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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

65.17

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 65.17 one star
  Financial 80.00 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 55.00 one star
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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

80.00

Accountability & Transparency

one star

55.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 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)
95.9%
  Administrative Expenses 3.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.51
  Program Expenses Growth -36.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 29.9%
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) 65.17 one star
Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank (CA) 96.66 four stars
The Foodbank of Southern California (CA) 94.27 four stars
Middle Georgia Community Food Bank (GA) 87.83 three stars
Greater Cleveland Food Bank (OH) 87.37 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,790,257
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $386,786
Total Contributions $3,177,043
   Program Service Revenue $9,922
Total Primary Revenue $3,186,965
   Other Revenue $24,344
TOTAL REVENUE $3,211,309
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,305,754
   Administrative Expenses $145,435
   Fundraising Expenses $42,837
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,494,026
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $717,283
   
Net Assets $2,542,435

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 $2,305,754 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 65.17 one star
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
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
FoodLink for Tulare County (CA) 65.17 one star
The Foodbank of Southern California (CA) 94.27 four stars
Volunteers Enlisted to Assist People (MN) 86.49 three stars
The Redwood Empire Food Bank (CA) 95.86 four stars
Harvesters: The Community Food Network (MO) 91.80 four 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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