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

Imperial Valley Food Pantry

Resourcing, allocating and distributing nutritious food through non-profit agencies

two stars

73.94

329 Applestill Road El Centro, CA 92243
tel: (760) 370-0966   Web Site
EIN: 33-0633364

Board Leadership
John Levada
President

CEO
Sara Griffen
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 73.94 two stars
  Financial 85.79 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 66.00 one star
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Imperial Valley Food Bank (IVFB) is an independent, non-profit charitable corporation, created and operated for and by residents of Imperial Valley with the purpose of feeding those in need living in Imperial County. The food bank was established in 1991. IVFB has steadily increased our capacity to meet the needs of our community. The demand for emergency food assistance in Imperial Valley remains a county-wide effort as IVFB consistently serves 20,000 individuals monthly. IVFB's primary function is to resource, allocate and distribute nutritious food through non-profit agencies in the county who distribute food directly to their local communities.

Imperial Valley Food Bank (IVFB) is an independent, non-profit charitable corporation, created and operated for and by residents of Imperial Valley with the purpose of feeding those in need living in Imperial County. The food bank was established in 1991. IVFB has steadily increased our capacity to meet the needs of our community. The demand for emergency food assistance in Imperial Valley remains a county-wide effort as IVFB consistently serves 20,000 individuals monthly. IVFB's primary function is to resource, allocate and distribute nutritious food through non-profit agencies in the county who distribute food directly to their local communities.

Financial

three stars

85.79

Accountability & Transparency

one star

66.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
92.9%
  Administrative Expenses 3.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.64
  Program Expenses Growth 3.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 15.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Imperial Valley Food Pantry on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Imperial Valley Food Pantry on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Imperial Valley Food Pantry (CA) 73.94 two stars
Sunshine Division Portland Police Dept (OR) 90.89 four stars
Three Square (NV) 97.23 four stars
Kansas Food Bank (KS) 96.11 four stars
Birch Community Services (OR) 92.24 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,425,782
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,709,431
Total Contributions $3,135,213
   Program Service Revenue $102,751
Total Primary Revenue $3,237,964
   Other Revenue $1,394,335
TOTAL REVENUE $4,632,299
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,252,319
   Administrative Expenses $146,298
   Fundraising Expenses $68,093
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,466,710
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,165,589
   
Net Assets $2,178,713

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
USDA Commodities Program $3,252,319 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 06/01/2019 73.94 two stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 71.17 two stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 72.10 two stars
2014-12 12/21/2016 74.38 two 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 33-0633364
Name in IRS Master File IMPERIAL VALLEY FOOD BANK
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 (408) Community service organization
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, 1994
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$83,914 2.42% Sara Griffen Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Imperial Valley Food Pantry (CA) 73.94 two stars
Foodbank of Santa Barbara County (CA) 86.82 three stars
Second Harvest Food Bank of East Tennessee (TN) 90.23 four stars
Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin (WI) 96.55 four stars
Montgomery County Food Bank (TX) 89.99 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Imperial Valley Food Pantry
329 Applestill Road
El Centro, CA 92243
tel: (760) 370-0966
fax: (760) 370-5789
EIN: 33-0633364

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Board Leadership

John Levada
President

CEO

Sara Griffen
Executive Director

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