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Human Services : Social Services

Goodwill Southern California

Transforming lives through the power of work

84.89

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

Board Leadership
Laurence Midler
Chair

CEO
Patrick McClenahan
President & CEO

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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.89
  Financial 80.20
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00
This rating was published 06/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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 35,000 people and businesses benefit from GSC's education, job training and placement programs annually. GSC cares for the Earth, too, by recycling more than 100 million pounds of textiles, household goods, paper, and electronics each year. GSC operates 82 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.

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 35,000 people and businesses benefit from GSC's education, job training and placement programs annually. GSC cares for the Earth, too, by recycling more than 100 million pounds of textiles, household goods, paper, and electronics each year. GSC operates 82 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.

Financial

80.20

Accountability & Transparency

92.00

This rating was published 06/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
94.7%
  Administrative Expenses 4.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.11
  Program Expenses Growth 5.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 62.4%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Goodwill Southern California (CA) 84.89
Goodwill Industries of Southern NJ and Philadelphia (NJ) 88.25
Women's Bean Project (CO) 88.13
REDF (CA) 94.88
Twin Cities R!SE (MN) 92.29

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $94,574,031
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $240,100
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $6,404,024
Total Contributions $101,218,155
   Program Service Revenue $151,172,893
Total Primary Revenue $252,391,048
   Other Revenue $1,235,349
TOTAL REVENUE $253,626,397
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $242,215,735
   Administrative Expenses $10,390,331
   Fundraising Expenses $2,693,603
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $255,299,669
   
Payments to Affiliates $185,240
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,673,272
   
Net Assets $30,008,514

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 $163,392,894 67.5%
Material Collection, Handling & Processing $47,485,946 19.6%
Workforce Development $23,925,114 9.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 06/01/2021 84.89
2018-12 02/01/2020 83.10
2017-12 02/01/2019 83.46
2016-12 04/01/2018 86.27
2015-12 05/01/2017 86.86
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.02
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 93.46
2013-12 07/01/2015 91.26
2012-12 02/01/2014 92.86
2011-12 02/01/2013 94.90
2010-12 12/23/2011 95.96
2009-12 09/20/2011 94.01
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 03/01/2011 91.54
2008-12 05/01/2010 91.74
2007-12 04/01/2009 91.75
2006-12 03/01/2008 91.62
2005-12 02/01/2007 91.55
2004-12 01/01/2006 91.67
2003-12 12/01/2004 91.69
2002-12 02/01/2004 91.69

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]
Ruling Date May, 1935
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, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$549,693 0.21% J. Patrick McClenahan President, CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Goodwill Southern California (CA) 84.89
Jewish Vocational Service of Boston (MA) 91.67
The Cara Program (dba Cara Collective) (IL) 90.82
Twin Cities R!SE (MN) 92.29
Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MD) 88.53

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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

Laurence Midler
Chair

CEO

Patrick McClenahan
President & CEO

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