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

Arkansas Foodbank

United to Fight Hunger

four stars

90.22

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

Board Leadership
Maggie Young
President

CEO
Rhonda Sanders
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.22 four stars
  Financial 88.72 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Arkansas Foodbank, the largest food bank in Arkansas, is a member of Feeding America and the Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance. Its recent merger with the Arkansas Rice Depot creates new and innovative programming focused on serving hungry Arkansans with more healthy and nutritious food. Programs like Food For Kids, Food For Families, and Food For Seniors provide food and other resources for more than 450 food pantries, soup kitchens, schools, colleges, shelters, senior centers, summer feeding sites, and other agencies that provide aid directly to hungry Arkansans. The Foodbank primarily serves 33 counties in Central and Southern Arkansas but also assists other Feeding America food banks in the state and region. For information on how you can fight hunger, visit www.arkansasfoodbank.org.

Arkansas Foodbank, the largest food bank in Arkansas, is a member of Feeding America and the Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance. Its recent merger with the Arkansas Rice Depot creates new and innovative programming focused on serving hungry Arkansans with more healthy and nutritious food. Programs like Food For Kids, Food For Families, and Food For Seniors provide food and other resources for more than 450 food pantries, soup kitchens, schools, colleges, shelters, senior centers, summer feeding sites, and other agencies that provide aid directly to hungry Arkansans. The Foodbank primarily serves 33 counties in Central and Southern Arkansas but also assists other Feeding America food banks in the state and region. For information on how you can fight hunger, visit www.arkansasfoodbank.org.

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Financial

three stars

88.72

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 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)
94.9%
  Administrative Expenses 2.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.51
  Program Expenses Growth 1.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.0%
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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Arkansas Foodbank (AR) 90.22 four stars
Channel One Regional Food Bank (MN) 92.05 four stars
West Texas Food Bank (TX) 87.75 three stars
Tarrant Area Food Bank (TX) 94.77 four stars
Marion Polk Food Share (OR) 91.31 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $33,366,626
   Federated Campaigns $108,499
   Membership Dues $23,050
   Fundraising Events $653,274
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $3,827,513
Total Contributions $37,978,962
   Program Service Revenue $2,865,333
Total Primary Revenue $40,844,295
   Other Revenue $492,759
TOTAL REVENUE $41,337,054
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $40,854,792
   Administrative Expenses $1,175,692
   Fundraising Expenses $1,318,392
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $43,348,876
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-2,011,822
   
Net Assets $20,966,756

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
Food for Families $35,320,250 86.5%
USDA Commodities $4,479,275 11.0%
Food for Kids $776,574 1.9%

Ratings History
Arkansas Foodbank has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 04/01/2019 90.22 four stars
2016-12 07/01/2018 92.77 four stars
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$147,647 0.34% Rhonda Sanders Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Arkansas Foodbank (AR) 90.22 four stars
Food for People (CA) 92.36 four stars
Food Bank of Eastern Michigan (MI) 93.32 four stars
Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank (MN) 94.46 four stars
Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank (PA) 92.26 four 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

Maggie Young
President

CEO

Rhonda Sanders
Chief Executive Officer

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