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MERS Missouri Goodwill Industries

Changing lives through the power of work.

three stars

88.08

1727 Locust Street St. Louis, MO 63103
tel: (314) 241-3464   Web Site
EIN: 43-0652657

Board Leadership
Darryl Jones
Chairperson

CEO
Dave Kutchback
President, CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.08 three stars
  Financial 84.68 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 2001, MERS Missouri Goodwill's mission is "Changing lives through the power of work." MERS Missouri Goodwill provides a variety of programs and services to help support this mission. Some of the many programs and services offered are career counseling, skills training, education and literacy programs, employment services, and more. Our organization also provides job opportunities through the Custodial and Business Contracts Division. Those who are hired through the MERS Goodwill Custodial and Business Contracts Division become well-trained and reliable workers. MERS Goodwill is then able to better serve local businesses with services like office cleaning, snow removal, paper processing, and more. Our Retail Division offers many employment opportunities in our stores for people who may not otherwise be able to obtain employment..

Founded in 2001, MERS Missouri Goodwill's mission is "Changing lives through the power of work." MERS Missouri Goodwill provides a variety of programs and services to help support this mission. Some of the many programs and services offered are career counseling, skills training, education and literacy programs, employment services, and more. Our organization also provides job opportunities through the Custodial and Business Contracts Division. Those who are hired through the MERS Goodwill Custodial and Business Contracts Division become well-trained and reliable workers. MERS Goodwill is then able to better serve local businesses with services like office cleaning, snow removal, paper processing, and more. Our Retail Division offers many employment opportunities in our stores for people who may not otherwise be able to obtain employment..

Financial

three stars

84.68

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 09/01/2018 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)
94.8%
  Administrative Expenses 3.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.48
  Program Expenses Growth 4.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 23.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by MERS Missouri Goodwill Industries on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by MERS Missouri Goodwill Industries on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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MERS Missouri Goodwill Industries (MO) 88.08 three stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $63,736,176
   Federated Campaigns $701,232
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $12,857,683
Total Contributions $77,295,091
   Program Service Revenue $89,265,598
Total Primary Revenue $166,560,689
   Other Revenue $810,382
TOTAL REVENUE $167,371,071
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $153,750,873
   Administrative Expenses $5,363,729
   Fundraising Expenses $2,455,711
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $161,570,313
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $5,800,758
   
Net Assets $77,095,905

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
Goodwill Stores $126,331,403 82.2%
Employment and Training $22,076,527 14.4%
Contract Services $3,548,827 2.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 09/01/2018 88.08 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 88.96 three stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 90.03 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 90.34 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 90.87 four stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 91.28 four stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 91.29 four stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 81.19 three stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 83.93 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 93.64 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 94.36 four stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 94.25 four stars
2007-12 08/01/2009 91.72 four stars
2006-12 07/01/2008 91.60 four stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 94.05 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 43-0652657
Name in IRS Master File MERSMISSOURI GOODWILL INDUSTRIES
NTEE Code P20
NTEE Classification Human Service Organizations - Multipurpose
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (566) Job training, counseling, or assistance
(160) Aid to the handicapped (see also 031)
(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 Central - the organization is a parent (group ruling) and is not a church or 501(c)(1) organization.
Group Name MERSMISSOURI GOODWILL INDUSTRIES
Ruling Date May, 1938
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

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
$416,672 0.25% David L. Kutchback Chief Executive Officer

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Charity Contact Info

MERS Missouri Goodwill Industries
1727 Locust Street
St. Louis, MO 63103
tel: (314) 241-3464
fax: (314) 241-9348
TTY: (214) 241-4645
EIN: 43-0652657

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Board Leadership

Darryl Jones
Chairperson

CEO

Dave Kutchback
President, CEO

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