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

Food Bank of the Rockies

Fighting hunger. Feeding hope.

four stars

98.23

10700 E 45th Ave Denver, CO 80239
tel: (877) 460-8504   Web Site
EIN: 84-0772672

Board Leadership
Douglas Wilhelm
Board Chair

CEO
Kevin Seggelke
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 98.23 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Food Bank of the Rockies (FBR) was founded in 1978 and known as the Colorado Food Clearing House. Operating from a 900 square-foot schoolroom in northwest Denver, the fledgling organization collected food from nearby Safeway stores and distributed it to one needy agency. Today, the Food Bank has extended its reach across northern Colorado and into Wyoming, providing food supplies to more than 600 hunger relief programs. Last year, we distributed nearly 60 million pounds of food, enough to provide more than 134,000 meals each day to children, seniors and families in need.

Food Bank of the Rockies (FBR) was founded in 1978 and known as the Colorado Food Clearing House. Operating from a 900 square-foot schoolroom in northwest Denver, the fledgling organization collected food from nearby Safeway stores and distributed it to one needy agency. Today, the Food Bank has extended its reach across northern Colorado and into Wyoming, providing food supplies to more than 600 hunger relief programs. Last year, we distributed nearly 60 million pounds of food, enough to provide more than 134,000 meals each day to children, seniors and families in need.

Results Information

Reported Results
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Total in 2016
Number of volunteers
23,036
Number of overall donors
28,228
Number of new donors
7,914
Average number of dollars received per donor
162
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Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 10/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
96.9%
  Administrative Expenses 1.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.25
  Program Expenses Growth 9.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Food Bank of the Rockies on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Food Bank of the Rockies on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Food Bank of the Rockies (CO) 98.23 four stars
Food Bank of Alaska (AK) 96.66 four stars
Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano (CA) 92.92 four stars
Middle Georgia Community Food Bank (GA) 92.22 four stars
Second Harvest Heartland (MN) 85.93 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $80,756,057
   Federated Campaigns $241,088
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $348,903
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $9,393,696
Total Contributions $90,739,744
   Program Service Revenue $6,530,581
Total Primary Revenue $97,270,325
   Other Revenue $-80,548
TOTAL REVENUE $97,189,777
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $92,255,738
   Administrative Expenses $903,459
   Fundraising Expenses $1,849,515
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $95,008,712
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,181,065
   
Net Assets $22,479,836

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
Grocery Rescue Program $30,690,982 33.3%
Fighting Hunger $22,210,503 24.1%
Provide Food for the Sick $14,604,084 15.8%

Ratings History
Food Bank of the Rockies has received 8 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 10/01/2017 98.23 four stars
2016-06 06/01/2017 96.66 four stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 93.98 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 97.17 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 96.54 four stars
2013-06 05/01/2014 97.86 four stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 99.71 four stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 99.73 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 99.73 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 99.62 four stars
2009-06 08/01/2010 95.84 four stars
2008-06 08/01/2009 82.29 three stars
2007-06 05/01/2008 93.39 four stars
2006-06 05/01/2007 89.59 three stars
2005-06 05/01/2006 92.08 four stars
2004-06 03/01/2005 86.51 three stars
2003-06 05/01/2004 78.25 two stars
2002-06 04/15/2003 76.67 two 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 84-0772672
Name in IRS Master File FOOD BANK OF THE ROCKIES
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
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 October, 1984
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, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

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
$196,787 0.20% Kevin Seggelke President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Food Bank of the Rockies (CO) 98.23 four stars
Philabundance (PA) 85.75 three stars
Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank (MN) 96.60 four stars
Food Finders Food Bank, Inc. (IN) 92.92 four stars
Utah Food Bank (UT) 93.38 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Food Bank of the Rockies
10700 E 45th Ave
Denver, CO 80239
tel: (877) 460-8504
fax: (303) 375-5877
EIN: 84-0772672

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 151560
Lakewood, CO 80215

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Board Leadership

Douglas Wilhelm
Board Chair

CEO

Kevin Seggelke
President & CEO

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