Disable all preview features

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

Food Bank Coalition of San Luis Obispo County

Working with a network of community partners to alleviate hunger in San Luis Obispo County.

four stars

91.36

P.O. Box 2070 Paso Robles, CA 93447
tel: (805) 238-4664   Web Site
EIN: 77-0210727

Board Leadership
Stewart Ehrnhardt Jr.
Board Chair

CEO
Carl Hansen
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.36 four stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 06/01/2017 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)
94.5%
  Administrative Expenses 2.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.25
  Program Expenses Growth 8.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 22.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Food Bank Coalition of San Luis Obispo County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Food Bank Coalition of San Luis Obispo County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Food Bank Coalition of San Luis Obispo County (CA) 91.36 four stars
Food for Lane County (OR) 94.03 four stars
North Country Food Bank, Inc. (MN) 92.02 four stars
STEP (MN) 87.24 three stars
SeaShare (WA) 89.24 three stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

The mission of the Food Bank Coalition is to work with a network of community partners to alleviate hunger in San Luis Obispo County and build a healthier community. The Vision of the Food Bank Coalition of San Luis Obispo County is that every person in the county has adequate access to nutritious food. Every human being has the right to nutritious food, regardless of the reasons that they may not be able to obtain it for themselves. The Food Bank's intent is not only to help make nutritious food available through our programs and agencies, but also to encourage and support each person we serve, recognizing their possible vulnerabilities and sensitivities. Everyone the Food Bank serves, whether individuals, families, or agencies deserve to be treated with kindness, respect, and dignity. It is our privilege to serve without judgment.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $11,088,310
   Federated Campaigns $7,192
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $166,453
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $468,902
Total Contributions $11,730,857
   Program Service Revenue $237,817
Total Primary Revenue $11,968,674
   Other Revenue $875,700
TOTAL REVENUE $12,844,374
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $10,878,522
   Administrative Expenses $278,618
   Fundraising Expenses $309,547
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $11,466,687
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,377,687
   
Net Assets $2,792,020

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 $10,878,522 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 06/01/2017 91.36 four stars
2014-12 09/01/2016 83.54 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 77-0210727
Name in IRS Master File FOOD BANK COALITION OF SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY
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 (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 December, 1988
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • 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).

We invite you to share your opinions, thoughts, experiences, and stories about this charity here to help inform the decisions of other donors.  
Need more help getting started? Check out our FAQs.
 
This tool is not for questions about Charity Navigator, such as how we derived this charity’s rating. We will happily answer those questions if you contact us directly. Likewise, if you have questions for this charity, then we encourage you to contact the charity directly (we include the charity’s contact information in the upper left-hand corner of this page) since few charities regularly monitor this commenting tool.

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$85,293 0.74% Carl Hansen Executive Director

The mission of the Food Bank Coalition is to work with a network of community partners to alleviate hunger in San Luis Obispo County and build a healthier community. The Vision of the Food Bank Coalition of San Luis Obispo County is that every person in the county has adequate access to nutritious food. Every human being has the right to nutritious food, regardless of the reasons that they may not be able to obtain it for themselves. The Food Bank's intent is not only to help make nutritious food available through our programs and agencies, but also to encourage and support each person we serve, recognizing their possible vulnerabilities and sensitivities. Everyone the Food Bank serves, whether individuals, families, or agencies deserve to be treated with kindness, respect, and dignity. It is our privilege to serve without judgment.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Food Bank Coalition of San Luis Obispo County (CA) 91.36 four stars
The Foodbank (OH) 100.00 four stars
Interfaith Food Pantry (NJ) 96.37 four stars
STEP (MN) 87.24 three stars
FreeStore FoodBank (OH) 89.39 three stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

Are you the representative for this organization? If so, click here to access the application form. As an official representative you will have the ability to update some of the information on this page.

Charity Contact Info

Food Bank Coalition of San Luis Obispo County
P.O. Box 2070
Paso Robles, CA 93447
tel: (805) 238-4664
fax: (805) 238-6956
EIN: 77-0210727

Visit Web Site

Board Leadership

Stewart Ehrnhardt Jr.
Board Chair

CEO

Carl Hansen
Chief Executive Officer

Did You Know We’re a Charity Too?

Charity Navigator has a wonderful community of nearly 7 million givers. Together we’ve been able to:

  • Continually provide new and updated charity ratings
  • Increase charity transparency and awareness
  • Support the long-term missions of charities through our encouragement of informed giving

Whether you’re a first-time giver or a long-time user, we love having you in our community. Your gift of any size is appreciated!

Join Our Mailing List

Join over 400,000 other informed givers and get updates on charity ratings, new features, hot topics, and tips for donating.

Help Center