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

Greater Cleveland Food Bank

Our Food Bank serves more than 700 member agencies in six Northeast Ohio counties

92.38

15500 South Waterloo Road Cleveland, OH 44110
tel: (216) 738-2265   Web Site
EIN: 34-1292848

Board Leadership
Shirley Stineman
Board Chair

CEO
Kristin Warzocha
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.38
  Financial 90.00
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 11/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

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)
95.2%
  Administrative Expenses 1.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.24
  Program Expenses Growth 16.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 17.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Greater Cleveland Food Bank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Greater Cleveland Food Bank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Greater Cleveland Food Bank (OH) 92.38
SeaShare (WA) 89.24
Manna Food Center (MD) 92.66
MANNA FoodBank (NC) 98.23
Virginia Peninsula Foodbank (VA) 96.90

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Founded in 1979, the Greater Cleveland Food Bank works to ensure that everyone in our communities has the nutritious food they need every day. The Food Bank collects, warehouses, and distributes food and grocery products to more than 450 social service agencies that feed the needy in the Northeast Ohio area. The Food Bank provides food to child care centers, group homes, and programs for the elderly. The Food Bank uses the Ohio Benefit Bank software to enroll low income clients in the public benefits they are eligible for including Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Clients can call the Food Bank's Help Center for assistance or meet with our outreach workers in the community. In FY2014, the Food Bank distributed 40.7 million pounds of food and other essential products to partner agencies. Including the meals provided via SNAP benefits, the Food Bank made possible over 45.5 million meals for individuals in need in our community.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $47,787,590
   Federated Campaigns $79,240
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $301,300
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $27,609,634
Total Contributions $75,777,764
   Program Service Revenue $5,300,472
Total Primary Revenue $81,078,236
   Other Revenue $600,680
TOTAL REVENUE $81,678,916
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $79,247,974
   Administrative Expenses $1,210,386
   Fundraising Expenses $2,361,882
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $82,820,242
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,141,326
   
Net Assets $17,954,618

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 $79,247,974 100.0%

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

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-09 11/01/2016 92.38
2014-09 06/01/2016 90.67
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 10/01/2015 91.80
2013-09 12/22/2014 89.39
2012-09 09/04/2013 95.51
2011-09 06/01/2012 92.61
2010-09 09/20/2011 92.61
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 10/01/2010 93.73
2008-09 09/01/2009 85.19
2007-09 04/01/2009 89.79
2006-09 04/01/2008 80.18
2004-12 10/01/2005 90.36
2003-12 10/01/2004 99.44
2002-12 05/01/2004 97.15
2001-12 02/05/2003 95.96
2000-12 10/15/2002 92.82

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 34-1292848
Name in IRS Master File GREATER CLEVELAND 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 (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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 September
IRS Forms 990
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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
$164,796 0.19% Kristin Warzocha President, CEO

Founded in 1979, the Greater Cleveland Food Bank works to ensure that everyone in our communities has the nutritious food they need every day. The Food Bank collects, warehouses, and distributes food and grocery products to more than 450 social service agencies that feed the needy in the Northeast Ohio area. The Food Bank provides food to child care centers, group homes, and programs for the elderly. The Food Bank uses the Ohio Benefit Bank software to enroll low income clients in the public benefits they are eligible for including Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Clients can call the Food Bank's Help Center for assistance or meet with our outreach workers in the community. In FY2014, the Food Bank distributed 40.7 million pounds of food and other essential products to partner agencies. Including the meals provided via SNAP benefits, the Food Bank made possible over 45.5 million meals for individuals in need in our community.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Greater Cleveland Food Bank (OH) 92.38
All Faiths Food Bank (FL) 95.44
Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley, Inc. (TX) 96.66
Feeding South Dakota (SD) 94.70
Sunshine Division Portland Police Dept (OR) 91.64

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Charity Contact Info

Greater Cleveland Food Bank
15500 South Waterloo Road
Cleveland, OH 44110
tel: (216) 738-2265
fax: (216) 738-1604
EIN: 34-1292848

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Board Leadership

Shirley Stineman
Board Chair

CEO

Kristin Warzocha
President & CEO

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