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MERS Missouri Goodwill Industries

Changing lives through the power of work.

four stars

90.98

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

Board Leadership
Tani Wolff
Chairperson

CEO
Dave Kutchback
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.98 four stars
  Financial 87.61 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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

87.61

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 02/01/2021 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)
95.0%
  Administrative Expenses 3.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.54
  Program Expenses Growth 5.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 24.6%
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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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
MERS Missouri Goodwill Industries (MO) 90.98 four stars
JVS (CA) 88.47 three stars
Capital IDEA (TX) 90.52 four stars
WHW (CA) 87.92 three stars
Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries (MA) 88.43 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $73,983,439
   Federated Campaigns $664,839
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $20,760,153
Total Contributions $95,408,431
   Program Service Revenue $89,188,131
Total Primary Revenue $184,596,562
   Other Revenue $4,219,265
TOTAL REVENUE $188,815,827
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $170,225,372
   Administrative Expenses $6,714,108
   Fundraising Expenses $2,458,308
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $179,397,788
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $9,418,039
   
Net Assets $91,682,315

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 $136,714,638 80.3%
Employment and Training $28,300,012 16.6%
Contract Services $4,414,136 2.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 02/01/2021 90.98 four stars
2018-12 03/01/2020 88.42 three stars
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 MERS MISSOURI 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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$402,152 0.22% David L. Kutchback Chief Executive Officer

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
MERS Missouri Goodwill Industries (MO) 90.98 four stars
REDF (CA) 94.88 four stars
Goodwill of Orange County (CA) 89.88 three stars
Dress for Success Houston (TX) 90.58 four stars
Dress for Success Worldwide (NY) 90.00 four stars

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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

Tani Wolff
Chairperson

CEO

Dave Kutchback
President, CEO

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