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

Arkansas Foodbank

Fighting hunger in Arkansas since 1984

three stars

89.17

4301 West 65th Street Little Rock, AR 72209
tel: (501) 565-8121   Web Site
EIN: 71-0596734

Board Leadership
Jordan Johnson
President

CEO
Rhonda Sanders
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.17 three stars
  Financial 96.92 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

96.92

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
96.7%
  Administrative Expenses 2.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.49
  Program Expenses Growth 7.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Arkansas Foodbank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Arkansas Foodbank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Arkansas Foodbank (AR) 89.17 three stars
Food Bank for Monterey County (CA) 95.40 four stars
Helena Food Share (MT) 89.30 three stars
Chattanooga Area Food Bank (TN) 96.66 four stars
The Food Bank for Central & Northeast Missouri (MO) 93.28 four stars

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The Arkansas Foodbank has been fighting hunger in Arkansas since 1984. Last year, 2012, the Foodbank distributed 16.3 million pounds of food to our approximately 300 member agencies in central and southern Arkansas and to the state's five other regional Feeding America food banks. In 1984, hunger advocates in central Arkansas opened the Arkansas Foodbank in a storefront because local food pantries didn't have the storage space to accept truckloads of food donations. Using economies of scale, the Foodbank staff soon began acquiring and distributing the donated food more cost-effectively, splitting the loads into smaller amounts that fit the pantries' immediate needs. Since that first warehouse opened, the goal has been to distribute larger and larger quantities of food.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $30,655,327
   Federated Campaigns $41,326
   Membership Dues $19,900
   Fundraising Events $327,133
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,324,957
Total Contributions $32,368,643
   Program Service Revenue $2,741,500
Total Primary Revenue $35,110,143
   Other Revenue $392,341
TOTAL REVENUE $35,502,484
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $33,623,437
   Administrative Expenses $879,943
   Fundraising Expenses $444,806
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $34,948,186
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $554,298
   
Net Assets $18,549,358

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
Distribute Food $33,623,437 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 06/01/2017 89.17 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 94.34 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 94.30 four stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 94.12 four stars
2012-12 03/01/2014 94.32 four stars
2011-12 10/01/2013 91.50 four 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 71-0596734
Name in IRS Master File ARKANSAS FOODBANK
NTEE Code K19
NTEE Classification Nonmonetary Support N.E.C.
NTEE Type Food, Agriculture and Nutrition
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
(994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
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 July, 1984
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$137,609 0.39% Rhonda Sanders Chief Executive Officer

The Arkansas Foodbank has been fighting hunger in Arkansas since 1984. Last year, 2012, the Foodbank distributed 16.3 million pounds of food to our approximately 300 member agencies in central and southern Arkansas and to the state's five other regional Feeding America food banks. In 1984, hunger advocates in central Arkansas opened the Arkansas Foodbank in a storefront because local food pantries didn't have the storage space to accept truckloads of food donations. Using economies of scale, the Foodbank staff soon began acquiring and distributing the donated food more cost-effectively, splitting the loads into smaller amounts that fit the pantries' immediate needs. Since that first warehouse opened, the goal has been to distribute larger and larger quantities of food.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Arkansas Foodbank (AR) 89.17 three stars
Northern Illinois Food Bank (IL) 92.92 four stars
Hawaii Foodbank (HI) 93.55 four stars
Food Bank of Northwest Indiana (IN) 88.51 three stars
Feeding the Gulf Coast (AL) 89.81 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Arkansas Foodbank
4301 West 65th Street
Little Rock, AR 72209
tel: (501) 565-8121
fax: (501) 565-0180
EIN: 71-0596734

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Board Leadership

Jordan Johnson
President

CEO

Rhonda Sanders
Chief Executive Officer

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