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California Food Policy Advocates

Dedicated to improving the health and well-being of low-income Californians

four stars

90.72

1970 Broadway Suite 760
Oakland, CA 94612
tel: (510) 433-1122   Web Site
EIN: 94-3163142

Board Leadership
Michael Flood
Chair

CEO
George Manalo-Leclair
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.72 four stars
  Financial 92.85 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

California Food Policy Advocates (CFPA) is a policy advocacy organization committed to increasing low-income Californians access to nutritious, affordable food at home, at school, and in settings across the community. Working as both a policy leader and supportive policy ally, we continue to build on our more than twenty-year history of trust and success. We are dedicated to improving the health and well-being of low-income Californians by increasing their access to nutritious, affordable food.

California Food Policy Advocates (CFPA) is a policy advocacy organization committed to increasing low-income Californians access to nutritious, affordable food at home, at school, and in settings across the community. Working as both a policy leader and supportive policy ally, we continue to build on our more than twenty-year history of trust and success. We are dedicated to improving the health and well-being of low-income Californians by increasing their access to nutritious, affordable food.

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Financial

four stars

92.85

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
85.1%
  Administrative Expenses 11.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.26
  Program Expenses Growth 1.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by California Food Policy Advocates on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by California Food Policy Advocates on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
California Food Policy Advocates (CA) 90.72 four stars
The Great Plains Institute (MN) 92.65 four stars
Mackinac Center for Public Policy (MI) 92.92 four stars
Center for the National Interest (DC) 89.04 three stars
Partnership for Public Service (DC) 90.15 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,656,350
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,656,350
   Program Service Revenue $185,512
Total Primary Revenue $1,841,862
   Other Revenue $7,544
TOTAL REVENUE $1,849,406
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,277,963
   Administrative Expenses $192,856
   Fundraising Expenses $35,142
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,505,961
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $343,445
   
Net Assets $1,857,302

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 02/01/2020 90.72 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 94-3163142
Name in IRS Master File CALIFORNIA FOOD POLICY ADVOCATES INC
NTEE Code K40
NTEE Classification Nutrition Programs
NTEE Type Food, Agriculture and Nutrition
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (559) Other matters
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, 1992
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$136,500 9.06% George Manalo-Leclair Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
California Food Policy Advocates (CA) 90.72 four stars
Pioneer Institute (MA) 93.19 four stars
Center for the New Economy (PR) 91.24 four stars
Economic Policy Institute (DC) 90.38 four stars
Atlas Network (VA) 90.29 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

California Food Policy Advocates
1970 Broadway
Suite 760
Oakland, CA 94612
tel: (510) 433-1122
EIN: 94-3163142

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Board Leadership

Michael Flood
Chair

CEO

George Manalo-Leclair
Executive Director

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