833.00$565,576.00$525,201.00
Total functional expenses: fundraising$547,890.00$414,352.00$293,145.00$236,780.00$220,012.00
Fees for services
Legal fees (total)$33,438.00$72,558.00$68,873.00$55,090.00$28,903.00
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Investment management fees (total)$92,980.00$102,020.00$102,719.00$85,089.00$69,804.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$22,582,193.00$25,238,948.00$25,027,826.00$24,348,827.00$22,191,846.00
Total assets, beginning of year$23,760,169.00$25,027,826.00$24,348,827.00$22,191,846.00$20,530,009.00
Total liabilities$1,684,362.00$1,731,207.00$1,094,388.00$883,646.00$981,293.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$2,597,465.00$1,094,388.00$883,646.00$981,293.00$885,406.00
Pledges & accounts receivable, net$74,328.00$104,514.00$80,221.00$75,680.00$106,396.00
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$8,213,961.00$11,190,741.00$11,856,270.00$11,010,668.00$9,925,141.00
Temporarily restricted net assets$968,603.00$720,313.00$1,430,098.00$2,826,657.00$830,101.00
Permanently restricted net assets, end of yr$11,715,267.00$11,596,687.00$10,647,070.00$9,627,856.00$10,455,311.00
Net assets$20,897,831.00$23,507,741.00$23,933,438.00$23,465,181.00$21,210,553.00
Net assets, beginning of year$21,162,704.00$23,933,438.00$23,465,181.00$21,210,553.00$19,644,603.00
Other liabilities$16,338.00$10,126.00$9,307.00  
Other assets$0.00$1,950,000.00$1,950,000.00$2,900,000.00$3,750,000.00
Investments: other securities$15,069,304.00$14,371,758.00$14,407,065.00$13,250,256.00$13,229,282.00
Cash: non-interest bearing$999,230.00$1,027,498.00$1,816,312.00$3,390,463.00$559,263.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$346,477.00$1,816,312.00$3,390,463.00$559,263.00$449,319.00
Investments -- program-related$0.00$1,656,620.00$1,748,346.00$1,764,770.00$1,590,732.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses-$2,305,383.00$728,688.00$2,121,572.00$1,651,143.00$567,574.00
Advertising (total)$56,999.00    
Savings & temp cash investment  $0.00$6,482.00$136,387.00
Accounts receivable, net $11,730.00$12,080.00$94,262.00 
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$117,640.00$103,188.00$106,035.00$119,331.00$77,281.00
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$1,418,576.00$1,412,628.00$1,085,081.00$883,646.00$981,293.00
Deferred revenue$0.00$17,500.00   
Unsecured notes & loans to unrelated parties$249,448.00$290,953.00   
Total net assets or fund balances$20,897,831.00$23,507,741.00$23,933,438.00$23,465,181.00$21,210,553.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$355,299.00$213,375.00$169,649.00$150,437.00$162,272.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members1111141312
Number of independent voting members1111141312
Financial sheets auditedTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Accrual accountingTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Tax year start date2016-07-012015-01-012014-01-012013-01-012012-01-01
Tax year end date2017-06-012015-12-012014-12-012013-12-012012-12-01
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990990990
Date e-filing submitted2018-02-122017-01-042015-08-272014-10-212013-09-24
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v2.12014v5.02013v3.02012v2.1
Filing identifier201713499349301161201612429349300016201532189349300243201401759349300325201332149349300008
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