Facts about Canines for Disabled Kids

Founded March 1998

CDK is a 501c3 non profit organization.  The Tax ID number (or EIN) is 04-3412812

Current Overhead is 21.2%

This number is from the 990s reported for fiscal year September 2014—August 2015. This means that 78.8 cents of every dollar received is spent on program services



CDK has 3 part time employees and 1 full time employee working out of the national offices in Worcester, MA



CDK receives only private funding currently from individuals, group fundraisers by schools, civic groups, and grants.   Federal employees can select Canines for Disabled Kids for payroll deduction; the CFC number is 11810.  State employees and some company campaigns also allow for CDK to receive payroll deduction funding.  In these cases the ID number will vary.  Write in donations are often available as well.

CDK survives on private donations and fundraisers run by groups for CDK because we are not a “fee for service” program.  This means we do not charge families, schools or other groups for advocacy, information or presentations given.


It costs $30.11 per person to provide educational materials / presentations.


CDK provided services to over 5,403 people across 28 states, awarded 23 scholarships to assist children receiving service dogs


If you would like a copy of our financial audit or most recent 990, please contact the office and we will send them to you.

Contact the office at either 978 422 5299 or info@caninesforkids.org