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

Central California Food Bank

Distributing Food to the Hungry.

three stars

89.56

3403 East Central Avenue Fresno, CA 93725
tel: (559) 237-3663   Web Site
EIN: 77-0320851

Board Leadership
Julie Olson-Buchanan
Board Chair

CEO
Andrew Souza
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.56 three stars
  Financial 85.79 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

We fight hunger by gathering and distributing food, engaging in partnerships that advance self-sufficiency and by providing community leadership on issues related to hunger. Central California Food Bank sits at the center of a network of 220 partner agencies who, along with our innovative direct services, help us distribute food to 280,000 hungry people every month right here in our community. This year we will serve nearly 42 million pounds of food to families in need.

We fight hunger by gathering and distributing food, engaging in partnerships that advance self-sufficiency and by providing community leadership on issues related to hunger. Central California Food Bank sits at the center of a network of 220 partner agencies who, along with our innovative direct services, help us distribute food to 280,000 hungry people every month right here in our community. This year we will serve nearly 42 million pounds of food to families in need.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2017
Number of meals served or provided
35,000,000
Total pounds of food rescued
8,600,000
Number of participants engaged in programs
3,400,000
This impact information is current as of September 2019, 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

85.79

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 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)
97.6%
  Administrative Expenses 1.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.14
  Program Expenses Growth 3.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 29.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Central California Food Bank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Central California Food Bank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Central California Food Bank (CA) 89.56 three stars
Feed My People (MO) 96.46 four stars
The Foodbank of Southern California (CA) 94.27 four stars
Food for People (CA) 92.66 four stars
Second Harvest Inland Northwest (WA) 91.45 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $58,257,915
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,248,593
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $3,589,854
Total Contributions $63,096,362
   Program Service Revenue $1,008,586
Total Primary Revenue $64,104,948
   Other Revenue $25,886
TOTAL REVENUE $64,130,834
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $59,356,756
   Administrative Expenses $679,885
   Fundraising Expenses $1,086,467
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $61,123,108
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,007,726
   
Net Assets $8,797,068

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 to Feed the Hungry $59,356,756 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 10/01/2019 89.56 three stars
2017-06 10/01/2018 94.67 four stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 95.47 four stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 95.47 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 95.47 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 96.59 four stars
2013-06 09/01/2014 90.92 four stars
2012-06 07/01/2013 98.01 four stars
2012-06 05/01/2013 91.28 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 77-0320851
Name in IRS Master File F O O D 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 (123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
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 January, 1997
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
$143,954 0.23% Andrew T. Souza President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Central California Food Bank (CA) 89.56 three stars
Feeding South Dakota (SD) 93.31 four stars
Circle Of Concern (MO) 86.52 three stars
Emergency Food Network (WA) 91.78 four stars
MANNA FoodBank (NC) 100.00 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Central California Food Bank
3403 East Central Avenue
Fresno, CA 93725
tel: (559) 237-3663
fax: (559) 237-2527
EIN: 77-0320851

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Board Leadership

Julie Olson-Buchanan
Board Chair

CEO

Andrew Souza
President and CEO

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