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Goodwill Southern California

Transforming lives through the power of work

three stars

89.02

342 San Fernando Road Los Angeles, CA 90031
tel: (888) 446-6394   Web Site
EIN: 95-1641441

Board Leadership
Kathleen Johnson, Esq.
Chair

CEO
Craig Smith
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.02 three stars
  Financial * 85.00 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
*Please note that this organization recently received a 4-star rating for the same fiscal period under Charity Navigator's previous 2.0 methodology. You can view that rating via the Historical Ratings tab.
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial *

three stars

85.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

*Please note that this organization recently received a 4-star rating for the same fiscal period under Charity Navigator's previous 2.0 methodology. You can view that rating via the Historical Ratings tab.
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
93.0%
  Administrative Expenses 5.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.17
  Program Expenses Growth 20.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 52.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Goodwill Southern California on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Goodwill Southern California on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Goodwill Southern California (CA) 89.02 three stars
FareStart (WA) 92.37 four stars
The HOPE Program (NY) 85.51 three stars
Jobs for the Future (MA) 86.31 three stars
Jewish Vocational Service of Boston (MA) 91.40 four stars

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Founded in 1916, Goodwill Southern California (GSC) serves persons with disabilities or other vocational disadvantages, and local businesses seeking qualified employees, by providing education, skills training, work experience and job placement services. More than 107,000 people and businesses benefit from GSC's education, job training and placement programs annually. GSC cares for the Earth, too, by recycling more than 57 million pounds of textiles, household goods, paper, and electronics each year. GSC operates 69 retail stores, 44 attended donation centers, three campuses, four WorkSource Center, and 23 job service sites in the counties of Los Angeles (north of Rosecrans Avenue), Riverside and San Bernardino.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $75,191,361
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $404,587
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $5,129,341
Total Contributions $80,725,289
   Program Service Revenue $124,955,934
Total Primary Revenue $205,681,223
   Other Revenue $461,177
TOTAL REVENUE $206,142,400
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $202,553,779
   Administrative Expenses $16,036,116
   Fundraising Expenses $2,094,823
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $220,684,718
   
Payments to Affiliates $164,916
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-14,542,318
   
Net Assets $38,452,311

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
Retail stores $135,412,253 66.9%
Material Collection, Handling & Processing $35,616,780 17.6%
Workforce Development $22,553,680 11.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.02 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 93.46 four stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 91.26 four stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 92.86 four stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 94.90 four stars
2010-12 12/23/2011 95.96 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 94.01 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 03/01/2011 91.54 four stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 91.74 four stars
2007-12 04/01/2009 91.75 four stars
2006-12 03/01/2008 91.62 four stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 91.55 four stars
2004-12 01/01/2006 91.67 four stars
2003-12 12/01/2004 91.69 four stars
2002-12 02/01/2004 91.69 four stars
2001-12 02/05/2003 91.71 four stars
2000-12 10/15/2002 91.58 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 95-1641441
Name in IRS Master File GOODWILL INDUSTRIES OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
NTEE Code J32
NTEE Classification Goodwill Industries
NTEE Type Employment, Job-Related
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (160) Aid to the handicapped (see also 031)
(566) Job training, counseling, or assistance
(917) Thrift ship, retail outlet, etc.
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]
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 2010

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
$418,396 0.18% Craig Smith President, CEO

Founded in 1916, Goodwill Southern California (GSC) serves persons with disabilities or other vocational disadvantages, and local businesses seeking qualified employees, by providing education, skills training, work experience and job placement services. More than 107,000 people and businesses benefit from GSC's education, job training and placement programs annually. GSC cares for the Earth, too, by recycling more than 57 million pounds of textiles, household goods, paper, and electronics each year. GSC operates 69 retail stores, 44 attended donation centers, three campuses, four WorkSource Center, and 23 job service sites in the counties of Los Angeles (north of Rosecrans Avenue), Riverside and San Bernardino.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Goodwill Southern California (CA) 89.02 three stars
East Bay Alliance for A Sustainable Economy (CA) 88.42 three stars
MERS Missouri Goodwill Industries (MO) 90.03 four stars
Careers through Culinary Arts Program (C-CAP) (NY) 90.58 four stars
FareStart (WA) 92.37 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Goodwill Southern California
342 San Fernando Road
Los Angeles, CA 90031
tel: (888) 446-6394
fax: (323) 343-9927
TTY: (323) 539-2097
EIN: 95-1641441

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Board Leadership

Kathleen Johnson, Esq.
Chair

CEO

Craig Smith
President & CEO

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