GUIDING LIGHT’S IMPACT

Through the guiding light of God’s Spirit, Guiding Light partners with individuals to fulfill their God-given potential through rescue, recovery and re-engagement in the community.

KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

Transparency at Guiding Light.

Guiding Light has a set of Key Performance Indicators or KPI’s which are used to evaluate the organization’s commitment and outcomes relative to our Mission Statement and Board developed strategies. These strategies direct the work of Guiding Light. Good to Great Non-Profits measure their activities and are committed to transparency. We encourage you to check our progress.

Guiding Light is pleased to announce that it has been awarded Platinum status by GuideStar, the world’s largest source of information on U.S. nonprofits.

The Platinum designation is the highest level bestowed by GuideStar, an honor shared by fewer than a dozen of the more than 2,500 nonprofits GuideStar tracks in the greater Grand Rapids area. The Platinum rating – instituted in the spring of 2016 – is GuideStar’s “highest level of recognition and an opportunity for nonprofits to share their progress in a meaningful way,” according to the organization’s website.

Key Performance Indicators

Annualized Economic Impact

$20,324,304

ROLLING YTD

# of Individuals who have gained full-time employment

756

ROLLING YTD

Stakeholder Satisfaction

Satisfaction of Back to Work Clients

90%

ACTUAL

Satisfaction of Recovery Clients

91%

ACTUAL

Satisfaction of Volunteers

83%

ACTUAL

Back to Work

# of Men Accepted into Back to Work program

55

YTD

Average # of Days in Back to Work Program

79

Rolling 4-Month Period

% of Men who Complete Back to Work Program

34%

Rolling 4-Month Period

% of Men Who Left with a Job

91%

YTD

Goal: 95%

Recovery

Average # of Days Guiding Light Recovery Clients Stay in Program

136

Rolling 4-Month

Goal: 120 days

% of Men Who Complete the Guiding Light Recovery Program Foundations Phase

67%

Rolling 4-Month

Goal: 100%

% of men Who Have entered Iron House and Achieved one-year sobriety

73%

Semi-Annually

Goal: 80%

Development

Average Length of Donor Involvement

in Months

67

ACTUAL

GOAL: 60

Revenue Performance to Budget

103%

ACTUAL

GOAL: 100%

Active Donor Count

7,353

ROLLING YTD

GOAL: 7500

Average Gift Amount

$170.51

ACTUAL

GOAL: $100

Z-Score

16.84

ACTUAL

GOAL: 10

Operations & Food Service

Days W/O Food-Borne Illness

2,343 Days

# of Days w/o significant safety issues

2,343 Days

Meals served

415,704

Average Calories per day

2,124

Are You Ready?

Through the guiding light of God’s Spirit, Guiding Light partners with individuals to fulfill their God-given potential through rescue, recovery, and re-engagement in community.

616-451-0236
info@guidinglightworks.org
225 Division Ave S Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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THIS MEANS THAT ANYONE WHO BELONGS TO CHRIST HAS BECOME A NEW PERSON. THE OLD LIFE IS GONE; A NEW LIFE HAS BEGUN!
2 CORINTHIANS 5:17