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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

94.00

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 94.00 four stars
  Financial 92.52 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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.

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Financial

four stars

92.52

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
94.7%
  Administrative Expenses 2.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.29
  Program Expenses Growth 3.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.9%
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) 94.00 four stars
Greater Chicago Food Depository (IL) 93.53 four stars
Feeding Westchester (NY) 87.96 three stars
SeaShare (WA) 89.24 three stars
Foodbank of Santa Barbara County (CA) 87.69 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,788,077
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $477,973
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,125,226
Total Contributions $4,391,276
   Program Service Revenue $11,543
Total Primary Revenue $4,402,819
   Other Revenue $11,201
TOTAL REVENUE $4,414,020
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,107,849
   Administrative Expenses $98,357
   Fundraising Expenses $125,745
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,331,951
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $82,069
   
Net Assets $1,238,354

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 $2,756,148 67.1%
Direct Distribution Program $382,333 9.3%
Pantry Network Program $298,941 7.3%
Child Nutrition Program $262,421 6.4%
Commodity Supplemental Food Program $120,092 2.9%
Outreach $117,475 2.9%
Senior Brown Bag Program $79,063 1.9%
Food Drives $35,920 0.9%
Gleaning $30,084 0.7%
Nonprofit Food Network Program $13,964 0.3%
Homebound Delivery $11,408 0.3%

Ratings History
Food for People has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 2012

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$67,563 1.55% Anne Holcomb Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Food for People (CA) 94.00 four stars
Mid-South Food Bank (TN) 92.30 four stars
River Food Pantry (WI) 89.24 three stars
Clark County Food Bank (WA) 100.00 four stars
Feeding Westchester (NY) 87.96 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

Carol Vander Meer
President

CEO

Anne Holcomb
Executive Director

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