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

Food Bank of Northeast Louisiana Inc.

Feeding Our Community. Fighting Hunger.

four stars

93.51

4600 Central Avenue Monroe, LA 71203
tel: (318) 322-3567   Web Site
EIN: 72-1333809

Board Leadership
Pam Lavender
President

CEO
Jean Toth
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.51 four stars
  Financial 91.34 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 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

91.34

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

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)
96.8%
  Administrative Expenses 1.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.13
  Program Expenses Growth 1.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Food Bank of Northeast Louisiana Inc. on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Food Bank of Northeast Louisiana Inc. on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Food Bank of Northeast Louisiana Inc. (LA) 93.51 four stars
Lakeview Pantry (IL) 87.21 three stars
Second Harvest Heartland (MN) 86.77 three stars
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina (NC) 94.63 four stars
SF-Marin Food Bank (CA) 94.49 four stars

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Our mission is to battle hunger and improve the wellness of our community by:
Securing food and providing it to partner agencies who feed the hungry; fostering public awareness; and managing direct distribution programs.
The Food Bank of Northeast Louisiana procures, sorts, inventories and provides food to our partner agencies for distribution into their local communities. In addition, the Food Bank operates three programs that directly provide food to those most vulnerable - our children and seniors. Together, as a hunger-relief network, we serve over 42,600 people annually.
The Food Bank of Northeast Louisiana, a member of Feeding America, is leading the fight against hunger in our community.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,896,940
   Federated Campaigns $114,570
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,670,728
Total Contributions $7,682,238
   Program Service Revenue $119,352
Total Primary Revenue $7,801,590
   Other Revenue $1,645
TOTAL REVENUE $7,803,235
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,557,631
   Administrative Expenses $119,266
   Fundraising Expenses $162,118
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,839,015
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-35,780
   
Net Assets $1,209,808

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
Providing Food $7,557,631 100.0%

Ratings History
Food Bank of Northeast Louisiana Inc. has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 03/01/2017 93.51 four stars
2014-12 12/21/2016 97.67 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 93.88 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 72-1333809
Name in IRS Master File FOOD BANK OF NORTHEAST LOUISIANA INC
NTEE Code P20
NTEE Classification Human Service Organizations - Multipurpose
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(600) Community Chest, United Way, 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 December, 1996
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, 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
$20,769 0.26% Jean Toth Executive Director

Our mission is to battle hunger and improve the wellness of our community by:
Securing food and providing it to partner agencies who feed the hungry; fostering public awareness; and managing direct distribution programs.
The Food Bank of Northeast Louisiana procures, sorts, inventories and provides food to our partner agencies for distribution into their local communities. In addition, the Food Bank operates three programs that directly provide food to those most vulnerable - our children and seniors. Together, as a hunger-relief network, we serve over 42,600 people annually.
The Food Bank of Northeast Louisiana, a member of Feeding America, is leading the fight against hunger in our community.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Food Bank of Northeast Louisiana Inc. (LA) 93.51 four stars
Three Square (NV) 98.23 four stars
Capital Area Food Bank (DC) 90.71 four stars
Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin (WI) 90.63 four stars
Brazos Valley Food Bank (TX) 97.17 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Food Bank of Northeast Louisiana Inc.
4600 Central Avenue
Monroe, LA 71203
tel: (318) 322-3567
fax: (318) 322-1620
EIN: 72-1333809

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 5048
Monroe, LA 71211

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Board Leadership

Pam Lavender
President

CEO

Jean Toth
Executive Director

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