Georgia Canines For Independence Inc

Address
1540 Heritage Cove
Acworth, GA 30102
Contact
Phone: +1 (404) 824-4637
Nonprofit
EIN: 20-0572759
Year formed: 2004

Mission

Trained Dogs to assist with disabled persons, and to provide emotional, social, physical, and cognitive benefits by visiting schools, nursing homes, rehab centers, & hospitals.
 2016201520142013
Metadata about the filing
Tax year2016201520142013
Return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990990
Tax year start date2016-01-012015-01-012014-01-012013-01-01
Tax year end date2016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-31
Date e-filing submitted2018-02-012016-08-302015-09-212014-10-10
Filing identifier201701739349300515201611259349300621201502299349302495201421349349300542
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$36,000.00$12,000.00$0.00$0.00
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$36,000.00$12,000.00  
Number of people compensated >$100k0000
Personnel
Nichols, Ramona
Name of key/compensated personRamona NicholsRamona NicholsRamona NicholsRamona Nichols
TitleCEO/PresidentCEO/PresidentCEO/PresidentCEO/President
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue 
Current officerTrueTrueTrue 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Reportable compensation from related orgs $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
Average hours per week working for org50.0050.0050.0050.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.000.000.00
Nichols, Tim
Name of key/compensated personTim NicholsTim NicholsTim NicholsTim Nichols
TitleCFOCFOCFOCFO
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue 
Current officerTrueTrueTrue 
Reportable compensation from org$36,000.00$12,000.00$0.00$0.00
Reportable compensation from related orgs $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
Average hours per week working for org50.0050.0050.0050.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.000.000.00
Wheeler, Stacey
Name of key/compensated personStacey WheelerStacey WheelerStacey WheelerStacey Wheeler
TitleSec/TreasurerSec/TreasurerSec/TreasurerSec/Treasurer
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue 
Current officerTrueTrueTrue 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Reportable compensation from related orgs $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
Average hours per week working for org3.003.003.003.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.000.000.00
Whitley, Jon
Name of key/compensated personJon WhitleyJon WhitleyJon WhitleyJon Whitley
TitleChairmanChairmanChairmanChairman
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue 
Current officerTrueTrueTrue 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Reportable compensation from related orgs $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
Average hours per week working for org3.003.003.003.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.000.000.00
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesTrained Dogs to assist with disabled persons, and to provide emotional, social, physical, and cognitive benefits by visiting schools, nursing homes, rehab centers, & hospitals.Trained Dogs to assist with disabled persons, and to provide emotional, social, physical, and cognitive benefits by visiting schools, nursing homes, rehab centers, & hospitals.Trained Dogs to assist with disabled persons, and to provide emotional, social, physical, and cognitive benefits by visiting schools, nursing homes, rehab centers, & hospitals.Trained Dogs to assist with disabled persons, and to provide emotional, social, physical, and cognitive benefits by visiting schools, nursing homes, rehab centers, & hospitals.
Org's missionTrained Dogs to assist with disabled persons, and to provide emotional, social, physical, and cognitive benefits by visiting schools, nursing homes, rehab centers, & hospitals.Trained Dogs to assist with disabled persons, and to provide emotional, social, physical, and cognitive benefits by visiting schools, nursing homes, rehab centers, & hospitals.Trained Dogs to assist with disabled persons, and to provide emotional, social, physical, and cognitive benefits by visiting schools, nursing homes, rehab centers, & hospitals.Trained Dogs to assist with disabled persons, and to provide emotional, social, physical, and cognitive benefits by visiting schools, nursing homes, rehab centers, & hospitals.
Program service expenses, total$52,224.00$35,421.00$30,489.00$37,027.00
Programs, including revenue & expense
Increased literacy skills and self-confidence in children by having them read aloud to specially trained dogs
Program descriptionIncreased literacy skills and self-confidence in children by having them read aloud to specially trained dogsIncreased literacy skills and self-confidence in children by having them read aloud to specially trained dogsIncreased literacy skills and self-confidence in children by having them read aloud to specially trained dogsIncreased literacy skills and self-confidence in children by having them read aloud to specially trained dogs
Program expenses$5,222.00$3,542.00$3,049.00$3,703.00
Provide disability awareness presentations to educate, enlighten, and enrich lives of individuals in schools, organizations, churches, and businesses.
Program descriptionProvide disability awareness presentations to educate, enlighten, and enrich lives of individuals in schools, organizations, churches, and businesses.Provide disability awareness presentations to educate, enlighten, and enrich lives of individuals in schools, organizations, churches, and businesses.Provide disability awareness presentations to educate, enlighten, and enrich lives of individuals in schools, organizations, churches, and businesses.Provide disability awareness presentations to educate, enlighten, and enrich lives of individuals in schools, organizations, churches, and businesses.
Program expenses$7,834.00$5,313.00$4,574.00$5,554.00
Trained Dogs to assist with disabled persons, and to provide emotional, social, physical, and cognitive benefits by visiting schools, nursing homes, rehab centers, & hospitals.
Program descriptionTrained Dogs to assist with disabled persons, and to provide emotional, social, physical, and cognitive benefits by visiting schools, nursing homes, rehab centers, & hospitals.Trained Dogs to assist with disabled persons, and to provide emotional, social, physical, and cognitive benefits by visiting schools, nursing homes, rehab centers, & hospitals.Trained Dogs to assist with disabled persons, and to provide emotional, social, physical, and cognitive benefits by visiting schools, nursing homes, rehab centers, & hospitals.Trained Dogs to assist with disabled persons, and to provide emotional, social, physical, and cognitive benefits by visiting schools, nursing homes, rehab centers, & hospitals.
Program expenses$39,168.00$26,566.00$22,866.00$27,770.00
Financial data
Total revenue, current year$38,950.00$60,142.00$40,267.00$31,948.00
Total revenue, prior year$60,142.00$40,267.00$31,948.00$33,302.00
Revenue less expenses, current year-$13,274.00$24,721.00$9,778.00-$5,079.00
Revenue less expenses, prior year$24,721.00$9,778.00-$5,079.00-$2,453.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current year$39,232.00$60,142.00$40,267.00$31,948.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., prior year$60,142.00$40,267.00$31,948.00$33,302.00
Revenue from all other contributions$39,232.00$60,142.00$40,267.00$31,948.00
Revenue from noncash contributions  $19,413.00$19,413.00
Total expenses: general management fees$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Total expenses: Lobbying fees$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Total expenses: Investment management fees$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Total expenses: Advertising$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Total functional expenses: program service $52,224.00$35,421.00$30,489.00$37,027.00
Total functional expenses: management and general$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Total functional expenses: fundraising$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Total expenses, current year$52,224.00$35,421.00$30,489.00$37,027.00
Total expenses, prior year$35,421.00$30,489.00$37,027.00$35,755.00
Investment income, current year-$282.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Total assets, beginning of current year$48,168.00$23,447.00$13,669.00$18,748.00
Total assets, end of year$34,894.00$48,168.00$23,447.00$13,669.00
Net assets/balances, beginning of current year$48,168.00$23,447.00$13,669.00$18,748.00
Net assets/balances, end of year$34,894.00$48,168.00$23,447.00$13,669.00
Total liabilities, end of year$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Governance and accountability
Number of employees1111
Number of voting members3333
Number of independent voting members0000
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