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

Capital Area Food Bank

Distributing food, and educating, empowering and enlightening the community about the issues of hunger and nutrition.

four stars

90.71

4900 Puerto Rico Ave. NE Washington, DC 20017
tel: (202) 644-9800   Web Site
EIN: 52-1167581

Board Leadership
Peter Schnall
Chairman

CEO
Nancy Roman
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.71 four stars
  Financial 87.50 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

three stars

87.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 09/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
93.2%
  Administrative Expenses 3.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.25
  Program Expenses Growth 11.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 70.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Capital Area Food Bank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Capital Area Food Bank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Capital Area Food Bank (DC) 90.71 four stars
Food Bank of South Jersey (NJ) 86.78 three stars
Midwest Food Bank (IL) 96.46 four stars
Shared Harvest Foodbank (OH) 85.57 three stars
Table to Table (NJ) 98.23 four stars

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The Capital Area Food Bank (CAFB) is the largest public, non-profit hunger and nutrition education resource in the Washington Metropolitan Area. The mission of the CAFB is to feed those who suffer from hunger in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area by acquiring food and distributing it through our network of member agencies; and to educate, empower and enlighten the community about the issues of hunger and nutrition. Each year the CAFB distributes 20 million pounds of food, including six million pounds of fresh produce through over 700 partner agencies.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $59,922,352
   Federated Campaigns $741,990
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $364,967
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $3,746,045
Total Contributions $64,775,354
   Program Service Revenue $2,109,539
Total Primary Revenue $66,884,893
   Other Revenue $-29,201
TOTAL REVENUE $66,855,692
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $63,578,707
   Administrative Expenses $2,204,896
   Fundraising Expenses $1,832,102
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $67,615,705
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-760,013
   
Net Assets $15,257,311

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 Warehouse $63,578,707 100.0%

Ratings History
Capital Area Food Bank has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 09/01/2016 90.71 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 90.34 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 03/01/2015 93.52 four stars
2013-06 12/01/2014 87.70 three stars
2012-06 09/01/2013 97.76 four stars
2011-06 11/06/2012 99.67 four stars
2010-06 11/01/2011 97.73 four stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 89.44 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 08/01/2010 86.34 three stars
2008-06 10/01/2009 82.79 three stars
2007-06 05/01/2008 81.85 three stars
2006-06 07/01/2007 77.27 two stars
2005-06 07/01/2006 76.89 two stars
2004-06 07/01/2005 70.16 two stars
2003-06 05/01/2004 86.04 three stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 94.35 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 52-1167581
Name in IRS Master File CAPITAL AREA FOOD BANK
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 (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
(560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
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, 1980
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$248,169 0.36% Nancy Roman President, CEO

The Capital Area Food Bank (CAFB) is the largest public, non-profit hunger and nutrition education resource in the Washington Metropolitan Area. The mission of the CAFB is to feed those who suffer from hunger in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area by acquiring food and distributing it through our network of member agencies; and to educate, empower and enlighten the community about the issues of hunger and nutrition. Each year the CAFB distributes 20 million pounds of food, including six million pounds of fresh produce through over 700 partner agencies.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Capital Area Food Bank (DC) 90.71 four stars
Houston Food Bank (TX) 100.00 four stars
North Country Food Bank, Inc. (MN) 92.02 four stars
Food Bank of Northern Nevada (NV) 93.98 four stars
Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia (VA) 94.11 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Capital Area Food Bank
4900 Puerto Rico Ave. NE
Washington, DC 20017
tel: (202) 644-9800
fax: (202) 529-1767
EIN: 52-1167581

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Board Leadership

Peter Schnall
Chairman

CEO

Nancy Roman
President & CEO

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