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Name: Community Spay Neuter Initiative Partnership (C-SNIP)
Phone: (616) 455-8220
Address: 1675 Viewpond Dr SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49508-4906
Website: www.csnip.org
Report Issued Date: September 2, 2014
Report Expiration Date: September 29, 2016
Original Business Start Date: January 1998
Principal: Ms. Kara Eagle, Executive Director
Entity: Corporation
Incorporated: January 1999, MI
Employees: 5 full time and 20 part time
Type of Business: Charity - Local, Charity - Animal Protection

Stated Purpose

To reduce the overpopulation of dogs and cats by providing quality, reduced cost spay and neuter surgeries and by supporting humane population control.


Evaluation Conclusions

This organization has been evaluated according to the 20 BBB Standards for Charity Accountability. This organization meets all those Standards and is a BBB Accredited Charity.


Programs

In 2001, C-SNIP began operations as the first high volume, reduced cost spay/neuter solution in West Michigan. From the early days in a mobile unit to its current permanent 70 kennel clinic, C-SNIP has offered a standard of excellence in surgical care to all pet owners and caretakers in West Michigan, regardless of income or ability to pay fees. C-SNIP's mission is to reduce the overpopulation of dogs and cats by providing quality, reduced cost spay and neuter surgeries and by supporting humane population control.

Over the past thirteen years, C-SNIP has spayed and neutered more than 110,000 West Michigan dogs and cats. This number represents an enviable accomplishment by a dedicated community of individuals and partnering organizations. Their clinic is an essential tool in the fight against overpopulation and senseless shelter deaths.

For the year ended December 31, 2013, Community Spay Neuter Initiative Partnership (C-SNIP)'s program expenses were:

Total Program Expenses:$766,196
 
Total Program Expenses:$766,196

Governance

Chief Executive Officer:Kara Eagle, Executive Director
CEO Compensation:$50,000
Chair of the Board:Jennifer Pope
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:Associate Professor of Marketing, Grand Valley Sta
Board Size:9
Paid Staff Size:5 full time and 20 part time

Fund Raising

Method(s) Used:Fund raising methods include: Direct Mail Appeals, Invitations to Fund Raising Events, Grant Proposals, Internet, Planned Giving Arrangements, and Cause-Related Marketing.


Tax Status

This organization is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. It is eligible to receive contributions deductible as charitable donations for federal income tax purposes.


Financial

According to Community Spay Neuter Initiative Partnership (C-SNIP)'s IRS Form 990 for the year ended December 31, 2013:

Income
 Total Revenue$836,740
 Total Income:$836,740
 
Expenses  % of total
Expenses
% of total
Income
 Programs:$766,196 87.39%91.57%
 Fund Raising:$19,662 2.24%2.35%
 Administrative:$90,910 10.37%10.86%
 Total Expenses:$876,768
 
Excess of Income over Expenses$-40,028
Beginning Net Assets$643,300
Ending Net Assets:$521,137
Total Assets$604,777
Total Liabilities$83,640

Report as of February 8, 2016 12:09
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