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

Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma

Fighting Hunger, Feeding Hope

100.00

1304 North Kenosha Avenue Tulsa, OK 74106
tel: (918) 585-2800   Web Site
EIN: 73-1184980

Board Leadership
Mercedes Millberry Fowler
President

CEO
Calvin A. Moore
CEO

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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 100.00
  Financial 100.00
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 02/01/2022 and includes data from FY2020, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma is the largest hunger-relief organization in eastern Oklahoma. The Food Bank distributes food to people in need through 730 direct service programs and Partner Agencies in 24 counties of eastern Oklahoma. These programs include food pantries, soup kitchens, emergency shelters, low-income after-school programs, senior citizen centers, and veteran initiatives. Collectively, the Food Bank provides more than 464,000 meals each week.

The Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma is the largest hunger-relief organization in eastern Oklahoma. The Food Bank distributes food to people in need through 730 direct service programs and Partner Agencies in 24 counties of eastern Oklahoma. These programs include food pantries, soup kitchens, emergency shelters, low-income after-school programs, senior citizen centers, and veteran initiatives. Collectively, the Food Bank provides more than 464,000 meals each week.

Impact & Results Score

Score
100/100
Program Name: Partner Programs, Mobile Eatery Food Truck, Mobile Pantry, Food for Kids Programs, Senior Servings and Veteran's Outreach
Program Name: Partner Programs, Mobile Eatery Food Truck, Mobile Pantry, Food for Kids Programs, Senior Servings and Veteran's Outreach

Note: The Impact & Results score currently has no effect on the nonprofit's Star Rating.

The Impact & Results score is a measure of how well a nonprofit delivers on its stated mission. To issue a score, Charity Navigator estimates the actual impact the nonprofit has on the lives of those it serves, and determines whether it is making good use of donor resources to achieve that impact. Learn more about our Impact & Results methodology here.

Program Activities
Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma primarily collects, warehouses and distributes food to front-line organizations like food pantries and soup kitchens. It also manages smaller programs that serve meals and provide groceries directly to beneficiaries.
Impact Statement
$2 provides a meal to a person in need.
Assessment Benchmark
Impact & Results scores of food distribution programs are based on the cost of a meal relative to the cost that a food-secure person incurs to buy a meal in that county. Programs receive an Impact & Results score of 100 if they are less than 75% the cost of a meal and a score of 75 if they are less than 125%. If a nonprofit reports impact but doesn't meet the threshold for cost-effectiveness, it earns a score of 50.
Methodology
ImpactMatters analyzed publicly available data to rate the cost-effectiveness of Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma.
Data Source
Outcome data collected during the program. Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma publicly reports the amount of food it provides.
Method for Attributing Outcomes
We assume that the distribution of a meal from one nonprofit's food distribution program does not diminish the amount of food distributed by any other (neighboring) food distribution program. This “counterfactual” assumption about the amount of food distributed in the absence of Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma’s food distribution program implies that the benefit of a meal to a beneficiary in need constitutes a net gain; the gain is not offset by reductions in food provided to other beneficiaries in need. We therefore set the counterfactual to zero.
Details
Analysis conducted by ImpactMatters and published on November 22, 2019.
This impact information is current as of September 2020, when it was provided to us by ImpactMatters. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2022 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
97.0%
  Administrative Expenses 1.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.68
  Program Expenses Growth 9.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma (OK) 100.00
Food Bank of Northern Indiana (IN) 92.22
Food Bank of West Central Texas (TX) 86.19
Harvesters: The Community Food Network (MO) 95.47
STEP (MN) 94.29

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $56,924,284
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $82,053
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $12,322,284
Total Contributions $69,328,621
   Program Service Revenue $997,613
Total Primary Revenue $70,326,234
   Other Revenue $263,040
TOTAL REVENUE $70,589,274
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $55,618,103
   Administrative Expenses $551,881
   Fundraising Expenses $1,109,045
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $57,279,029
   
Payments to Affiliates $12,336
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $13,310,245
   
Net Assets $37,248,974

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, and Provide Backpacks of Food $55,618,103 100.0%

Ratings History
Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma has received 9 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-06 02/01/2022 100.00
2019-06 03/01/2021 100.00
2018-06 06/01/2020 100.00
2018-06 10/01/2019 97.17
2017-06 08/01/2018 96.27
2016-06 08/01/2017 100.00
2015-06 09/01/2016 100.00
2014-06 06/01/2016 100.00
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 02/01/2016 99.78
2014-06 11/01/2015 95.04
2013-06 02/01/2015 99.75
2013-06 08/01/2014 97.16
2012-06 05/01/2013 96.65

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

EIN 73-1184980
Name in IRS Master File COMMUNITY FOOD BANK OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA INC
NTEE Code K31
NTEE Classification Food Banks, Food Pantries
NTEE Type Food, Agriculture and Nutrition
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (408) Community service organization
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 May, 1986
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Lori Long CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$113,266 0.19% Ryan Walker COO
$92,691 0.16% Eileen Bradshaw Former CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma (OK) 100.00
Food Bank for the Heartland (NE) 98.23
Community FoodBank of New Jersey (NJ) 98.23
Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services (CA) 93.91
Operation Food Search (MO) 96.27

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Charity Contact Info

Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma
1304 North Kenosha Avenue
Tulsa, OK 74106
tel: (918) 585-2800
fax: (918) 585-2862
EIN: 73-1184980

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Board Leadership

Mercedes Millberry Fowler
President

CEO

Calvin A. Moore
CEO

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