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Good Tidings Foundation

Driven by dreams

three stars

84.02

1469 Rollins Road Burlingame, CA 94010
tel: (800) 824-7366   Web Site
EIN: 94-3219013

Board Leadership
Matthew King
President

CEO
Larry Harper
Founding Principal

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.02 three stars
  Financial 87.77 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 09/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Good Tidings Foundation, founded in 1995, is a 501-(c)-3 children's charity that looks to equally support the growth of marginalized youth in Northern California by creating environments for Athletics, Artistic activities, Education, and Wonder. We engage in charitable partnerships with professional sports teams, pro athletes and other leaders who share our vision on how to create projects within our mission. We believe that every child deserves to have the means to achieve their dreams regardless of financial status, ethnic origin, religion or region of living. It is the Spirit of the Holiday Season, which we were founded upon, with the joy of giving in its simplest form that we look to emulate all year long. Our 'mission over money' philosophy is the foundation for everything we do.

Good Tidings Foundation, founded in 1995, is a 501-(c)-3 children's charity that looks to equally support the growth of marginalized youth in Northern California by creating environments for Athletics, Artistic activities, Education, and Wonder. We engage in charitable partnerships with professional sports teams, pro athletes and other leaders who share our vision on how to create projects within our mission. We believe that every child deserves to have the means to achieve their dreams regardless of financial status, ethnic origin, religion or region of living. It is the Spirit of the Holiday Season, which we were founded upon, with the joy of giving in its simplest form that we look to emulate all year long. Our 'mission over money' philosophy is the foundation for everything we do.

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Financial

three stars

87.77

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

81.00

This rating was published 09/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
77.2%
  Administrative Expenses 13.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.09
  Program Expenses Growth -1.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Good Tidings Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Good Tidings Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Good Tidings Foundation (CA) 84.02 three stars
Young Women's Preparatory Network (TX) 90.54 four stars
David Lynch Foundation for Consciousness-Based Education (NY) 92.27 four stars
The Education Fund (FL) 86.10 three stars
Junior Achievement of Arizona (AZ) 89.62 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,124,403
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $298,388
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,422,791
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,422,791
   Other Revenue $272,783
TOTAL REVENUE $1,695,574
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,032,420
   Administrative Expenses $180,096
   Fundraising Expenses $83,472
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,295,988
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $399,586
   
Net Assets $9,429,719

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
Athletics $358,850 34.8%
Arts $292,142 28.3%
Education $231,562 22.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 09/01/2020 84.02 three stars
2018-12 03/01/2020 81.58 three stars
2017-12 11/01/2019 82.42 three stars
2017-12 03/01/2019 75.05 two stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 85.50 three stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 73.70 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 94-3219013
Name in IRS Master File THE GOOD TIDINGS FOUNDATION
NTEE Code P58
NTEE Classification Gift Distribution
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
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 April, 1995
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$158,500 12.23% Larry Harper Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Good Tidings Foundation (CA) 84.02 three stars
Junior Achievement of Wisconsin (WI) 92.25 four stars
Junior Achievement of Oklahoma (OK) 87.77 three stars
Junior Achievement of Central Virginia (VA) 93.38 four stars
Communities in Schools of Charlotte Mecklenburg, Inc. (NC) 93.15 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Good Tidings Foundation
1469 Rollins Road
Burlingame, CA 94010
tel: (800) 824-7366
fax: (650) 239-9624
EIN: 94-3219013

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Board Leadership

Matthew King
President

CEO

Larry Harper
Founding Principal

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