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

Food for People

Working to eliminate hunger and improve the health and well-being of our community

four stars

96.61

307 West 14th Street Eureka, CA 95501
tel: (707) 445-3166   Web Site
EIN: 94-2772549

Board Leadership
Carol Vander Meer
President

CEO
Anne Holcomb
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.61 four stars
  Financial 97.37 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

97.37

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

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)
94.6%
  Administrative Expenses 2.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.28
  Program Expenses Growth 7.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Food for People on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Food for People on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Food for People (CA) 96.61 four stars
Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank (OH) 96.66 four stars
Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank (LA) 90.33 four stars
The Society of St. Andrew (VA) 91.13 four stars
Southeast Missouri Food Bank (MO) 96.99 four stars

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Food for People is working to eliminate hunger and improve the health and well-being of our community through access to healthy and nutritious foods, community education and advocacy. Food for People is designated as the official food bank for Humboldt County. Currently, we operate a total of 14 community food programs, each of which is designated to address the needs of those who are experiencing hunger and food insecurity.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,812,836
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $418,666
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,095,714
Total Contributions $4,327,216
   Program Service Revenue $9,132
Total Primary Revenue $4,336,348
   Other Revenue $13,581
TOTAL REVENUE $4,349,929
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,030,390
   Administrative Expenses $101,409
   Fundraising Expenses $131,444
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,263,243
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $86,686
   
Net Assets $1,156,285

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
Direct Distribution Program $391,245 9.7%
Pantry Network Program $327,494 8.1%
Child Nutrition Program $237,898 5.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-09 06/01/2017 96.61 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 94-2772549
Name in IRS Master File FOOD FOR PEOPLE INC
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
(532) Welfare systems
(569) Referral service (social agencies)
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 January, 1982
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
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  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 2012
  • September, 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
$67,563 1.58% Anne Holcomb Executive Director

Food for People is working to eliminate hunger and improve the health and well-being of our community through access to healthy and nutritious foods, community education and advocacy. Food for People is designated as the official food bank for Humboldt County. Currently, we operate a total of 14 community food programs, each of which is designated to address the needs of those who are experiencing hunger and food insecurity.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Food for People (CA) 96.61 four stars
Montgomery Area Food Bank (AL) 90.36 four stars
The Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County (CT) 89.39 three stars
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina (NC) 95.44 four stars
Blue Ridge Area Food Bank (VA) 95.58 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Food for People
307 West 14th Street
Eureka, CA 95501
tel: (707) 445-3166
fax: (707) 445-5946
EIN: 94-2772549

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Board Leadership

Carol Vander Meer
President

CEO

Anne Holcomb
Executive Director

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