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

Flathead Food Bank

Feeding the Hungry in our Community Since 1982

three stars

86.79

1203 Highway 2 West Kalispell, MT 59901
tel: (406) 752-3663   Web Site
EIN: 81-0399818

Board Leadership
Sheryl Border
President

CEO
Lori Botkin
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.79 three stars
  Financial 95.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 82.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Flathead Food Bank is a community organization, governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. Daily operations are carried out by our small dedicated staff and our hundreds of caring volunteers! Our mission is to provide temporary, emergency food assistance to those in need. Our main purpose is to serve as a food collection and distribution system. We also voluntarily participate in two programs that serve, and/or deliver government commodities to seniors and children on a monthly basis.

The Flathead Food Bank is a community organization, governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. Daily operations are carried out by our small dedicated staff and our hundreds of caring volunteers! Our mission is to provide temporary, emergency food assistance to those in need. Our main purpose is to serve as a food collection and distribution system. We also voluntarily participate in two programs that serve, and/or deliver government commodities to seniors and children on a monthly basis.

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Financial

four stars

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

82.00

This rating was published 03/01/2019 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)
94.6%
  Administrative Expenses 2.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.23
  Program Expenses Growth 19.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Flathead Food Bank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Flathead Food Bank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Flathead Food Bank (MT) 86.79 three stars
Forgotten Harvest (MI) 90.92 four stars
Clark County Food Bank (WA) 97.60 four stars
High Plains Food Bank (TX) 96.66 four stars
Connecticut Food Bank (CT) 91.03 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,391,067
   Federated Campaigns $9,500
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $189,157
Total Contributions $3,589,724
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,589,724
   Other Revenue $390,267
TOTAL REVENUE $3,979,991
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,753,946
   Administrative Expenses $57,160
   Fundraising Expenses $125,003
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,936,109
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $43,882
   
Net Assets $719,714

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 $3,542,522 94.4%
Thrift Store $211,424 5.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 03/01/2019 86.79 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 96.65 four stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 94.80 four stars
2014-12 07/01/2016 89.85 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2016 88.86 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 08/01/2015 85.78 three stars
2012-12 03/01/2014 89.48 three stars
2011-12 08/01/2013 92.21 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 81-0399818
Name in IRS Master File FLATHEAD FOOD BANK 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 (560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
(561) Gifts or grants to individuals (other than scholarships)
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 May, 1983
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
$49,500 1.25% Lori Botkin Executive Di

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Flathead Food Bank (MT) 86.79 three stars
Northeast Iowa Food Bank (IA) 97.17 four stars
Operation Food Search (MO) 94.03 four stars
Brazos Valley Food Bank (TX) 94.94 four stars
Feeding America Southwest Virginia (VA) 86.16 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Flathead Food Bank
1203 Highway 2 West
Kalispell, MT 59901
tel: (406) 752-3663
fax: (406) 752-2572
EIN: 81-0399818

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Board Leadership

Sheryl Border
President

CEO

Lori Botkin
Executive Director

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