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

Ballard Food Bank

Neighbors helping neighbors

four stars

91.16

5130 Leary Avenue, NW Seattle, WA 98107
tel: (206) 789-7800   Web Site
EIN: 91-1428805

Board Leadership
Andrew Weber
President

CEO
Jen Muzia
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.16 four stars
  Financial 88.17 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Ballard Food Bank's mission is to bring food and hope to our neighbors because there can be enough for everyone. To achieve our mission, we provide access to nutritious foods and services that support self-sufficiency, and we advocate for food equity and justice. We have been a trusted resource in our community for over 30 years. The Ballard Food Bank currently serves over 1,200 individuals a week living in Ballard, Magnolia and Queen Anne through our grocery-style food bank alone. We reach home-bound individuals through our Home Delivery Program and provide meals for students on the weekend through our Weekend Food For Kids Program. And food is just the first step - we also offer services such as a personal hygiene bar, mail services to clients (an essential detail when looking for employment or housing), and a Community Resource Hub where clients can get emergency financial assistance and referrals to on-site partner agencies so they can get help with their basic needs in one place.

Ballard Food Bank's mission is to bring food and hope to our neighbors because there can be enough for everyone. To achieve our mission, we provide access to nutritious foods and services that support self-sufficiency, and we advocate for food equity and justice. We have been a trusted resource in our community for over 30 years. The Ballard Food Bank currently serves over 1,200 individuals a week living in Ballard, Magnolia and Queen Anne through our grocery-style food bank alone. We reach home-bound individuals through our Home Delivery Program and provide meals for students on the weekend through our Weekend Food For Kids Program. And food is just the first step - we also offer services such as a personal hygiene bar, mail services to clients (an essential detail when looking for employment or housing), and a Community Resource Hub where clients can get emergency financial assistance and referrals to on-site partner agencies so they can get help with their basic needs in one place.

Financial

three stars

88.17

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 10/01/2018 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)
92.3%
  Administrative Expenses 3.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.31
  Program Expenses Growth 2.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ballard Food Bank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ballard Food Bank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ballard Food Bank (WA) 91.16 four stars
The Food Depot (NM) 96.66 four stars
Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee (TN) 88.94 three stars
Roadrunner Food Bank of New Mexico (NM) 89.57 three stars
East Texas Food Bank (TX) 95.28 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,749,775
   Federated Campaigns $6,839
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $97,007
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $70,849
Total Contributions $3,924,470
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,924,470
   Other Revenue $42,748
TOTAL REVENUE $3,967,218
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,218,741
   Administrative Expenses $152,166
   Fundraising Expenses $164,204
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,535,111
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $432,107
   
Net Assets $4,539,449

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 $3,101,147 96.3%
Client Services $117,594 3.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-09 10/01/2018 91.16 four stars
2017-09 09/01/2018 88.57 three stars
2016-09 12/01/2017 92.01 four stars
2015-09 11/01/2016 81.41 three stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 81.33 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 11/01/2015 81.52 three stars
2013-09 08/01/2014 77.84 two 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 91-1428805
Name in IRS Master File BALLARD FOOD BANK
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (320) Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, etc.
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 March, 1989
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$94,146 2.66% Jennifer Muzia Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ballard Food Bank (WA) 91.16 four stars
Rock River Valley Pantry (IL) 87.91 three stars
Arkansas Foodbank (AR) 92.77 four stars
Virginia Peninsula Foodbank (VA) 94.58 four stars
Second Harvest Food Bank of East Central Indiana (IN) 92.38 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Ballard Food Bank
5130 Leary Avenue, NW
Seattle, WA 98107
tel: (206) 789-7800
EIN: 91-1428805

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Board Leadership

Andrew Weber
President

CEO

Jen Muzia
Executive Director

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