Georgia Canines For Independence Inc

Address
1540 Heritage Cove
Acworth, GA 30102
Contact
Phone: +1 (404) 824-4637
Nonprofit
NTEE: P80 - Services to Promote the Independence of Specific Populations
EIN: 20-0572759

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.
 20172016201520142013
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation2004
Subsection code03
Metropolitan statistical area0520
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$21,000.00$36,000.00$12,000.00$0.00$0.00
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$21,000.00$36,000.00$12,000.00  
Number of employees11111
Number of people compensated >$100k00000
Number of highly compensated contractors00000
Personnel
Nichols, Ramona
TitleCEO/PresidentCEO/PresidentCEO/PresidentCEO/PresidentCEO/President
Name of key/compensated personRamona NicholsRamona NicholsRamona NicholsRamona NicholsRamona Nichols
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Current officerTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org50.0050.0050.0050.0050.00
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
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.000.000.000.00
Nichols, Tim
TitleCFOCFOCFOCFOCFO
Name of key/compensated personTim NicholsTim NicholsTim NicholsTim NicholsTim Nichols
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Current officerTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org50.0050.0050.0050.0050.00
Reportable compensation from org$21,000.00$36,000.00$12,000.00$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
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.000.000.000.00
Wheeler, Stacey
TitleSec/TreasurerSec/TreasurerSec/TreasurerSec/TreasurerSec/Treasurer
Name of key/compensated personStacey WheelerStacey WheelerStacey WheelerStacey WheelerStacey Wheeler
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Current officerTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org3.003.003.003.003.00
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
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.000.000.000.00
Whitley, Jon
TitleChairmanChairmanChairmanChairmanChairman
Name of key/compensated personJon WhitleyJon WhitleyJon WhitleyJon WhitleyJon Whitley
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Current officerTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org3.003.003.003.003.00
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
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.000.000.000.00
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.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$37,684.00$52,224.00$35,421.00$30,489.00$37,027.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
Increased 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
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 dogsIncreased literacy skills and self-confidence in children by having them read aloud to specially trained dogs
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
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.Provide disability awareness presentations to educate, enlighten, and enrich lives of individuals in schools, organizations, churches, and businesses.
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$37,684.00$39,168.00$26,566.00$22,866.00$27,770.00
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.Trained Dogs to assist with disabled persons, and to provide emotional, social, physical, and cognitive benefits by visiting schools, nursing homes, rehab centers, & hospitals.
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$34,669.00$38,950.00$60,142.00$40,267.00$31,948.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$34,669.00$39,232.00$60,142.00$40,267.00$31,948.00
Revenue from noncash contributions   $19,413.00$19,413.00
Investment income, current yr$0.00-$282.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$34,669.00$39,232.00$60,142.00$40,267.00$31,948.00
Other revenue, current yr$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Program service revenue (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Sources of contributions
Revenue from all other contributions$34,669.00$39,232.00$60,142.00$40,267.00$31,948.00
Other types of revenue
Royalties (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Miscellaneous revenue (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Net revenue from gaming (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Investment income$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Net rental income$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Net income from fundraising events$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Net inventory sales (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$38,673.00$52,224.00$35,421.00$30,489.00$37,027.00
Total functional expenses: program service $37,684.00$52,224.00$35,421.00$30,489.00$37,027.00
Total functional expenses: management and general$989.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Total functional expenses: fundraising$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Fees for services
Lobbying fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Legal fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
General management fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Investment management fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$30,891.00$34,894.00$48,168.00$23,447.00$13,669.00
Total assets, beginning of year$34,894.00$48,168.00$23,447.00$13,669.00$18,748.00
Total liabilities$1.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Pledges & accounts receivable, net$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Loans & receivables from key persons$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$30,890.00$34,894.00$48,168.00$23,447.00$13,669.00
Net assets$30,890.00$34,894.00$48,168.00$23,447.00$13,669.00
Net assets, beginning of year$34,894.00$48,168.00$23,447.00$13,669.00$18,748.00
Other liabilities$1.00    
Intangible assets$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other assets$25.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Investments: other securities$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Investments: publicly traded securities$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Cash: non-interest bearing$21,695.00$34,894.00$48,168.00$23,447.00$13,669.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$34,894.00$48,168.00$23,447.00$13,669.00$18,748.00
Investments -- program-related$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Inventories for sale or use$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses-$4,004.00-$13,274.00$24,721.00$9,778.00-$5,079.00
Advertising (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Savings & temp cash investment$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Accounts receivable, net$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Total net assets or fund balances$30,890.00$34,894.00$48,168.00$23,447.00$13,669.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$1,019.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Payment to affiliates$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members33333
Number of independent voting members00000
Accrual accountingTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Tax year start date2017-01-012016-01-012015-01-012014-01-012013-01-01
Tax year end date2017-12-012016-12-012015-12-012014-12-012013-12-01
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990990990
IRS schema version2017v2.22016v3.02015v2.02014v5.02013v3.1
Filing identifier201801309349301970201701739349300515201611259349300621201502299349302495201421349349300542
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