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International : Development and Relief Services

Good Neighbors USA

Creating a world free of hunger

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three stars

81.27

131 North Tustin avenue, Suite 204
Tustin, CA 92780
tel: (877) 499-9898   Web Site
EIN: 20-3644749

Board Leadership
David Marh
Chair

CEO
Illha Yi
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 81.27 three stars
  Financial 95.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 74.00 two stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Good Neighbors USA respects the human rights of our neighbors suffering from poverty, disasters, oppression, and helps them to achieve self-reliance and enables them to rebuild their hope. Good Neighbors is an international humanitarian development NGO founded in Korea in 1991. It was granted General Consultative Status from the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC). To make the world a place without hunger, where people live together in harmony, we work in 38 countries with our focus on community development projects to protect children's rights and encourage the self-reliance of communities. We not only provide humanitarian assistance to DPRK but conduct emergency relief activities throughout the globe in need of a helping hand.

Good Neighbors USA respects the human rights of our neighbors suffering from poverty, disasters, oppression, and helps them to achieve self-reliance and enables them to rebuild their hope. Good Neighbors is an international humanitarian development NGO founded in Korea in 1991. It was granted General Consultative Status from the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC). To make the world a place without hunger, where people live together in harmony, we work in 38 countries with our focus on community development projects to protect children's rights and encourage the self-reliance of communities. We not only provide humanitarian assistance to DPRK but conduct emergency relief activities throughout the globe in need of a helping hand.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2017
Number of children served
204,117
Number of children who have access to education
1,380,940
Number of children receiving medical services
2,251,150
Number of people with improved water access
220,880
This impact information is current as of September 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

74.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
96.1%
  Administrative Expenses 1.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.33
  Program Expenses Growth 85.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Good Neighbors USA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Good Neighbors USA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Good Neighbors USA (CA) 81.27 three stars
The Tibet Fund (NY) 96.66 four stars
Family Legacy Missions International (TX) 89.22 three stars
Kids Alive International (IN) 100.00 four stars
Handicap International, dba Humanity & Inclusion (MD) 89.18 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $18,885,394
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $18,885,394
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $18,885,394
   Other Revenue $2,548,976
TOTAL REVENUE $21,434,370
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $18,812,454
   Administrative Expenses $257,058
   Fundraising Expenses $281,042
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $19,350,554
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,083,816
   
Net Assets $3,536,508

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
Project Cookstovers $17,657,465 93.9%
Emergency Relief $926,464 4.9%
Child Sponsorship $201,460 1.1%
Water for Life $27,065 0.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 07/01/2019 81.27 three stars
2017-12 03/01/2019 78.49 two stars
2016-12 12/01/2018 86.19 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 66.97 one star
2015-12 09/01/2017 78.81 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 20-3644749
Name in IRS Master File GOOD NEIGHBORS USA
NTEE Code Q33
NTEE Classification International Relief
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
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 May, 2008
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$83,562 0.43% Ralph Plumb Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Good Neighbors USA (CA) 81.27 three stars
Children's HopeChest (CO) 89.22 three stars
Kidsave (CA) 93.79 four stars
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International Children's Care (WA) 90.60 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Good Neighbors USA
131 North Tustin avenue,
Suite 204
Tustin, CA 92780
tel: (877) 499-9898
EIN: 20-3644749

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Board Leadership

David Marh
Chair

CEO

Illha Yi
President & CEO

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