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

Midwest Food Bank

Bridging the gap between prosperity and poverty

four stars

98.23

1703 South Veterans Parkway Bloomington, IL 61701
tel: (309) 663-5350   Web Site
EIN: 41-2120170

Board Leadership
David Kieser
President

CEO
David Kieser
President/CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 98.23 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
99.2%
  Administrative Expenses 0.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.35
  Program Expenses Growth 35.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Midwest Food Bank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Midwest Food Bank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Midwest Food Bank (IL) 98.23 four stars
Target Hunger (TX) 89.86 three stars
Treasure Coast Food Bank (FL) 92.92 four stars
Connecticut Food Bank (CT) 91.45 four stars
California Emergency Foodlink (CA) 93.60 four stars

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Midwest Food Bank (MFB), a faith-based, non-denominational nonprofit 501 (c) (3) charitable organization, was started in 2003 when the Kieser family began providing food out of a building on their family farm. MFB began by serving about 10 food pantries in McLean County, IL. Today we serve over 1,100 organizations across the Midwest, South, and East Africa from six warehouse locations. The food given out each month reaches over 700,000 people.

The amount of food we distribute has steadily grown over the years as we strive to fight hunger. We receive donated food from manufacturers, distributors, grocers, community and organizational food drives, and from individual donations of food & money. Today, we distribute $9.5 million in food each month.

As a faith based organization, it is the mission of Midwest Food Bank to alleviate hunger and poverty by gathering and distributing food donations to not-for-profits and disaster sites without cost to the recipients.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $89,130,735
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $89,130,735
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $89,130,735
   Other Revenue $326,680
TOTAL REVENUE $89,457,415
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $85,218,204
   Administrative Expenses $510,663
   Fundraising Expenses $167,367
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $85,896,234
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,561,181
   
Net Assets $22,526,720

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 & Disaster Relief $85,218,204 100.0%

Ratings History
Midwest Food Bank has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 98.23 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 99.94 four stars
2013-12 12/22/2014 99.95 four stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 99.95 four stars
2012-12 11/01/2013 97.17 four stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 99.89 four stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 94.34 four stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 91.51 four stars
2010-12 10/01/2012 84.44 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 41-2120170
Name in IRS Master File MIDWEST FOOD BANK NFP
NTEE Code P99
NTEE Classification Human Services - Multipurpose and Other N.E.C.
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
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]
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, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 2010

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- David Kieser President, CEO

Midwest Food Bank (MFB), a faith-based, non-denominational nonprofit 501 (c) (3) charitable organization, was started in 2003 when the Kieser family began providing food out of a building on their family farm. MFB began by serving about 10 food pantries in McLean County, IL. Today we serve over 1,100 organizations across the Midwest, South, and East Africa from six warehouse locations. The food given out each month reaches over 700,000 people.

The amount of food we distribute has steadily grown over the years as we strive to fight hunger. We receive donated food from manufacturers, distributors, grocers, community and organizational food drives, and from individual donations of food & money. Today, we distribute $9.5 million in food each month.

As a faith based organization, it is the mission of Midwest Food Bank to alleviate hunger and poverty by gathering and distributing food donations to not-for-profits and disaster sites without cost to the recipients.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Midwest Food Bank (IL) 98.23 four stars
Good Shepherd Food Bank of Maine (ME) 91.36 four stars
Rock River Valley Pantry (IL) 88.81 three stars
Community Food Share (CO) 98.08 four stars
Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank (PA) 90.83 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Midwest Food Bank
1703 South Veterans Parkway
Bloomington, IL 61701
tel: (309) 663-5350
EIN: 41-2120170

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Board Leadership

David Kieser
President

CEO

David Kieser
President/CEO

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