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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

94.69

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

Board Leadership
Heidi Baschnagel
Chair

CEO
Hank Perret
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.69 four stars
  Financial 92.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2016 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

four stars

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2016 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)
95.9%
  Administrative Expenses 1.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.25
  Program Expenses Growth 14.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 32.8%
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) 94.69 four stars
Island Harvest (NY) 94.30 four stars
Food Bank for Larimer County (CO) 97.51 four stars
Helena Food Share (MT) 91.56 four stars
Food Bank of the Rockies (CO) 93.98 four stars

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In its 35th year of service, 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 nearly 34 million pounds of food in its last fiscal year.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $64,140,575
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $112,394
   Government Grants $907,844
Total Contributions $65,160,813
   Program Service Revenue $2,439,773
Total Primary Revenue $67,600,586
   Other Revenue $-344,956
TOTAL REVENUE $67,255,630
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $65,570,478
   Administrative Expenses $1,008,462
   Fundraising Expenses $1,822,061
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $68,401,001
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,145,371
   
Net Assets $16,783,955

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
Obtain Non-Cash Donations $64,776,469 98.8%
Mobile Food Pantries $482,429 0.7%
Healthy Options $311,580 0.5%

Ratings History
Central Texas Food Bank has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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
2001-12 10/15/2002 94.89 four stars
2000-12 04/15/2002 94.88 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]
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, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 2012
  • September, 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
$150,812 0.22% Henry L. Perret President, CEO

In its 35th year of service, 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 nearly 34 million pounds of food in its last fiscal year.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Central Texas Food Bank (TX) 94.69 four stars
Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma (OK) 90.88 four stars
Good Shepherd Food Bank of Maine (ME) 91.36 four stars
Eastern Illinois Foodbank (IL) 94.63 four stars
The Food Depot (NM) 96.66 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) 282-6606
EIN: 74-2217350

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Board Leadership

Heidi Baschnagel
Chair

CEO

Hank Perret
President & CEO

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