BUILDING GOODNESS FOUNDATION
128 CARLTON ROAD, CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA 22902 www.buildinggoodness.org

Total Revenue
$2,182,954
Total Expenses
$2,098,192
Net Assets
$2,043,281

Organizations Filed Purposes: BUILDING GOODNESS FOUNDATION COMPLETES CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS IN PARTNERSHIP WITH NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS LOCALLY IN VIRGINIA, AND INTERNATIONALLY IN CENTRAL AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN.

INTERNATIONAL PROJECTS BUILDING GOODNESS FOUNDATION IS A U.S.- BASED CONSTRUCTION NONPROFIT OFFERING COMPLETE DESIGN/BUILD SERVICES TO INTERNATIONAL NGOS IN UNDERDEVELOPED COMMUNITIES IN CENTRAL AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN. WE BELIEVE THAT WELL-DESIGNED AND WELL-CRAFTED BUILDINGS PLAY A CRITICAL ROLE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT. IN PARTNERSHIP WITH VULNERABLE COMMUNITIES AT HOME AND ABROAD, BGF CONSTRUCTS BUILDINGS THAT PROMOTE HEALTH AND LITERACY, STIMULATE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND HELP END THE CYCLES OF POVERTY. SINCE 1999, BGF HAS BUILT 22 MEDICAL CLINICS, SCHOOLS, WATER/SANITATION SYSTEMS, AND COMMUNITY CENTERS, AS WELL AS 855 HOMES IN HAITI, NICARAGUA, HONDURAS, GUATEMALA, EL SALVADOR, LIBERIA, AND COSTA RICA. OUR BUILDINGS ARE STRUCTURALLY SOUND, INTENTIONALLY DESIGNED, CULTURALLY APPROPRIATE, AND AESTHETICALLY BEAUTIFUL. BGF BUILDINGS AND HOMES HAVE WEATHERED VARIOUS NATURAL DISASTERS, INCLUDING THE 2010 HAITI EARTHQUAKE, HURRICANE SANDY IN 2012, AND MATTHEW IN 2016, WITH NO STRUCTURAL DAMAGE. BGF SPECIALIZES IN NONPROFIT CONSTRUCTION IN UNDERDEVELOPED COUNTRIES. WE MAXIMIZE PROJECT FUNDING AND IMPACT THROUGH PARTNERSHIPS WITH U.S.-BASED TRADE PROFESSIONALS AND INTERNATIONAL NGOS. BGF'S PROVEN AND REPLICABLE MODEL DELIVERS BEAUTIFUL, HIGH-QUALITY STRUCTURES THAT: ARE BUILT ON TIME AND ON BUDGET, INCREASE OUR PARTNER'S CAPACITY, AND GENERATE A SENSE OF PRIDE AND HOPE IN THE COMMUNITY. AS A SUCCESSFUL INTERNATIONAL CONSTRUCTION NONPROFIT, BGF THOUGHTFULLY CONSIDERS THE IMPACT OF OUR WORK. WE GAUGE OUR SUCCESS THROUGH MEANINGFUL AND MEASURABLE OUTCOMES IN THE FOLLOWING IMPACT AREAS: LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: INDIGENOUS COMMUNITY MEMBERS RECEIVE STABLE EMPLOYMENT AND ONSITE SKILLS MENTORING. BGF EMPLOYS 76 LOCAL COMMUNITY MEMBERS, INCLUDING 14 WOMEN, ON OUR INTERNATIONAL JOBSITES. PARTNER CAPACITY: BGF PARTNERS OWN CUSTOM-BUILT FACILITIES THAT BOOST THEIR ABILITY TO SERVE THEIR COMMUNITY. NEARLY 100,000 PEOPLE USE BGF BUILDINGS ANNUALLY TO RECEIVE HEALTH CARE, BUILD SMALL BUSINESSES, AND ATTEND SCHOOL. VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: U.S.-BASED CONSTRUCTION PROFESSIONALS VOLUNTEER THEIR TIME AND GAIN INVALUABLE EXPERIENCES, CULTURAL EXCHANGE, AND PERSONAL CONNECTIONS. IN 2016, 120 VOLUNTEERS DONATED SERVICES VALUED AT 633,349.

LOCAL PROJECTS TOGETHER WITH OUR NONPROFIT PARTNERS, BUILDING GOODNESS FOUNDATION SEEKS TO ERADICATE POVERTY AND PROMOTE SUSTAINABLE LIVELIHOODS THROUGH CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS THAT BENEFIT THE MOST VULNERABLE IN OUR COMMUNITY. BGF CONNECTS CHARLOTTESVILLE-AREA TRADE PROFESSIONALS, WHO DONATE THEIR TIME AND EXPERTISE, TO BUILDING PROJECTS FOR OUR NONPROFIT AND LOW-INCOME NEIGHBORS. THROUGH LOCAL PROJECTS, BGF REPAIRS HOMES OF THE SICK AND ELDERLY, UPGRADES FACILITIES FOR THE HOMELESS, AND BUILDS SPACES FOR AT-RISK YOUTH TO CONNECT AND LEARN. WORKING BEHIND THE SCENES, BGF VOLUNTEERS MEET ESSENTIAL COMMUNITY CONSTRUCTION NEEDS, WHICH ULTIMATELY BENEFIT THOUSANDS OF LOCAL RESIDENTS EVERY YEAR. WITHOUT FUNDING FOR CRITICAL BUILDING NEEDS, MANY LOCAL NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS WOULD CLOSE THEIR DOORS, AND LOW-INCOME FAMILIES WOULD HAVE NO OPTION BUT TO LEAVE THEIR HOMES. BGF LOCAL PROJECTS PROVIDE NONPROFITS WITH THE BUILDING UPGRADES THEY NEED AT A REDUCED COST OF CONSTRUCTION OF UP TO 90%, WHILE LOW-INCOME HOMEOWNERS RECEIVE HOME REPAIRS AT NO COST. EVERY YEAR THROUGH LOCAL PROJECTS, BGF COMPLETES 20 CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS FOR UP TO 12 LOCAL NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS AND 10 LOCAL LOW-INCOME HOMEOWNERS. BGF PROVIDES BUILDING REPAIRS AND RENOVATIONS FOR NONPROFIT PARTNERS WHO ARE ON THE FRONTLINES OF ALLEVIATING POVERTY AND PROMOTING OPPORTUNITY FOR THE UNDERSERVED IN OUR COMMUNITIES THROUGH: HEALTH AND EDUCATION: PLANNED PARENTHOOD, CITY SCHOOLYARD GARDEN, SEXUAL ASSAULT RESOURCE AGENCY, VIRGINIA DISCOVERY MUSEUM, CAMP HOLIDAY TRAILS, VIRGINIA INSTITUTE OF AUTISM, BLUE RIDGE MEDICAL CENTER YOUTH MENTORSHIP AND SERVICES: BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB, PIEDMONT CASA, COMPUTERS 4 KIDS, WESTMINSTER CHILD CARE CENTER, CHILDREN, YOUTH, AND FAMILY SERVICES SUSTAINABLE LIVELIHOODS: CASA ALMA, CHARIS COMMUNITY, THE HAVEN, BRIDGELINE, ON OUR OWN, ARC OF THE PIEDMONT, HABITAT FOR HUMANITY ECOLOGICAL OPPORTUNITIES: ROCKFISH WILDLIFE SANCTUARY, RIVANNA TRAIL FOUNDATION, WILDROCK

Executives Listed on Filing

Total Salary includes financial earnings, benefits, and all related organization earnings listed on tax filing

NameTitleHours Per WeekTotal Salary
G Kelly EpleeEXECUTIVE DI40$88,368
Jack StonerDIRECTOR1$0
Garrick LouisDIRECTOR1$0
Brian KoernerDIRECTOR1$0
Marijean JaggersDIRECTOR1$0
Susan ColpittsDIRECTOR1$0
Davis WillinghamBGIA PRESIDE1$0
Elisabeth ManuelDIRECTOR1$0
Anne HooffDIRECTOR1$0
Bruce WachtelDIRECTOR1$0
Richard BusofskyDIRECTOR1$0
Susan FraimanDIRECTOR1$0
Robert GrayDIRECTOR1$0
Michael GallahueDIRECTOR1$0
Jack Horn JrDIRECTOR1$0
John DivenDIRECTOR1$0
Michael StonekingSECRETARY2$0
Mason BrughTREASURER2$0
Dan FaganVICE PRESIDE2$0
Diane HillmanPRESIDENT2$0

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