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

The Foodbank

Leading the charge to relieve hunger for our Miami Valley neighbors

four stars

100.00

56 Armor Place Dayton, OH 45417
tel: (937) 461-0265   Web Site
EIN: 86-1082880

Board Leadership
Dave Giourard
Chair

CEO
Michelle L. Riley
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 100.00 four stars
  Financial 100.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

For more than four decades, The Foodbank has served as the link for food relief in the Miami Valley. The Foodbank- the only one of its kind in the area - nourishes the hunger relief efforts of the community through the acquisition and distribution of food to the hungry throughout Montgomery, Greene and Preble counties. The Foodbank provides the infrastructure for nearly 100 member programs that serve as the charitable food relief network in the area. The Foodbank strives to provide healthy, nutritious meals to all individuals we serve. Although The Foodbank's mission is simple, making it happen is a great undertaking that grows larger every day. Countless individual volunteers help us organize food drives, help sort and distribute food to the needy and help us raise much needed funds. No other organization in the Miami Valley does what we do.

For more than four decades, The Foodbank has served as the link for food relief in the Miami Valley. The Foodbank- the only one of its kind in the area - nourishes the hunger relief efforts of the community through the acquisition and distribution of food to the hungry throughout Montgomery, Greene and Preble counties. The Foodbank provides the infrastructure for nearly 100 member programs that serve as the charitable food relief network in the area. The Foodbank strives to provide healthy, nutritious meals to all individuals we serve. Although The Foodbank's mission is simple, making it happen is a great undertaking that grows larger every day. Countless individual volunteers help us organize food drives, help sort and distribute food to the needy and help us raise much needed funds. No other organization in the Miami Valley does what we do.

Impact & Results Score

Score
100/100
Program Name: Agency Distribution, Kids Cafe, Good-to-Go Backpack Program, Mobile Farmer's Market, Senior Boxes and Prescription Boxes
Program Name: Agency Distribution, Kids Cafe, Good-to-Go Backpack Program, Mobile Farmer's Market, Senior Boxes and Prescription Boxes

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
The Foodbank 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 The Foodbank.
Data Source
Outcome data collected during the program. The Foodbank 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 The Foodbank’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

four stars

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

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)
95.7%
  Administrative Expenses 2.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.51
  Program Expenses Growth 11.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Foodbank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Foodbank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Foodbank (OH) 100.00 four stars
Shared Harvest Foodbank (OH) 89.57 three stars
Helena Food Share (MT) 91.16 four stars
Central Illinois Foodbank (IL) 92.92 four stars
Maryland Food Bank (MD) 85.48 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $15,038,903
   Federated Campaigns $274,075
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $721,307
Total Contributions $16,034,285
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $16,034,285
   Other Revenue $0
TOTAL REVENUE $16,034,285
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $14,978,206
   Administrative Expenses $343,982
   Fundraising Expenses $266,276
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $15,588,464
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $445,821
   
Net Assets $6,950,593

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
Distribution of Food $14,978,206 100.0%

Ratings History
The Foodbank has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 09/03/2019 100.00 four stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 100.00 four stars
2016-06 06/01/2017 100.00 four stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 98.23 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 96.56 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 94.66 four stars
2013-06 02/01/2015 90.18 four stars
2013-06 12/01/2014 89.78 three stars
2012-06 09/01/2013 96.05 four stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 93.94 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 96.43 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 96.92 four stars
2009-06 10/01/2010 96.75 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 86-1082880
Name in IRS Master File FOODBANK 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
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 December, 2003
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$164,302 1.05% Michelle L. Riley Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Foodbank (OH) 100.00 four stars
Thermal Belt Outreach Ministry (NC) 85.94 three stars
Eastern Illinois Foodbank (IL) 91.32 four stars
Food Bank of Alaska (AK) 91.98 four stars
Metro Caring (CO) 91.45 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Foodbank
56 Armor Place
Dayton, OH 45417
tel: (937) 461-0265
EIN: 86-1082880

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Board Leadership

Dave Giourard
Chair

CEO

Michelle L. Riley
Chief Executive Officer

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