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

Food Bank of North Central Arkansas

Building Bridges from Hunger to Hope

three stars

82.16

14215 Highway 5 South Norfork, AR 72658
tel: (870) 499-7565   Web Site
EIN: 58-1881897

Board Leadership
Rev. Randy Ludwig
Chairperson

CEO
Jeff Quick
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.16 three stars
  Financial 76.08 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Food Bank of North Central Arkansas obtains, processes, warehouses and distributes food, supplies and donated items to approximately 90 agencies across our nine county service area. Our mission of "Building Bridges from Hunger to Hope" goes beyond our core of feeding the hungry, to providing educational tools and connecting individuals, churches, schools, and civic organizations in our service area in the common goal of "Create Communities without Hunger." We understand that we can accomplish much more together than we could ever accomplish on our own. That is why part of our mission focuses on making these connections. We believe a community working together can solve its problems.

The Food Bank of North Central Arkansas obtains, processes, warehouses and distributes food, supplies and donated items to approximately 90 agencies across our nine county service area. Our mission of "Building Bridges from Hunger to Hope" goes beyond our core of feeding the hungry, to providing educational tools and connecting individuals, churches, schools, and civic organizations in our service area in the common goal of "Create Communities without Hunger." We understand that we can accomplish much more together than we could ever accomplish on our own. That is why part of our mission focuses on making these connections. We believe a community working together can solve its problems.

Impact & Results Score

Score
100/100
Program Name: Partner Distribution, Back Pack, The Emergency Food Assistance Program and Norfork Community Care Program Food Pantry
Program Name: Partner Distribution, Back Pack, The Emergency Food Assistance Program and Norfork Community Care Program Food Pantry

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The Impact & Results score is a measure of how well a nonprofit delivers on its stated mission. To issue a score, Charity Navigator estimates the actual impact the nonprofit has on the lives of those it serves, and determines whether it is making good use of donor resources to achieve that impact. Learn more about our Impact & Results methodology here.

Program Activities
Food Bank of North Central Arkansas primarily collects, warehouses and distributes food to front-line organizations like food pantries and soup kitchens. It also manages smaller programs that provide groceries directly to beneficiaries.
Impact Statement
$2 provides a meal to a person in need.
Assessment Benchmark
Impact & Results scores of food distribution programs are based on the cost of a meal relative to the cost that a food-secure person incurs to buy a meal in that county. Programs receive an Impact & Results score of 100 if they are less than 75% the cost of a meal and a score of 75 if they are less than 125%. If a nonprofit reports impact but doesn't meet the threshold for cost-effectiveness, it earns a score of 50.
Methodology
ImpactMatters analyzed publicly available data to rate the cost-effectiveness of Food Bank of North Central Arkansas.
Data Source
Outcome data collected during the program. Food Bank of North Central Arkansas publicly reports the amount of food it provides.
Method for Attributing Outcomes
We assume that the distribution of a meal from one nonprofit's food distribution program does not diminish the amount of food distributed by any other (neighboring) food distribution program. This “counterfactual” assumption about the amount of food distributed in the absence of Food Bank of North Central Arkansas’s food distribution program implies that the benefit of a meal to a beneficiary in need constitutes a net gain; the gain is not offset by reductions in food provided to other beneficiaries in need. We therefore set the counterfactual to zero.
Details
Analysis conducted by ImpactMatters and published on November 22, 2019.
This impact information is current as of September 2020, when it was provided to us by ImpactMatters. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

two stars

76.08

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 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)
86.0%
  Administrative Expenses 11.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.23
  Program Expenses Growth 3.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 42.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Food Bank of North Central Arkansas on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Food Bank of North Central Arkansas on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Food Bank of North Central Arkansas (AR) 82.16 three stars
Placer Food Bank (CA) 86.92 three stars
All Faiths Food Bank (FL) 96.66 four stars
Greater Chicago Food Depository (IL) 92.35 four stars
The Foodbank of Southern California (CA) 90.19 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,593,958
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $30,030
Total Contributions $3,623,988
   Program Service Revenue $220,994
Total Primary Revenue $3,844,982
   Other Revenue $7,744
TOTAL REVENUE $3,852,726
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,365,097
   Administrative Expenses $503,491
   Fundraising Expenses $88,579
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,957,167
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-104,441
   
Net Assets $1,006,005

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 $3,365,097 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 03/01/2020 82.16 three stars
2017-12 05/01/2019 84.32 three stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 87.97 three stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 88.81 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 90.80 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 91.22 four stars
2013-12 12/22/2014 93.92 four stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 78.67 two stars
2011-12 08/01/2013 91.92 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 58-1881897
Name in IRS Master File FOODBANK OF NORTH CENTRAL ARKANSAS NORFORK COMMUNITY CARE PROGRAM 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
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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, 1990
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, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Food Bank of North Central Arkansas (AR) 82.16 three stars
The Foodbank (OH) 100.00 four stars
Food Bank for the Heartland (NE) 93.60 four stars
Yad Ezra (MI) 87.37 three stars
Lowcountry Food Bank (SC) 90.85 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Food Bank of North Central Arkansas
14215 Highway 5 South
Norfork, AR 72658
tel: (870) 499-7565
fax: (870) 499-3500
EIN: 58-1881897

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Board Leadership

Rev. Randy Ludwig
Chairperson

CEO

Jeff Quick
Chief Executive Officer

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