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

Three Square

Together, we can feed everyone

four stars

97.23

4190 North Pecos Road Las Vegas, NV 89115
tel: (702) 644-3663   Web Site
EIN: 30-0396918

Board Leadership
Shawn Gerstenberger
Board Chair

CEO
Brian Burton
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 97.23 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Three Square is Southern Nevada's only food bank providing food assistance to the residents of Lincoln, Nye, Esmeralda and Clark Counties. The food bank serves as a central collection and distribution center for donated, rescued and solicited food and grocery product. We provide bakery, produce, dairy, non-perishable products and ready-to-eat meals to non-profit and faith based organizations who serve those in need in our community. We also facilitate childhood and senior nutrition programs as well as supplemental nutrition assistance outreach and advocacy efforts. We are a place for members of the community to meet, serve and collaborate as part of the food solution.

Three Square is Southern Nevada's only food bank providing food assistance to the residents of Lincoln, Nye, Esmeralda and Clark Counties. The food bank serves as a central collection and distribution center for donated, rescued and solicited food and grocery product. We provide bakery, produce, dairy, non-perishable products and ready-to-eat meals to non-profit and faith based organizations who serve those in need in our community. We also facilitate childhood and senior nutrition programs as well as supplemental nutrition assistance outreach and advocacy efforts. We are a place for members of the community to meet, serve and collaborate as part of the food solution.

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Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 09/01/2018 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)
94.3%
  Administrative Expenses 1.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.42
  Program Expenses Growth 11.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Three Square on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Three Square on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Three Square (NV) 97.23 four stars
Food Bank for Larimer County (CO) 88.24 three stars
Central Pennsylvania Food Bank (PA) 98.23 four stars
Second Harvest Community Food Bank (MO) 93.83 four stars
Central Texas Food Bank (TX) 96.33 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $71,094,599
   Federated Campaigns $38,181
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $7,296,154
Total Contributions $78,428,934
   Program Service Revenue $1,527,179
Total Primary Revenue $79,956,113
   Other Revenue $2,509,901
TOTAL REVENUE $82,466,014
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $80,258,691
   Administrative Expenses $1,435,774
   Fundraising Expenses $3,016,475
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $84,710,940
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-2,244,926
   
Net Assets $34,899,498

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 Distribution $80,258,691 100.0%

Ratings History
Three Square has received 7 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 09/01/2018 97.23 four stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 98.23 four stars
2015-06 09/01/2017 98.23 four stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 96.66 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 96.49 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 96.23 four stars
2013-06 08/01/2014 91.01 four stars
2012-06 12/20/2013 96.37 four stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 93.91 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 30-0396918
Name in IRS Master File THREE SQUARE
NTEE Code K35
NTEE Classification Eatery, Agency, Organization Sponsored
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 March, 2007
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$261,208 0.30% Brian Burton President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Three Square (NV) 97.23 four stars
Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest North Carolina (NC) 96.46 four stars
God's Pantry Food Bank (KY) 94.54 four stars
Oregon Food Bank (OR) 90.96 four stars
Second Harvest Food Bank of East Tennessee (TN) 90.60 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Three Square
4190 North Pecos Road
Las Vegas, NV 89115
tel: (702) 644-3663
fax: (702) 365-6574
EIN: 30-0396918

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Board Leadership

Shawn Gerstenberger
Board Chair

CEO

Brian Burton
President, CEO

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