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Community Development : Housing and Neighborhood Development

Good Works, Inc.

Repairing homes and restoring hope

three stars

85.08

544 East Lincoln Highway Coatesville, PA 19320
tel: (610) 383-6311   Web Site
EIN: 23-2513834

Board Leadership
Tom Anderson
President

CEO
Bob Beggs
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.08 three stars
  Financial 78.91 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Our mission is: Transforming lives by repairing homes for low-income families and sharing the hope found in Jesus Christ. Founded in 1988, Good Works is a faith based nonprofit dedicated to helping families living with serious health and safety issues. We turn unhealthy and inadequate houses into warmer, safer, drier homes, and despair into hope.

We serve families in 49 of the 73 Chester County municipalities through staging sites in Coatesville, West Chester, Phoenixville, and St. Peters. Applicants must own and live in the home, participate in repairs (as possible), have property taxes paid to date, and meet income guidelines. Most of the homeowners we assist are elderly, single parents, or individuals with disabilities. Our services are provided at no cost and volunteers do most of the repairs.

Improving a home's physical condition also improves the quality of life for everyone in the household and makes it possible for the family to keep and remain in the home.

Our mission is: Transforming lives by repairing homes for low-income families and sharing the hope found in Jesus Christ. Founded in 1988, Good Works is a faith based nonprofit dedicated to helping families living with serious health and safety issues. We turn unhealthy and inadequate houses into warmer, safer, drier homes, and despair into hope.

We serve families in 49 of the 73 Chester County municipalities through staging sites in Coatesville, West Chester, Phoenixville, and St. Peters. Applicants must own and live in the home, participate in repairs (as possible), have property taxes paid to date, and meet income guidelines. Most of the homeowners we assist are elderly, single parents, or individuals with disabilities. Our services are provided at no cost and volunteers do most of the repairs.

Improving a home's physical condition also improves the quality of life for everyone in the household and makes it possible for the family to keep and remain in the home.

Financial

two stars

78.91

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
75.0%
  Administrative Expenses 11.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.48
  Program Expenses Growth 0.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Good Works, Inc. on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Good Works, Inc. on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Good Works, Inc. (PA) 85.08 three stars
HomeFront, CT/NY (CT) 87.97 three stars
CHN Housing Partners (OH) 85.01 three stars
Apartment Life (TX) 85.40 three stars
CommonBond Communities (MN) 96.46 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $835,436
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $165,590
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $130,879
Total Contributions $1,131,905
   Program Service Revenue $52,415
Total Primary Revenue $1,184,320
   Other Revenue $18,280
TOTAL REVENUE $1,202,600
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $951,130
   Administrative Expenses $141,586
   Fundraising Expenses $159,327
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,252,043
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-49,443
   
Net Assets $859,518

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Rehabilitation of Homes for Families in Need $917,310 96.4%
Workcamps for Rehabilitation of Homes $29,202 3.1%
Celebration Dinner for Families Being Helped $4,618 0.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-03 05/01/2018 85.08 three stars
2016-03 03/01/2017 89.18 three stars
2016-03 02/01/2017 88.97 three stars
2015-03 06/01/2016 87.32 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-03 04/01/2016 78.32 two stars
2015-03 03/01/2016 77.76 two stars
2014-03 07/01/2015 81.32 three stars
2013-03 03/01/2014 81.81 three stars
2012-03 08/01/2013 86.17 three stars
2011-03 05/01/2012 84.65 three stars
2010-03 09/20/2011 82.77 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-03 05/01/2011 76.39 two stars
2009-03 07/01/2010 88.65 three stars
2008-03 04/01/2009 85.71 three stars
2007-03 02/01/2008 93.06 four stars
2006-03 03/01/2007 90.13 four stars
2005-03 07/01/2006 90.36 four stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 23-2513834
Name in IRS Master File GOOD WORKS INC
NTEE Code L20
NTEE Classification Housing Development, Construction, Management
NTEE Type Housing, Shelter
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (400) Area development, redevelopment of renewal
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
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).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date March, 1990
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End March
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • March, 2017
  • March, 2016
  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014
  • March, 2013

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$95,000 7.58% Robert Beggs Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Good Works, Inc. (PA) 85.08 three stars
CommonBond Communities (MN) 96.46 four stars
Rebuilding Together Peninsula (CA) 91.57 four stars
Home Repair Services (MI) 87.81 three stars
HomeAid Orange County (CA) 87.55 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Good Works, Inc.
544 East Lincoln Highway
Coatesville, PA 19320
tel: (610) 383-6311
fax: (610) 380-9795
EIN: 23-2513834

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 1441
Coatesville, PA 19320

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Board Leadership

Tom Anderson
President

CEO

Bob Beggs
Executive Director

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