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

River Bend Foodbank

Together we can solve hunger.

four stars

98.23

4010 Kimmel Drive Davenport, IA 52802
tel: (563) 345-6490   Web Site
EIN: 36-3147342

Board Leadership
Trish Huber
Chair

CEO
Mike Miller
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 98.23 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

River Bend Foodbank's mission is to lead the community-wide effort to end hunger in eastern Iowa and western Illinois. They do this by leveraging partnerships to help people in need stabilize their lives, engaging the public in hunger issues, advocating on behalf of hungry people, and the traditional food bank role of recovering and distributing surplus food through a network of hunger-relief agency partners.

Founded in 1982, River Bend Foodbank supplies food to more than 300 agency partners including food pantries, shelters, soup kitchens, residential treatment facilities, day care centers, and senior centers. Collectively, these programs are the food safety net for tens of thousands of struggling individuals and families in the 22 counties served by River Bend Foodbank in eastern Iowa and western Illinois. In its first year of operation, 190,000 pounds of food were given out. In 2016, over 11 million meals were distributed to hungry people.

River Bend Foodbank's mission is to lead the community-wide effort to end hunger in eastern Iowa and western Illinois. They do this by leveraging partnerships to help people in need stabilize their lives, engaging the public in hunger issues, advocating on behalf of hungry people, and the traditional food bank role of recovering and distributing surplus food through a network of hunger-relief agency partners.

Founded in 1982, River Bend Foodbank supplies food to more than 300 agency partners including food pantries, shelters, soup kitchens, residential treatment facilities, day care centers, and senior centers. Collectively, these programs are the food safety net for tens of thousands of struggling individuals and families in the 22 counties served by River Bend Foodbank in eastern Iowa and western Illinois. In its first year of operation, 190,000 pounds of food were given out. In 2016, over 11 million meals were distributed to hungry people.

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Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 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)
96.8%
  Administrative Expenses 1.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.33
  Program Expenses Growth 14.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by River Bend Foodbank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by River Bend Foodbank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
River Bend Foodbank (IA) 98.23 four stars
Food Bank of Western New York, Inc. (NY) 93.16 four stars
Feeding San Diego (CA) 87.83 three stars
Los Angeles Regional Food Bank (CA) 91.95 four stars
The Food Bank for Central & Northeast Missouri (MO) 92.59 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $23,724,568
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $38,014
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $4,235,795
Total Contributions $27,998,377
   Program Service Revenue $1,209,880
Total Primary Revenue $29,208,257
   Other Revenue $101,786
TOTAL REVENUE $29,310,043
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $28,223,876
   Administrative Expenses $591,467
   Fundraising Expenses $456,171
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $29,271,514
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $38,529
   
Net Assets $8,304,801

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
Collect, Store, and Redistribute Food $28,223,876 100.0%

Ratings History
River Bend Foodbank has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 09/03/2019 98.23 four stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 98.23 four stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 100.00 four stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 92.22 four stars
2014-12 07/01/2016 88.68 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2016 88.49 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 03/01/2016 87.94 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 36-3147342
Name in IRS Master File RIVER BEND FOOD RESERVOIR
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 January, 1982
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$130,210 0.44% Michael Miller President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
River Bend Foodbank (IA) 98.23 four stars
Coastal Bend Food Bank (TX) 88.35 three stars
Midwest Food Bank, NFP (IL) 94.69 four stars
Food for Others (VA) 93.84 four stars
The Food Bank for Central & Northeast Missouri (MO) 92.59 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

River Bend Foodbank
4010 Kimmel Drive
Davenport, IA 52802
tel: (563) 345-6490
fax: (563) 345-6496
EIN: 36-3147342

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Board Leadership

Trish Huber
Chair

CEO

Mike Miller
President & CEO

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