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Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota

Building healthy families & communities one job at a time

three stars

84.76

553 Fairview Avenue, N. St. Paul, MN 55104
tel: (651) 379-5800   Web Site
EIN: 41-0706171

Board Leadership
Joseph M. Barksy, III
Chair

CEO
Michael Wirth-Davis
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.76 three stars
  Financial 80.00 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Goodwill/Easter Seals Minnesota provides comprehensive, proven employment, education and independence services, including: job preparation, skills training, job placement, family strengthening and support services. Other services include the Minneapolis FATHER Project, AgrAbility farm program and the Medical Equipment Loan Program. The mission of Goodwill/Easter Seals is to assist people with barriers to education, employment and independence in achieving their goals. We prepare people for work. We believe all people have the right to work. We advocate on behalf of persons with barriers to work by encouraging everyone to get involved in public policy initiatives.

Goodwill/Easter Seals Minnesota provides comprehensive, proven employment, education and independence services, including: job preparation, skills training, job placement, family strengthening and support services. Other services include the Minneapolis FATHER Project, AgrAbility farm program and the Medical Equipment Loan Program. The mission of Goodwill/Easter Seals is to assist people with barriers to education, employment and independence in achieving their goals. We prepare people for work. We believe all people have the right to work. We advocate on behalf of persons with barriers to work by encouraging everyone to get involved in public policy initiatives.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Number of participants who gain employment
992
Number of clients who complete job skills training
224
Average hourly wage of clients who became employed after job skills training
15
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

three stars

80.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
85.1%
  Administrative Expenses 13.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.64
  Program Expenses Growth -2.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 46.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota (MN) 84.76 three stars
JVS (CA) 90.92 four stars
East Bay Alliance for A Sustainable Economy (CA) 91.25 four stars
The Career Wardrobe (PA) 90.94 four stars
The HOPE Program (NY) 90.36 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $10,268,620
   Federated Campaigns $291,300
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $493,960
   Government Grants $5,531,414
Total Contributions $16,585,294
   Program Service Revenue $1,789,118
Total Primary Revenue $18,374,412
   Other Revenue $22,959,231
TOTAL REVENUE $41,333,643
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $31,927,132
   Administrative Expenses $6,386,001
   Fundraising Expenses $513,860
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $38,826,993
   
Payments to Affiliates $219,619
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,506,650
   
Net Assets $31,125,736

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-09 06/01/2019 84.76 three stars
2017-09 08/01/2018 86.85 three stars
2016-09 10/01/2017 90.94 four stars
2015-09 10/01/2016 90.94 four stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 92.24 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 11/01/2015 93.67 four stars
2013-09 10/01/2014 95.98 four stars
2012-09 08/01/2013 96.05 four stars
2011-09 07/01/2012 94.35 four stars
2010-09 09/20/2011 94.31 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-09 07/01/2011 96.05 four stars
2009-09 06/01/2010 95.86 four stars
2008-09 09/01/2009 91.13 four stars
2007-09 03/01/2009 89.95 three stars
2006-09 07/01/2007 88.17 three stars
2005-09 02/01/2007 81.84 three 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 41-0706171
Name in IRS Master File GOODWILL INDUSTRIES INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (160) Aid to the handicapped (see also 031)
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 December, 1934
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$321,215 0.82% Michael Wirth-Davis President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota (MN) 84.76 three stars
Jewish Vocational Service of Boston (MA) 91.51 four stars
Upwardly Global (CA) 88.97 three stars
STRIVE (NY) 88.32 three stars
Millionair Club Charity (WA) 92.24 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota
553 Fairview Avenue, N.
St. Paul, MN 55104
tel: (651) 379-5800
EIN: 41-0706171

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Board Leadership

Joseph M. Barksy, III
Chair

CEO

Michael Wirth-Davis
President, CEO

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