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

FoodLink for Tulare County

Where food builds health, skills, and Community

one star

68.97

611 2nd Street Exeter, CA 93221
tel: (559) 651-3663   Web Site
EIN: 94-2558802

Board Leadership
Rie Reniers
President

CEO
Nicole Celaya
Interim Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 68.97 one star
  Financial 84.36 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 59.00 one star
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Our mission is to promote equitable and dignified access to nutritious, healthy food while also addressing the root causes of hunger through education, advocacy, and food systems change. What this means is that we are working to transform communities and individuals through food. This transformation requires that we improve nutrition, empower our community members to learn about the food environment, and work with us to address the underlying causes of hunger, malnourishment, and disease. As a result, FoodLink for Tulare County is bringing together families to grow, cook, share and advocate for good food for all while also working with a broader food movement to empower our communities to create a healthier food environment. As such, we must work outside of the "food box" and be a nutrition resource center, trainers of community health and nutrition advocates, facilitators of community food systems .

Our mission is to promote equitable and dignified access to nutritious, healthy food while also addressing the root causes of hunger through education, advocacy, and food systems change. What this means is that we are working to transform communities and individuals through food. This transformation requires that we improve nutrition, empower our community members to learn about the food environment, and work with us to address the underlying causes of hunger, malnourishment, and disease. As a result, FoodLink for Tulare County is bringing together families to grow, cook, share and advocate for good food for all while also working with a broader food movement to empower our communities to create a healthier food environment. As such, we must work outside of the "food box" and be a nutrition resource center, trainers of community health and nutrition advocates, facilitators of community food systems .

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Financial

three stars

84.36

Accountability & Transparency

one star

59.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 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)
97.2%
  Administrative Expenses 2.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.27
  Program Expenses Growth -0.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 32.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by FoodLink for Tulare County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by FoodLink for Tulare County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
FoodLink for Tulare County (CA) 68.97 one star
The Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County (CT) 89.39 three stars
Food Bank of Delaware (DE) 90.05 four stars
Dare to Care Food Bank (KY) 93.36 four stars
Atlanta Community Food Bank (GA) 91.01 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,819,224
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $3,621,440
Total Contributions $6,440,664
   Program Service Revenue $18,419
Total Primary Revenue $6,459,083
   Other Revenue $45,025
TOTAL REVENUE $6,504,108
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,890,606
   Administrative Expenses $146,528
   Fundraising Expenses $43,377
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,080,511
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $423,597
   
Net Assets $1,973,316

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 Bank Collection and Distribution $5,890,606 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 06/01/2019 68.97 one star
2016-12 06/01/2018 77.69 two stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 83.84 three stars
2014-12 08/01/2016 82.09 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2016 83.84 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 08/01/2015 83.38 three stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 81.84 three stars
2011-12 08/01/2013 82.55 three stars
2010-12 05/01/2012 82.22 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 92.00 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2011 97.39 four stars
2008-12 11/01/2010 97.35 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 94-2558802
Name in IRS Master File FOODLINK FOR TULARE COUNTY 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
(603) Non-financial services of facilities to other organizations
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, 1980
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$70,000 1.15% Sarah Ramirez Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
FoodLink for Tulare County (CA) 68.97 one star
Wichita Falls Area Food Bank (TX) 93.08 four stars
Linn Benton Food Share (OR) 93.49 four stars
Food Pantry of Waukesha County (WI) 89.40 three stars
Loaves and Fishes (MN) 85.79 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

FoodLink for Tulare County
611 2nd Street
Exeter, CA 93221
tel: (559) 651-3663
fax: (559) 592-0128
EIN: 94-2558802

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 391
Exeter, CA 93221

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Board Leadership

Rie Reniers
President

CEO

Nicole Celaya
Interim Executive Director

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