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

Center for Food Action in New Jersey

three stars

87.74

192 W. Demarest Avenue Englewood, NJ 07631
tel: (201) 569-1804   Web Site
EIN: 22-2189072

Board Leadership
Cynthia Johnson-Barbato
President

CEO
Patricia Espy
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.74 three stars
  Financial 84.62 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Center for Food Action (CFA), founded in 1976, is a non-profit that provides emergency services to northern New Jersey's poorest and most vulnerable residents. CFA provides food, housing, utility, and heating assistance and offers counseling and advocacy services to low-income individuals and families. CFA is headquartered in Englewood and has sites in Hackensack, Mahwah, Ringwood, Saddle Brook, and the campus of Bergen Community College.

The Center for Food Action (CFA), founded in 1976, is a non-profit that provides emergency services to northern New Jersey's poorest and most vulnerable residents. CFA provides food, housing, utility, and heating assistance and offers counseling and advocacy services to low-income individuals and families. CFA is headquartered in Englewood and has sites in Hackensack, Mahwah, Ringwood, Saddle Brook, and the campus of Bergen Community College.

Financial

three stars

84.62

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 03/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
88.9%
  Administrative Expenses 8.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.36
  Program Expenses Growth -1.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Center for Food Action in New Jersey on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Center for Food Action in New Jersey on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,349,305
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $868,947
Total Contributions $8,218,252
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $8,218,252
   Other Revenue $229,419
TOTAL REVENUE $8,447,671
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,713,195
   Administrative Expenses $584,594
   Fundraising Expenses $229,960
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,527,749
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-80,078
   
Net Assets $3,166,892

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$144,262 1.69% Patricia Espy Executive Director

Mission

The Center for Food Action (CFA), founded in 1976, is a non-profit that provides emergency services to northern New Jersey's poorest and most vulnerable residents. CFA provides food, housing, utility, and heating assistance and offers counseling and advocacy services to low-income individuals and families. CFA is headquartered in Englewood and has sites in Hackensack, Mahwah, Ringwood, Saddle Brook, and the campus of Bergen Community College.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Center for Food Action in New Jersey (NJ) 87.74 three stars
Helping Harvest (PA) 89.86 three stars
Shared Harvest Foodbank (OH) 89.54 three stars
St. Louis Area Foodbank (MO) 96.39 four stars
Central California Food Bank (CA) 89.56 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Center for Food Action in New Jersey
192 W. Demarest Avenue
Englewood, NJ 07631
tel: (201) 569-1804
EIN: 22-2189072

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Board Leadership

Cynthia Johnson-Barbato
President

CEO

Patricia Espy
Executive Director