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

Food Bank of Northeast Arkansas

Provide hunger relief to people in need

four stars

95.02

3414 One Place Jonesboro, AR 72404
tel: (870) 932-3663   Web Site
EIN: 71-0810999

Board Leadership
Jimmy Farley
President

CEO
Christie Jordan
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.02 four stars
  Financial 99.24 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Food Bank of Northeast Arkansas provides hunger relief to people in need by raising awareness, securing resources, and distributing food through a network of non-profit agencies and programs. Since 1983 the Food Bank has distributed more than 30 million pounds of food throughout Northeast Arkansas.

The Food Bank of Northeast Arkansas provides hunger relief to people in need by raising awareness, securing resources, and distributing food through a network of non-profit agencies and programs. Since 1983 the Food Bank has distributed more than 30 million pounds of food throughout Northeast Arkansas.

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Financial

four stars

99.24

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 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)
96.4%
  Administrative Expenses 2.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.95
  Program Expenses Growth 7.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Food Bank of Northeast Arkansas on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Food Bank of Northeast Arkansas on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Food Bank of Northeast Arkansas (AR) 95.02 four stars
Food Bank of Northern Nevada (NV) 93.60 four stars
Community Food Share (CO) 96.60 four stars
Fredericksburg Area Food Bank (VA) 91.71 four stars
Greater Cleveland Food Bank (OH) 87.37 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $9,167,055
   Federated Campaigns $55,527
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $209,536
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,275,951
Total Contributions $10,708,069
   Program Service Revenue $295,971
Total Primary Revenue $11,004,040
   Other Revenue $40,076
TOTAL REVENUE $11,142,383
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $11,922,118
   Administrative Expenses $273,371
   Fundraising Expenses $153,962
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $12,349,451
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,207,068
   
Net Assets $11,010,671

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
Core Food Distribution $10,510,127 88.1%
Commodity Distribution Program $1,264,800 10.6%
Backpack/Senior Pack Program $143,680 1.2%
Cooking Matters $3,511 < 0.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 03/01/2020 95.02 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 71-0810999
Name in IRS Master File FOOD BANK OF NORTHEAST ARKANSAS
NTEE Code P60
NTEE Classification Emergency Assistance (Food, Clothing, Cash)
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (995) Described in section 509(a)(2) of the Code
(560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 October, 1998
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$74,491 0.60% Christie Jordan Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Food Bank of Northeast Arkansas (AR) 95.02 four stars
Northampton Survival Center (MA) 89.52 three stars
Food Bank for Monterey County (CA) 88.07 three stars
Farmers and Hunters Feeding the Hungry (MD) 87.42 three stars
Care and Share Food Bank for Southern Colorado (CO) 92.92 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Food Bank of Northeast Arkansas
3414 One Place
Jonesboro, AR 72404
tel: (870) 932-3663
fax: (870) 933-6639
EIN: 71-0810999

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 2097
Jonesboro, AR 72402

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Board Leadership

Jimmy Farley
President

CEO

Christie Jordan
Chief Executive Officer

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