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

North Country Food Bank, Inc.

Ending Hunger

four stars

92.02

424 North Broadway Crookston, MN 56716
tel: (218) 281-7356   Web Site
EIN: 41-1459758

Board Leadership
John Thorson
Chair

CEO
Susie Novak
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.02 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 11/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 11/01/2016 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)
96.0%
  Administrative Expenses 2.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.13
  Program Expenses Growth 13.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by North Country Food Bank, Inc. on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by North Country Food Bank, Inc. on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
North Country Food Bank, Inc. (MN) 92.02 four stars
Eastern Illinois Foodbank (IL) 100.00 four stars
Kansas Food Bank (KS) 93.90 four stars
Loaves & Fishes Community Services (IL) 91.75 four stars
High Plains Food Bank (TX) 92.06 four stars

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North Country Food Bank, Inc. is associated with Feeding America a national hunger relief organization. Under their umbrella there are 201 food banks around the US that make up a sophisticated distribution network that captures donations & surplus food in order to redeliver to local agencies like food shelves, soup kitchens, homeless shelters including those that serve children and seniors. These agencies rely on food banks to capture food opportunities that are too large for them to handle.
Our non-profit food bank distributed over 7.4 million pounds of food last year to over 230 hunger relief agencies and programs within our 21 county service area in northwest, west central Minnesota and part of Grand Forks, North Dakota.
North Country Food Bank has been serving this area since 1983. We are working hard to evolve in a sustainable manner, developing innovative programs to assist our manufacturing & agriculture partners while improving the lives of those in need.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,172,611
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $6,550
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $965,900
Total Contributions $8,145,061
   Program Service Revenue $1,510,421
Total Primary Revenue $9,655,482
   Other Revenue $122,307
TOTAL REVENUE $9,777,789
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,401,851
   Administrative Expenses $209,615
   Fundraising Expenses $194,898
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,806,364
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-28,575
   
Net Assets $1,306,402

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 to Member Agencies $9,401,851 100.0%

Ratings History
North Country Food Bank, Inc. has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-09 11/01/2016 92.02 four stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 92.02 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 11/01/2015 91.96 four stars
2013-09 12/01/2014 89.88 three stars
2012-09 05/01/2014 89.88 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 41-1459758
Name in IRS Master File NORTH COUNTRY FOOD BANK INC
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 (429) Other inner city or community benefit 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 May, 1984
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, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 2012
  • September, 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
$60,114 0.61% Susie Novak Executive Director

North Country Food Bank, Inc. is associated with Feeding America a national hunger relief organization. Under their umbrella there are 201 food banks around the US that make up a sophisticated distribution network that captures donations & surplus food in order to redeliver to local agencies like food shelves, soup kitchens, homeless shelters including those that serve children and seniors. These agencies rely on food banks to capture food opportunities that are too large for them to handle.
Our non-profit food bank distributed over 7.4 million pounds of food last year to over 230 hunger relief agencies and programs within our 21 county service area in northwest, west central Minnesota and part of Grand Forks, North Dakota.
North Country Food Bank has been serving this area since 1983. We are working hard to evolve in a sustainable manner, developing innovative programs to assist our manufacturing & agriculture partners while improving the lives of those in need.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
North Country Food Bank, Inc. (MN) 92.02 four stars
Feeding Tampa Bay (FL) 89.39 three stars
Greater Berks Food Bank (PA) 91.45 four stars
Food Bank of Northwest Louisiana (LA) 98.23 four stars
Montgomery Area Food Bank (AL) 90.36 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

North Country Food Bank, Inc.
424 North Broadway
Crookston, MN 56716
tel: (218) 281-7356
fax: (218) 281-7374
EIN: 41-1459758

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Board Leadership

John Thorson
Chair

CEO

Susie Novak
Executive Director

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