EIN 20-5172386

Occupaws Guide Dog Association

IRS 501(c) type
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The Occupaws Guide Dog Association has acquired, raised, trained, and placed 76 guide dogs and 9 children's visual companion dogs since its inception. Currently, it has 47 puppies in training and 4 breeding females. The organization's mission is to place fully trained guide dogs of excellent health and temperament with visually impaired adults and children in Wisconsin and contiguous states at no charge. In 2022, the association placed seven adult guide dogs and provided review training to 41 teams that received demonstration dog visits. The organization is located in Madison, WI.
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Program areas at Occupaws Guide Dog Association

Occupaws Guide Dog Association acquires, raises, trains, and places Guide dogs with visually impaired adults and children in Wisconsin and contiguous states. In 2022, we placed seven adult Guide dogs and provided review training to 41 teams that received dogs in previous years. We have an ongoing program at the new lisbon state correctional institution (a medium security men's prison) where we have inmates raise and train puppies, much like regular puppy raisers. We conduct weekly classes for the 20 inmates currently raising puppies for us. The program is called "pawsforward."

Who funds Occupaws Guide Dog Association

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Manitou FundGuide Dog Training and Support$25,000
Shade Family FoundationSocial Services$2,000
Malcolm Stack FoundationProgram Support$1,000
...and 2 more grants received

Personnel at Occupaws Guide Dog Association

Barbara SchultzePresident$0
Mark SchultzeTreasurer$0
Kristen SchovilleVice President$0
Kassel GillSecretary$0

Financials for Occupaws Guide Dog Association

RevenuesFYE 12/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$256,647
Program services$53,975
Investment income and dividends$8,238
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$21,260
Net income from fundraising events$25,431
Net income from gaming activities$7,154
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$372,705

Form 990s for Occupaws Guide Dog Association

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-122023-04-15990View PDF
2021-122022-03-04990View PDF
2020-122021-06-21990View PDF
2019-122021-02-19990View PDF
2018-122019-08-17990View PDF
...and 8 more Form 990s

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Data update history
June 7, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
May 10, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 2 new personnel
May 9, 2023
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $2,000 from Shade Family Foundation
August 2, 2022
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $7,500 from Arthur L Bud Johnson in Memory of Elaine V Johnson Foundation
September 24, 2021
Received grants
Identified 2 new grant, including a grant for $25,000 from Manitou Fund
Nonprofit Types
Grantmaking organizationsDisease research fundraisersAnimal organizationsCharities
AnimalsHuman services
Conducts researchFundraising eventsCommunity engagement / volunteeringTax deductible donationsNo full-time employees
General information
PO Box 45857
Madison, WI 53744
Metro area
Madison, WI
Dane County, WI
Website URL
(608) 772-3787
IRS details
Fiscal year end
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
D60: Other Services-Specialty Animals
NAICS code, primary
813212: Health and Disease Research Fundraising Organizations
Parent/child status
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