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

Second Harvest Food Bank of East Central Indiana

Help for Today. Hope for Tomorrow.

four stars

91.19

6621 North Old SR 3 Muncie, IN 47303
tel: (765) 287-8698   Web Site
EIN: 31-1111795

Board Leadership
Jena Ashby
Board Chair

CEO
Tim Kean
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.19 four stars
  Financial 94.15 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/20/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Our mission is to provide help for today by feeding the hungry and hope for tomorrow by addressing the causes of food insecurity while empowering people toward self-sufficiency. Second Harvest Food Bank of East Central Indiana was founded in 1983 and we haven't stopped fighting hunger since. As a non-profit organization, funded by philanthropic and community support, we're devoted to feeding the hungry, advocating for those with food insecurity and providing nutrition education. We fight hunger by working with partner agencies, local schools, corporate partners and a wide network of volunteers to serve hundreds of people each week. Our vision is to see people in East Central Indiana free from hunger and self-sufficient.

Our mission is to provide help for today by feeding the hungry and hope for tomorrow by addressing the causes of food insecurity while empowering people toward self-sufficiency. Second Harvest Food Bank of East Central Indiana was founded in 1983 and we haven't stopped fighting hunger since. As a non-profit organization, funded by philanthropic and community support, we're devoted to feeding the hungry, advocating for those with food insecurity and providing nutrition education. We fight hunger by working with partner agencies, local schools, corporate partners and a wide network of volunteers to serve hundreds of people each week. Our vision is to see people in East Central Indiana free from hunger and self-sufficient.

Impact Information

This charity has reported a measure of cost-effectiveness: how much impact (per dollar) your donation will have on the charity's social outcome. The cost-effectiveness calculation was performed using protocols developed by ImpactMatters, an independent auditor of philanthropic impact.

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Program Name: Second Harvest Food Bank of East Central Indiana
Program Activities
Second Harvest Food Bank of East Central Indiana primarily collects, warehouses and distributes food to front-line organizations like food pantries and soup kitchens. It also manages smaller programs that provide groceries directly to beneficiaries.
Impact Statement
$1 provides a meal to a person in need.
Impact Assessment
5/5
Assessment Benchmark
Impact assessments of food distribution programs are based on the cost of a meal relative to the cost that a food-secure person incurs to buy a meal in that county. Programs receive a 5/5 assessment if they are less than 75% the cost of a meal and a 4/5 assessment if they are less than 125%. If a nonprofit reports impact but doesn't meet the threshold for cost-effectiveness, it earns a 3/5 assessment.
Methodology
ImpactMatters analyzed publicly available data to rate the cost-effectiveness of Second Harvest Food Bank of East Central Indiana.
Data Source
Outcome data collected during the program. Second Harvest Food Bank of East Central Indiana publicly reports the amount of food it provides.
Method for Attributing Outcomes
We assume that the distribution of a meal from one nonprofit's food distribution program does not diminish the amount of food distributed by any other (neighboring) food distribution program. This “counterfactual” assumption about the amount of food distributed in the absence of Second Harvest Food Bank of East Central Indiana’s food distribution program implies that the benefit of a meal to a beneficiary in need constitutes a net gain; the gain is not offset by reductions in food provided to other beneficiaries in need. We therefore set the counterfactual to zero.
Details
Analysis conducted by ImpactMatters and published on November 22, 2019.
This impact information is current as of November 2019, when it was provided to us by ImpactMatters. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

94.15

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 12/20/2019 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)
96.0%
  Administrative Expenses 2.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.34
  Program Expenses Growth 2.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Second Harvest Food Bank of East Central Indiana on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Second Harvest Food Bank of East Central Indiana on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Second Harvest Food Bank of East Central Indiana (IN) 91.19 four stars
The Food Bank of the Golden Crescent (TX) 92.22 four stars
Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona (AZ) 94.69 four stars
Houston Food Bank (TX) 98.23 four stars
Food Pantry of Waukesha County (WI) 87.96 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $14,168,537
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $68,188
Total Contributions $14,236,725
   Program Service Revenue $551,849
Total Primary Revenue $14,788,574
   Other Revenue $286,429
TOTAL REVENUE $15,075,003
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $13,953,653
   Administrative Expenses $290,444
   Fundraising Expenses $246,507
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $14,490,604
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $584,399
   
Net Assets $4,852,118

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
Food Bank $13,953,653 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 12/20/2019 91.19 four stars
2017-12 05/01/2019 88.61 three stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 92.38 four stars
2015-12 08/01/2017 90.71 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 31-1111795
Name in IRS Master File SECOND HARVEST FOOD BANK OF EAST CENTRAL INDIANA 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 (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 November, 1984
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Second Harvest Food Bank of East Central Indiana (IN) 91.19 four stars
North Texas Food Bank (TX) 95.80 four stars
Clark County Food Bank (WA) 97.60 four stars
Food for Lane County (OR) 90.61 four stars
Missoula Food Bank (MT) 93.32 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Second Harvest Food Bank of East Central Indiana
6621 North Old SR 3
Muncie, IN 47303
tel: (765) 287-8698
fax: (765) 287-2036
EIN: 31-1111795

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Board Leadership

Jena Ashby
Board Chair

CEO

Tim Kean
President, CEO

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