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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

93.00

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

Board Leadership
Martha Spencer
President

CEO
Anne Holcomb
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.00 four stars
  Financial 90.96 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

Financial

four stars

90.96

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 02/01/2021 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)
94.0%
  Administrative Expenses 2.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.56
  Program Expenses Growth 1.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.4%
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) 93.00 four stars
Nourish Pierce County (WA) 89.39 three stars
Second Harvest Community Food Bank (MO) 99.29 four stars
East Texas Food Bank (TX) 97.34 four stars
nourish.NJ (NJ) 91.20 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,427,324
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,925,994
Total Contributions $5,353,318
   Program Service Revenue $5,686
Total Primary Revenue $5,359,004
   Other Revenue $19,717
TOTAL REVENUE $5,378,721
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,291,373
   Administrative Expenses $103,627
   Fundraising Expenses $190,434
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,585,434
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $793,287
   
Net Assets $2,502,495

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
Warehouse $2,770,400 64.6%
Emergency Food Pantry Network Program $463,413 10.8%
Direct Distribution Program $345,031 8.0%

Ratings History
Food for People has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-09 02/01/2021 93.00 four stars
2018-09 10/01/2019 92.66 four stars
2017-09 12/21/2018 92.36 four stars
2016-09 03/01/2018 94.00 four stars
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
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$79,069 1.72% Anne Holcomb Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Food for People (CA) 93.00 four stars
Chattanooga Area Food Bank (TN) 90.39 four stars
Feeding South Dakota (SD) 96.37 four stars
Greater Chicago Food Depository (IL) 92.35 four stars
Yad Ezra (MI) 89.23 three 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

Martha Spencer
President

CEO

Anne Holcomb
Executive Director

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