EIN 45-0228055

Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society

IRS 501(c) type
Num. employees
Sioux Falls
Year formed
Most recent tax filings
The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society is the largest not-for-profit provider of senior care and services in the United States.
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Program areas at Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society

Skilled nursing services - rehabilitation/skilled nursing services have been at The core of The Society's services over its 100-year history. The Society approaches care for The spiritual, emotional and social dimensions of our skilled nursing residents is as important as The physical care that is provided to Society residents every hour of every day. Services provided in Society skilled nursing facilities include comprehensive professional nursing care; rehabilitation services; as well as a high quality of related services such as dietary, recreational and other activities; medication administration; and other services that meet The holistic needs of those The Society is called to serve. The Society is The largest not-for-profit provider of rehabilitation/skilled nursing services in The united states. But size is not The Society's objective. Instead, seeking to meet The needs of "older persons and others in need" to improve their well-being - as they define it - remains paramount. Statistically, The Society provided a total of 2,193,497 skilled nursing home days of care and service in 2022. The Society continues to reinvest much of its revenue to build and revitalize its facilities on campuses throughout The country.
Assisted living services - assisted living services respond to The Society's residents' needs each day in a "home-like" environment. In 2022, The Society provided 1,694,580 resident days in assisted living locations. This important level of care provides a vital, intermediate level of care for individuals who are neither able to live independently nor are in need of skilled nursing services. The list of services provided in Society assisted living facilities highlights an environment that provides for The holistic care of its residents. Services include three nutritious meals a day, housekeeping, laundry service, 24-hour staffing (in addition to emergency call systems), scheduled transportation, spiritual services, and medication assistance. Coordinated spiritual and social programs are offered for The total well-being of The residents.
Housing with services - also referred to as independent or senior housing, housing with services has been a growing part of The Society's ministry for many years. With about 10,000 people retiring each and every day in The united states - and with ever-increasing numbers occurring in future years - The provision of senior living/housing will take on increasing importance in years to come. The Society recognizes this growth and has made expansion of senior living services and locations a major part of this corporate strategic planning. Campuses feature attractive grounds; a variety of common space and multi-purpose rooms for resident and family interaction and community gatherings; libraries and reading rooms, large common kitchens; cable tv and phone service; and The availability of computer/internet services to allow and encourage electronic connectivity with family and friends. Further, various senior learning opportunities are provided on senior living campuses in addition to The spiritual and social programs offered in rehabilitation/skilled nursing services and assisted living.
Home health services - The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society offers licensed home health care, hospice and services@home (private duty) services in 18 states. These agencies provide skilled health care in a client's home. Skilled care includes professional nursing care, home health aide assistance, social services and therapists to meet The skilled-medical needs of The client. We provide clinical supervision and treatment for The person on a short-term or intermittent basis to meet his or her medical and personal needs.the licensed hospice agencies and general inpatient unit provided services including physician, professional nurse, medical social worker, chaplain, bereavement service, home health aide, volunteers and therapy as directed by The patient's care plan. The compassionate, loving care at The end of a person's life provides The patient and their families with The support and care needed to meet The goals of care.services@home, our private duty agencies, tailors services to support seniors, which allows them The choice to remain home while receiving The compassionate care and services needed. These services include meal preparation, housekeeping, companionship, personal hygiene and grooming, bathing, exercise, respite care, memory care, transportation, appointment escort, medication reminders and more.

Who funds Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan FoundationSee Form 990, Page 2, Part Iii$4,824,227
The Walter C Schulz FoundationGeneral Operating$206,642
Idaho Community Foundation (ICF)Support General Operations for Social Services$112,170
...and 14 more grants received

Personnel at Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society

Nate SchemaPresident and Chief Executive Officer$161,176
Aimee MiddletonVice President, Operations$0
Joel FluitVice President, Finance$0
Gregory JohnsonSee SCH J , Part Iii , Lines 4a - 4B / See SCH J , Part Iii , Lines 4a - 4B / Chief Medical Officer / Vice President , Medical Officer , GSS$0
Rochelle RindelsVice President , Nursing and Clinical SVC , GSS$0
...and 29 more key personnel

Financials for Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society

RevenuesFYE 12/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$23,047,294
Program services$984,586,960
Investment income and dividends$449,578
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$3,973,145
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$16,336,402
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$8,439,263
Total revenues$1,036,832,642

Form 990s for Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-122023-11-09990View PDF
2021-122022-11-11990View PDF
2020-122021-11-15990View PDF
2019-122021-03-01990View PDF
2018-122020-01-29990View PDF
...and 10 more Form 990s

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Data update history
January 23, 2024
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
January 23, 2024
Updated personnel
Identified 1 new personnel
January 2, 2024
Used new vendors
Identified 2 new vendors, including , and
January 2, 2024
Received grants
Identified 15 new grant, including a grant for $4,824,227 from The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Foundation
July 15, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2021
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General information
PO Box 5039 Rte 5218
Sioux Falls, SD 57117
Minnehaha County, SD
Website URL
(866) 928-1635
IRS details
Fiscal year end
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
P75: Senior Continuing Care Communities
NAICS code, primary
62422: Community Housing Services
Parent/child status
Central organization
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