Goodwill Industries is consistently rated among the top non-profits in the country for fiscal responsibility and accountability for donor investments in the organization. Local organizations and businesses have recognized Goodwill for our impact on the community, including  Greater Spokane Incorporated and the Spokane Philanthropy Awards.

Goodwill International consistently ranks in the top 25 Large Nonprofit Organizations (Forbes) based on Charitable Commitment, Fundraising Efficiency, and Donor Dependency.

More than 85 cents of every dollar earned from the sale of donations funds services in our community.

In 2017, Goodwill Industries of the Inland Northwest served over 4200 people in 23 counties in eastern Washington and northern Idaho.

One of the many programs Goodwill provides to help people overcome barriers to employment is our Work Assessment Program. In 2017, Goodwill Industries of the Inland Northwest provided 63,008 hours of paid on-the-job training and assessment for unemployed men and women.

To learn more about how Goodwill impacts our communities, take a look at our Annual Report and Outcomes.

2017 Economic Impact

Community Investment in Goodwill

Sale of donated goods


Grants and fees for vocational and family services

$  6,819,693

Printing and Food Services

$     148,061

Community support of Goodwill programs and projects

$     261,898

For a total of:


From Goodwill to Our Community 

Wages, payroll taxes and benefits paid to Goodwill workforce 


Supplies and services

$  4,833,129

Occupancy and equipment 

$  2,397,745

Shipment of donated goods, transportation and waste disposal 

$  2,359,263

Telecommunications, information technology and promotion 

$     601,223

Other operating expenses 

$  2,203,526

Program expansion fund and debt retirement 

$     867,622

For a total of: