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Mobile Loaves & Fishes

Miracles on wheels

four stars

99.73

5524 Bee Caves Road Building M
Austin, TX 78746
tel: (512) 328-7299   Web Site
EIN: 74-2956081

Board Leadership
Bruce Agness
Chair

CEO
Alan Graham
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 99.73 four stars
  Financial 99.62 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

99.62

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
83.7%
  Administrative Expenses 8.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.76
  Program Expenses Growth 6.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mobile Loaves & Fishes on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mobile Loaves & Fishes on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Mobile Loaves & Fishes (TX) 99.73 four stars
St. Vincent de Paul Society of Marin County (CA) 90.94 four stars
Martha's Kitchen (CA) 92.22 four stars
FamilyWorks (WA) 92.27 four stars
Citymeals-on-Wheels (NY) 94.88 four stars

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Mobile Loaves & Fishes empowers communities into a lifestyle of service with the homeless. We provide food and clothing and promote dignity to our homeless brothers and sisters in need. MLF offers flexible micro-enterprise opportunities for the chronically homeless to use their individual talents and skills to earn a modest living income. Our "Community First" program teaches the principles and practices of organic and sustainable agriculture while encouraging residents and homeless individuals to cultivate relationships and develop community.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,103,367
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $57,452
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $7,160,819
   Program Service Revenue $18,574
Total Primary Revenue $7,179,393
   Other Revenue $64,844
TOTAL REVENUE $7,244,237
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,715,073
   Administrative Expenses $320,950
   Fundraising Expenses $235,693
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,271,716
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,972,521
   
Net Assets $14,444,124

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
Care for Homeless $1,642,497 60.5%
Truck Program $866,366 31.9%
Community Works Program $206,210 7.6%

Ratings History
Mobile Loaves & Fishes has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 03/01/2017 99.73 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 98.38 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 97.46 four stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 96.95 four stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 95.31 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 74-2956081
Name in IRS Master File MOBILE LOAVES & FISHES INC
NTEE Code X22
NTEE Classification Roman Catholic
NTEE Type Religion-Related, Spiritual Development
Classification Religious 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 July, 2000
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
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  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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
$101,776 3.11% Alan J. Graham President, CEO

Mobile Loaves & Fishes empowers communities into a lifestyle of service with the homeless. We provide food and clothing and promote dignity to our homeless brothers and sisters in need. MLF offers flexible micro-enterprise opportunities for the chronically homeless to use their individual talents and skills to earn a modest living income. Our "Community First" program teaches the principles and practices of organic and sustainable agriculture while encouraging residents and homeless individuals to cultivate relationships and develop community.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Mobile Loaves & Fishes (TX) 99.73 four stars
Meals on Wheels of Greenville (SC) 87.56 three stars
Open Arms of Minnesota (MN) 88.22 three stars
ICA (MN) 92.79 four stars
Community Servings (MA) 90.22 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Mobile Loaves & Fishes
5524 Bee Caves Road
Building M
Austin, TX 78746
tel: (512) 328-7299
fax: (512) 328-7223
EIN: 74-2956081

Mail donations to:
903 South Capital of Texas Highway
Austin, TX 78746

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Board Leadership

Bruce Agness
Chair

CEO

Alan Graham
President

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