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

Northampton Survival Center

A food pantry serving the Hampshire County community

three stars

85.59

265 Prospect Street Northampton, MA 01060
tel: (413) 586-6564   Web Site
EIN: 04-2774166

Board Leadership
Tim Jones
President

CEO
Heidi Nortonsmith
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.59 three stars
  Financial 82.85 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Northampton Survival Center is an emergency food pantry that provides low-income individuals and families in 18 communities in Hampshire County with free food, clothing, personal care items, and referrals for emergency assistance. From its two locations in Northampton and Goshen, the Center distributes over 650,000 pounds of food each year. From its Hilltown Pantry in Goshen, the NSC distributes another 40,000 pounds of food each year in the nine northern hilltowns. All together, from its two locations, the NSC distributes about 2,500 pounds of food in nutritionally-balanced food boxes every weekday.

The Northampton Survival Center is an emergency food pantry that provides low-income individuals and families in 18 communities in Hampshire County with free food, clothing, personal care items, and referrals for emergency assistance. From its two locations in Northampton and Goshen, the Center distributes over 650,000 pounds of food each year. From its Hilltown Pantry in Goshen, the NSC distributes another 40,000 pounds of food each year in the nine northern hilltowns. All together, from its two locations, the NSC distributes about 2,500 pounds of food in nutritionally-balanced food boxes every weekday.

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Financial

three stars

82.85

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 07/01/2018 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)
88.2%
  Administrative Expenses 4.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.90
  Program Expenses Growth 0.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Northampton Survival Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Northampton Survival Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Northampton Survival Center (MA) 85.59 three stars
Second Harvest Heartland (MN) 85.05 three stars
Harvesters: The Community Food Network (MO) 91.67 four stars
Montana Food Bank Network (MT) 95.47 four stars
Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin (WI) 91.65 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,249,381
   Federated Campaigns $42,352
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $24,920
Total Contributions $2,316,653
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,316,653
   Other Revenue $10,452
TOTAL REVENUE $2,327,105
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,865,788
   Administrative Expenses $98,961
   Fundraising Expenses $155,284
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,120,033
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $207,072
   
Net Assets $1,868,684

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 $1,865,788 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 07/01/2018 85.59 three stars
2016-06 06/01/2017 87.48 three stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 87.66 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 89.70 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 86.49 three stars
2013-06 07/01/2014 84.53 three stars
2012-06 06/01/2013 89.08 three stars
2011-06 10/01/2012 89.12 three 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 04-2774166
Name in IRS Master File NORTHAMPTON SURVIVAL CENTER INC
NTEE Code P60
NTEE Classification Emergency Assistance (Food, Clothing, Cash)
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(902) Emergency or disaster aid fund
(560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
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 April, 1983
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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$90,843 4.28% Heidi Nortonsmith Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Northampton Survival Center (MA) 85.59 three stars
Facing Hunger (WV) 91.86 four stars
Thermal Belt Outreach Ministry (NC) 87.09 three stars
The Redwood Empire Food Bank (CA) 96.94 four stars
Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona (AZ) 96.46 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Northampton Survival Center
265 Prospect Street
Northampton, MA 01060
tel: (413) 586-6564
EIN: 04-2774166

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Board Leadership

Tim Jones
President

CEO

Heidi Nortonsmith
Executive Director

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