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

Food Bank of Central New York

Together we can solve hunger.

90.94

7066 Interstate Island Road Syracuse, NY 13209
tel: (315) 437-1899   Web Site
EIN: 22-2816988

Board Leadership
Steven Shaw
President

CEO
Kathleen Stress
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.94
  Financial 90.00
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00
This rating was published 08/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

92.00

This rating was published 08/01/2016 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)
96.7%
  Administrative Expenses 1.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.21
  Program Expenses Growth 10.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 34.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Food Bank of Central New York on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Food Bank of Central New York on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Food Bank of Central New York (NY) 90.94
Food Lifeline (WA) 96.76
Food Bank of Northeast Louisiana Inc. (LA) 97.67
North Helpline (WA) 87.42
Harvesters: The Community Food Network (MO) 94.30

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Food Bank of Central New York has been helping to feed the hungry since 1985. We are the main food supplier to 250 emergency food programs - helping fill food pantries, soup kitchens and emergency shelters with food for distribution to the hungry. Food Bank of Central New York distributed 15,158,866 pounds of food last year which became 12,632,388 meals or enough food for 34,609 meals each day! Our service area includes the following 11 counties throughout central and northern New York: Cayuga, Chenango, Cortland, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, Oswego and St. Lawrence.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $14,222,991
   Federated Campaigns $106,082
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $10,107,940
Total Contributions $24,437,013
   Program Service Revenue $2,854,664
Total Primary Revenue $27,291,677
   Other Revenue $105,281
TOTAL REVENUE $27,396,958
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $26,499,842
   Administrative Expenses $526,223
   Fundraising Expenses $432,406
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $27,458,471
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-61,513
   
Net Assets $5,635,566

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 Distribution $25,931,638 97.9%
Nutritional Outreach and Education Program $318,118 1.2%
Education and Outreach $250,086 0.9%

Ratings History
Food Bank of Central New York has received 8 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 08/01/2016 90.94
2014-06 06/01/2016 90.94
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 94.00
2013-06 10/01/2014 97.16
2012-06 10/01/2013 97.15
2011-06 09/01/2012 91.85
2010-06 09/20/2011 94.60
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 96.96
2009-06 07/01/2010 94.00
2008-06 10/01/2009 90.24
2007-06 09/01/2008 78.06
2006-06 03/01/2007 71.91
2005-06 04/01/2006 71.86
2004-06 06/01/2005 76.97
2003-06 05/01/2004 76.98
2002-06 04/15/2003 93.30
2000-06 04/15/2002 92.29

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

EIN 22-2816988
Name in IRS Master File FOOD BANK OF CENTRAL NEW YORK
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
(995) Described in section 509(a)(2) 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 December, 1987
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, 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
$101,958 0.37% Kathleen Stress Executive Director

Food Bank of Central New York has been helping to feed the hungry since 1985. We are the main food supplier to 250 emergency food programs - helping fill food pantries, soup kitchens and emergency shelters with food for distribution to the hungry. Food Bank of Central New York distributed 15,158,866 pounds of food last year which became 12,632,388 meals or enough food for 34,609 meals each day! Our service area includes the following 11 counties throughout central and northern New York: Cayuga, Chenango, Cortland, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, Oswego and St. Lawrence.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Food Bank of Central New York (NY) 90.94
Marion Polk Food Share (OR) 87.03
Toledo Northwestern Ohio Food Bank, Inc. (OH) 97.17
Maui Food Bank (HI) 92.16
Second Harvest Food Bank of East Tennessee (TN) 92.00

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Charity Contact Info

Food Bank of Central New York
7066 Interstate Island Road
Syracuse, NY 13209
tel: (315) 437-1899
fax: (315) 434-9629
EIN: 22-2816988

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Board Leadership

Steven Shaw
President

CEO

Kathleen Stress
Executive Director

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