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

Central Texas Food Bank

Nourishing hungry people and leading the community in ending hunger

four stars

95.53

6500 Metropolis Dr. Austin, TX 78744
tel: (800) 786-2616   Web Site
EIN: 74-2217350

Board Leadership
Stephen Portner
Chair

CEO
Derrick Chubbs
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.53 four stars
  Financial 93.68 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Established in 1981, the Central Texas Food Bank (formerly the Capital Area Food Bank of Texas) provides food and grocery products to 250 Partner Agencies in 21 Central Texas counties. The Food Bank service area covers 19,604 square miles in Central Texas. The mission of the Central Texas Food Bank is to nourish hungry people and lead the community in ending hunger. Food and grocery products distributed by the Food Bank go to human and social service agencies. These Partner Agencies provide hot meals served on-site or groceries to families and individuals in need. The Food Bank distributed 64.5 million pounds of food in its last fiscal year.

Established in 1981, the Central Texas Food Bank (formerly the Capital Area Food Bank of Texas) provides food and grocery products to 250 Partner Agencies in 21 Central Texas counties. The Food Bank service area covers 19,604 square miles in Central Texas. The mission of the Central Texas Food Bank is to nourish hungry people and lead the community in ending hunger. Food and grocery products distributed by the Food Bank go to human and social service agencies. These Partner Agencies provide hot meals served on-site or groceries to families and individuals in need. The Food Bank distributed 64.5 million pounds of food in its last fiscal year.

Impact & Results Score

Score
100/100
Program Name: Partner Agency Food Distribution, Mobile Pantry, Kid's Cafe, Summer Meal Sites, Fresh Food for Families and National School Lunch Program
Program Name: Partner Agency Food Distribution, Mobile Pantry, Kid's Cafe, Summer Meal Sites, Fresh Food for Families and National School Lunch Program

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The Impact & Results score is a measure of how well a nonprofit delivers on its stated mission. To issue a score, Charity Navigator estimates the actual impact the nonprofit has on the lives of those it serves, and determines whether it is making good use of donor resources to achieve that impact. Learn more about our Impact & Results methodology here.

Program Activities
Central Texas Food Bank primarily collects, warehouses and distributes food to front-line organizations like food pantries and soup kitchens. It also manages smaller programs that serve meals and provide groceries directly to beneficiaries.
Impact Statement
$2 provides a meal to a person in need.
Assessment Benchmark
Impact & Results scores 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 an Impact & Results score of 100 if they are less than 75% the cost of a meal and a score of 75 if they are less than 125%. If a nonprofit reports impact but doesn't meet the threshold for cost-effectiveness, it earns a score of 50.
Methodology
ImpactMatters analyzed publicly available data to rate the cost-effectiveness of Central Texas Food Bank.
Data Source
Outcome data collected during the program. Central Texas Food Bank 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 Central Texas Food Bank’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 September 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

93.68

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
96.1%
  Administrative Expenses 1.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.25
  Program Expenses Growth 6.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Central Texas Food Bank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Central Texas Food Bank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Central Texas Food Bank (TX) 95.53 four stars
Food Bank of Alaska (AK) 91.98 four stars
Weld Food Bank (CO) 96.87 four stars
Loaves and Fishes (MN) 86.04 three stars
Wichita Falls Area Food Bank (TX) 89.02 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $85,545,549
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $45,075
   Related Organizations $127,121
   Government Grants $3,698,054
Total Contributions $89,415,799
   Program Service Revenue $3,176,583
Total Primary Revenue $92,592,382
   Other Revenue $400,454
TOTAL REVENUE $92,992,836
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $87,605,724
   Administrative Expenses $1,462,275
   Fundraising Expenses $2,282,558
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $91,350,557
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,642,279
   
Net Assets $23,635,629

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
Providing Food $75,216,523 85.9%
Mobile Food Pantries $6,671,865 7.6%
Monthly Distribution for Families $2,640,759 3.0%

Ratings History
Central Texas Food Bank has received 7 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-09 05/01/2021 95.53 four stars
2019-09 02/01/2021 94.71 four stars
2018-09 12/01/2019 95.87 four stars
2017-09 12/21/2018 96.46 four stars
2016-09 02/01/2018 96.33 four stars
2015-09 11/01/2016 94.69 four stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 100.00 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 11/01/2015 99.69 four stars
2013-09 08/01/2014 94.08 four stars
2012-09 12/20/2013 89.42 three stars
2011-09 10/01/2012 99.68 four stars
2010-09 11/01/2011 97.96 four stars
2009-09 09/20/2011 97.98 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 08/01/2010 97.14 four stars
2007-12 12/01/2008 92.81 four stars
2006-12 12/01/2007 87.85 three stars
2005-12 12/01/2006 86.14 three stars
2004-12 01/01/2006 92.58 four stars
2003-12 01/05/2005 94.80 four stars
2002-12 12/01/2003 94.89 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 74-2217350
Name in IRS Master File CENTRAL TEXAS FOOD BANK 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 (560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
(994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
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 July, 1982
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2018
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$213,942 0.23% Derrick Chubbs President, CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Central Texas Food Bank (TX) 95.53 four stars
Facing Hunger (WV) 92.92 four stars
Second Harvest Food Bank of East Tennessee (TN) 92.32 four stars
Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County (CA) 96.66 four stars
Clark County Food Bank (WA) 97.60 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Central Texas Food Bank
6500 Metropolis Dr.
Austin, TX 78744
tel: (800) 786-2616
fax: (512) 282-2111
EIN: 74-2217350

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Board Leadership

Stephen Portner
Chair

CEO

Derrick Chubbs
President & CEO

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