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.
 201720162015
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation2004
Subsection501(c)(3)
Organization typeCorporation
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
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$21,000.00$36,000.00$12,000.00
Number of employees111
Number of people compensated >$100k000
Number of highly compensated contractors000
Personnel
Nichols, Ramona
TitleCEO/PresidentCEO/PresidentCEO/President
Name of key/compensated personRamona NicholsRamona NicholsRamona Nichols
Average hours per week working for org50.0050.0050.00
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
PositionIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, Officer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.000.00
Nichols, Tim
TitleCFOCFOCFO
Name of key/compensated personTim NicholsTim NicholsTim Nichols
Average hours per week working for org50.0050.0050.00
Reportable compensation from org$21,000.00$36,000.00$12,000.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, Officer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.000.00
Wheeler, Stacey
TitleSec/TreasurerSec/TreasurerSec/Treasurer
Name of key/compensated personStacey WheelerStacey WheelerStacey Wheeler
Average hours per week working for org3.003.003.00
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
PositionIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, Officer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.000.00
Whitley, Jon
TitleChairmanChairmanChairman
Name of key/compensated personJon WhitleyJon WhitleyJon Whitley
Average hours per week working for org3.003.003.00
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
PositionIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, Officer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.000.00
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.
Program expenses (total)$37,684.00$52,224.00$35,421.00
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
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 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
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.
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
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.
Financial data
Expense categories (totals)
Sum (total functional expenses)$38,673.00$52,224.00$35,421.00
Program services (total functional expenses)$37,684.00$52,224.00$35,421.00
Management & general (total functional expenses)$989.00$0.00$0.00
Fundraising (total functional expenses)$0.00$0.00$0.00
Revenue
Total revenue$34,669.00$38,950.00$60,142.00
Program service revenue (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$34,669.00$39,232.00$60,142.00
Investment income$0.00-$282.00$0.00
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other revenue, current yr$0.00$0.00$0.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$34,669.00$39,232.00$60,142.00
Gross receipts$34,669.00$49,275.00$60,142.00
Sources of contributions
Revenue from all other contributions$34,669.00$39,232.00$60,142.00
Other types of revenue
Royalties (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00
Miscellaneous revenue (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00
Net revenue from gaming (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$0.00$0.00$0.00
Net rental income$0.00$0.00$0.00
Net income from fundraising events$0.00$0.00$0.00
Net inventory sales (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00
Fees for services
Lobbying fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00
Legal fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00
General management fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00
Investment management fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00
Accounting service fees (total)$989.00$714.00$555.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$30,891.00$34,894.00$48,168.00
Total assets, beginning of year$34,894.00$48,168.00$23,447.00
Total liabilities$1.00$0.00$0.00
Pledges & accounts receivable, net$0.00$0.00$0.00
Loans & receivables from key persons$0.00$0.00$0.00
Net assets$30,890.00$34,894.00$48,168.00
Net assets, beginning of year$34,894.00$48,168.00$23,447.00
Other liabilities$1.00  
Intangible assets$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other assets$25.00$0.00$0.00
Investments: other securities$0.00$0.00$0.00
Investments: publicly traded securities$0.00$0.00$0.00
Cash: non-interest bearing$21,695.00$34,894.00$48,168.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$34,894.00$48,168.00$23,447.00
Investments: program-related$0.00$0.00$0.00
Inventories for sale or use$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses-$4,004.00-$13,274.00$24,721.00
Advertising (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00
Savings & temp cash investment$0.00$0.00$0.00
Accounts receivable, net$0.00$0.00$0.00
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$0.00$0.00$0.00
Total net assets or fund balances$30,890.00$34,894.00$48,168.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$1,019.00$0.00$0.00
Payment to affiliates$0.00$0.00$0.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members333
Number of independent voting members000
Tax year start date2017-01-012016-01-012015-01-01
Tax year end date2017-12-312016-12-312015-12-31
Accounting methodCashCashCash
Metadata about the filing
E-return type990990990
Date e-filing submitted2018-09-012018-02-012016-08-30
IRS schema version2017v2.22016v3.02015v2.0
Filing identifier201801309349301970201701739349300515201611259349300621
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