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

Elk Grove Food Bank Services

Fill the need. Feed the hope.

three stars

83.71

9820 Dino Drive Suite 140
Elk Grove, CA 95624
tel: (916) 685-8453   Web Site
EIN: 38-3664737

Board Leadership
Betty Hall
Chair

CEO
Marie Jachino
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.71 three stars
  Financial 98.70 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 77.00 two stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Elk Grove Food Bank Services (EGFBS) was founded in 1973 at a local church by the Elk Grove Ministerial Association. Since its founding EGFBS has distributed over 5,412,130 meals and approximately 9,800,000 pounds of food in our local community and surrounding areas. For 43 years EGFBS has led the fight against hunger by working with caring donors, volunteers, foundations, local government, churches and community groups. Over the years the Food Bank has expanded and evolved to serve the needs of food insecure individuals by providing emergency food, eight mobile distribution sites, CalFresh, clothing, nutrition classes and other services at no cost.

Elk Grove Food Bank Services (EGFBS) was founded in 1973 at a local church by the Elk Grove Ministerial Association. Since its founding EGFBS has distributed over 5,412,130 meals and approximately 9,800,000 pounds of food in our local community and surrounding areas. For 43 years EGFBS has led the fight against hunger by working with caring donors, volunteers, foundations, local government, churches and community groups. Over the years the Food Bank has expanded and evolved to serve the needs of food insecure individuals by providing emergency food, eight mobile distribution sites, CalFresh, clothing, nutrition classes and other services at no cost.

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: Elk Grove Food Bank Services
Program Activities
Elk Grove Food Bank Services provides groceries to beneficiaries.
Impact Statement
$0.60 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 Elk Grove Food Bank Services.
Data Source
Outcome data collected during the program. Elk Grove Food Bank Services 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 Elk Grove Food Bank Services’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 June 2020, 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

98.70

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

77.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
94.6%
  Administrative Expenses 2.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.50
  Program Expenses Growth 6.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Elk Grove Food Bank Services on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Elk Grove Food Bank Services on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Elk Grove Food Bank Services (CA) 83.71 three stars
West Suburban Community Pantry (IL) 88.09 three stars
Montana Food Bank Network (MT) 96.46 four stars
River City Food Bank (CA) 89.86 three stars
The Foodbank of Southern California (CA) 94.27 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,087,915
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $178,311
Total Contributions $3,266,226
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,266,226
   Other Revenue $74,391
TOTAL REVENUE $3,340,617
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,192,522
   Administrative Expenses $96,459
   Fundraising Expenses $116,784
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,405,765
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-65,148
   
Net Assets $1,472,643

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
Elk Grove Food Closet $3,191,928 100.0%
Support Works $370 < 0.1%
Elk Grove Clothes Closet $224 < 0.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-07 07/01/2019 83.71 three stars
2017-07 07/01/2018 83.01 three stars
2016-07 09/01/2017 83.73 three 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 38-3664737
Name in IRS Master File ELK GROVE FOOD BANK SERVICES
NTEE Code P20
NTEE Classification Human Service Organizations - Multipurpose
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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 May, 2004
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End July
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • July, 2018
  • July, 2017
  • July, 2016
  • July, 2015
  • July, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$75,840 2.22% Marie Jachino Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Elk Grove Food Bank Services (CA) 83.71 three stars
East Texas Food Bank (TX) 97.34 four stars
Greater Cleveland Food Bank (OH) 87.37 three stars
Interfaith Food Pantry (NJ) 95.43 four stars
Food Bank of the Rockies (CO) 91.91 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Elk Grove Food Bank Services
9820 Dino Drive
Suite 140
Elk Grove, CA 95624
tel: (916) 685-8453
fax: (916) 714-9931
EIN: 38-3664737

Mail donations to:
P.O Box 1447
Elk Grove, CA 95759

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Board Leadership

Betty Hall
Chair

CEO

Marie Jachino
Executive Director

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