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

SeaShare

Bringing seafood to food banks and feeding centers.

three stars

84.16

600 Ericksen Avenue NE Suite 310
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
tel: (206) 842-3609   Web Site
EIN: 91-1641242

Board Leadership
Bill Orr
Board President

CEO
Jim Harmon
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.16 three stars
  Financial 83.38 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

SeaShare's mission is to engage the seafood industry in a collective effort to improve nutrition for the people served by food banks and feeding centers around the country. It is the only organization that focuses on seafood, and the seafood industry, as a source of nutrition for hunger-relief. SeaShare brings the resources of the fishing industry and related service organizations together to help fight hunger not only in Western Washington, but around the country through the strategic partnership with Feeding America and their national network of food banks.

SeaShare's mission is to engage the seafood industry in a collective effort to improve nutrition for the people served by food banks and feeding centers around the country. It is the only organization that focuses on seafood, and the seafood industry, as a source of nutrition for hunger-relief. SeaShare brings the resources of the fishing industry and related service organizations together to help fight hunger not only in Western Washington, but around the country through the strategic partnership with Feeding America and their national network of food banks.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Total pounds of food rescued
408,165
Number of pounds of seafood distributed to food banks and feeding centers
1,450,700
Number of seafood industry partners
200
This impact information is current as of March 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

83.38

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 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)
94.1%
  Administrative Expenses 0.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.18
  Program Expenses Growth -1.1%
  Liabilities to Assets < 0.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by SeaShare on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by SeaShare on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
SeaShare (WA) 84.16 three stars
Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley, Inc. (TX) 92.61 four stars
Care and Share Food Bank for Southern Colorado (CO) 92.92 four stars
Food for People (CA) 92.66 four stars
Waste Not (AZ) 93.91 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,685,762
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,685,762
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,685,762
   Other Revenue $283
TOTAL REVENUE $2,686,045
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,780,220
   Administrative Expenses $29,276
   Fundraising Expenses $168,803
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,978,299
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-292,254
   
Net Assets $639,378

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
Donated Seafood $2,780,220 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 09/03/2019 84.16 three stars
2017-12 09/01/2018 87.06 three stars
2016-12 12/22/2017 89.24 three stars
2015-12 11/01/2016 89.24 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 86.10 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 83.60 three stars
2013-12 11/01/2014 83.28 three stars
2012-12 09/01/2014 76.42 two stars
2012-12 10/01/2013 70.51 two stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 70.95 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 91-1641242
Name in IRS Master File SEASHARE
NTEE Code S20
NTEE Classification Community, Neighborhood Development, Improvement (General)
NTEE Type Community Improvement, Capacity Building
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(429) Other inner city or community benefit activities
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 March, 1995
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, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$161,222 5.41% Jim Harmon Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
SeaShare (WA) 84.16 three stars
Houston Food Bank (TX) 98.23 four stars
West Texas Food Bank (TX) 88.46 three stars
Rock River Valley Pantry (IL) 88.35 three stars
Coastal Bend Food Bank (TX) 92.02 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

SeaShare
600 Ericksen Avenue NE
Suite 310
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
tel: (206) 842-3609
EIN: 91-1641242

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Board Leadership

Bill Orr
Board President

CEO

Jim Harmon
Executive Director

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