EIN 38-1362823

Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit

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Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit is changing the way Southeast Michigan works. Their work training programs provide a launching pad that catapults people over barriers and into careers - long-term careers, not just jobs.
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Program areas at Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit

Skill building services are vocational, work or volunteer activities provided on daily (six hours per day, five days per week) in alignment with each individual's person-centered plan of services and coordinated with other appropriate services or therapies identified in the plan of support. Services may serve to reinforce skills taught in school, therapy or other settings. Target population is individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities. Skill building services are designed to assist individuals with intellectual/development disabilities to increase their economic self-sufficiency and/or engage in meaningful activities such as education, training and/or volunteering. These services provide knowledge and specialized skill development and/or support. Number of persons served - 133 Detroit skill building program and 64 westland skill building program. 160 persons served participated in paid transitional (time limited) work experience in Goodwill's work center to develop appropriate work behaviors and soft skills for community competitive employment. 100% of program trainees developed a person-centered plan or vocational plan for personal, social, vocational, and community integration.
North oakland career center services - path and workforce innovation and opportunity act (wioa) career counseling and employment persons eligible for temporary aid to needy families (tanf) public assistance recipients and underemployed/unemployed adults and youth. Each participant attends job readiness training to develop or enhance their skills to successfully secure and maintain employment or other career path support. Job retention and supportive services are provided to support participant's employment success. The program services also supports unemployed/underemployed persons seeking employment assistance including resume development, career counseling and job leads through Goodwill's employment resource center. Served 695 persons under contract with the oakland Michigan work agency's for path, dislocated worker and workforce innovation opportunity act (wioa) programs, and 7,119 unemployed/ underemployed job seekers for resources assistance, career coaching and counseling services. Facilitated competitive employment for 1,576 job ready individuals earning an average hourly wage rate $17.07.
Strengthening communities stronger families program and flip the script male & women's empowerment services. Provide employment and training services for men and women diversionary population ages 16-29 years of age. In collaboration with the Michigan department of corrections and other community stakeholders - primary goal is to promote public safety by reducing recidivism of former offenders engaged in productive life, educational, social and employment activities. The flip the script male and women's empowerment program prepares men and women ages 16-30 to enter the workforce and maintain meaningful employment. The program is designed to help young men and women, ages, 16-29, who are low-to- medium risk offenders to overcome adversity and barriers to employment. Service components include career counseling, life and social skills development, computer training, cognitive thinking instruction, conflict resolution strategies, financial literacy, basic education learning and ged preparation, job placement and job retention services. Goodwill's flip the script men and women's empowerment program prepares men and women ages 18-30 for non-traditional careers in the skills, building and construction industry with an emphasis on math, reading, social and life skills training. Additional service activities provided include vocational skills assessment, employment readiness training, transitional work experience, and job development services. Provided employment related, wraparound and supportive services for 683 individuals. 85% of enrollees successfully completed their 16 week program curriculum for personal goals achievement. 334 individuals were assisted with job placement in the community.
Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit provided employment & training services in the city of Detroit, wayne, oakland and macomb counties. Target populations served include persons with severe and persistent mental illness, at-risk youth, young minority males ages 16-30, unemployed women, chronically unemployed and underemployed, and former offenders. Specific services included supports coordination for persons with intellectual/developmental disabilities, adult education services, employment skills training for youth, employment development services for chronically unemployed/underemployed persons, and transitional work experience for work soft skills development for community competitive employment.

Who funds Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Goodwill's Green WorksTo Assist the Organization With Their Mission To Put People With Employment Challenges To Work.$500,000
Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC)See Part Iv$372,000
W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF)Advance Employment of Low- and Moderate-Income Individuals and Advance Company Growth and Personnel Retention in Detroit, Michigan, By Establishing An Employer-Led Membership Program To Assist Employers With Best Practice Knowledge, Collaboration, Services and Support$250,000
...and 10 more grants received
Federal funding details
Federal agencyProgram nameAmount
Department of LaborWIA YOUTH ACTIVITIES$709,895
Department of Health and Human ServicesTEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES$698,594
Department of Health and Human ServicesTEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES$642,295
...and 26 more federal grants / contracts

Personnel at Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit

Blair VesterfeltPresident and Chief Executive Officer Assembly Operations$191,509
Caleb RutledgeChief Executive Officer
Daniel VarnerPresident and Chief Executive Officer
Felicia HunterChief Administrative Officer$192,999
Michael KleinhekselVice President of Finance
...and 13 more key personnel

Financials for Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit

RevenuesFYE 12/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$13,393,508
Program services$4,685,668
Investment income and dividends$309,174
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$632,806
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$-1,627,380
Miscellaneous revenues$1,421,158
Total revenues$18,814,934

Form 990s for Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-122021-04-02990View PDF
2018-122020-02-07990View PDF
2017-122019-02-21990View PDF
2016-122018-01-18990View PDF
2015-122017-02-22990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s

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Data update history
November 20, 2022
Used new vendors
Identified 2 new vendors, including , and
August 2, 2022
Received grants
Identified 2 new grant, including a grant for $25,000 from Nicholas Martin JR Family Foundation
October 5, 2021
Updated personnel
Identified 1 new personnel
September 24, 2021
Received grants
Identified 8 new grant, including a grant for $500,000 from Goodwill's Green Works
August 23, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
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General information
3111 Grand River Ave
Detroit, MI 48201
Metro area
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI
Wayne County, MI
Website URL
(313) 964-3900
Facebook page
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IRS details
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
J30: Vocational Rehabilitation
NAICS code, primary
624310: Vocational Rehabilitation Services
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