Human Services : Food Banks, Food Pantries, and Food Distribution

Montana Food Bank Network

Feeding Montana for over 30 years.

four stars

92.02

5625 Expressway Missoula, MT 59808
tel: (406) 721-3825   Web Site
EIN: 81-0421243

Board Leadership
Ross Tillman
Board Chair

CEO
Gayle Carlson
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.02 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 04/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1983, the Montana Food Bank Network (MFBN) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that works to end hunger in Montana through food acquisition and distribution, education and advocacy. As a statewide food bank, MFBN solicits, sorts, repackages, warehouses, and distributes donated and purchased food to charitable programs that directly serve hungry Montanans. From a main warehouse and office in Missoula, MFBN distributes emergency food across the state through a network of nearly 200 Partner Agencies. MFBN is the only fully privileged Montana member of Feeding America, the national hunger fighting organization.

Each year the Montana Food Bank Network distributes approximately 8 million pounds of food around the state. MFBN partners with local emergency food programs to feed those who may otherwise go hungry, including women and children, the elderly, people with disabilities and the working poor.

Founded in 1983, the Montana Food Bank Network (MFBN) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that works to end hunger in Montana through food acquisition and distribution, education and advocacy. As a statewide food bank, MFBN solicits, sorts, repackages, warehouses, and distributes donated and purchased food to charitable programs that directly serve hungry Montanans. From a main warehouse and office in Missoula, MFBN distributes emergency food across the state through a network of nearly 200 Partner Agencies. MFBN is the only fully privileged Montana member of Feeding America, the national hunger fighting organization.

Each year the Montana Food Bank Network distributes approximately 8 million pounds of food around the state. MFBN partners with local emergency food programs to feed those who may otherwise go hungry, including women and children, the elderly, people with disabilities and the working poor.

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Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 04/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
93.9%
  Administrative Expenses 1.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.27
  Program Expenses Growth 8.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Montana Food Bank Network on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Montana Food Bank Network on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $15,304,577
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $106,812
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $252,933
Total Contributions $15,664,322
   Program Service Revenue $1,209,305
Total Primary Revenue $16,873,627
   Other Revenue $135,629
TOTAL REVENUE $17,009,256
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $16,046,643
   Administrative Expenses $243,503
   Fundraising Expenses $606,852
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $16,896,998
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $112,258
   
Net Assets $4,041,324

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$77,467 0.45% Gayle Carlson Chief Executive Officer

Mission

Founded in 1983, the Montana Food Bank Network (MFBN) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that works to end hunger in Montana through food acquisition and distribution, education and advocacy. As a statewide food bank, MFBN solicits, sorts, repackages, warehouses, and distributes donated and purchased food to charitable programs that directly serve hungry Montanans. From a main warehouse and office in Missoula, MFBN distributes emergency food across the state through a network of nearly 200 Partner Agencies. MFBN is the only fully privileged Montana member of Feeding America, the national hunger fighting organization.

Each year the Montana Food Bank Network distributes approximately 8 million pounds of food around the state. MFBN partners with local emergency food programs to feed those who may otherwise go hungry, including women and children, the elderly, people with disabilities and the working poor.

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Montana Food Bank Network (MT) 92.02 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

Montana Food Bank Network
5625 Expressway
Missoula, MT 59808
tel: (406) 721-3825
fax: (406) 542-3770
EIN: 81-0421243

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Board Leadership

Ross Tillman
Board Chair

CEO

Gayle Carlson
Chief Executive Officer