Mission: THE ORGANIZATION IS DEDICATED TO CREATING SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES BY SUPPORTING WORKFORCE EDUCATION, THE FIGHT AGAINST HUNGER, AND OTHER CRITICAL LOCAL SERVICES.

All Within My Hands is a 501(c)(3) organization, with an IRS ruling year of 2017, and donations are tax-deductible.

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Contact Information

  www.allwithinmyhands.org

 454 LAS GALLINAS AVENUE NO 213
San Rafael CA 94903-3618



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Encompass Rating System by Charity Navigator


Overall Score

69

out of 100

This charity's score is a failing score.
This overall score is calculated entirely from a single beacon score: 100% Finance & Accountability


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...   Finance & Accountability


This score provides an assessment of a nonprofit's financial health (stability, efficiency and sustainability) and its commitment to governance practices and policies.


Finance & Accountability Score

69

out of 100

The score earned by All Within My Hands is a failing score

This V4 of the Finance & Accountability Score provides a baseline measure of an organization’s health including the indicators listed in the report below.

This score represents Form 990 data from 2019, the latest year published by the IRS.



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Finance & Accountability Report

69

of 100 points

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Program Expense

Program Expense Ratio

94.94%

Higher effect on score

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The Program Expense Ratio is determined by Program Expenses divided by Total Expense (average of most recent three 990s). This measure reflects the percent of its total expenses a charity spends on the programs and services it exists to deliver.


Program Expense Percentage

Amount of Credit Received

70% or higherFull Credit
60% - 69.9%Partial Credit
Below 50%Zero Points for Both Program Expense percentage AND Liabilities to Assets

Source: IRS Form 990

Board Composition

0/9 Independent

Higher effect on score


Charity Navigator looks for at least 3 board members, with more than 50% of those members identified as independent (not salaried).


The presence of an independent governing body is strongly recommended by many industry professionals to allow for full deliberation and diversity of thinking on governance and other organizational matters.


Source: IRS Form 990

Independent Audit or Financial Review

Audited

Higher effect on score


An Audit, Review, or Compilation provides important information about financial accountability and accuracy. Organizations are scored based on their Total Revenue Amount:

Total Revenue Amount

Expectation to Receive Credit

$1 million or higherExpected to complete an audit
$250,000 - $1 millionExpected to complete an audit, review, or compilation
Less than $250,000No expectation (removed from scoring methodology)

Source: IRS Form 990

Liabilities to Assets Ratio

0.00%

Lower effect on score


The Liabilities to Assets Ratio is determined by Total Liabilities divided by Total Assets (most recent 990). This ratio is an indicator of an organization’s solvency and/or long-term sustainability.

Liabilities to Assets Ratio

Amount of Credit Received

Less than 50%Full Credit
50% - 59.9%Partial Credit
60% or moreNo Credit

Source: IRS Form 990

Website

Listed

Lower effect on score


Charity Navigator looks for a website on the Form 990 as an accountability and transparency metric.


Nonprofits act in the public trust and reporting publicly on activities is an important component.


Source: IRS Form 990

Conflict of Interest Policy

Listed

Lower effect on score


Charity Navigator looks for the existence of a conflict of interest policy on the Form 990 as an accountability and transparency measure.


This policy protects the organization and by extension those it serves, when it is considering entering into a transaction that may benefit the private interest of an officer, director and/or key employee of the organization.


Source: IRS Form 990

Board Meeting Minutes

Documented

Lower effect on score


Charity Navigator looks to confirm on the Form 990 that the organization has this process in place as an accountability and transparency measure.


An official record of the events that take place during a board meeting ensures that a contemporaneous document exists for future reference.


Source: IRS Form 990

Document Retention and Destruction

Missing

Lower effect on score


Charity Navigator looks for the existence of a document retention and destruction policy per the Form 990 as an accountability and transparency measure.


This policy establishes guidelines for the handling, backing up, archiving and destruction of documents. These guidelines foster good record keeping procedures that promote data integrity.


Source: IRS Form 990

Whistleblower Policy

Missing

Lower effect on score


Charity Navigator looks for the existence of a whistleblower policy per the Form 990 as an accountability and transparency measure.


This policy outlines procedures for handling employee complaints, as well as a confidential way for employees to report financial or other types of mismanagement.


Source: IRS Form 990

Additional Information

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Total Revenue and Expenses

Total Revenue and Expenses

This chart displays the trend of revenue and expenses over the past several years for this organization, as reported on their IRS Form 990.

Salary of Key Persons

Presented here are up to five of this organization's highest compensated employees. This compensation data includes salary, cash bonuses, and expense accounts and is displayed exactly how it is reported to the IRS. The amounts include salary, cash bonuses, and expense accounts. The amounts do not include nontaxable benefits, deferred compensation, or other amounts not reported on Form W-2. Read the IRS policies for compensation reporting



LARS ULRICH, CO-PRESIDENT

$0


JAMES HETFIELD, CO-PRESIDENT

$0


TONY DICIOCCIO, SECRETARY/TREASURER

$0


KIRK HAMMETT, DIRECTOR

$0


ERIC WASSERMAN, DIRECTOR

$0


Source: IRS Form 990 (page 7), filing year 2019

Business Master File Data

Below are some key data points from the Exempt Organization IRS Business Master File (BMF) for this organization. Learn more about the BMF on the IRS website


Activities:

Activity data not reported from the IRS


Foundation Status:

Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi) (BMF foundation code: 15)


Affiliation:

Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations). (BMF affiliation code: 3)

Data Sources: IRS Forms 990

The Form 990 is a document that nonprofit organizations file with the IRS annually. We leverage finance and accountability data from it to form Encompass ratings. Click here to view this organization's Forms 990 on the IRS website (if any are available).

Pandemic Response

Due to the unprecedented nature of the pandemic, we give charities such as this one the opportunity to share the story of COVID's impact on them. Charities may submit their own pandemic responses through their nonprofit portal.


All Within My Hands reported being impacted by COVID-19 in the following ways:
  • Program Delivery

  • Fundraising Capacity

  • Revenue


How COVID-19 impacted the organization's operations financially:

At every concert Metallica plays, a portion of ticket sales is set aside for a local charitable organization. In addition to the amount the Foundation is able to donate at home, Metallica also give back when they tour the world. This is one way the band and its fans join together to have a greater impact. When the touring stopped, so did this model of fundraising. Working together as an organization, and joined by our charitable partners, we were able to rethink how we would fundraise differently.


How COVID-19 impacted the organization's delivery of programs:

In 2018 All Within My Hands established a National Day of Service where Metallica fans were encouraged to volunteer at their local food bank. Organized and promoted by the Foundation and the band, the event relied on in-person activity, which was put on hold by the pandemic. We went from providing over 3000 volunteers to 50 food banks on a single day to having to shut it down completely- it is still on hold.


How this organization adapted to changing conditions caused by COVID-19:

Our response was two-fold, move to an online model and move to a virtual model. Our Day of Service morphed into a Month of Giving Covid response effort. Expanding from a single-day event to a month-long campaign enabled us to shine a light on additional nonprofit organizations for an extended period of time. Meanwhile, since we were all forced indoors, the band created a free event on YouTube called #MetallicaMondays, fans could watch footage of past concerts for free and those who had the means could donate in support of our charitable partners: Feeding America & Direct Relief. In all, we raised over $600,000. The band also played its first-ever pay-per-view event to benefit AWMH. The show was live-streamed internationally and brought in over 1-million dollars to help extend the aid the Foundation is able to provide.


Innovations the organization intends to continue permanently after the pandemic:

Our newly established Month of Giving is now an annual event. In 2021 we expanded our reach by engaging the Metallica fan club community and created a fundraising competition. $200,000 raised in 2021 was split equally between Feeding America and Direct Relief.


...   Impact & Results


This score estimates the actual impact a nonprofit has on the lives of those it serves, and determines whether it is making good use of donor resources to achieve that impact.


Impact & Results Score

Not Currently Scored

All Within My Hands cannot currently be evaluated by our Encompass Rating Impact & Results methodology because either (A) it is eligible, but we have not yet received data; (B) we have not yet developed an algorithm to estimate its programmatic impact; (C) its programs are not direct services; or (D) it is not heavily reliant on contributions from individual donors.

Note: The absence of a score does not indicate a positive or negative assessment, it only indicates that we have not yet evaluated the organization.

Learn more about Impact & Results.


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Largest Programs

Largest Programs



All Within My Hands reported its two largest programs on its FY 2019 Form 990 as:


$290,000

Spent in most recent FY

38%

Percent of program expenses


THIS ORGANIZATION PROVIDED GRANTS TO I.R.C. SECTION 501(C)(3) ORGANIZATIONS THAT PROVIDE HUNGER RELIEF TO PEOPLE WITHIN THEIR COMMUNITIES.


$465,000

Spent in most recent FY

61%

Percent of program expenses


THIS ORGANIZATION PROVIDED GRANTS TO I.R.C. SECTION 501(C)(3) ORGANIZATIONS TO SUPPORT WORKFORCE EDUCATION


...   Leadership & Adaptability


This score provides an assessment of the organization's leadership capacity, strategic thinking and planning, and ability to innovate or respond to changes in constituent demand/need or other relevant social and economic conditions to achieve the organization's mission.


Leadership & Adaptability Score

100

out of 100

The score earned by All Within My Hands is a passing score.

Encompass Rating V4 provides an evaluation of the organization's Leadership & Adaptability through the nonprofit organization submitting a survey response directly to Charity Navigator.


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Leadership & Adaptability Report

100

of 100 points

Mission

The nonprofit organization presents evidence of strategic thinking through articulating the organization’s mission


All Within My Hands (AWMH) is dedicated to creating sustainable communities by supporting workforce education, the fight against hunger, and other critical local services.


Source: Nonprofit submitted responses

Vision

The nonprofit organization presents evidence of strategic thinking through articulating the organization’s vision.


Having been founded and principally supported by the world-famous heavy metal band Metallica, the primary goal of the Foundation is to give back to communities around the world that have supported the band for 40 years. In doing so, AWMH has taken a focused approach by addressing a core set of needs: the fight against hunger, workforce education, and disaster relief. Through strategic partnerships, we are able to support sustainability efforts in the communities we serve.


Source: Nonprofit submitted responses

Strategic Goals

The nonprofit organization presents evidence of strategic thinking and goal setting through sharing their most important strategic goals.


Goal One: Continue and expand our support of workforce education programs at the community college level, and increase the number of students served in career fields pertaining to the skilled trades.

Goal Type: Grow, expand, scale or increase access to the existing programs and services.


Goal Two: Maximize our support of those facing food insecurity by partnering with top-rated national organizations, while encouraging volunteerism and engagement at a local level.

Goal Type: New program(s) based on observed changes in needs among our constituencies/communities served.


Goal Three: Use Metallica to raise awareness among the band’s fans and others as to the needs we are addressing in the areas of workforce education, food insecurity, and disaster relief.

Goal Type: This goal reflects our commitment to further our advocacy work for our organization and or cause area.


Source: Nonprofit submitted responses

Leadership Development

The nonprofit provides evidence of investment in leadership development


What has gotten in the way of your oganization pursuing this investment?

All Within My Hands is unique in that we strive to ensure that 100% of donations go directly to the organizations we support. If, and when, the opportunity to invest in leadership arises, such programs are paid for by the board, not the Foundation. We do invest in leadership development internally as needed.

Source: Nonprofit submitted responses

Mobilizing for Mission

The nonprofit provides evidence of leadership through focusing externally and mobilizing resources for the mission.


This organization mobilizes for mission in the following ways:
  • Strategic Partnerships

  • Networks of Collective Impact Efforts

  • Thought Leadership

  • Raising Awareness

  • Community Building

What are this organization’s external mobilizaton efforts?

All Within My Hands works with other nonprofit, and private sector, organizations on volunteer days (pre-covid) to support local food banks in communities across the US. We present our work to support skilled labor at conferences, both virtual and in-person, such as the Workforce Development Institute presented by the American Association of Community Colleges. Given that All Within My Hands was created by the members and management of Metallica we are able to utilize social media very effectively to raise awareness around our mission and mobilize in support of our charitable partners.

Source: Nonprofit submitted responses

Story of Adaptability

The nonprofit has an opportunity to tell the story of how the organization adapted to tremendous external changes in the last year.


All Within My Hands was very effective in adapting to tremendous change in the past year. Where we once spent our annual Day of Service encouraging Metallica fans to volunteer, in-person, at food banks across the US, we instead changed course to direct attention to online giving. Turning what was once a single day dedicated to philanthropy, we were able to pivot and create a Month of Giving. Doing so, we were able to not only expand our support for Feeding America but also include other nonprofits doing great work for the most vulnerable communities affected by the pandemic: Direct Relief, Crew Nation, and the USBG National Organization to name a few. We effectively created a Covid response program in 2020 that brought in support to a variety of charitable organizations and a diverse subset of recipients.

Source: Nonprofit submitted responses

...   Culture & Community


This score provides an assessment of the organization's engagement with the constituents it serves, a practice we term Constituent Feedback. When organizations listen to constituents, they are able to better deliver on programs and meet the needs of stakeholders. A future version of this Beacon will also assess an organization's people operations and its Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) metrics.


Culture & Community Score

Not Currently Scored

All Within My Hands is currently not eligible for a Culture & Community score because we have not received its Constituent Feedback data. Nonprofit organizations are encouraged to fill out the How We Listen section of their Candid profile. This data will provide the basis for the initial evaluation of Culture & Community.

Note: The absence of a score does not indicate a positive or negative assessment, it only indicates that we have not yet evaluated the organization.


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Constituent Feedback

Constituent Feedback


Constituent Feedback and Listening Practice data are not available for this organization. Nonprofit organizations are encouraged to fill out the How We Listen section of their Candid profile. This data will provide the basis for the initial evaluation of Culture & Community.


Charity Navigator believes nonprofit organizations that engage in inclusive practices, such as collecting feedback from the people and communities they serve, may be more effective. We award every nonprofit that completes the Candid survey full credit for this Beacon, in recognition of their willingness to publicly share this information with the nonprofit and philanthropic communities. Although the data is not evaluated for quality at this time, future iterations of this Beacon will include third party or other data that will serve to validate the information provided by the nonprofit.

Analysis and Research


Like the overall Encompass Rating System, the Culture & Community Beacon is designed to evolve as metrics are developed and ready for integration. Our partnership with Feedback Labs and Guidestar by Candid, and other partners including Fund for Shared Insight, GlobalGiving, and Keystone Accountability, enables us to launch the first version of this beacon with Constituent Feedback information collected on Candid's site.


Feedback practices have been shown to support better Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion outcomes, an essential area of assessment that we intend to further expand and develop in the future. Feedback Labs has documented several studies which indicate that beyond achieving organizational goals, nonprofits that are attentive and responsive to concerns and ideas raised by beneficiaries establish stronger relationships with the people they serve, promote greater equity, and empower constituents in ways that can help to ensure better long-term outcomes. You can find resources to help nonprofits improve their feedback practices here.

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