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Soles4Souls

Wearing Out Poverty

four stars

96.46

319 Martingale Drive Old Hickory, TN 37138
tel: (866) 521-7463   Web Site
EIN: 20-4023482

Board Leadership
Trevor Masson
Board Chair

CEO
Buddy Teaster
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.46 four stars
  Financial 95.00 four 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.

Soles4Souls disrupts the cycle of poverty by creating sustainable jobs and providing relief through the distribution of shoes and clothing around the world. Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, the organization repurposes product to supply its micro-enterprise, disaster relief and direct assistance programs. Since 2006, it has distributed more than 30 million pairs of new and gently worn shoes 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. Visit soles4souls.org for more information.

Soles4Souls disrupts the cycle of poverty by creating sustainable jobs and providing relief through the distribution of shoes and clothing around the world. Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, the organization repurposes product to supply its micro-enterprise, disaster relief and direct assistance programs. Since 2006, it has distributed more than 30 million pairs of new and gently worn shoes 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. Visit soles4souls.org for more information.

Financial

four stars

95.00

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)
96.7%
  Administrative Expenses 1.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.21
  Program Expenses Growth 16.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 20.3%
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) 96.46 four stars
Children's Hunger Fund (CA) 94.69 four stars
Gleanings For The Hungry (CA) 95.05 four stars
Books For Africa (MN) 100.00 four stars
Hope for Haiti (FL) 97.17 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $65,457,128
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $49,550
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $65,506,678
   Program Service Revenue $4,392,692
Total Primary Revenue $69,899,370
   Other Revenue $17,987
TOTAL REVENUE $69,917,357
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $65,055,092
   Administrative Expenses $936,200
   Fundraising Expenses $1,066,217
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $67,057,509
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,859,848
   
Net Assets $10,692,570

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 $45,538,566 70.0%
Donations of Clothing $19,516,526 30.0%

Ratings History
Soles4Souls has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 05/01/2018 96.46 four stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 90.27 four stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 89.39 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 91.16 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 03/01/2016 85.60 three stars
2014-06 11/01/2015 85.32 three stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 99.64 four stars
2012-06 12/01/2013 97.15 four stars
2011-06 12/01/2012 90.09 four stars
2010-06 06/01/2012 74.54 two 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 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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 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
$278,038 0.41% Earnest C. Teaster III Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Soles4Souls (TN) 96.46 four stars
Heart to Heart International (KS) 89.39 three stars
MATTER (MN) 92.92 four stars
Children's Hunger Fund (CA) 94.69 four stars
Feed the Children (OK) 94.40 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Soles4Souls
319 Martingale Drive
Old Hickory, TN 37138
tel: (866) 521-7463
fax: (615) 391-5730
EIN: 20-4023482

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Board Leadership

Trevor Masson
Board Chair

CEO

Buddy Teaster
President and CEO

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