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International : Humanitarian Relief Supplies

Soles4Souls

Wearing Out Poverty

89.39

319 Martingale Drive Old Hickory, TN 37138
tel: (615) 391-5723   Web Site
EIN: 20-4023482

Board Leadership
Bernadette Lane
Board Chair

CEO
Buddy Teaster
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.39
  Financial 85.00
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 11/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

85.00

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
96.1%
  Administrative Expenses 1.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.26
  Program Expenses Growth -8.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 21.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Soles4Souls on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Soles4Souls on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Soles4Souls (TN) 89.39
Orphan Grain Train (NE) 95.90
Books For Africa (MN) 97.01
Amigos for Christ (GA) 92.92
CitiHope International (NY) 88.95

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Soles4Souls is a global not-for-profit institution committed to fighting the devastating impact and perpetuation of poverty. The organization advances its anti-poverty mission by collecting new and used shoes and clothes from individuals, schools, faith-based institutions, civic organizations and corporate partners, then distributing those shoes and clothes both via direct donations to people in need and by provisioning qualified micro-enterprise programs designed to create jobs in poor and disadvantaged communities. Soles4Souls has distributed more than 22 million pairs of new and gently worn shoes to people in 127 countries.

Based in Nashville, Tennessee, Soles4Souls is committed to the highest standards of operating and governance, and holds a four-star rating with Charity Navigator

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $36,038,982
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $36,038,982
   Program Service Revenue $2,797,390
Total Primary Revenue $38,836,372
   Other Revenue $9,999
TOTAL REVENUE $38,846,371
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $38,454,128
   Administrative Expenses $684,608
   Fundraising Expenses $805,684
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $39,944,420
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,098,049
   
Net Assets $11,386,311

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
Shoe Collection $25,398,720 66.0%
Donations of Clothing $13,055,408 34.0%
Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 11/01/2016 89.39
2014-06 06/01/2016 91.16
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 03/01/2016 85.60
2014-06 11/01/2015 85.32
2013-06 10/01/2014 99.64
2012-06 12/01/2013 97.15
2011-06 12/01/2012 90.09
2010-06 06/01/2012 74.54

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

EIN 20-4023482
Name in IRS Master File SOLES 4 SOULS
NTEE Code P60
NTEE Classification Emergency Assistance (Food, Clothing, Cash)
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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 October, 2006
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$229,249 0.57% Earnest C. Teaster III Chief Executive Officer

Soles4Souls is a global not-for-profit institution committed to fighting the devastating impact and perpetuation of poverty. The organization advances its anti-poverty mission by collecting new and used shoes and clothes from individuals, schools, faith-based institutions, civic organizations and corporate partners, then distributing those shoes and clothes both via direct donations to people in need and by provisioning qualified micro-enterprise programs designed to create jobs in poor and disadvantaged communities. Soles4Souls has distributed more than 22 million pairs of new and gently worn shoes to people in 127 countries.

Based in Nashville, Tennessee, Soles4Souls is committed to the highest standards of operating and governance, and holds a four-star rating with Charity Navigator

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Soles4Souls (TN) 89.39
Amigos for Christ (GA) 92.92
Gleanings For The Hungry (CA) 93.38
Feed My Hungry Children (AZ) 89.02
Globus Relief (UT) 92.92

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Charity Contact Info

Soles4Souls
319 Martingale Drive
Old Hickory, TN 37138
tel: (615) 391-5723
fax: (615) 391-5730
EIN: 20-4023482

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Board Leadership

Bernadette Lane
Board Chair

CEO

Buddy Teaster
President and CEO

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