Tail To Paw Animal Support
140 Thompson Street
Unit 20B
East Haven CT 06513
Contact Information
Address 140 Thompson Street
Unit 20B
East Haven, CT 06513-
Telephone (203) 430 x9045
Fax 203-4309045
E-mail tailtopaw@gmail.com
Web and Social Media
Mission

The mission of Tail to Paw Animal Support is to ensure that no companion animal goes without food, supplies or medical needs or is abandoned at a shelter due to their owner's poverty level or housing status.

Goal Statement

Support through education, resources and referrals so that no animal is left behind and no human is left alone.

At A Glance
Year of Incorporation 2016
Organization's type of tax exempt status Public Supported Charity
Organization received a competitive grant from the community foundation in the past five years Yes
Leadership
CEO/Executive Director Bobbi Jo Evans
Board Chair Steve Boddie
Board Chair Company Affiliation Stevie B's
Financial Summary
 
Projected Revenue $6,425.00
Projected Expenses $15,262.00
Statements
Mission

The mission of Tail to Paw Animal Support is to ensure that no companion animal goes without food, supplies or medical needs or is abandoned at a shelter due to their owner's poverty level or housing status.

Goal Statement

Support through education, resources and referrals so that no animal is left behind and no human is left alone.

Background Tail to Paw Animal Support was started by volunteers who work in the field of mental health.  All too often they saw clients who had to give up their pets due to homelessness, no or low income, or having no support to be able to support their desire to keep their pet.  It became obvious that help was needed to assist people to keep their pets.  It is everyone's right to have a pet, and as long as they are treated respectfully and correctly, we want to provide the medical, food and supplies so no one has to give up their animals.  Our ultimate goal is to be able to foster pets of the homeless so that the humans can secure housing for themselves and their animals and all services can be received without fear of losing or having to give up their companion.  Due to the nature of our backgrounds, we will be able to provide some case management and additional assistance to people in addition to food and supplies.  For some clients it may be a one and done, while others may need monthly assistance.  Tail to Paw wants to be able to be there for owner and pet.
Impact Tail to Paw Animal Support has been able to provide food and supplies to ensure the safety of animals for low-income adults living at or below the current poverty level.  These individuals are caring for their companion pets and ensuring their well-being, we are providing additional support and also guiding them in their education and ability to make sure they remain on the right path.  Over the next year we hope to grow and expand to be able to provide fosters for people who are homeless so they will be able to accept services in the shelters without losing their animals.
Needs Tail To Paw Animal Support is in need of donations for food, supplies (litter, toys) and medical items, including medical procedures.  We provide for many cats and dogs to get spayed/neutered and through low cost clinics, as well as low-cost vaccination programs.  All donations go directly to the care of people's animals.
CEO Statement Tail to Paw is not a rescue group.  Our focus is to try to stop there from being the need for rescue to occur and keep the human and pet family together.  We will be working with local social service agencies, mental health agencies, animal shelters and homeless shelters to identify people who are eligible to participate in our program to help keep everyone together and happy.
Service Categories
Primary Organization Category Animal Related / Animal-Related NEC
Areas Served
Ansonia
Bethany
Branford
Cheshire
Derby
East Haven
Guilford
Hamden
Lower Naugatuck Valley
Madison
Milford
New Haven
North Branford
North Haven
Orange
Oxford
Seymour
Shelton
Shoreline
Wallingford
West Haven
Woodbridge
CEO/Executive Director/Board Comments
Tail To Paw Animal Support is an organization designed to help those who cannot always help themselves:  the people that love and need animals.  We believe that no one should be deprived the opportunity to share their home and their hearts with a companion animal as long as they respect that animal and treat them with love and admiration.  Their inability to pay for food, medical resources and supplies should not force them to give up part of their family.  
 
- Bobbi Jo 
Programs
Description Supplies which will include medical necessities, flea/tick, vouchers for spay/neuter, etc.
Population Served At-Risk Populations / Elderly and/or Disabled / Homeless
Program is linked to organization’s mission and strategy Yes
Program is frequently assessed based on predetermined program goals Yes
Description Food and snacks, including over the counter vitamins and dental treats.
Population Served At-Risk Populations / Elderly and/or Disabled / Homeless
Program is linked to organization’s mission and strategy Yes
Program is frequently assessed based on predetermined program goals Yes
Description Toys, leashes, dishes, all supplies that an animal could need for an active and fun life.
Population Served At-Risk Populations / Elderly and/or Disabled / Homeless
Program is linked to organization’s mission and strategy Yes
Program is frequently assessed based on predetermined program goals Yes
CEO/Executive Director
Bobbi Jo Evans
Term Start June 2016
Email tailtopaw@gmail.com
Experience Bobbi Jo has over 10 years experience working in animal rescue and in case management with low-income individuals with behavioral health issues.  She holds her Masters in Public Health and has worked within the nonprofit community for the last 15 years.  
Staff
Number of Full Time Staff 0
Number of Part Time Staff 0
Number of Volunteers 6
Number of Contract Staff 0
Staff Retention Rate 0%
Staff Demographics - Ethnicity
African American/Black 1
Asian American/Pacific Islander 0
Caucasian 5
Hispanic/Latino 0
Native American/American Indian 0
Other 0 0
Staff Demographics - Gender
Male 0
Female 6
Unspecified 0
Senior Staff
Title Vice-President
Experience/Biography Linda has over 20 years experience working within nonprofit organizations and over 5 years working with animal rescue.  She brings to Tail To Paw a passion for saving animals and ensuring that animals are not abandoned at shelters because people are not able to keep them at their homes.  
Title Treasurer
Experience/Biography Kate has been working in animal rescue for over 3 years and has spent much of that time within nonprofit organizations conducting fundraising events. 
Formal Evaluations
CEO Formal Evaluation N/A
CEO/Executive Formal Evaluation Frequency N/A
Senior Management Formal Evaluation N/A
Senior Management Formal Evaluation Frequency N/A
Non Management Formal Evaluation N/A
Non Management Formal Evaluation Frequency N/A
Board Chair
Steve Boddie
Company Affiliation Stevie B's
Term Feb 2017 to Feb 2018
Board of Directors
NameAffiliation
Mrs. Jaye Carlson SJJC
Mr. Cecil Tengatenga AIDS CT
Board Demographics - Ethnicity
African American/Black 2
Asian American/Pacific Islander 0
Caucasian 1
Hispanic/Latino 0
Native American/American Indian 0
Other 0 0
Board Demographics - Gender
Male 2
Female 1
Unspecified 0
Governance
Board Term Lengths 1
Board Term Limits 0
Written Board Selection Criteria Under Development
Written Conflict of Interest Policy Yes
Percentage Making Monetary Contributions 0%
Percentage Making In-Kind Contributions 0%
Constituency Includes Client Representation No
Board Co-Chair
Cecil Tengatenga
Company Affiliation AIDS CT
Term Feb 2017 to Feb 2018
 
 
Financials
Fiscal Year Start Jan 01 2017
Fiscal Year End Dec 31 2017
Projected Revenue $6,425.00
Projected Expenses $15,262.00
Credit Line No
Reserve Fund No
Documents
IRS Letter of Exemption
Tail To Paw IRS Document
Detailed Financials
Prior Three Years Expense Allocations Chart
Fiscal Year201620152014
Program Expense$1,545----
Administration Expense$433----
Fundraising Expense$176----
Payments to Affiliates------
Total Revenue/Total Expenses1.00----
Program Expense/Total Expenses72%----
Fundraising Expense/Contributed Revenue8%----
Prior Three Years Assets and Liabilities Chart
Fiscal Year201620152014
Total Assets------
Current Assets------
Long-Term Liabilities------
Current Liabilities------
Total Net Assets------
Prior Three Years Top Three Funding Sources
Fiscal Year201620152014
Top Funding Source & Dollar Amount ------
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Solvency
Short Term Solvency
Fiscal Year201620152014
Current Ratio: Current Assets/Current Liabilities------
Long Term Solvency
Fiscal Year201620152014
Long-Term Liabilities/Total Assets------
Capitial Campaign
Currently in a Capital Campaign? No
Comments
CEO Comments
Tail To Paw is in our first year of formation.  We received our 501(c)(3) status in December 2016.  We are still waiting to file our first 990 and have not yet had financials to be audited. 
 
To explain the significant difference between expected income and expenses:  the income is based on what is anticipated to be brought in through fundraising and donations based on current volunteers.  Expenses are what is anticipated through the current needs of the community.  While there is a difference of $8,837, the hope is that this can be made up through unanticipated donations, grants and larger fundraisers.  
Foundation Staff Comments

This profile, including the financial summaries prepared and submitted by the organization based on its own independent and/or internal audit processes and regulatory submissions, has been read by The Community Foundation. Financial information is input by Foundation staff directly from the organization’s IRS Form 990, audited financial statements or other financial documents approved by the nonprofit’s board. The Foundation has not audited the organization’s financial statements or tax filings, and makes no representations or warranties thereon. The Community Foundation requires three years of financial information from the nonprofit organization; however, this requirement may not be available for some organizations due to their more recent incorporation or formation. The Community Foundation is continuing to receive information submitted by the organization and may periodically update the organization’s profile to reflect the most current financial and other information available. The organization has completed the fields required by The Community Foundation and updated their profile in the last year. To see if the organization has received a competitive grant from The Community Foundation in the last five years, please go to the General Information Tab of the profile.

 

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