Better Business Bureau Report for
Goodwill of Southern Indiana, Inc.

Better Business Bureau Report issued November 2014
Better Business Bureau Report expires December 2016

This BBB Accredited charity meets all 20 Standards for Charity Accountability and is a Seal Holder. Find out more...

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Charity Contact Information

Name: Goodwill of Southern Indiana, Inc.
Address: 1329 Applegate Lane
  Clarksville, IN 47129
Phone: 812-283-7908
Web Address:
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Formerly known as:Bridgepointe Services and Goodwill Industries of Southern Indiana
Goodwill Bridgepointe Services

Year, State Incorporated: 1961, Indiana
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: The mission of Goodwill of Southern Indiana, Inc. is to serve children, adults and our community through the power of donated goods.

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Evaluation Conclusions


Goodwill of Southern Indiana, Inc. meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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Goodwill of Southern Indiana, Inc. provides a variety of programs and services for children and adults with disabilities, disadvantages and special needs. These services include Employment Services, Child Care Center, Pediatric Therapy, A Book of My Own, Job Connection Center and Vouchers. In addition, the agency operates 11 Goodwill Stores that provide affordable items. Goodwill of Southern Indiana specific programs and activities include: --Early Childhood Programs and Preschool --Employment Services for persons with disabilities and disadvantages --Pediatric Family Support Services for children with special needs --Vouchers - in partnership with crisis service organizations, provides vouchers for free clothing --Goodwill Stores - providing affordable clothing and household goods --Recycling - this free service allows the community to donate computer equipment, electronics and cell phones for recycling

For the fiscal year ended June 30, 2015, Goodwill of Southern Indiana, Inc.'s program expenses were:

Goodwill Stores 11,156,169
Children's Learning Center 1,250,807
Employment Services 226,380
Automobiile auctions 58,972
Family support services 12,959
Total Program Expenses: $12,705,287
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Chief Executive : Candice C. Barksdale, Chief Executive Officer

Chair of the Board: Jack Coffman
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: Realtor

Board Size: 22

Paid Staff Size: 280

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Fund Raising


Method(s) Used:

Methods of fund raising include invitations to fund raising events, print advertisements, radio, grant proposals, internet, planned giving arrangements, and membership. The organization also generates revenue from the operation of thrift stores and from automobile donations.

In addition, Goodwill of Southern Indiana is a Metro United Way member agency.

Fund raising costs were 2% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $3,587,189, are donations received as a result of fund raising activities.)
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Tax Status


This organization is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. It is eligible to receive contributions deductible as charitable donations for federal income tax purposes.
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The following information is based on Goodwill of Southern Indiana, Inc.'s audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2015.

Ending net assets as reported below include $11,069,067 in unrestricted net assets, $185,899 in temporarily restricted net assets, and $34,615 in permanently restricted net assets.

Total assets as reported include $8,127,615 invested in property and equipment, net.

Source of Funds  
Retail stores, recycling and automobile sales (net of cost of sales of $326,148 for 2012 and $610,552 for 2011) 9,156,574
In-kind contributions of merchandise and automobiles 3,178,812
Client service revenue 759,795
Contributions 197,912
Metro United Way 147,875
Investment income 112,385
Rent income 109,195
USDA grants 62,515
Unrealized gain on derivative instruments 42,934
Other 2,209
Capital campaign 75
Realized and unrealized gains on investments -92,691
Total Income $13,677,590


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 96%  Fund Raising: 0.5  Administrative: 4% 

Total income $13,677,590
Program expenses $12,705,287
Fund raising expenses 67,061
Administrative expenses 599,242
Total expenses $13,371,590
Income in Excess of Expenses 306,000
Beginning net assets 10,983,581
Ending net assets 11,289,581
Total liabilities 4,573,815
Total assets $15,863,396

This report was originally issued in November 2014. Financial information was updated in March 2016.

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