Financials for Grantmakers

Pawsitivity spent 84.31% of gifts on programs, thus exceeding the Charities Review Council's top rating standard.


Financials for Grantmakers

Pawsitivity Service Dogs is a 501(c)(3) charity registered in the state of Minnesota and receives no federal or state funding. We rely primarily on individual contributions to provide specially-trained service dogs to people with disabilities.

Grantmakers often want to see the Annual Report with detailed financials such as SOP, SOA, and SFE. The following is a summary of the key elements:

  • What percent of Pawsitivity's 2016 expenses were admin and developmental expenses? 12% and 4%, respectively (this is considered an "A" rating).

  • What is Pawsitivity's EIN? 47-146634. All donations are 100% tax-deductible.

  • How long has Pawsitivity been in business? Since 2012, receiving 501(c)(3) status in 2014.

  • What is Pawsitivity's contact info: Pawsitivity Service Dogs, 197 Griggs St N, St Paul, MN 55104. 651-321-3647,,

Humane Charity Seal of Approval Guidestar Exchange Platinum ParticipantGreatNonprofits 2013 

On 11/15/2013, Pawsitivity Service Dogs was awarded the Humane Charity Seal of Approval.

Pawsitivity is rated a "Platinum" Participant Charity for transparency and accountability by Guidestar Exchange.

Pawsitivity was awarded "Top-Rated Nonprofit" by GreatNonprofits.

Pawsitivity received the highest rating ("Meets Standards for Public Disclosure, Governance, Financial Activity, and Fundraising") by Minnesota's Charities Review Council


Pawsitivity Service Dogs is a Partner Member of the International Association of Assistance Dog Partners (IAADP) and a proud member of the National Association of Service Dogs. Pawsitivity Service Dogs is also a member of the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits.

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