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Taste of the NFL

Working to kick hunger for over 24 years

two stars

75.38

5100 Eden Avenue Suite 103
Edina, MN 55436
tel: (952) 835-7621   Web Site
EIN: 41-1760359

Board Leadership
Wayne Kostroski
Founder/Chair

CEO
Wayne Kostroski
Founder & Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 75.38 two stars
  Financial 92.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 66.00 one star
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Taste of the NFL aims to address the needs of the hungry and homeless by raising awareness and money through special events. Since 1992, the Taste of the NFL has rallied the country's top chefs and the NFL's greatest players to raise money in support of food banks throughout the United States. Through the efforts of hundreds of volunteers who help make “Taste of the NFL – Party With A Purpose” the single most successful charitable event at the Super Bowl, the Taste of the NFL organization continues to help feed the 37 million Americans who have turned to their local food banks for assistance. Millions of needs, thousands of families and dozens of new hunger projects have been affected by this major volunteer effort. Our goal: end hunger.

The Taste of the NFL aims to address the needs of the hungry and homeless by raising awareness and money through special events. Since 1992, the Taste of the NFL has rallied the country's top chefs and the NFL's greatest players to raise money in support of food banks throughout the United States. Through the efforts of hundreds of volunteers who help make “Taste of the NFL – Party With A Purpose” the single most successful charitable event at the Super Bowl, the Taste of the NFL organization continues to help feed the 37 million Americans who have turned to their local food banks for assistance. Millions of needs, thousands of families and dozens of new hunger projects have been affected by this major volunteer effort. Our goal: end hunger.

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Financial

four stars

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

one star

66.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
88.3%
  Administrative Expenses 3.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.33
  Program Expenses Growth 12.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Taste of the NFL on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Taste of the NFL on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Taste of the NFL (MN) 75.38 two stars
Shoreline Soup Kitchens & Pantries (CT) 93.84 four stars
LifeNet4Families | Cooperative Feeding Program (FL) 92.26 four stars
House of Bread (OH) 90.87 four stars
Neighbor to Neighbor (CT) 96.80 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,006,247
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,667,873
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,674,120
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,674,120
   Other Revenue $261,086
TOTAL REVENUE $2,935,206
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,369,041
   Administrative Expenses $78,951
   Fundraising Expenses $151,187
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,599,179
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $336,027
   
Net Assets $654,364

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Raise Money in Support of Food Banks $2,369,041 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-04 07/01/2019 75.38 two stars
2017-04 08/01/2018 70.15 two stars
2016-04 04/01/2018 71.85 two stars
2016-04 11/01/2017 71.58 two stars
2015-04 11/01/2016 73.35 two stars
2014-04 07/01/2016 71.70 two stars
2014-04 06/01/2016 71.71 two stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 41-1760359
Name in IRS Master File HUNGER RELATED EVENTS
NTEE Code P00
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date September, 1994
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End April
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • April, 2017
  • April, 2016
  • April, 2015
  • April, 2014
  • April, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- Wayne Kostroski Founder

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Taste of the NFL (MN) 75.38 two stars
Sacramento Loaves & Fishes (CA) 95.36 four stars
Second Helpings (IN) 92.61 four stars
Meals On Wheels America (VA) 93.15 four stars
Gifts of Love (CT) 90.58 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Taste of the NFL
5100 Eden Avenue
Suite 103
Edina, MN 55436
tel: (952) 835-7621
EIN: 41-1760359

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Board Leadership

Wayne Kostroski
Founder/Chair

CEO

Wayne Kostroski
Founder & Executive Director

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